23 Jan 2024

Leading UAE law firm Hadef & Partners strengthens its Commercial practice

Authored by: Hadef & Partners Press Office

Leading UAE law firm Hadef & Partners strengthens its Commercial practice.

Julie Beeton has joined leading UAE law firm Hadef & Partners as a Senior Consultant to the Commercial Team.

Julie brings over 20 years of legal experience with expertise in corporate/commercial law, data protection, education, hospitality, cross-border transactions, corporate governance and compliance.  She has broad international experience having worked in Canada, the United Kingdom and over 14 years in the United Arab Emirates, where she has worked in private practice, senior legal counsel and General Counsel positions.

Prior to joining Hadef & Partners, Julie was the head of the legal team for the Registration Authority at the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) where she led the team responsible for drafting and developing commercial legislation in the financial centre.

Julie has extensive experience in the education field and has provided strategic, business-focused advice to Boards and management teams on all general corporate/commercial matters including drafting and reviewing all commercial agreements, providing legal advice on data protection, leasing, franchising, school management agreements, corporate governance and compliance.

Victoria Woods, Hadef & Partners’ Head of Commercial, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Julie, whose extensive expertise and proven track record make her a valuable addition to the Commercial team. I am confident that her wealth of experience will further enhance our team's capabilities and contribute significantly to our continued success. We look forward to achieving new heights together and delivering unparalleled value to our clients with Julie as an integral part of our team.”

Julie added:

“I’m delighted to join Hadef & Partners and build on its outstanding client base and service offering. The firm has an excellent reputation for advising on some of the largest and most complex commercial matters in the UAE and beyond, and I am excited to work with the talented Tier 1 team of UAE and international experts.”