This issue is filled with great insights and expert commentary on areas that are relevant to the legal landscape and highlight how the business community is embracing technology, media and telecommunications. There are various topics covered, from new ways of working and digital transformation in the finance sector to data protection regulatory updates and guidance. We also have a series of articles that focus on e-commerce across a number of jurisdictions.
You will also find insights from our lawyers around real estate analytics, tech trends, and data centres.
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Andrea Tithecott is a Partner in the Regulatory practice in Abu Dhabi. Andrea is the head of Al Tamimi & Company’s Healthcare group, she is also a member of the Sports and Event Management, Projects and Rail groups.
Andrea joined the firm in 2013 to establish the Regulatory Practice which was quickly ranked by Chambers & Partners for significant expertise in regulatory and local compliance issues. Her practice area has focused upon regulatory compliance, investigations and disputes, risk management, crisis management, trade and customs, public policy and advocacy, corporate governance, due diligence, and licensing/permit issues. For governments she has contributed to the development of new law and policy. She has been instrumental in developing the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group. Alongside this, she focuses upon health & safety, environmental law, renewable energy, utilities, transport, consumer protection and product liability.
Her regulatory work was shortlisted for the Corporate Counsel Middle East awards consecutively in 2014 and 2015, and awarded In-House Community Firm of the Year, 2016 for ‘Compliance and Regulatory UAE’ by Asian Mena Counsel. When based in the UK, she was ranked in tier 1 by Legal 500 for her health and safety expertise.
LLB (Hons) Law, University of Wales
LL.M. The Legal Aspects of Medical Practice, University College of Wales
1992 – Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales