Owen Waft joined Daman Investments as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel in 2018. An accomplished and trusted senior financial services, transactional and corporate lawyer with over 25 years’ experience in regulation, funds, commercial agreements, joint ventures , capital markets transactions, corporate governance and compliance.
Prior to joining Daman, Owen was the Senior Middle East Corporate/Transactional Partner for K & L Gates where he established their Middle East Corporate practice. Owen has worked on projects in UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, USA, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, and London. In addition to the financial services sector, his legal expertise includes automotive, real estate, technology and natural resources.
Owen holds an LLB Honours Degree. He is a member of the Law Society and is admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales.