Hassans

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Coordinates: 36°08′23″N 5°21′16″W / 36.139762°N 5.354518°W / 36.139762; -5.354518

Hassans International Law Firm
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Headquarters NatWest House,
57/63 Line Wall Road,
Gibraltar
No. of offices 2
No. of attorneys Approx. 90
No. of employees Approx. 250
Major practice areas Corporate and Commercial, Financial Services, Tax, Funds, Legislative Drafting, Private Client and Trust Law, Property, Shipping and Company, Trust Management
Key people James Levy CBE QC (Senior Partner)
Date founded 1939 (1939)
Founder Sir Joshua Hassan , GBE, KCMG, LVO, GMH, QC
Website
GibraltarLaw.com

Hassans International Law Firm is the largest law firm in Gibraltar. It has approximately 90 lawyers and was established in 1939 by Sir Joshua Hassan GBE, KCMG, LVO, GMH, QC . The firm's current senior partner is James Levy CBE QC, nephew of Sir Joshua. Former Hassans' partner, Fabian Picardo QC is the current Chief Minister of Gibraltar.

Practice[edit]

The firm specialises in Corporate and Commercial, Financial Services, Tax, Funds, Legislative Drafting, Private Client and Trust Law, Property, Shipping and Company and Trust Management.

The firm operates out of its head office in Gibraltar and also has an office in Sotogrande, Spain.

Accreditation[edit]

Hassans is the only Gibraltar law firm rated as tier 1 by Chambers and Partners legal directory, and is rated as tier 1 in every category by the Legal 500 directory. At present the senior partner is James Levy QC (nephew of the founding partner Sir Joshua Hassan) he was awarded a lifetime achievement award in the Chambers & Partners European Awards 2008.

Independent legal directories have consistently ranked Hassans as a Tier 1 law firm in Gibraltar and say "Gibraltar's largest law firm, receives praise all round for being the country's most highly reputed law firm".[1] In February 2014, The Lawyer magazine ranked Hassans ninth in its annual list of Top 30 offshore law firms, often described as the offshore magic circle.[2]

Offices[edit]

Line Group[edit]

Hassans also has its own Company and Trust Management corporations, Line Trust Corporation Limited and Line Management Services Limited.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Legal 500, 2009
  2. ^ [1]

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