30+ years’ experience working across the UK and Middle East. In addition to 5 years’ accountancy experience within banking & construction.
Primarily focused on real estate development and investment, including funds, finance and joint ventures.
Specialising in corporate, commercial and hospitality matters.
Examples of recent projects include: the development and structuring for a new island community in Abu Dhabi, the acquisition of St Regis hotel on Saadiyat Island, and a high profile joint venture for a regional shopping centre in Abu Dhabi.
Clients vary from the Department of Municipal Affairs (Abu Dhabi), TDIC (developer of major tourism destinations in Abu Dhabi) and Mubadala (an investment and development company supporting the growth of a dynamic and diversified UAE economy).
Notable achievement: advised on a ‘major market listing’ (in 2013) between London AIM & UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait & Australia (managing 6 local firms).
Frequently ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners legal directories.
A member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIA)