Richard Buttigieg


Richard specialises in corporate restructures and acquisitions, has extensive experience in the field of leveraged finance and has also developed a niche practice dealing with natural resources in emerging markets. He regularly advises on the establishment of offshore structures and operations and is experienced in transactional work involving the use of Gibraltar based vehicles, in particular, Gibraltar Limited Partnerships.

Richard has also worked on several acquisition finance transactions (including, for example, the largest European based property transaction in 2007), has been heavily involved in several high-profile re-financing deals concerning large public and multi national companies and has led teams advising on all the Gibraltarian aspects of floating various Gibraltar companies in the AIM stock exchange.

He has co-authored several articles for diverse legal publications such as Butterworths, IFLR and the Centre for Legal Studies, has co-written the Gibraltar chapter on Siemens AG Anti-Bribery Risk Legislation and Practice and the chapter on Limited Partnerships in Tolleys/Tottels publication of Gibraltar: International Finance Centre. In addition, during 2004, Richard was part of the organising committee that arranged Gibraltars first Human Rights Symposium, which attracted leading members of many different jurisdictions.

Areas of Practice


Year Qualified



LL.B. Honours in Law and Spanish Studies: Kingston University
Bar Vocational Course: Inns of Court School of Law


Middle Temple
Gibraltar Port Authority