The most important asset of any business is its human capital and ISOLAS has long recognised and understood the investment made by a business in its people. We understand the importance a business places on recruitment, retention and rewarding its most talented people.

We guide and advise clients on the practical application of employment law in Gibraltar from Human Resource function to employees seeking advice on options available to them.

We can help clients meet challenges with our committed experienced team of lawyers specialising in employment, employee benefits and pensions who not only pride themselves on their understanding of the legal issues but on their ability not to lose sight of the commercial context.

Our employment law expertise includes:

  • Employment Contracts & Staff Handbooks

  • Variation of employment terms and conditions

  • Data protection and workplace monitoring

  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures

  • Discrimination issues

  • Dismissals and specialist Gibraltar redundancy experience (collective and individual) 

  • Compromise Agreements

  • Executive/Board terminations

  • Industrial Tribunal and court claims

  • Flexible working and parental rights

  • Detached and temporary workers

  • Industrial relations

  • Trade Unions

  • Restrictive covenants

  • Pensions

  • Share schemes

  • TUPE

Our work:

  • Advised a significant proportion of the world’s leading online gaming companies on mass redundancies resulting from changes to US law.

  • Advised and represented the Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom in an action by the TGWU on the MoD’s plans to contractorise its civilian workforce.

  • Advising a multinational employer on negotiating a workforce agreement with Trade Unions in light of share buyout.

  • As a result of restructuring, advising a company on collective redundancies and executive/board terminations.

  • Successfully advising a client which was encountering difficulties with recruitment and retention on a strategy to develop a recruitment and selection policy which has seen the company go from strength to strength.

  • In light of legislative changes to discrimination laws in Gibraltar, we were asked to review all policies for compliance with the new legislation.

  • Providing in-house training clients on a regular basis.

Employment Briefings

We send out regular Employment Briefings to our clients on developments of the law. Please take the opportunity of reading through an example of work and should you wish to be added to our mailing list please do not hesitate to email us.


We regularly present employment law seminars on topical issues affecting employers HR function of companies. Past invitees have been from a diverse background including international and private banks, aviation authorities, sporting organisations, online gaming companies, financial institutions, Government departments/agencies and wholesalers. If you would like to be included on the delegate list for the next seminar please contact us.

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