16 April 2019Analysis

Hassans partner Nigel Feetham appointed as Queen’s Counsel

The Governor of Gibraltar, Lieutenant General Edwards Davis, has appointed Nigel Feetham, partner at Hassans, to the rank of Queen’s Counsel.

Feetham has been recognised for setting up innovative structures for insurance operations and advising the Government of gibraltar on ways to implement specific insurance related legislation, for example protected cell company laws, an area where he is considered to be an expert and pioneer.

Furthermore, Feetham has been recognised as a market leader in Gibraltar on insurance passporting and the structuring of insurance companies in relation with Brexit.

"Congratulations to Nigel Feetham and Christian Rocca in attracting such a distinguished stature in the practice of law. This appointment is in recognition of the highest standard of personal professional integrity and competence,” said Davis.

Javier Chincotta, Hassans managing partner, added: “Nigel's outstanding contribution to the cell captive and insurance industry (both in Gibraltar and internationally) has been recognised in six major law firm awards and nominations as well as being ranked as leading lawyer by both Chambers and Partners and within Legal 500’s Hall of Fame.”