Will Tunstall-Prince


Will has wide-ranging experience advising financial market participants and infrastructure providers on establishment, licensing and compliance matters in various jurisdictions in the UAE and its financial free zones. 
Will is regularly engaged to draft rulebooks and regulations for financial services regulators and markets alike in the UAE and other Gulf states. Will has been a key member of A&O Shearman teams on various innovative legislative drafting and licensing projects, particularly in the fintech and ESG spaces. Will also regularly advises banks, brokers and investment managers on the banking, securities and funds frameworks implemented by various regulators in the UAE, both onshore and offshore



BA, History, Nottingham University, 2015

Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law, 2017

Legal Practising Certificate, BPP University, 2018

Allen Overy Shearman Sterling LLP (practicing in the Emirate of Dubai as “Allen & Overy RLLP” pending the registration completion of the new name with the relevant UAE local authorities) is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC306763.
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.