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        Thenji Moyo (Macanda)

        Legal Director // Co-Head of Employment

        Thenji Moyo (Macanda) is a UK trained and qualified specialist Employment Legal Director advising on all UAE and DIFC employment law. Thenji is ranked in Chambers and Partners and as "Associate to Watch"

        Thenji has extensive experience working in employment law advising blue chip, multinational, regional, local and private clients from all industry sectors. She advises on complex employment issues, which include global mobility of employees, cross-jurisdictional matters including temporary assignment, secondment, cross border engagement. 

        She has particular expertise in advising on all HR issues including recruitment, termination, employment disputes, corporate reorganisation, mergers and acquisitions, terms and conditions, company policies and procedures. 

        Thenji works closely with the employment local litigation counsel to file employment claims at the Dubai Courts via the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation and she is a legal practitioner registered with the DIFC Courts.

        She is a visiting employment law lecturer at the University of Middlesex (Dubai) and an active volunteer lawyer with the pro-bono scheme at the Dubai International Finance Centre Courts and DMCC Free Zone Mediation Centre. She also provides specialist employment law updates and HR Seminars from time to time.

        • Law Society
        • Thenji Moyo (Macanda) is ranked as an "Associate to watch" in Chambers and Partners and is well regarded in the market as a "very well-experienced employment specialist." Peers say: "She has a nice style and is very commercial in her approach; we'd be happy to refer clients to her." Other sources regard her as "very diligent, articulate and extremely good.

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