Senior Associate, Pinsent Masons
Ruth advises clients across the Middle East and North Africa and has extensive experience of compliance with UAE Federal Labour Law, as well as advising on regulations in the free zones. Ruth works closely with the Pinsent Masons associate firm in Saudi Arabia to give clients the ‘on the ground’ advice that they need for their employment matters arising under the KSA Labour Law.
Ruth has a particular specialism advising clients in the DIFC on the DIFC’s separate common law employment regime. Ruth is the ‘go-to’ person for all matters connected with the DIFC Employment Law and works closely with various groups and associations in the DIFC including the DIFC Data Protection working group. Additionally, Ruth sits in on the “DEWS” pension scheme meetings led by the DIFC Authority in conjunction with the relevant pension stakeholders. Ruth has co-authored numerous DIFC employment law articles and delivered client webinars on the updated DIFC Employment Law. This experience leads itself to Ruth advising finance and insurance sector clients operating in the DIFC.