Daniel Wood

Daniel Wood

Managing Partner

T +971 4 363 7912
M +971 50 652 5633
E daniel.wood@walkersglobal.com

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Daniel Wood is the managing partner of Walkers' Dubai office.  He advises many of the region’s leading asset managers (including sovereign wealth funds) across a broad range of investment funds matters.  Daniel has specialist experience in investment funds of all types, including private equity funds, hedge funds and Islamic funds.  He also has extensive corporate and finance experience, acting for many of the regions banks on asset and leverage finance matters.​

Daniel previously worked in the Dubai office of an international onshore law firm advising on various corporate matters.  Prior to that, he worked with a corporate law firm based in Western Australia where he advised on various corporate and commercial matters specialising in capital raisings, IPO's and listings on the ASX.​  Daniel joined Walkers' Dubai office in 2007.

Admitted In:
Western Australia (not practising)

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Commerce Degree & Bachelor's Degree in Law, University of Western Australia

2016 Legal 500 - Leading Individual: "Daniel Wood has ‘a proactive and commercial approach’."

2016 Chambers Global- "Dubai managing partner Daniel Wood plays a key role on many of the team's highlight transactions. According to sources, 'he is commercial in his approach and as a result he is very easy to work with'."

2015 Chambers Global - "Daniel Wood leads the Dubai practice and is adept in both investment funds and financing matters. Clients 'trust and appreciate his very commercial guidance on Cayman Islands issues'."

2014 Chambers Global - "Daniel Wood is increasingly taking the lead role on most of the firm's key transactions in the region and establishing a strong reputation in the market. He focuses on investment funds, corporate finance transactions and representing asset managers."

2013 Chambers Global - "Daniel Wood was recently promoted to partner and is quickly making a name for himself in the market. Peers rate him as a 'good and solid up-and-coming lawyer'. He specialises in corporate and finance, investment funds and Islamic finance."

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