Mark W. Isola QC

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Expertise

Mark W Isola QC acts regularly for several major businesses and developers/landlords/management companies in Gibraltar, including the Government of Gibraltar, and his unique commercial/dispute resolution background, enables him to advise and address almost all issues that might affect any business in their day to day activities, and in particular property, commercial, employment, licensing and general insurance matters. He is well recognised as a leading expert in the field of property and employment law.

Real Estate

Mark W Isola QC is a leading lawyer in property and landlord and tenant work, and acts for several major developers/property management groups and management companies in Gibraltar. His background in both commercial work and dispute resolution, allows a greater insight and perspective, and the ability to address and resolve in an effective and pragmatic manner the more difficult and technical commercial issues arising in respect of property matters, including general building insurance issues.

Dispute Resolution

Mark W. Isola QC is a leading expert in the field of employment law in Gibraltar and has acted on behalf of most major employers, including the Gibraltar Health Authority, the Government of Gibraltar, the Ministry of Defence, and many major businesses in Gibraltar, as well as many senior employees of local companies, who appreciate his ability to resolve their issues in a discrete, sensitive and effective manner. He also acts for several major developers/ property management groups/management companies with respect to their property and landlord and tenant disputes, and is a well-recognised expert in this field, including in relation to planning disputes and property insurance claims.

What is Mark up to these days

Mark is a chairman of the Industrial Tribunal of Gibraltar, has formed part of the Minister for Justice's Consultation Committee on the Reform of Employment and Personal Injuries, and been recently appointed by the Chamber of Commerce of Gibraltar to review employment legislation. He has advised most major insurers in Gibraltar, and has a strong commercial knowledge of all issues relating to the petroleum business in Gibraltar.

Appointment to Queen's Counsel

Mark was appointed Queen's Counsel in February 2012

What they say about Mark

    “Mark Isola QC is described as a "brilliant strategist and a deep thinker who is able to deftly cut to the heart of an issue." His practice spans corporate advice and litigation in fields including employment, personal injury and insurance. Clients additionally highlight his ability to advise on complex admiralty matters.” Chambers Global 2014

    "Mark Isola QC has a wealth of corporate and commercial expertise and is particularly sought after for his strengths in licensing and insurance matters. He is highlighted for his capabilities in the dispute resolution and real estate spheres, often acting as counsel on development issues connected to property." Chambers Global 2017

Memberships

Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

Gibraltar Bar Council

Chairman of the Industrial Tribunal

Law Reform Committee

Trsutee of the Gibraltar Society for Cancer Relief

Background

2017 Partner, ISOLAS LLP

2012 Called to the Inner Bar of England & Wales and the Gibraltar Bar

2009 Partner, ISOLAS

1996-2009 Partner, Triay & Triay

1985 Called to Bar of England and Wales and the Gibraltar Bar