Amna is an Associate in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications team in Dubai.
Amna has worked extensively on data protection and privacy matters, including both regionally as well as GDPR. She has a background of working on large scale government transactions, as well as with tech startups in a top tier firm in Sydney. She has also worked on data protection matters for a range of local and international clients and has recently delivered data protection training seminars to multinational corporations.
Amna has advised a range of clients across sectors in relation to digital signatures and electronic transactions in the UAE, as well as both international and local clients on various matters such as telecommunications regulations, online gaming, e-commerce and compliance with local advertising and marketing laws. Amna has spent time on secondment to one of Australia’s largest financial institutions.
- Advising a US technology company on privacy regulations in relation to telecommunication services, including restrictions on unsolicited marketing communications;
- Advising an international property developer on GDPR compliance;
- Advising a high end luxury fashion retailer on UAE Data Protection law and privacy regulations;
- Advising an international bank on DIFC Data Protection Law requirements in relation to transfers of personal data;
- Advising an Indian bank on compliance with DIFC Data Protection law;
- Advised a UAE regulatory body on digital signatures and digital identity laws;
- Advising a magic circle law firm on GCC data protection requirements;
- Drafting usage terms and conditions for an e-commerce provider based in Abu Dhabi; and
- Advising one of the world’s largest delivery and supply chain companies on the compliance of its operations and terms and conditions with UAE law.
2013 – Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales
2014 – Supreme Court of New South Wales