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Marc X. Ellul

Managing Partner
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Languages Spoken:

English and Spanish

Marc X. Ellul is the Managing Partner of Ellul & Co and the Managing Director of its associated company management firm.  He is also a Notary Public.

Marc began practising in London in 1993 and established himself in Gibraltar in 1995.  He was a general practitioner during his early career, undertaking criminal, civil and admiralty litigation, property, corporate and private client work.  He now mainly practises as a corporate, funds, tax and financial services lawyer and leads the firm's fintech team.  He is actively involved in blockchain work in Gibraltar advising cryptocurrency exchanges and token sales (ICOs). 

He holds a licence, issued by Gibraltar’s Financial Services Commission, to provide directorships for all nature of companies including Experienced Investor Funds.  He is also a member of the Gibraltar Finance Centre Council which advises Government on policy and the development of the Gibraltar Finance Centre.  He was Chairman of the Council’s Company Law Reform Committee, which conducted an in-depth review of the Gibraltar Companies Act and made extensive reform proposals.  A new Companies Act incorporating the Committee’s recommendations was enacted in November 2014.

Marc is currently the Chairman of the Association of Trust & Company Managers which represents the Trust and Corporate Services industry in Gibraltar. This is his second term as Chairman having previously served for a three year period.  He has been heavily involved in the work of this association in recent years where he has served as board member and also as Vice Chairman. 

In 2013, as a member of the Technical Committee of the Gibraltar Funds and Investment Association, he formed part of the team that drew up the Code of Conduct for Directors of Gibraltar Experienced Investor Funds. In 2016, Marc formed a part of the Gibraltar Bar Council team which drew up the anti-money laundering guidance notes for Gibraltar legal practitioners. 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Law and Spanish from Cardiff University, which included a year of Spanish law at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.  In 2010 he obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Notarial Practice from Cambridge University.

Practice Areas:

Company Management,Corporate & Commercial,Fintech – Blockchain‚ Token Sales (ICOs) & Crypto,Funds,Gaming,Gibraltar Tax,Notarial Service,Residence (low-tax) in Gibraltar,Small Businesses,Trusts