joe-durkin

Joe was trained and qualified in Ireland and has worked for both leading financial services companies and international law firms. Joe is a commercial lawyer practising between Dubai and Mauritius since 2008.

He is qualified to practice in three jurisdictions and acts regularly for banks and companies in a wide range of both contentious and non contentious matters including corporate, energy, private equity, aviation and international transactions. As well as being a member of TMI, Joe is also a partner at renowned niche commercial law firm, Davidson & Co and prior to that was an Associate with the international law firm Maples and Calder.

Joe has advised Indian and Mauritian companies including private enterprises, investment banks and funds on the regulatory environment of setting up new businesses in Ireland. He is author of the Ireland chapter of the Reuters Thompson publication of the World’s Leading Offshore Jurisdictions. He is currently advising several offshore based companies in actions before the London Court of International Arbitration. Joe has also acted as external counsel for a number of international banks.

Joe has a degree in Actuarial and Financial Studies from University College Dublin. He qualified as a solicitor through the Law School of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland. He is admitted to the roll of solicitors in Ireland (non-practising Irish solicitor) and the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Joe is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration and the International Bar Association.