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Brian Howard

Brian Howard

Partner โ€“โ€“โ€“ Bahrain

Brian is a partner in Trowers & Hamlins' International Department currently working out of our Bahrain office.

He advises clients in respect of corporate structuring and regulation (including corporate finance, company and group structuring, shareholders' and joint venture arrangements, constitutional documents, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions) in addition to a broad range of commercial and contractual matters.

Brian also advises a number of private equity clients in respect of Bahraini and offshore fund establishment in addition to international private equity investments and disposals. This follows from his experience in international corporate and commercial law having assisted with the drafting and negotiating of Oman's proposed commercial companies law.

He also works on the structuring of joint ventures for some of the Middle East's landmark mixed use land developments as well as a number of regional tourism development projects.

In addition, Brian also has broad experience in telecommunications law, regulation and commercial practice having worked in house for over a year assisting with the establishment and initial operations of the second mobile telephone services operator in Oman. He also has been heavily involved in several successful bid teams for fixed and mobile phone licences in the broader MENA region and sales of substantial telecommunications interests in Bahrain.