is a partner in DLA Piper’s Abu Dhabi office. Duncan has more than 20 years’ experience in advising clients on real estate transactions, including investment acquisitions and disposals and transactions with cross border/complex structuring elements. He acts on the development and leasing of large mixed-use schemes. Duncan undertakes advisory engagements for clients across the Middle East relating to the design and implementation of regulatory systems for the registration and management of real estate at national and project levels. Before moving to Abu Dhabi in 2008, Duncan spent 11 years practising in DLA Piper's City of London office. He is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales. Duncan has contributed to several publications on the subject of real estate.