Full Name
Vanessa Abernethy
Job Title
General counsel
Emirates International Investment Company
Speaker Bio
Vanessa Abernethy is General Counsel at Emirates International Investment Company. Her 21 years of legal experience includes many years as a corporate lawyer in private practice, with the past 13 years being based in the UAE. Prior to her move “in-house” Vanessa held Partnership positions with two international law firms for a number of years, in their Dubai based offices.
Vanessa’s experience includes corporate transactional work, advising on M&A and capital markets transactions. She has advised financial institutions and regulators on a wide range of corporate and financial services regulation over the years. Vanessa’s previous in-house roles have included 2 ½ years working for the New Zealand Stock Exchange.
Vanessa Abernethy