On the top of Burj Khalifa’s spire

Posted in Dubai with tags on October 3, 2011 by ewansheriff

This amazing video has been taken from the soon to open Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the highest man made point on Earth!


Ewan Sheriff Career Highlights

Posted in Ewan Sheriff with tags , , , on September 20, 2011 by ewansheriff
Right now, Ewan Sheriff is a highly successful lawyer operating from a fresh home in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Ewan has accumulated many years commercial expertise in several sectors. Below are a few career highlights for those of you unfamiliar with his background.

Having long held an interest in commercial real estate, Ewan Sheriff made an early career choice to specialize within the area of Commercial Property. He chose to join Semple Fraser in late 1992 due to their concentration of high-profile, cross-border transactions and clientele in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester, UK. For the duration of this period Mr Sheriff was a direct assistant to among the founding Partners, which afforded him exponential encounter within the full life-cycle of Commercial Real Estate transactions, from acquire via to Asset Management and leasing.

Ewan was recruited by Archibald Campbell & Harley of Edinburgh in 1993, and at the age of 28, he made history as this one hundred year old firm’s youngest Partner, known for it’s forward-thinking attitude and it’s expertise and market commentary. Midway through his eight year period at Archibald, Ewan’s professional undertakings became more concentrated on business development whilst continuing to service his investment purchases as well as commercial leasing portfolio. Ewan Sheriff also drafted a full suite of precedents encompassing Commercial Leases, Rent Review Agreements, Licences for Work, Reporting Procedures, Trusts and construction documentation; that continue to be in production.

In 2004, Ewan was recruited as a Partner, to implement a brand new real estate department at Dickson Minto, among the UK’s leading corporate finance and private equity corporations. Throughout his five year career there, Ewan Sheriff created among the best known, high exposure real estate practices in the UK by regularly transacting fantastic high-profile deals, which subsequently quadrupled turnover and team size within 3 years of inception.

Get easy updates from Ewan Sheriff

Posted in Ewan Sheriff, General with tags , , on August 30, 2011 by ewansheriff

For those of you with little time on your hands each day to read all the blogs and news sites on your list (me included!), there is a quick and easy way for you to stay upto date with news and views coming from the office of Ewan Sheriff. You can simply foolow my twitter feed here. All major updates to the blog as well as notices of other interest are tweeted here and will give you an ‘at a glance’ view of what is going on.

Tripoli falls to rebel forces

Posted in General with tags on August 22, 2011 by ewansheriff

Jubilant rebel fighters swept into the heart of Tripoli on Sunday as Moammar Gaddafi’s forces collapsed and crowds took to the streets to celebrate what they saw as the rapidly approaching end of his four decades of absolute power.

Full region changing story on 7days.ae here.

Thinking of Visiting Dubai?

Posted in Dubai with tags , , on August 17, 2011 by ewansheriff

For anyone visiting Dubai anytime soon, there are many informational sites around but for reference here is a link to the official tourism website for the area, so you can be sure that any information on here is 100% accurate.

Official Tourism Dubai

Ewan Sheriff – Thru a Lens..

Posted in Ewan Sheriff, General with tags , , on August 11, 2011 by ewansheriff

Many of you will already be familiar with the social media site Squidoo, but for those of you who are not here is a short description as shown on their own site;

Squidoo is the popular publishing platform and community that makes it easy for you to create “lenses” online. Lenses are pages, kind of like flyers or signposts or overview articles, that rather everything you know about your topic of interest–and snap it all into focus. Like the lens of a camera, your perspective on something.

Needless to say, Ewan has been as proactive as ever and created his very own ‘Lens’ on the squidoo site, which you can view here.

Bank worries bring echoes of 2008

Posted in General with tags , on August 5, 2011 by ewansheriff

“Just five days ago, international investors were considering the possibility
that the US government might default on its debt. That fear, always distant, has
now gone away. But it has been replaced by a lurking fear that world could be
heading into another credit crunch. .”

You can read the rest of this eye-opening story here