Matthew advises international and local financial institutions as well as corporates on all aspects of debt finance.
Matthew is a member of our banking and restructuring team and is based in Dubai. He advises on all aspects of debt finance and has developed significant experience in corporate lending and real estate finance on both a conventional and sharia-compliant basis. He often supports our global banking and restructuring team in Islamic finance matters in jurisdictions including the UK, Saudi Arabia and Spain. Matthew is regularly instructed by both international and local financial institutions as well as counting some of the region's largest corporates amongst his clients. Matthew has also worked on some of the region's largest and most complex project financings, particularly in the renewables and clean energy sector.
Christopher works cross-sector, advising national, regional and international private and publically listed companies, on their corporate transactions and company law. He specialises in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, company restructurings, and company route-to-market issues in the UAE and wider GCC.
Ruth is a specialist employment lawyer advising businesses with interests in the UAE and wider Middle East region.
Senior Practice Development Lawyer
Melissa is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales with over eleven years' post-qualification experience in dispute resolution.