Louise Roux de Buisson 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, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Singapore offices and supervises a staff of approximately 30 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, Mrs. Roux de Buisson spent 10 years with Sidley Austin LLP completing her tenure with the firm as Accounts Manager, 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, Mrs. Roux de Buisson 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.