Charles Gomez & Co. is committed to achieving best outcomes through careful planning and the exhaustive consideration of all available strategies in conjunction with clients and their representatives as a prelude to assertive action or focussed negotiation as appropriate.
About Our Litigation Team
- Distinguished Record: Our extensive experience includes regular appearances in all Gibraltar courts, with notable cases before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London and the Supreme Court in Madrid.
- Versatility & Expertise: From complex multimillion-pound international commercial cases to straightforward contractual disputes, we are committed to delivering quality and effective representation.
- Strategic Approach: We initiate each case with a carefully devised plan, front-loading it for maximum impact and providing realistic assessments of prospects of success with the welfare and financial protection of clients always at the forefront of our concerns.
Recognised Expertise: Acknowledged expertise in constitutional law, we are often instructed by other law firms in Gibraltar and internationally.
Some Landmark Achievements:
- Ultra vires declaration regarding import duty on gold.
- Constitutional Motion leading to the extension of legal aid to complex high value fraud cases.
- Record-setting awards in Gibraltar for clinical negligence and matrimonial maintenance.
- Successful Judicial Review on the environmental impact assessment of a power station.
- Rectification claims against international media publications.
- Representing the successful claimant in a hard fought high value share value dilution case.
- MT v GGCA unconstitutionality of ageist provisions in Employment Act and successful unfair dismissal case.
High level public interest matter: Representation of the ex-Commissioner of the Royal Gibraltar Police in the “McGrail Inquiry” (current).
Recent Notable Positive Outcome Cases:
- Advalorem Litigation – relating to claims against directors in an international property investment case.
- AA Constitutional Motion on extraterritoriality provisions in the Crimes Act declared to be unconstitutional.
- Sails and Brympton cases relating to obligations in condominium type leases.