Ben is a UK-qualified employment lawyer in Clyde & Co’s MEA employment team, based in Dubai.
Ben advises employers on recruitment and immigration issues, managing performance, employee transfers, manpower supply arrangements, bonus disputes and issues arising on termination of employment including the enforcement of post-termination restrictions and the protection of confidential information. Ben also has extensive experience advising on employment issues arising from complex internal investigations (in relation to both financial wrongdoing and complaints of inappropriate workplace behaviour, including harassment), corporate restructurings, outsourcings and multi-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions.
Ben recently directly advised the DIFC Authority on DIFC Law No.2 of 2019 (the new DIFC employment Law).
Ben is recognised as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in Legal 500 (“really worth his salt”) and an “Associate to Watch” in Chambers & Partners Global, which commented:
“Market insiders say he is “very good on the law,” explaining: “The law is changing quite a bit and he is very up to speed with new developments.” One client particularly appreciated his ability to “understand Middle Eastern culture and the sensitivities involved in dealing with employees in the region.”