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Emma Ghaffari, Principal Associate

Emma Ghaffari

Principal Associate

Languages

English and Swedish

Practice areas

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Venture Capital

Practice notes

Emma is a principal associate in the corporate practice group and is based in the Dubai office. Her practice focuses on corporate transactions and contracts, primarily in private mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate and contract law, and corporate governance.

Over the course of her career, Emma has regularly advised private equity houses and private and public companies on a variety of transactions, including dual track sales processes, share issues and dividend schemes, management incentive programmes and corporate restructurings.

Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Emma was a senior associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in London and also worked as in-house counsel for the advisory firm to a major international private equity fund.

Emma is admitted to practice as a lawyer in Sweden since 2007. Emma practiced English law in the UK as a Registered European Lawyer from 2011 and was admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales in November 2014.

Emma obtained her jur. kand. (LL.M.) from the University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden.