Peter Montegriffo


57/63 Line Wall Road
PO Box 199

Tel: +350 200 79000
Fax: +350 200 71966


Peter’s area of expertise is in commercial and private client matters. He has also advised on numerous financial services, regulatory and trust related matters. Peter was closely involved in the IPOs of various gaming companies established in Gibraltar, which have been listed on the London Stock Exchange. Peter has been closely involved in drafting numerous changes to Gibraltar’s legislation in trusts, financial services and gaming areas. His knowledge of these fields has led him to contribute to a large number of articles and books on Gibraltar’s legal system and financial services sector.

Peter regularly speaks at international conferences relating to these areas of practice. His work frequently requires him to deal with multiple jurisdictions as a result of which the firm has built a considerable bank of international knowledge in tax and private client arrangements. He is a member of the pre-eminent global gambling law networking and educational organization, International Masters of Gaming Law. IMGL is at the forefront of the latest developments in international gambling law. Peter was also Gibraltar’s Minister for Trade and Industry, with responsibility for economic development and financial services, between May 1996 and February 2000.

Having graduated from Leeds University, Peter attended the Inns of Court School of Law as a member of Lincoln’s Inn. Peter qualified as a Barrister in 1982, becoming a partner of Hassans in 1988.

We have worked, and continue to do so, with the Gibraltar Government and regulator to develop the online gaming industry in Gibraltar. Our expert Gibraltar gaming lawyers have advised on all aspects of regulatory, tax, corporate and employment matters, relating to the Gibraltar gaming sector.Our gaming lawyers have also been involved in the successful flotation of several gaming groups and have assisted in the corporate restructuring and consolidation of various operators.
The firm is organised into specialist teams. The benefit for clients is depth of experience and quality of advice. When clients want advice from more than one area, the teams combine to give them breadth as well as depth.

Our expertise not only relates to Gibraltar as a tax-efficient, international business centre but spans different jurisdictions. Some clients use us because we are in Gibraltar, others because we are Hassans.

Hassans is a client led, client focused firm: we use our skills and resources to anticipate, and answer, their needs.

Peers say that Peter Montegriffo of Hassans International Law Firm is “considered the gaming lawyer in Gibraltar.”
Chambers Global, 2014