Having been based in Qatar for more than 12 years, Emma incorporates her extensive knowledge of the local law when advising both local and international clients. Emma advises on a wide range of employment and immigration matters both in and outside the Qatar Financial Centre.

Emma joined Clyde & Co in October 2007, having previously worked for another international law firm for six years, both in London and Qatar. Prior to that Emma worked for Price Waterhouse for eight years in both audit and corporate recovery.  Emma is admitted to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales.

In addition to developing the employment practice which was awarded Qatar Employment Practice 2016 and 2017 at the Qatar Business Law Forum Awards, Emma was mentioned in Chambers as follows:

Sources say that Emma Higham is a very experienced lawyer, she possesses noted experience on employment-related matters. – Chambers & Partners - 2018