Brian Howard


Brian is a partner in Trowers & Hamlins' Bahrain office and heads our corporate team in Bahrain as well as our international funds practice. He has nearly 20 years' experience working with clients from or investing in the GCC.

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

Brian also advises a number of banks, private equity clients and sovereign wealth institutions in respect of Bahraini and offshore fund establishment in addition to international private equity investments and disposals.

Brian 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 works on development of board and management incentive platforms, employee benefit trusts, board charters and associated policies for a number of publicly listed and banking institutions.

"Brian Howard is acknowledged by his clients as a "very pleasant personality, and excellent equity capital markets lawyer." They also highlight that he is "very thorough and knows the business." He maintains a strong transactional and trust management practice. He also advises clients on corporate structuring."

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