Julia is a qualified solicitor of England & Wales and has experience in a broad range of corporate work including M&A, joint ventures and restructuring corporate groups. Julia has acted for a broad range of clients, including investors and investee companies, sellers and targets based in a broad range of industries including in the education and healthcare sector, and has experience with the challenges facing international clients.
In addition to transactional matters, Julia also has experience in corporate advisory work, and has advised a broad range of clients in all aspects of corporate governance.
Julia is a native German speaker, is fluent in English and well versed in French.
Advising and assisting on all aspects of the pre-IPO restructuring of the UAE headquartered global schools operator across the MENA region, comprising of approximately 25 companies (including schools and ancillary businesses over various sectors).
Advising and assisting an international healthcare chain in relation to the acquisition of a Dubai based medical facility.
Advising and assisting an international group of laboratories headquartered in Luxembourg in the acquisition of a clinical laboratory in Dubai.
Advising and assisting a multinational engineering group on its regional restructuring which included advice on corporate structuring options and the implementation of that structure.
Carrying out and providing advice to a leading strategy consultancy firm on UAE Competition Law.
Advising and assisting on the establishment of a branch in Abu Dhabi of a leading US architectural partnership.
Advising a UAE headquartered global retailer on the sale of a 20% stake in the group.