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Jay Gomez

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Call to the Bar: 2010

Jay forms part of the Corporate & Commercial and Financial Services teams.

He has developed a strong reputation as an expert in financial services and regularly advises prospective fundsinvestment managersinsurance companies, insurance intermediariesbankse-money institutions and payment service providers on licensing requirements and regulatory, operational, passporting and distribution matters.

He has been elected on numerous occasions by the legal community in Gibraltar to represent them on the executive body of the Gibraltar Funds and Investment Association (GFIA). Jay has held the office of Chairman for one term, Deputy Chairman for two terms and Head of the Technical Committee of GFIA.

Jay has played an integral role in numerous changes to Gibraltar law: including the National Private Placement Rules, the Small AIFM Rules in Gibraltar following the implementation of the AIFM Directive, amendments to Gibraltar’s Experienced Investor Funds regime, the creation of a dual-regime for funds following Gibraltar’s exit from the European Union and the amendments to Gibraltar’s financial services legislation to give effect to Brexit.

In 2022 Jay was appointed by Gibraltar’s Minister for Financial Services to a policy group to advise HM Government of Gibraltar on policy relating to financial services. In 2024, the Group was tasked with acting as a think tank for finance sector product development.

Jay was instrumental in establishing our FinTech team as one of the most highly regarded teams in Gibraltar.

Legal 500 describes Jay as “a rising star” in respect of Financial Services and a “key fintech specialist”.