Janet is a UK and Malaysian qualified lawyer. Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Janet practised in the tax, trade and wealth management practice group at Wong & Partners, a member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She also worked for a Magic Circle firm in London, United Kingdom.

Janet specialises in advising on corporate tax, withholding tax and VAT aspects in a broad range of industry sectors, including technology, finance, luxury retail, real estate and telecommunications. She has in-depth experience and knowledge on international tax structuring, complex tax litigation and tax aspects of cross border M&A, restructuring and private equity transactions.

Janet is recognized as a Rising Star Tax Practitioner in the UAE by the prestigious World Tax rankings, a global tax directory.

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Recent Experience

  • Advised on tax policy and industry submissions which resulted in the amendment of tax laws and procedural legislation in the GCC region.
  • Advised a prominent state established foundation on cross-border tax issues arising from its fund investments across Europe.
  • Successfully represented one of the largest advertising and communications corporation in a EUR 40 million landmark tax litigation before the highest appeal committee in the GCC region.
  • Successfully represented a leading international insurance company and global oil and gas player in their tax disputes (combined value of USD 10 million) before the highest courts in the GCC region.
  • Advised a well-known multinational conglomerate on the tax considerations arising from the restructuring of its joint ventures and investments in the United States, Middle East and Asia.
  • Assisted a leading semi-government industrial development organization with conducting a VAT impact assessment to facilitate the implementation of VAT in its business operations.


  • English
  • Bahasa Malaysia


2013 – Masters of Law, LLM, BPP Law School

2012 – Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Law School

2011 – Bachelors of Law, LLB (Hons), University of Manchester


2015 – Advocate and Solicitor of the Malayan High Court

2013 – Barrister-at-Law in England & Wales