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Meet the UAE Economic Substance team

We would like to introduce you to our United Arab Emirates (UAE) Economic Substance (ES) team. Our experts have a wide breadth of experience and can support you through the various phases of your ES journey. If you require specific ES assistance, please get in touch with one of our Tax experts listed below.

Alex Law

ME International and M&A Tax Leader

As the International and M&A Tax Leader for Deloitte Middle East, Alex led many complex tax advisory and compliance engagements with large multinationals, regional SWFs and family owned businesses with particular focus on M&A transactions and tax structuring. His focus is on anticipating client needs in a dynamic market and delivering high-value quality professional services; and attracting, developing and retaining a team of high-performing professionals.  More

Jan Roderick van Abbe

Partner | International Tax

Jan is a Partner based within the International and M&A Tax team in Deloitte, Dubai. He has over 15 years of experience within direct and international taxation and transferred from Deloitte Singapore (and Deloitte Switzerland previously) to the UAE in 2016.  More

Tim Donkin

Senior Manager | International and M&A Tax

Tim is a Senior Manager within the International and M&A Tax practice at Deloitte Middle East and is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Tim has over 9 years’ experience working in direct and international taxation. Tim started his tax career in London, United Kingdom (UK) before relocating to Dubai in 2017. More

Tian Leong

Assistant Manager | International and M&A Tax

Tian is an Assistant Manager in the International and M&A Tax team of Deloitte Middle East. He has over 10 years of experience both in the public sector and tax consulting. Tian has been based in the UAE since 2019. More

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