Legal Support for Civil and Criminal Litigation in Gibraltar

Legal Support for Civil and Criminal Litigation in Gibraltar

Litigation is a legal process involving the resolution of disputes through the court system. In Gibraltar, civil and criminal litigation encompasses a wide range of legal matters, from personal disputes to serious criminal charges. It is crucial to understand the distinctions between civil and criminal cases and the legal processes involved in each.

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Property Law Services in Gibraltar

Property Law Services in Gibraltar

Strait Law has extensive experience in property law, making us well-equipped to handle a wide range of property matters. Our in-depth knowledge of Gibraltar’s legal landscape ensures that we provide accurate and reliable advice. Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to delivering high-quality legal services to our clients.

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Category 2 Status in Gibraltar

Category 2 Status in Gibraltar

In 2024, Gibraltar continues to offer attractive incentives for individuals seeking to relocate under its Category 2 status. This special tax status is designed for high-net-worth individuals, providing favourable tax conditions and enhancing Gibraltar’s appeal as a residential destination. Strait Law provides an expert overview of what Category 2 status entails and the implications for those considering this option.

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Buying Property in Gibraltar

Buying Property in Gibraltar

Buying property in Gibraltar is a significant decision with many legal and financial considerations. This blog provides insights into the market, outlines the legal framework, and discusses essential steps like financial planning and property valuation, aimed at helping buyers make well-informed decisions

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Redundancy and Your Rights as an Employee in Gibraltar

Redundancy and Your Rights as an Employee in Gibraltar

Explore your rights and protections under Gibraltar’s redundancy laws with our comprehensive guide. Learn about the legal foundations, notification processes, fair selection criteria, redundancy pay calculations, and your rights to appeal. Ensure you’re well-informed and prepared if you face redundancy in Gibraltar

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Residential Property law in Gibraltar

Residential Property law in Gibraltar

Residential Property law in Gibraltar: Brief overview of the conveyancing process

At Strait Law, our team of dedicated barristers and solicitors are well-versed in Gibraltar’s property law and are here to guide you through every step of the process. In this post, we will provide an overview of our conveyancing service and share some tips for navigating the property market.

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Navigating-Gibraltar-Employment-law

The Gibraltar Employment Law Landscape

by | Mar 8, 2024 | Employment Law | 0 comments

Key features of employment law in Gibraltar include regulations on working hours, holiday entitlements, maternity rights, redundancy procedures, bullying, and discrimination at work.

Key Employment Law Challenges in Gibraltar

For Employers, navigating the intricacies of employment contracts and agreements is paramount. This includes drafting clear terms and conditions, understanding the legitimate reasons and correct procedures for employee termination, and ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations. Managing redundancies and dismissals requires a careful approach to avoid potential claims of unfair dismissal. 

Preventive advice for Employers involves developing strategies for legal compliance and risk management. Strait Law assists employers in creating and maintaining employment policies that are not only legally compliant but also conducive to a positive workplace culture. This includes advice on drafting employment contracts that clearly define roles, responsibilities, and expectations.   At Strait Law, we can offer a review of your current policies and procedures and provide bespoke advice tailored to the needs of your organisation.

For Employees, understanding your legal rights is crucial. If you have any concerns that you are experiencing bullying, discrimination, or harassment in your workplace, we can provide you with an initial appointment to discuss your concerns.  Equally, we can advise you regarding the termination of your employment, whether that be by way of redundancy or dismissal, in particular, to provide advice regarding the legality of the dismissal—an employee who has been unfairly dismissed by an employer may be entitled to compensation.  Employees also have rights in respect to sick leave, maternity leave, and the right to a safe working environment, which we would be happy to discuss with you

Advocacy and representation for Employees is another area where Strait Law excels. The firm supports Employees in resolving disputes, whether through mediation, negotiation or, if necessary, tribunal representation. This ensures that Employees’ rights are protected and that they receive fair treatment under the law.

Navigating Specific Employment Law Areas

Workplace bullying, discrimination, and harassment remain significant issues. Strait Law provides legal guidance to both employers and employees on creating a workplace free from bullying, discrimination, and harassment, advising on policies, training, and the handling of complaints.

Employment Contracts and Agreements are foundational to the employment relationship. Strait Law offers expertise in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts to ensure they are fair, clear, and legally binding. This includes advising on specific clauses, such as non-compete and confidentiality agreements, ensuring they are reasonable and enforceable.

Why Choose Strait Law for Employment Law Matters

Strait Law boasts a successful track record in resolving employment law disputes, leveraging in-depth knowledge of Gibraltar’s legal landscape to provide practical, professional solutions.

The expertise of Strait Law encompasses a wide range of employment law matters, from routine advice on contracts and policies to complex litigation involving unfair dismissal and discrimination claims. The firm’s commitment to excellence ensures that clients, whether employers or employees receive the highest standard of legal service.