Louise Wooloughan joined the Dubai office of King & Spalding as Director of Administration in March 2007. She is responsible for the management of all administrative operations in the Dubai and branch offices in Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia and supervises a staff of approximately 10 persons. She has oversight for human resources, office services, facilities management, financial functions and budgets, paralegal support, secretarial services, marketing, recruiting, records management, and technology/information services.
Prior to joining King & Spalding, Miss Wooloughan spent 11 years as Accounts Manager with Sidley Austin being responsible for the financial administration of both the London and Brussels offices. She managed a staff of financial administrators and accountants handling a diverse portfolio of duties including property management, budgetary preparations, branch office coordination. Law Society audit requirements and day-to-day accounting and human resource management.
After leaving Sidley Austin, Miss Wooloughan spent a year with Al Tamimi Advocates and Legal Consultants in Dubai as the Financial Supervisor. During this time, she was responsible for the implementation and management of a new accounting system with automated workflow procedures together with general requirements of branch liaison, recruitment and anti-money laundering protocols.