Ed Brown Of Counsel

Speaks:  English

Admitted: 2001 - Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

Primary office:  Dubai

Ed Brown

Ed is a funds specialist leading the funds and financial services practice in the Gowling WLG Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices. He has a broad range of finance experience with a particular background and focus on financial services regulation, funds, capital markets and listing advice and compliance. With over 10 years of experience in the UAE, Ed has been advising on investment fund establishment and compliance (including UAE, DIFC and ADGM domiciled funds and cross-jurisdictional fund structures), banking and financial services regulation, compliance and set-ups.

Ed was previously a senior associate at laws firms in Dubai and in New Zealand. He also served as in-house counsel and within the regulatory team at the New Zealand stock exchange.

Ed is named a 'Rising Star' in The Legal 500 2022 publication.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2023

    • Career
      February 2023
      Gowling WLG, Funds Specialist
  • 2021

    • Rankings & Awards
      Legal 500 2022 - Rising Stars
  • 2007

    • Education
      FINSIA, NZX Diploma course, 'The New Zealand Stock Market' and 'Financial Markets and Economics'
  • 2001

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Admitted, Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand