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Tom Renwick

Principal - Corporate

Tom has been practising as a corporate lawyer in Dubai for over 15 years, advising clients on international M&A and joint ventures across a variety of sectors and geographies.  He recently spent five years in-house with a regionally headquartered, family-owned group with diverse investments across Europe, the US, the UK and the Middle East. 

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  • The disposal of a majority stake in a tech group with earn-out arrangements to a major Bahrain telecoms operator.

  • The disposal of a 90% stake in a tech company to a Saudi buyer with arrangements in respect of the retained 10%.

  • The disposal of a 20% stake in a tech/logistics group to a Saudi investor, arrangements for expansion of the business into KSA and options to acquire further stakes.

  • The restructuring of a BVI group using ADGM entities to facilitate third party investment for an 80% stake in the new entity.

  • Shareholder agreements for management participation in a major regional esports company.

  • The structuring of a joint venture for the import of high-quality animal feeds and medical supplies.

  • Employee shareholder arrangements for a service provider in the legal tech sector.


I want to express my sincere gratitude to Tom for his legal knowledge, professionalism and hard work throughout the acquisition period.


Not only did he help provide great insights into the documents, but also ensured that it was fair for both parties. Wherever applicable, he provided us with various options to deal with different situations. For this, I will eternally be grateful.

Arun Mohan


  • 3S Capital Group, Dubai

  • Dechert, Dubai

  • Allen & Overy, Dubai

  • Travers Smith, London  



  • Registered Legal Consultant, Dubai

  • England & Wales


  • Legal Practice Course, The College of Law, 2003

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law, The College of Law, 2002

  • MA (Hons), University of Edinburgh, 2004

  • Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, 1997

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