David Baylis: Hadef & Partners new senior counsel

David Baylis (pictured) joined Hadef & Partners as a senior counsel in the corporate team.

Baylis’ career path

Baylis is a highly experienced commercial lawyer with over 30 years’ experience. His practice includes structuring and establishing investment funds, advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, private equity acquisitions and exits, art law and sports law. Prior to relocating to the UAE, David was global head of private equity at a major international law firm.

He has served on the advisory boards of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) and Loughborough Business School. He is a member of the Legal and Regulatory Council of EMPEA, a member of the Legal & Technical Committee of the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) and has lectured for the BVCA. David is a consulting editor for Butterworths: “The Law and Practice of Shareholder Agreements.