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LEVEL 14, BURJ DAMAN, DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE, PO BOX 507110, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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Melissa Murray

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Bird & Bird LLP

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Commercial

Position

Melissa is the partner who heads the Commercial practice in our Middle East office. She has a wealth of commercial expertise in the Middle East across a variety of sectors. She provides advice to international businesses on commercial, corporate and general litigation matters relating to their operations in the UAE and the wider Middle East region. Her experience includes advising on: hospitality; IT; IP; franchising; media; data protection; privacy; consumer protection; food; sports; healthcare; and regulatory matters.

Member

Melissa is a member of Chartered Secretaries Australia (Australian Division of ICSA), is the Middle East representative for the Leisure Industries section of the IBA Legal Practice Division and is a member of a number of UAE and Australian business associations.

Education

Melissa is admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland and holds an LLB from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance.


United Arab Emirates

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Bird & Bird acts for a diverse stable of multinational clients — particularly on the trade mark side, where it packs a punch in contentious and non-contentious matters. Practice head Melissa Murray, who represented a toy company in a cancellation action, and trade mark attorney Sau Lin Wan are recommended.

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