Emily Southon

Emily Southon

Legal Director, DLA Piper Dubai

Legal Director at DLA Piper Dubai, Emily Southon, has over fourteen years of commercial legal experience advising clients on a wide range of technology and finance related matters. Having spent 11 years in-house at a major international bank in London, Emily has a particular focus on the financial services sector and a passion for technology and innovation. Emily has also worked on secondment at a leading UAE bank where she assisted the technology/procurement team with respect to a broad range of digital / innovation projects for its digital bank offering, including mobile apps.

Emily's has also authored a "Middle East FinTech introductory series" with the aim to help demystify FinTech related topics, from a Middle East legal and regulatory perspective - these articles can be seen below: 



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