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David Russell KC to speak at the Private Client Informa Connect Conference in Dubai

David Russell KC to speak at the Private Client Informa Connect Conference in Dubai

Outer Temple’s David Russell KC will be speaking at the Private Client Informa Connect Conference on Cross-Border Planning: Wealth Management Solutions for the New Age Business Family between 25th and 26th October 2023, at the Sofitel Dubai Downtown.

The Informa Connect Conference will focus on key issues facing the internationally mobile private client discussed by both local and international practitioners. Topics will include succession planning, immigration, family governance and family offices, and business law developments.

The two-day event will start off with a pre-conference dinner on 25th October followed by a full-day conference on 26th October with various speakers.

David Russell KC will act as moderator alongside speakers Yasmine Omari of EY and Cynthia Trench of Trench & Associates as they discuss Regional Business Law Developments highlighting:

  • The extent to which changes in family business affect the country
  • Structures that are not Sharia law compliant
  • Tax update
  • Developments in DIFC – trust and foundations law changes

For more details on the event and the full agenda, click here.


Click here to book your package for both the pre-conference dinner and/or the conference (fees apply).

Find out more

David Russell KC specialises in commercial, private client including tax, insolvency, and banking disputes.

He is based in Dubai and is admitted to practise in England and Wales, Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre. 

David was President of the Taxation Institute of Australia and of the Asia Oceania Tax Consultants’ Association.  He has been appointed an AOTCA Honorary Adviser for life, an Honorary Member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and an Advisor of the Global Tax Advisors Platform.

He was Deputy Chairman of STEP WorldWide during 2018 and 2019 and is Chair of its Governance Committee, a co-chair of the UAE Chapter of the International Section of the New York State Bar Association, an Academician of The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law and, since 2016, has been a member of Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite.

David is ranked as a leading silk (Tier 1) in Legal 500 EMEA Commercial, who notes him as an “outstanding lawyer with an enormous reputation that goes beyond national boundaries”.

To find out more about David, contact Sam Carter on +44 (0)203 989 6669.

Events 6 Sep, 2023


David Russell KC

Call: 1977 (Australia) Silk: 1986

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