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Luke Tapp


About Luke

Luke is a Partner and advises clients based in the United Arab Emirates and Middle East region on all aspects of employment and labour law issues.

Luke primarily assists clients in relation to UAE Labour Law and DIFC Employment Law matters.  He regularly advises clients on non-contentious matters, such assisting in the transfer of employees, reviewing contracts of employment and handbooks, and advising on the placement of employees and consultants in Middle East and African jurisdictions.  Luke also assists clients with senior executive terminations and exit strategies.  Luke has managed a wide variety of free zone and onshore UAE labour litigation matters, covering all types of employment law claims.

Luke regularly presents to clients and HR professionals on a variety of employment law topics.

Chambers and Partners 2017 say: 

Luke Tapp is praised by sources as "a very experienced and capable lawyer." Other commentators add that "he's proactive and definitely someone to watch." He regularly advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters, including before the DIFC courts.