Martin Amison is a consultant legal advisor working with Trowers & Hamlins LLP from the firm's Dubai, UAE office.
During Martin's 38 years with Trowers & Hamlins including 31 years as a partner and 26 years as a senior partner he has held positions at Trowers & Hamlins that include: Head of International; Resident Managing Partner, Oman; Board Member and Head of UAE. He worked in the firm's offices in London, Oman and UAE. He established the firm's offices in Dubai, Bahrain, Cairo and Kuala Lumpur and was seconded to the Bahrain Government for 4 years.
Martin has supervised teams working on large scale projects around the world, often associated with structured and limited recourse project finance and most often in recent years in the energy sector. His work experience includes oil and gas contracts; power generation; energy law; construction and engineering law; company and commercial law; public and private international law; cross-border corporate finance law; arbitration and dispute resolution.
Martin has been involved with the provision of legal advice in the Middle East region since 1982. Martin formed the firm's Construction Department in London in 1988 and the firm's International Department in 1995.
Martin was Head of International from 1995 until 2015. Martin worked on secondment to the Bahrain Government for four years in the 1980s based variously at the Ministries of Finance, Housing and Foreign Affairs, with much time spent on Special Projects. As Head of International Martin established the firm's Bahrain office in 1999.