Deirdre Walker

Head of Middle East
Norton Rose Fulbright (Middle East) LLP

Deirdre Walker

Deirdre Walker

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Biography

Deirdre Walker is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Dubai where she is Head of Middle East.

Deirdre has experience in all forms of dispute resolution including litigation, mediation and arbitration as well as general commercial dispute resolution with a particular specialism in commercial fraud and interlocutory applications. She has extensive experience of urgent applications for freezing injunctions and ancillary relief and in the recovery of assets.

Deirdre was called to the Bar in 1986 and following a period of 18 months at the Department of Trade & Industry she joined the corporate department of the London practice in 1989. In 1991 she transferred to the dispute resolution department and in 1997 she became a partner.

Deirdre is recommended in The Legal 500 for her expertise in fraud matters and in Chambers & Partners as a leading litigator; she is also an accredited CEDR Mediator.


Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
  • Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) 2004

Knowledge

The Dubai Judicial Tribunal

Publication | May 2018

2016 Litigation Trends Annual Survey

Publication | September 15, 2016