Shawn Davis, the Middle East Head of Corporate and Project Finance in King & Wood Mallesons’ Dubai office, is ranked No. 1 by Who’s Who Legal 2019 in the category of Global Elite Energy Thought Leaders for the Middle East & Africa region, which comprises 71 countries.
Shawn is the sole awardee based in the Middle East & North Africa in this category. Who’s Who Legal is a global, peer-nominated guide, which brings together the insight, expertise and wisdom of the world’s foremost lawyers and experts.
Specialising in corporate, energy, infrastructure and project finance matters, Shawn acts on behalf of major corporates, lenders and governmental entities in the Middle East and globally. Shawn’s proficiency in drafting and negotiating a range of energy, construction and corporate/ commercial agreements is recognised by his clients and peers alike.
Seen as a “go-to” lawyer in the UAE market for large energy projects, Shawn is known for his first-rate work and his clients often express that his “advice is always to the point and technically flawless.”
Of his nomination, Shawn said: “It is a tremendous honour and humbling to have been recognised and nominated by my peers. The Who’s Who Legal: Global Elite Thought Leaders includes many lawyers I respect and admire.”
Shawn is also recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Expert Guides.