13 Jun 2010
LG grows Private Capital team in Dubai
Angela Calnan, a senior Private Capital solicitor, has joined Lawrence Graham LLP's (LG) award-winning Private Capital team.
Angela will be an important member of the team's private client and family business work in the Middle East. She specialises in offshore trusts and previously worked as a solicitor in the UK and also as a Legal Consultant in the Channel Islands.
Angela said: "I am delighted to be the first member of the Private Capital team to be based full-time in Dubai. For many years the team has been working with clients in the region and I am very much looking forward to further developing those relationships and building new ones.
With the introduction of the Family Office platform and the Trust Law in recent years, it is an exciting time to be a private client lawyer in Dubai."
Angela joins LG Dubai from Guernsey-based law firm Collas Day. LG's Dubai office opened in 2007.
Notes to editors:
- LG's Dubai office is a regional player in the core practices of construction and projects and related disputes work, corporate, and dynastic planning for Ultra High Net Worths. The team has significant expertise and experience, acting on some of the most significant restructurings and disputes in the region.
- LG's Private Capital team is internationally renowned as a leading adviser to the world's wealthiest families and to the banks and offshore trustees who work with them. Spread across offices in London, Monaco and Dubai, it advises on all aspects of private client work (including UK tax, purchasing real estate and immigration), with a particular expertise in creating bespoke international asset holding structures and succession and asset protection strategies for individuals and families.
- Recent endorsements for LG's Private Capital team include winner of the Legal Business Private Client Team of the Year Award 2010; rankings in Private Client Practitioner's 50 Most Influential and the Top 35 Under 35 lists for 2009; named in the 2010 Citywealth Leaders List and awarded London Legal Team of the Year, STEP Private Client Awards 2009.