Stuart Walker is a partner with UAE-based law firm Afridi & Angell. His primary practice includes financial services regulation, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and employment matters. He advises parties during Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) investigations and, where necessary, negotiates settlements on their behalf. He was instructed by the first authorised firm to be fined by the DFSA and has since gone on to advise in connection with a significant number of DFSA investigations. He was admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales in 2001 and moved to Dubai in 2003.