Our dedicated Middle East Group includes lawyers from a wide variety of legal disciplines with experience in various industry sectors: the Group provides a seamless service advising many leading Middle East individuals, families, companies and institutions in their international investments and affairs both within the Region and globally as well as assisting international companies seeking to establish or protect their interests in the Region.
The Group is headed up by Partner Martin Davies, who has lived and worked in the Middle East over many years. Martin is a regular visitor to the Region and deals with a wide range of matters for leading Middle East and other international clients, supporting them across the full breadth of their activities.
Whatever the nature of your opportunity or issue – be it a corporate transaction, a private equity or real estate investment, a dispute or a fundraising drive or whether we are reviewing family succession and tax structures, advising on family constitutions, dealing with reputation protection or dealing with relocation and immigration issues, we regard both the business goals and the personal family interests that affect them as one. We fiercely guard your interests, whenever and wherever you need us.
MDR Mayfair, our Private Family Office Advisory Services business, has an office in Dubai servicing significant families both in the region and as a base for families globally, working as appropriate with MDR Mayfair in Singapore and London to help families develop and implement strategies to safeguard their family's interests and preserve the family's assets for the future.
What follows is a selection of our experience in advising clients emanating from the Middle East, or in matters, disputes or transactions with a Middle East related element.