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Emma Brown


Emma is an Associate in the Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations Group at DLA Piper and is based in Dubai. She has experience in both the UK and Middle East in commercial dispute resolution, including international arbitration and litigation.

Emma has represented clients within the energy, construction and financial industries.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Acting for a leading UAE bank in a financial dispute concerning property situated in the DIFC.
  • Acting for the MEP contractor in an DIAC arbitration in relation to unlawful termination claim in connection with an ultra-luxury resort and residences in Dubai, UAE.
  • Acting for MEP contractor in relation to unlawful termination claim and recovery of outstanding payment entitlements arising on major medical facility project in Riyadh, KSA.
  • Acting for the Employer in an LCIA arbitration concerning the recovery of liquidated damages, a call on the performance bonds and the contractor’s claims for extension of time in connection with a luxury mall in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • BPP University (London), Legal Practice Course, 2020
  • Southampton Solent University, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), 2015

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Society of Construction Law (Gulf)