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David Foster



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David Foster



David is a Partner in the corporate practice of 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 which include corporates, financial sponsors, investment funds and government entities. David has worked in the London and Dubai offices of Allen & Overy LLP.

‘David Foster…is described by clients as "one of the few lawyers who can actually crack a problem and help close a deal, rather than just sticking to their legal guns".’ CHAMBERS, CORPORATE AND M&A

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Publications: 18 SEPTEMBER 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions (updated 18 Sept 2020)

Under State aid rules, UK and EEA Member State governments may not generally provide selective assistance to businesses without prior approval from the European Commission (EC). This includes…

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News: 18 SEPTEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy advises Apax Partners and its portfolio company Neuraxpharm on the acquisition of Buccolam® Assets

We have advised Apax Partners and its portfolio company Neuraxpharm Group, a leading European specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the central nervous system (CNS), on the acquisition of the…

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Publications: 16 SEPTEMBER 2020

The Variable Capital Company (VCC): a new corporate structure for funds in Singapore

The Variable Capital Company (VCC) is a new corporate entity structure under which several collective investment schemes (whether open-end or closed-end) may be gathered under the umbrella of a single…

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Publications: 30 JUNE 2020

Podcast: Beyond Covid-19: Emerging market private equity driving growth

This timely discussion is part of a series of Allen & Overy conversations with senior industry players to explore opportunities for recovery and growth.

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Corporate and M&A

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Private Equity



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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2006


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

LPC, Nottingham Law School, 2003