As a firm we have a strong commitment to our corporate sustainability principles, and this year we joined the United Nations Global Compact, an initiative dedicated to promoting responsible business practices and advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our goals include Education, gender equality, climate action, justice for all, and sustainable partnerships. You can learn about our actions plans and targets, here.
In this edition, we feature an entire section dedicated to COP28 where we share insights and intelligence through conversations we have had with leading experts from across the region. This includes articles and podcasts that delve into the most pertinent topics, such as COP28’s call to action for corporates, ESG reporting, and the UAE’s Net Zero vision.
Beyond the focus on Energy and Climate we feature articles covering important updates that look into a variety of areas, such as UAE consumer protection law, an overview of the Federal Civil Family Law for Non-Muslim Foreigners in the UAE, and from Kuwait we discuss the management of companies. As always, in our final section we continue to share with you real life judgements that provide context to the legal landscape in the region.Read the full edition
Kay’s experience is primarily in the area of banking and finance transactions which include acting for local and foreign financial institutions and companies in a range of domestic and cross-border transactions. In particular, she has acted in transactions involving Islamic finance, bilateral and syndicated loans, debt capital market issuance, as well as other advisory matters on various financial regulations.
She is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.
Kay graduated from the University of Reading, United Kingdom with a First Class Honours in the Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree in 2015, and later completed the Bar Professional Training Course with BPP Law School in London, where she graduated with a “Very Competent” grade. She commenced her pupillage with a reputable Malaysian law firm in 2017, and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2018.
2016 – Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Law School
2015 – Bachelors of Law, University of Reading
2018 – Advocate and Solicitor, Malaysia
2016 – Barrister-at-law, England & Wales