Elizabeth Williams Managing Director

Legal Director, Head of Legal, General Counsel, Senior Legal Counsel.

Elizabeth is the Managing Director of EWS based in Dubai.

Elizabeth, a qualified solicitor (England and Wales, 1994) established EWS following 10 years of legal search experience in London and five in the UAE. Having lived and worked in the UK, the US, Hong Kong and since 2003, the UAE, she brings a global, regional and local perspective to her work.

Elizabeth is widely recognised as one of the Middle East’s leading legal recruiters and as having an outstanding regional network. She is often commended for her strong sense of integrity, honesty, great sense of humour and gritty determination to bring each search to a successful conclusion.

Elizabeth likes to work in partnership with her clients. She is absolutely focused on delivery and has been repeatedly praised by clients for her consultative approach. 

Elizabeth graduated in Law and French from Sussex University and attended The College of Law, York. She qualified with Richards Butler (now Reed Smith) in 1994.

Contact Elizabeth

UK +44 (0)7759 432560

UAE + 971 55 211 1189


Elizabeth’s reputation for diligent and thoughtful placements is well founded. Her scrupulous attention to detail and personal integrity is rare and refreshing