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

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Recent Experience

  • Advised a prominent 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 industrial development organization with conducting a VAT impact assessment to facilitate the implementation of VAT in its business operations in the UAE.
  • Advising multinational corporations, private equity groups, financial institutions, real estate investment companies on the VAT and corporate tax impact in relation to their business activities in the Middle East region.


  • 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