Biography

Emily qualified as a solicitor in 2020 and has three years’ experience advising on employment law matters in both the UAE and the UK.

Emily has particular expertise in employee management, including advising and supporting with investigations, discrimination and harassment, and termination of employment as well as corporate due diligence. Emily has a focus on the financial sector, retail and consumer and technology, media and telecommunications. She advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters, including clients based in the Dubai International Financial Centre and the Abu Dhabi Global Market.

Emily is a member of the Al Tamimi financial sector, retail and consumer and technology, media and telecommunications practices and provides training sessions and seminars on employment and immigration issues for clients across the UAE.

Prior to working with Al Tamimi & Company, Emily worked as an employment solicitor for a London City firm for over two years.

Emily was named as a Key Lawyer in The Legal 500 Rankings in 2022.   

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Recent Experience

  • Supporting a trading firm in undertaking an investigation into discrimination and harassment with an international angle. The matter resulted in peripheral litigation and termination in respect of which strategic advice was provided.
  • Advising an international banking institution on local whistleblowing practice and policy requirements.
  • Supporting a global technology firm in the mutual exit of a senior manager.
  • Providing local advice to vendors and purchasers in share purchase transactions.
  • Advising international businesses on termination strategy and risk.
  • Preparing various employment documentation for existing and new employees.

Language(s)

English

Education

2015 – Biological Anthropology (BSc), Durham University

2016 – Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law

2018 – Legal Practice Course, University of Law

Admission

2020 – Solicitor, England & Wales