Speaker Profile

Fiona Robertson
Senior Counsel, Head of Media / Al Tamimi & Co. (UAE)

Fiona Robertson is a senior lawyer with 25 years’ experience advising on the legal aspects of the media, creative, technology, sports and entertainment industries. Ms. Robertson is also a key member of the education, sports and events management, projects, rail, and hotels and leisure sector groups. She has extensive experience across numerous media industries, advising clients that include broadcasters, producers, animators, musicians, web designers, franchises, brand agencies, sponsors, sports administrators, film funds, advertising agencies, media buyers, event organizers, financiers, studios, record companies and publishing companies, galleries, booking agencies, talent managers, TVC creators, publishers, writers, designers and artists of all kinds. Ms. Robertson has provided legal counsel for locally produced films and assisted on the local aspects of international productions like Star Trek and Star Wars. She has worked across all aspects of corporate and commercial work associated with the media and technology industries, including advising on marketing and promotional campaign matters like influencer issues, multiplatform branded long-form content and multijurisdictional giveaways. Additionally, Fiona worked hand-in-hand with the launch team for a combined online shopping/TV shopping venture, and also developed terms, policy, supplier-facing contracts, vendor contracts and associated legal materials for the e-commerce rollout of numerous key consumer brands.