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Richard Gimblett

Resident Managing Partner (Dubai)

Abu Dhabi

Holman Fenwick Willan MEA LLP
Office 7, 6 Floor, Al Khatem Tower
ADGM Square
Al Maryah Island
PO BOX 764608
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Office Telephone: +971 2 235 4900

Direct Dial (Abu Dhabi): +971 50 451 3639


Level 8, Building 6
Emaar Square, Sheikh Zayed Road
PO Box 53934 Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Office Telephone: +971 4 423 0555
Office Fax: +971 4 425 7941

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Richard is the Resident Managing Partner of HFW's Middle East Dubai office and specialises in aviation, travel law and commercial litigation.

A past in-house legal adviser at the UK CAA, Richard's practice includes both aviation liability and regulatory issues, as well as aviation and space insurance coverage matters. He also has experience in travel and tourism law.

Richard's experience includes acting as lead partner in a number of high profile aviation claims.

Richard is described as "a very capable litigator" (Legal 500 UK 2012) with "deep expertise in and understanding of aviation issues" (Chambers UK 2013). He is also listed in The International Who's Who of Aviation Lawyers 2013.

Richard is qualified in England and Wales.

Abu Dhabi

The firm's Abu Dhabi office opened in 2018.

Our Abu Dhabi office opened in 2018 and consists of 4 partners. The office offers both GCC clients and international clients with operations in the region an integrated service covering dispute resolution, transactions and regulation across a number of industry sectors. 

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