Andrea Tithecott established Al Tamimi’s regional Regulatory Practice, which is ranked by Chambers & Partners, and leads the firm’s Healthcare sector group. She is also a member of the Sports and Events Management, Projects and Rail groups.
Andrea’s regulatory practice has focused on compliance, investigations, risk management, crisis management, trade and customs, public policy and advocacy, corporate governance, due diligence, and licensing/permit issues. For governments she has contributed to the development of new law and policy.
Andrea’s healthcare practice focuses on health sector facilities, healthcare regulation advice, pharmaceuticals, life sciences and biotech advisory services. Her other areas of expertise centre around health & safety, environmental law, renewable energy, utilities, transport (rail), consumer protection and import/export controls. She is a member of the UAE-UK Business Council Healthcare Working Group.
Andrea’s regulatory work was shortlisted for the Corporate Counsel Middle East awards consecutively in 2014 and 2015, and was awarded In-House Community Firm of the Year, 2016 and 2017 for ‘Compliance and Regulatory UAE’ by Asian-MENA Counsel. Legal 500 (Middle East) 2018 places her as a recommended regulatory specialist. In 2019 the team won the Middle East Legal Awards, Regulatory and Investigations Team of the Year.