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Baker McKenzie

TMT

1 ranked lawyersBand 4United Arab EmiratesGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-resourced team praised for its experience handling significant IT projects across the region. Assists with digitalisation mandates as well as product launches and service rollouts. Further noted for advising a broad client base from the technology sector in relation to regulatory issues, including data protection, outsourcing and virtual payments.

Strengths

A client applauded that "they have managed to maintain the meticulous attention to detail and close analysis of the law I would expect from a top-tier firm, with the pragmatic approach that my business demands. For want of a better term, they are the most user-friendly firm I have dealt with."

A further source characterised the team as being "very smart and fast-thinking, with an impressive service commitment."

Notable practitioners

"Hands-on expert" Kellie Blyth often advises financial institutions as well as government entities on regulatory issues in the technology space. She is particularly well regarded for her e-payment expertise. She receives further praise for assisting technology and telecommunications companies with licensing and contractual agreements. Her clients appreciate that “she has a pragmatic and innovative approach to her practice which is rare in the market.”

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United Arab Emirates

TMT


Kellie Blyth
Band 3