Rebecca is a partner in the MEA employment team of Clyde & Co LLP, based in Dubai and has worked in the Middle East since 2008. She is particularly interested in the key challenges faced by employers in the modern work environment, such as global mobility, working hours, use of social media, protection of confidential information, and alternative business, incentive and retention structures. Rebecca has managed high profile employment litigation for clients in the High Court of England & Wales in London, as well as the UAE and DIFC courts and she is a registered practitioner of the DIFC Court. Notable work highlights for Rebecca for this past year including leading on a project with the DIFC Authority for the introduction of a new DIFC Employment Law and advising on the employment aspects of one of the biggest bank mergers ever to take place in Saudi Arabia.
Rebecca has been described by the legal directories as “a leading lawyer in the employment area”, a “very thoughtful and thorough lawyer” and as ” somebody who is knowledgeable and has extensive experience on how some of the provisions in labour law will be interpreted by the court”. She is recognised as one of five thought leaders for the Middle East and Africa region by Who’s Who Law 2018.