Emma Dickson’s practice focuses on the establishment, operation and organisation of private investment funds, with a particular emphasis on hedge funds.

Practice & Background

Mrs. Dickson joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in January 2018, having previously worked as the General Counsel at Criterion Capital Management LLC in the United States. Prior to joining Criterion in 2014, Mrs. Dickson worked as a lawyer for a large investment manager, focusing on fund launches, securities regulation issues and general corporate counsel functions and also worked as an associate in the hedge fund group of an international law firm.

Mrs. Dickson has experience in launching hedge funds, commodity pools, managed accounts, platform arrangements and other new business initiatives, in addition to implementing capital market transactions, including minority positions and venture capital investments.