Rachael is a Senior Associate in the MEA employment team of Clyde & Co LLP, based in Dubai. Rachael advises clients on all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious, across a variety of industry sectors with a focus on healthcare and technology. She advises clients across all facets of employment including updating employment contracts and policies to ensure compliance with local law, the protection of confidential information and intellectual property in the employment relationship, privacy issues arising in the employment context, advising on international global mobility arrangements and the enforceability of restraint of trade clauses. When disagreements arise in the employment relationship, Rachael provides clients with frank commercial advice from a liability and risk mitigation perspective and regularly assists in high profile employment litigation for clients in the UAE and DIFC courts. Notable work highlights for Rachael for this past year include advising on the employment aspects of an investigation into alleged fraudulent financial transactions and assisting with the defence of a criminal claim lodged by an employee against his superiors for allegedly falsely imprisoning and assaulting him.