Dennis Ryan brings with him 29 years of experience as a banking and finance lawyer with a broad range of finance expertise in investment funds, including MENA private equity funds, real estate and infrastructure funds, REITs, venture capital funds and hedge funds.
Dennis has been ranked as a Leading Practitioner in Chambers & Partners since 2010 and awarded 2014 IFLR Award for Restructuring Deal of the Year.
- Investment fund establishment and compliance, including UAE, DIFC and ADGM domiciled funds and foreign jurisdiction (MENA Region and Cayman Islands) funds.
- Securities law and financial services regulatory advice throughout the MENA Region.
- Banking and financial services, compliance and regulatory advice.
1990 – Juris Doctor, University of Alberta
1987 – Master of Education, University of Ottawa
1982 – Bachelor of Education (With Distinction), University of Alberta
1976 – Bachelor of Arts, University of Alberta
2014 – Full Member STEP – Arabia (Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners)
2012 – Legal Consultant, Emirate of Dubai
2007 – Admitted to practice as an Attorney-at-Law in the Cayman Islands
1993 – Law Society of British Columbia
1991 – Law Society of Alberta