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Taylor Wessing (Middle East) LLP
26th Floor, Rolex Tower Sheikh Zayed Road
P.O. Box 33675, Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Julia is a senior associate in the Corporate and Commercial groups of our Dubai office. She specializes in advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, cross border joint ventures, private equity investment, restructuring, franchise and agency/distribution arrangements. Julia furthermore advises on corporate governance, regulatory and compliance aspects, as well as general corporate and commercial matters.


Leading company-group in automobile sector Advising on commercial agency law and compliance of new technology to be launched in UAE and KSA market.
Leading Swiss manufacturer of steel products for the security sector Advising on agency and distribution agreements in Mena region.
GCC based investment fund Advising on strategic investment into a UAE based company in water desalination business.
Group of multinational management service providers Advising on sale of Mena based group of companies and business for car park management services.
Globally operating German manufacturer of printing technology Advising on business acquisition in the UAE and JV arrangements for the incorporation of a JAFZA based company.
Swiss based clinic and research facility specializing in neurorehabilitation Advising on incorporation of a JV company to provide medical treatments in Dubai, including joint venture agreements and licensing requirements.
German based, internationally operating pharmaceutical manufacturer Advising on market entry and company incorporation in DHCC. Reviewing and localizing of distribution agreements for Mena region.
Market leading photonics technology developer Advising on local law compliance of distribution and agency arrangements in the Mena region.
Multinational supplier of integrated automated supply chain technology, software and services Advising on corporate structure and regulatory requirements related to market entry into the UAE.
International sugar manufacturer and trader Advising on compliance of UAE based group entity in connection with issuance of a sukuk.
Leading developer of laboratory and medical equipment Advising on corporate restructuring in the UAE.


Since 2017 Senior Associate at Taylor Wessing (Middle East) LLP
2014 - 2017 Associate at Taylor Wessing (Middle East) LLP
2013 - 2014 Associate at Bennett Jones LLP (Abu Dhabi)
2012 - 2013 Legal Consultant at Sienna Legal Consultancy FZC


2013 Admission to Bar in Koblenz, Germany
2011 Second Legal State Exam (fully bar qualified lawyer) at Ministry of Justice in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
2011 Legal Clerkship in Germany and UAE
2009 First Legal Exam at Ministry of Justice in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
2009 Law studies at Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany


Setting up in the GCC – MEED guide about doing business for SMEs in the GCC – December 2014
German Investment in the UAE – AHK Law and Taxes Newsletter, Page 22 – 13 November 2014
Corporate governance – a key point for investors – AHK Law and Taxes Newsletter, Page 22 – 14. August 2014
About duties and rights of employers – AHK Law and Taxes Newsletter, Page 22 – 29. April 2014
U.A.E. Federal Law No. 4 of 2012, the Competition Law – an overview – AHK Law and Taxes Newsletter, Page 8 – April 2013
Increased M&A Activity in Mena – AHK Law and Taxes Newsletter, Page 9 – August 2013



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