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Amjad Khan

Senior Counsel
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Afridi & Angell

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Local Time: Monday 01:17

Practice Expertise

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Private Equity & Acquisitions

Areas of Practice

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Private Equity & Acquisitions

Profile

Mr Khan is a co-founder and the managing partner of Afridi & Angell. He heads the firm's banking and financial services practice and advises on both conventional and Shari'a compliant transactions. He represents the firm’s international and local clients including banks and leading multinationals in banking, financial, and corporate transactions in Dubai and abroad. He also represents clients in relation to investments in the GCC, US, UK, and India.

Mr Khan acts for several banks and borrowers in major restructurings of debt. He has also been involved in launching various banking related products and services in the UAE including the Direct Debit System introduced by the UAE Central Bank in the fourth quarter of 2013.

He has also been involved in several project finance transactions and in the setting up of industrial projects in the UAE.

Mr Khan has considerable experience advising private equity firms in relation to cross border acquisitions. He has advised clients on private placements, management buy-outs and sale of business, and has advised clients extensively on cross border and GCC-wide acquisitions and divestitures.

Bar Admissions
New York State Bar Association
Punjab Bar Council

Education
LL.M. Boalt Hall School of Law at University of California, Berkeley 1982,
LL.B. Punjab University Law College, Lahore, Pakistan 1979.

Areas of Practice

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Private Equity & Acquisitions

Professional Career



Professional Associations
  • International Bar Association
Seminars
• Panelist, Dubai Forward Grand Talk, Dubai Forward - 3rd annual conference on Dubai as a Financial and Private Banking Centre, Dubai, 16 February 2016
• Panelist, Dubai's Legal System & Its Evolution, Dubai Forward - 3rd annual conference on Dubai as a Financial and Private Banking Centre, Dubai, 17 February 2016
• Speaker (and Conference Chair), UAE Banking Procedures for Onshore, Offshore and Free Zone Companies, Offshore Companies & Regulatory Changes in the UAE, Dubai, 19 January 2016
• Speaker, Inheritance, wills and how to hold assets in the UAE, Pakistan Professionals Wing, Dubai, 6 November 2015
• Moderator, Regional Bank Lending, Syndicated Lending Middle East – Financing & Re-financing in a New Era, Dubai, 28-29 January 2014
• Panelist, Are Sukuk the Next Eurobond? Outlook for the Sukuk Market for 2014 – Opportunities, Risks and Challenges, Global Islamic Economy Summit, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, 25-26 November 2013

Articles

Additional Articles• Co-author of the UAE chapter of The Banking Regulation Review, 7th edition 2016, Law Business Research
• Co-author of the UAE chapter of The Banking Regulation Review, 6th edition 2015, Law Business Research
• Co-author of the UAE chapter of Banking and Finance, 2016, Chambers Global Practice Guides
• Co-author of the UAE chapter of Shareholders’ Rights in Private and Public Companies, 2nd edition 2015, PLC Global Guide
• Co-author of the UAE chapter of The Private Wealth & Private Client Review , 4th edition 2015, Law Business Research
• Co-author of Protecting Wealth: A Jurisdictional guide (China Edition), 2015, Global City Media
• Co-author of Company Directors 2012 (UAE chapter)
• Private Equity 2011, PLC Cross-border Handbook

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