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Sarit Thomas

Professional Support Lawyer

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Sarit Thomas

Sarit Thomas

Professional Support Lawyer

People

Sarit Thomas

Sarit Thomas

Professional Support Lawyer

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Sarit joined Clyde & Co in Dubai in August 2015.  Her role involves the creation of precedent documentation and other resources for employment and real estate transactions in the UAE and wider GCC region, drafting and delivering training courses for our lawyers and clients and drafting and editing client publications and various legal updates, as well as managing the employment and real estate know-how database.

Prior to joining Clyde & Co, Sarit was a senior associate in the real estate team of the Dubai office of a UK law firm, where she worked on a wide range of non-contentious and contentious real estate matters. Sarit has experience of working in- house and in private practice.

Experience

Employment:

  • Prepared a bank of employment precedents for a client facing e-platform.
  • Author/contributor to a number of client facing Golf Corporation Council employment guides, including; Employment Law Alliance employment handbooks for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, L&E Global employment monthly jurisdiction updates and global guides for the UAE, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, Lexis Nexis Middle East employment publications, Kluwer International Labour and Employment Compliance handbook for the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Thomson Reuters Employee monitoring and Pre-employment Screening publications for the UAE.
  • Author/contributor to a number of client facing employment articles.
  • Designed and delivered a number of client facing employment training courses.
  • Design and deliver training on UAE Employment law for the Dubai Legal Affairs Department as part of the Dubai Continuing Legal professional Development programme.

Real Estate:

  • Author/contributor to a number of client facing real estate articles.
  • Prepared commentary on DIFC Real Property Law in collaboration with the DIFC and Lexis Nexis.
  • Prepared commentary on DIFC Leasing Law in collaboration with the DIFC and Lexis Nexis.
  • Designed and delivered a number of client facing real estate training courses.
  • Design and deliver training on DIFC Real Property Law for the DIFC as part of the Dubai Continuing Legal professional Development programme.
  • Assisted on a number of non-contentious real estate transactions in a consultancy capacity.

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Expertise

Sarit is a Professional Support Lawyer within the Clyde & Co LLP knowledge management team based in the firm's Dubai office, supporting the real estate and employment departments. Sarit is admitted to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales and has been based in the Middle East region since 2008. Sarit has worked in knowledge management since 2015.

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