Karl Tonna was admitted and enrolled as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Gibraltar in 2002. He spent 4 years as Managing Director of a financial services firm and 7 years in general practice. He joined Her Majesty’s Attorney General’s Chambers as a Crown Counsel in 2013 mainly working on criminal prosecutions and civil litigation. In 2018 he joined the Ministry of Justice as Legal Counsel to the Minister.
Karl was appointed Registrar of the Supreme Court of Gibraltar and additional Stipendiary Magistrate in October 2019. He is responsible for the legal administration of the Supreme Court and as a judicial officer sits as a Stipendiary Magistrate in the Magistrates Court and a Master in the Supreme Court, generally dealing with small claims.