Clyde & Co appoints new Dubai corporate partner
Matt Donovan joins from Bracewell & Giuliani and will focus on corporate and defence and security work in the region
Clyde & Co has appointed a new corporate partner for its Dubai office.
Matt Donovan has more than 10 years' experience working on UK, European and international private equity and venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance transactions, public offerings, private placements, share and asset acquisitions/disposals and reorganisations.
Over the last few years, Donovan's work has taken him to the emerging markets of MENA to work with both domestic and international clients including in the aerospace and defence sector.
He will be a key member of Clyde & Co's corporate group where he will focus on corporate and defence and security work in the region.
Donovan joins from Bracewell & Giuliani in Dubai where he was a senior corporate Counsel in the firm's Business and Regulatory Group.
He said: "Clyde & Co has an outstanding international reputation and is a market leading firm in the UAE. The full service offering of Clyde & Co both in the region and internationally, together with its wealth of skilled and experienced professionals, provides the perfect platform through which to deliver the highest quality legal services. I am delighted to be joining Clyde & Co."
Niall O’Toole, MENA board member and Regional Head of Clyde & Co’s corporate practice, said: "I am delighted to welcome Matt to the firm where he will provide our clients in MENA with significant expertise in the corporate and defence and security sectors. Matt is a significant addition to our existing defence and security team."