Nadia has been advising hospitality asset owners, investors and international brands for over 15 years. An experienced commercial property and commercial lawyer with a particular focus in the hotels, hospitality & leisure and retail sectors, she takes a business-focused and proactive approach. Nadia has extensive expertise in advising owners and investors of hospitality assets, their landlords and international brands in the amicable resolution of operational and relationship issues.

Nadia also advises on environmental social governance (ESG) aspects in relation to the hotels, hospitality & leisure sector, including advising on ESG requirements in the built environment (‘green’ and ‘social’ provisions in leases, management and franchise agreements) and leading transformational change.

Nadia has spent over 13 years in-house, holding senior positions within Hilton Worldwide, InterContinental Hotels Group PLC and more recently Sonder Inc. where she sat on senior leadership teams, collaborating with business partners to help drive strategy throughout EMEAA whilst mitigating commercial, legal and reputational risk.

Prior to working in-house, Nadia gained nearly 10 years of private-practice experience at top-tier international firms such as Clifford Chance and Nabarro (now CMS).

Nadia also works with lenders and borrowers in banking and finance, advising on the real estate aspects (and where the asset is a hotel, also advising on the hotel operational aspects) of financing commercial property.

Nadia is based in London but frequently travels to meet with clients. She speaks fluent Arabic.