David re-joined Clyde & Co in March 2007 having previously been a partner there for some twelve years. He is based in the firm's Doha office and advises on English and Qatar Law.
A corporate and commercial Lawyer, David has been in Qatar for over 5 years and has extensive experience advising on energy projects, as well as a broad range of banking, construction, employment and sponsorship related matters. He has also worked extensively for the Qatar Financial Centre and has assisted in drafting the legislation establishing the QFC and subsequent rules and regulations including the QFC's employment regulations.
Clyde & Co's first office in the Middle East was established in 1989, following many years of regional client involvement. Today Clyde & Co is the largest international law firm in the GCC with over 150 specialist lawyers and paralegals, operating as one unit across offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, Doha in Qatar and via an associated office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Our Middle Eastern offices provide advice to corporate clients from all over the world, as well as to regional corporates and governments, on their operations throughout the Middle East and Indian subcontinent. Our approach in the region is based on a successful formula which combines in-depth local expertise and know-how with international law firm standards. Consequently, through independent research and assessment, industry analysts have endorsed Clyde & Co as the pre-eminent law firm in the region:
Selected as the "Most Responsive International Firm" by Asian Counsel 2010
"Strength in depth demonstrates the firm's credibility and in core markets" – Chambers Global 2010
"A 'highly efficient and dedicated approach' to serving clients." - Chambers Global 2009
Firm Practice Areas
- Banking & Finance / Financial Services
- Capital Markets
- Construction, Projects & Infrastructure
- Debt Recovery
- Dispute Resolution
- Employment & Labour Law
- Establishment, Agency & Franchising
- Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
- Hotels & Hospitality
- Insolvency & Restructuring
- Intellectual Property (IP)
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Real Estate & Property
- Shipping & Transportation
- Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
These services are underpinned by outstanding in-house translation and government liaison teams.