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David Foster

Partner

Dubai

Foster David
David Foster

Partner

Dubai

David is our Middle East Head of Corporate and is based in our Dubai office. David specialises in M&A transactions (both domestic and cross-border), including public takeovers, private acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures and strategic investments.

He acts for a wide range of clients, including corporates, financial sponsors, investment funds and government entities. David has worked in the London and Dubai offices of Allen & Overy LLP and has been based in Dubai since 2008.

In the Chambers Global 2022 directories, David is ranked for Corporate/M&A in the UAE and the Middle East. In the Legal 500 2022 rankings, David is recognised as a “Leading Individual” for Commercial, Corporate and M&A in the UAE. In the IFLR1000 2021 rankings, David is recognised as a “Market Leader” for M&A in the UAE.

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Expertise

Practices

Corporate and M&A

Private Equity

Sectors

Private Equity

Office

Dubai

Allen & Overy LLP
11th Floor, Burj Daman Building, Al Mustaqbal Street, Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai
PO Box 506678

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2006

Academic

LLB, Law with American Law, The University of Nottingham, 2002

LPC, Nottingham Law School, 2003

Recognition