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Emily R. Beirne
Emily R. Beirne
Senior Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Senior Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration

Emily R. Beirne

Emily R. Beirne
Dubai

DIFC
Office 1207 Index Tower
P.O. Box 504945
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Emily R. Beirne

Experience Highlights

  • An African Government in a long running corruption claim before the English Courts

  • An African Government in an arbitration relating to the award of a contract for a large port development

  • A Middle Eastern oil and gas consortium in the enforcement of a multimillion dollar arbitral award across five jurisdictions

  • An Asian Government in an arbitration relating to the performance of a contract for the design, build and operation of a light rail vehicle transport system

  • A Middle Eastern telecommunications company in a shareholder dispute before the DIFC Court

  • A Middle Eastern telecommunications company in an arbitration regarding complex shareholder fraud

  • A UAE investor group as to sanctions imposed by telecommunications regulators in Iraq and South Sudan

  • An African Ministry of Defence in an arbitration relating to the performance of a contract for military supplies

  • An international financial institution in a regulatory action brought by the Dubai Financial Services Authority

  • A multinational corporation in a regulatory action brought by the UK Serious Fraud Office

Credentials

  • BPP University Law School, LPC, 2012
  • University of Warwick, LLB (Hons), 2011

Emily trained in the London and Dubai offices of a Magic Circle law firm. Prior to joining Vinson and Elkins, she practiced with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Dubai.

  • Member: law society of England and Wales
  • England and Wales
  • Dubai International Finance Centre (Part 1 registered practitioner)