Brian Carey

Client Director - Middle East

Brian is a trustee professional with over 25 years experience in the international private wealth management sector.  Brian has lived in the Middle East for 13 years and has previous experience within a family office, an international bank and with multi-family office trust providers.

Over these 25 years, Brian has established himself as a trusted advisor with many of his clients and their intermediaries.  He specialises in working with individuals, families and their trusted advisors to provide them with bespoke, wealth management, trust and fiduciary solutions, which include Private Trust Companies, Family Governance and Family Office Services.

Brian is a prominent member of the international Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and was the Founding Secretary of STEP Arabia.


Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Areas of expertise
  • Private Client


Changing times - How foundations are changing private wealth management in the UAE
2019 | 07 Feb 2019

Wealthy families in the UAE now have local solutions for managing their wealth, assets and succession plans.

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Long-term visa system approved in UAE
2018 | 28 Nov 2018

In a bid to engineer a more attractive investment environment, the UAE Cabinet has approved a long-term visa system for a range of disciplines including investors and entrepreneurs and has provided the criteria that need to be met for in order to qualify.

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Ocorian to attend STEP Arabia Conference in Abu Dhabi, 11th November
2018 | 08 Nov 2018

STEP Arabia seeks to address key issues that are faced by private investors of the United Arab Emirates when conducting personal investments and educate investors on the significance of careful estate and trust planning.

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Family governance in the UAE - DIFC Foundations
2018 | 06 Nov 2018

In March 2018 the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) introduced the Foundations Law DIFC Law No. 3 of 2018, for the establishment of foundations in the DIFC.

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Explained: UAE Free Zones
2018 | 30 Oct 2018

As a result of it being a federal requirement to have at least 51% of the shares of a company held by a UAE national, free zones were established in order to attract foreign businesses to the region wishing to have full control of their business.

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RAMADAN: How to do business in the Middle East during the holiest month
2018 | 05 May 2018

Cultural awareness is recommended whenever you’re doing business outside of your home country - even small things can make a big difference to your relationships - but when it comes to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, knowing the culture is essential if y...

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Ocorian's newly acquired ABAX Corporate Services wins 'Top Performing Consultant' in DMCC Consultant Awards 2018
2018 | 06 Apr 2018

For the second year running, Ocorian's newly acquired ABAX Corporate Services has been awarded the accolade of 'Top Performing Consultant' in the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre's (DMCC) annual 'Consultant Awards' - recognising the work and value of consulta...

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Ocorian to attend STEP Arabia on 5th November
2017 | 27 Oct 2017

Ocorian's Brian Carey is attending a key private client event on November 5th.

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Ocorian Appoints Specialist Client Director for the Middle East
2017 | 21 Apr 2017

Ocorian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Brian Carey as a specialist Client Director. Brian was appointed to specifically support Ocorian's strategic growth plans and service offering into the Middle East.

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