Emma Higham

Emma Higham
Legal Director,
Clyde & Co International Law Firm

Emma is an employment lawyer with over 14 years' experience. Having been based in Qatar for more than 12 years, Emma incorporates her extensive knowledge of the local law when advising both local and international clients. Emma advises on a wide range of employment and immigration matters both in and outside the Qatar Financial Centre. Emma is also a part of Clyde & Co's Workplace Health and Safety group and regularly advises clients on the legal and practical aspects of workplace health and safety incidents.

Emma joined Clyde & Co in October 2007, having previously worked for another international law firm for six years, both in London and Qatar. Prior to that Emma worked for Price Waterhouse for eight years in both audit and corporate recovery.

Emma is admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales.
In addition to developing the employment practice which was awarded Qatar Employment Practice 2016 at the Qatar Business Law Forum Awards, Emma was mentioned in Chambers as follows: Clients highlight Emma Higham for her responsiveness and practical skills, while peers single her out for her employment expertise. She is described as having a "very good level of communication," and "she understands the business needs of clients versus legal issues." Chambers & Partners – 2016"