Emily Dorotheou, Associate, Dispute Resolution

Emily Dorotheou


Personal Profile

Emily is an Associate in the Commercial team, having joined the firm in May 2017. She advises clients across a number of sectors, with a particular focus on the technology, retail and media industries. Her experience includes advising on procurement, logistics, technology and consumer facing agreements. She has worked on a wide range of IT agreements, including software licensing and development agreements, and assisted on multiple IT-based corporate transactions. Emily's clients range from SMEs to well-known brands within the technology and retail industries, and she represents both suppliers and customers on major commercial and technology arrangements.

Having completed the 'Essential Guide to the Fashion Business' course at the London College of Fashion, Emily has a keen interest in sustainability within the retail sector. She has undertaken a course in 'Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World', run by the London College of Fashion and Kering Group, written numerous articles on the issue and been interviewed by LexisNexis on the subject. Emily also contributes to the Lawfully Chic blog.

Emily completed secondments at a global e-commerce and technology company and an airline whilst at her previous firm.


  • Drafting distribution and manufacturing agreements for multiple retail clients.
  • Assisting with multiple corporate transactions in the retail and technology sectors.
  • Undertaking a one-day-per-week remote secondment for a pharmaceutical company to draft a suite of procurement templates.
  • Investigating the chain of title for a business critical piece of software and drafting the accompanying software licence for a gambling client.
  • Drafting software licence and development agreements for two technology providers, including providing strategic commercial advice during negotiations.
  • Undertaking GDPR audits for technology and art clients and providing general GDPR advice.

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Olswang LLP
Trainee, Olswang LLP

Articles and Publications

  • "Risk-free" bet claims land operators in hot water, World Online Gambling Law Report, 2016
  • Reap the benefits and avoid the legal uncertainty: who owns the creations of Artificial Intelligence?,  Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, 2015


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