Aqsa Khan-Sadiq

Aqsa Khan-Sadiq

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla

Biography

Aqsa Khan-Sadiq is a senior associate in the Dubai office of Baker McKenzie. Aqsa advises on employment law matters for clients based in the UAE and all free zones, including DIFC. Before joining the Firm, Aqsa spent three years as an Employment Law specialist at an international law firm, based in Dubai. Aqsa was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 2013 and has been practising in the UAE for over six years.

Practice Focus

Aqsa advises clients on a full range of contentious and non-contentious and employment law issues, including various contract drafting, providing strategic advice on disciplinary matters, termination and non-competition. She has worked with multinational companies in bringing their procedures, contracts and company policies in line with the UAE Labour Law and the DIFC Employment Law. She has assisted with the transfer of employees and due diligence during M&A transactions. Aqsa has worked with both regional and international clients across a variety of industry areas, including technology, healthcare, real estate, finance and construction.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales - Member

Admissions

  • England & Wales (Solicitor)~United Kingdom (2013)
  • Dubai - Registered Legal Consultant

Education

  • BPP Law School, London (2008)
  • Queen Mary, University of London (Bachelor of Laws - LLB) (2007)

Languages

  • English
  • Urdu