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Middle East Webinar: International Real Estate for Middle East Investors

9 June 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us on the 9th June for the first webinar in our Middle East series which focuses on international real estate finance, structuring, investment & management. It will be an interactive session with an update from our expert panel on the latest trends in the sector and is produced in partnership with Property Wealth Management.

We are delighted to be joined by three experts in the sector:

Alastair Glover - Alastair is a Private Wealth partner in our Dubai office and has over 10 years' experience in advising high net worth individuals and families, family offices and trustees on global estate planning and tax efficient investment structures.

Alastair has significant experience in international succession planning including offshore trust and foundation structures, tax advice, immigration and family governance.

Alastair leads the Private Wealth practice in the Middle East and is ranked in Band 1 in Chambers Global in Private Wealth Law. He is described as "superb; efficient, very knowledgeable... extremely resourceful… succinct and very client-oriented". Alastair is also named as an expert for private clients in Who's Who Legal.

The majority of Alastair's work has an international dimension and often involves cross border estate and tax planning. Alastair's expertise includes advising on family trust and governance structures encompassing both business and private assets, tax efficient UK real estate investment structures, UK immigration, cross border estates and tax residency advice for those moving to or leaving the UK.

Alastair's client base is drawn from individuals and families across multiple jurisdictions but with a particular focus on individuals and families based in the Middle East, be they GCC nationals or global expatriates. Although there is no "typical" client, clients' businesses and family assets often go hand in hand and Alastair works closely with colleagues across other areas of the firm to provide the advice and service such clients demand.

Robert Evans - Robert is a 30-year veteran of the property industry with a passion for creating better management solutions for landlords who are either relying on letting property as their primary source of income or who find themselves in possession of a property which isn't their main residence but which needs to wash its face financially.

Robert began his career with a firm of auctioneers before turning to acquisition and development. Over the past three decades he has been involved in numerous development projects throughout prime Central London, including large mixed use schemes, residential conversions and refurbishments, site assemblies and planning gains.

He's also acted widely throughout London on behalf of property investors from all over the world seeking advice on the correct balance of property portfolios and the most efficient practise of lettings and management.

Christopher Fisher - Christopher is a Relationship Manager in the Middle East & North Africa team at Standard Chartered Private Bank, based in London. He has over 12 years of experience in International Private Banking and has had a focus on the Middle East market for the past decade.

Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Christopher was a Private Banker at Coutts advising Middle East clients on their UK and Offshore banking and financial needs. Prior to Coutts, Christopher held relationship management roles at Credit Suisse and Barclays Wealth in London.

Christopher is a British-French dual national. He holds a Master's Degree from Neoma Business School, France, where he also spent time studying at the University of Bologna, Italy. Christopher is PCIAM and CeMAP qualified and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments. He is fluent in English, French and Italian.

Do join us for the first session by registering below. It is open to PCD Club members and special guests of our sponsors. Email with any queries.

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