Having spent several years working in-house in one of the leading technology companies in the world and in a well known regional e-commerce platform, I offer deep insight into clients' needs in the Middle East whether they are established multinationals or local startups.
I'm a Senior Associate in the Media, Entertainment, Sport and Technology Groups, based in the Middle East.
My experience covers regulatory and commercial law, as well as public policy and international development. My key areas of expertise include advising on complex regulatory issues in the fields of data protection and privacy law and innovative and emerging technologies including cloud, artificial intelligence, big data, autonomous vehicles, telecommunications, digital healthcare and media and sport. I also have expertise in negotiating high value commercial agreements.
My broad experience also includes stints in academia, healthcare, international affairs and publishing, which has seen me spend time working in countries including Jordan, Egypt, the UK and the UAE.
I'm a US qualified attorney (Massachusetts State Bar) and hold a PhD in International Law from SOAS, University of London.
I speak Arabic, English, French and Italian.