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Sonia Dukes

Sonia Dukes

Head of Tax

Dubai

+971 4 429 2999

s.dukes@hadefpartners.com

Sonia is a skilled corporate tax professional and tax function specialist with experience in designing, implementing and overseeing tax function strategy.  Her specialisms include all areas of tax legal, compliance and advisory as well as supporting clients to strengthen governance, support risk management decision making and business partnering practices for large multinational companies and private practice.

Sonia has been working in the Middle East with a focus on group tax strategy for the regional operations of a global consulting firm.  Her four years of Middle East experience has been the culmination of an exciting 20+ year tax career beginning with tax related compliance and advisory for large, blue-chip companies across various industries including communications, technology, energy and mining.

She also has broad ranging in-house tax experience incorporating responsibilities which include all aspects of tax function strategy and governance, compliance, advisory, international dealings, structuring, profit repatriation, transfer pricing, IFRS, US GAAP, risk, regulatory and reporting.  This experience has been gained in Australia, the UK and the Middle East. 

Sonia holds Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Law, a (tax based) Master of Laws and is admitted as a legal practitioner to the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Australia).