David Russell AM QC

Barrister  |  Outer Temple Chambers
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Australia
United Arab Emirates
England and Wales
Papua New Guinea
New Zealand

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Administration of estates and trusts
Asset holding structures
Tax

Q&A

What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?

Completion and implementation of the DIFC's Wealth Management Review, including enactment of new Foundations and Trust Laws.

What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?

Remember that you are part of a profession that, provided its constraints are respected and rigorously followed, contributes much to the future of the world and human freedom.
Never underestimate your capacity or diminish your ambition.

What is your favourite quote?

“The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money,” Margaret Thatcher.