By:King and Wood Mallesons

Tim Taylor QC, Managing Partner at King & Wood Mallesons Dubai office, has been ranked as one of Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Global Elite 2019. Tim is one of only 200 lawyers peer-nominated globally to appear in the guide, which brings together the insight, expertise and wisdom of some of the world’s foremost lawyers and experts.

Specialising in international litigation, regulatory investigations, fraud and asset tracing and public international law, Tim acts for major corporates and financial institutions, sovereign states and parastatals, high-net-worth individuals and head of states in the Middle East. He focuses predominantly on international trade and financial services, telecoms and media, construction and banking.

Of his nomination, Tim said: “It is an honour to be named as a thought leader by my peers. This year’s list features a number of lawyers I respect greatly, and to be recognised alongside them makes me very proud.”

Rongkang Wang, KWM Europe and Middle East Managing Partner, said: “The whole team would like to congratulate Tim on this nomination. This prestigious guide brings together the best and the brightest in our profession, and recognition for Tim’s ability to think outside the box and be a pioneer in the field of litigation is well-deserved. Tim goes above and beyond to deliver for our clients, using innovative approaches and drawing from his vast experience advising on some of the world’s most cutting-edge legal matters.”

Tim is also the founding director of the International Lawyers for Africa programme, which aims to build legal capacity and strengthen the rule of law in Africa through placement with major law firms in the UK.