Raquel is a director of Line Group and responsible for the running of Line Trust Corporation Limited. She is also a Partner of Hassans and specialises in all aspects of trusts, from their legal drafting to their management and administration.
A graduate of the University of Kent, Raquel also studied at the University of Neuchâtelin Switzerland and then spent five years working in Company Management in Gibraltar. Raquel completed a post-graduate Diploma in Law at City University, London and studied for the Bar exams at the Inns of Court Law School, London. Raquel was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2002, as a member of the Middle Temple, followed shortly after by admission to the Gibraltar Bar.
Raquel also holds the Diploma in International Trust Management from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. She has contributed to the journal “Trusts and Trustees” and other publications. Raquel is currently serving as secretary to the local branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and is a member of its Legislation Committee, advising on the introduction of private client legislation. Most recently, she has been elected to the board of ATCOM (Gibraltar Association of Trust and Company Managers) which represents over 90% of all licensed Company and Trust Professionals in this specialised sector, and plays an active role in representing their interests.