Rupert Dean

Services & Governance Director

Rupert Dean joined Sunbird in May 2014 with over 10 years of corporate law experience specialising in cross border transactions for a range of institutional companies and management teams.

Prior to Sunbird, Rupert trained and qualified at SJ Berwin LLP (now King and Wood Mallesons) where he worked on a range of public and private transactions including M&A, venture and growth financings, management incentive schemes, secondary transactions, joint ventures and funds. Clients included Goldman Sachs, 3i and Universal Music Group.

Rupert has previously also spent two years working for Maples and Calder providing offshore legal advice on a variety of corporate and banking transactions.

"The growing middle class makes East Africa one of the most interesting and fast moving business areas in the World."