Nick Culatto


Nick joined TSN in September 2007 and was predominantly involved with litigation, construction and maritime matters.  In 2010 Nick joined a prestigious specialist construction law firm in London where he worked for 2 years on both contentious and non-contentious construction matters including public procurement. 

Since re-joining TSN in October 2012 Nick has returned to his original role of advising clients on various areas of law including commercial litigation, construction and maritime.

Nick has been involved in several high profile Supreme Court and Court of Appeal cases.  Some of the reported cases he has been involved with are the following: Her Majesty's Attorney General of Gibraltar v Gibralcon 2004 SA (formerly Bruesa Construccion Gibraltar SA), Progressive Democratic Party v Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation and OHL v Her Majesty’s Attorney General for Gibraltar, which was heard in the TCC in London which related to the Gibraltar Airport Tunnel and was the largest ever claim in which the Government of Gibraltar has been involved. Nick acted for the Government of Gibraltar who was successful in defending the claim against them and advancing their counterclaim.  Whilst in London he was involved in several multimillion pound arbitrations in Europe, Africa and Asia.

On non-contentious issues Nick has advised various developers, with the most recent developments he has been involved in being Tarik Views and Plata Villa, he has also been advising on the new power station contract. Nick also regularly advises on planning issues.

Nick read law at the University of Kent in Canterbury and then went on to study for an LL.M in International Maritime Law at the University of Nottingham where his Masters dissertation consisted of a rebuttal of Gibraltar's labelling as a Flag of Convenience.  He stayed on a further year in Nottingham in order to undertake the Legal Practice Course before returning to Gibraltar.

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