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Rebekah is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group in the Middle East, the leading dispute resolution team in the UAE (and ranked Band 1 by Legal 500). Rebekah has been practising law in the UAE since 2014 and is admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales.
Rebekah’s day-to-day legal expertise include advising insurers, reinsurers and their insureds in relation to complex, high value, coverage and liability disputes across a number of business lines, with a particular focus on cyber, trade credit and political risk, and professional liability claims.
Rebekah has extensive experience advising clients across the Middle East on a wide range of cyber-related matters. Such experience includes both contentious and non-contentious matters, such as insurance policy coverage and wording advice; third party claims / investigations; data protection and privacy obligations / breaches; notifications to data protection authorities, regulators and individuals and advising on the legality of paying ransom demands and the due diligence to be undertaken before any payment is made. Rebekah also regularly provides breach response project management services to companies (including instructing and coordinating IT forensics, cyber extortion negotiators and PR firms).
Rebekah has represented clients throughout all stages of the litigation process in the courts throughout the GCC, and various financial free zones, including the DIFC Court and QFC Court. She also has experience acting for clients in international arbitrations and mediations.
Financial Institutions, Directors & Officers
Insurance & Reinsurance
Political Risk & Trade Credit