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Christine Khoury, Principal Associate

Christine Khoury

Principal Associate

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Corporate

Practice notes

Christine is a principal associate based in the Dubai office and is a member of our commercial team. She specializes in TMT and IP matters and has vast experience in corporate and commercial matters. Christine advises on a range of local and international commercial matters and projects including media, digital media,(i.e. over the top platform), telecom regulations (i.e. open source software), and data protection. Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Christine worked on numerous high profile and high value transactions for well-known international and local clients and has acted as local UAE advisor for major companies on several M&A deals.

Christine’s recent experience includes:

  • Advising a Saudi media commission on digital media issues in particular on over the top platform regulatory aspect and its applicability in several jurisdictions (i.e. UK, EU, Australia and US);
  • Advising a UAE Authority on social media platforms regulations in particular, the applicable laws and regulations in the UK and Australia following Christchurch shootings and calls;
  • Advising one of the leader telecommunication groups in the region on “open source software” and “application programming interfaces” from a legal perspective;
  • Acting for a major telecommunication group in the UAE on a highly strategic digital transformation transaction;
  • Presenting a training for a major telecommunication group in the UAE on “internet of things” under UAE regulations;
  • Advising one of the leader telecommunication groups in the region on “open source software” and “application programming interfaces” from a legal perspective.

Christine holds an LLM from the University of London and LLB from the Lebanese University, Faculty of Law in Lebanon. Christine completed the Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme with Oxford University.

Christine is noted by legal 500 as a TMT lawyer.

Christine is fluent in Arabic, French and English.