Barrister at Law

David Graham Russell, AM, RFD, QC is an Australian barrister who specialises in international tax law. He currently practises in Dubai, London, New York and Abu Dhabi, Sydney and Brisbane and is an associate member of chambers in Auckland.

About David

David commenced legal practice in 1974. He is admitted to practise in Australia, England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn), the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre, New York (as a Legal Consultant), the  Singapore International Commercial Court, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1986.

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Membership

David Russell is an associate member of chambers in Auckland. David is also the co-editor of the Oxford University Press Journal Trusts & Trustees, and Chairman of the DIFC Wealth Management Working Group.

Trusts & Trustees (Oxford University Press)

Australian Correspondent
2007 – present 

Offshore Investment

Australian Correspondent
2007 – present 

The University of Sydney

Lecturer, Master of Taxation Course
2008-2011

The University of Queensland

Lecturer, Master of Business Administration Course
1985-1988

Griffith University

Advisory Board Member, Board Member
1996 – 2006
Recognition

“Having received numerous accolades, David was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his service to taxation law and legal education and gained international recognition by being awarded the Order of the Rising Sun with Gold Rays and Neck Ribbon for services to Australia-Japan relations.”

Get in Touch by Email

Dubai

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Level 15, The Gate Building, East Wing
Dubai International Financial Centre

+971 4 401 9583

London

UNITED KINGDOM
The Outer Temple
222 Strand, 
LondonWC2R 1BA
+44 20 7353 6381

Sydney

AUSTRALIA
Ground Floor, 180 Phillip Street, 
NSW 2000 
+61 2 9230 3247

Abu Dhabi

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
24th Floor, Al Sila Tower 
Abu Dhabi Global Market Square
Al Maryah Island
+971 2 694 8596