Emma is an employment and immigration partner within the MEA Regional team and is based in our Doha office.
Emma has been based in Qatar for over 16 years and prior to becoming a lawyer, she was an accountant working with a Big 4 firm. During her extensive career in the region, she has seen and contributed to clients’ growth and strategic planning. Emma’s practice covers all aspects of Qatar employment and immigration law in both the State and the QFC. She has a diverse global mobility immigration practice for multinational clients assisting with all aspects of their people mobilisation schemes (and dependants).
In addition, to her Qatar practice, she also oversees the regional team’s Oman work.
Clients in this year's Legal 500, referred to "The 'absolutely outstanding' Emma Higham focuses on employment issues and 'goes above and beyond' for her clients, providing 'in-depth knowledge of the law and practice in Qatar'.”
Employment, Pensions & Immigration
Employment & Advisory
Foreign Direct Investment
Outsourcing & Procurement