Expertise

Nick previously worked as an Indirect Tax Assistant Manager at Deloitte UK for 3 years where he specialised in Real Estate VAT, and provided VAT advisory and compliance services. During these three years, Nick also gained extensive experience in other sectors including mergers and acquisitions, charities and the public sector.

Nick joined ISOLAS in September 2017 and was part of our Distributed Ledger Technology (“DLT”)/Fintech and Financial Services team. Nick advised on several projects relating to the sale of tokenised digital assets involving the use of DLT to raise finance, typically for early-stage start-ups, as well as the applicability of the DLT framework that was introduced in Gibraltar on 1 January 2018, to these arrangements.

Nick now works closely alongside Mark Isola QC who specialises in employment, civil litigation, landlord and tenant, property and general insurance matters.    

What is Nicholas up to these days

As part of our litigation practice, Nick has assisted as junior counsel in several cases brought against major employers and businesses of Gibraltar, both at the Employment Tribunal and in the Supreme Court of Gibraltar, and most recently in two bullying cases under the Employment (Bullying at Work) Act 2014. Nick is fast developing a specialty in employment law and the workings of the Employment (Bullying at Work) Act 2014.

Nick is also part of our transactional team working alongside Partners Steven Caetano and Mark Isola QC, and has assisted in advising several businesses involved in the gaming, banking, property and insurance sectors on transactions with his advice and assistance on property, employment and commercial law, areas which he continues to develop strongly in.

What they don't say about Nicholas

Nick is a sports enthusiast who represented Gibraltar at rugby at an international level against the Belgium Development Team, Cyprus, Israel and Malta. Nick has participated in a number of charity and fundraising events, including the London Marathon.

Memberships

The Gibraltar Bar Council

Background

2019 - Associate, ISOLAS LLP

2017 - Trainee Lawyer, ISOLAS LLP

Practice areas