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Danielle Lobo

Partner
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Afridi & Angell

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Local Time: Wednesday 15:23

Practice Expertise

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Private Equity & Acquisitions
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Areas of Practice

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Private Equity & Acquisitions
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Profile

Danielle practices corporate and commercial law and has considerable experience in a wide range of corporate matters including acquisitions and disposals, investments, joint ventures, restructurings and reorganisations.

Danielle joined Afridi & Angell in 2010. Prior to joining the firm, she trained at and was a solicitor with a global firm in Scotland.

Danielle has been ranked as "Next Generation Partner" for commercial, corporate and M&A, in Legal 500 EMEA. She has also been recognised as a "MENA Super 50 Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters' Asian Legal Business and has won the award for "Private Practitioner of the Year, India and Middle East" at the ALB Women In Law Awards 2021.

Bar Admissions
Law Society of Scotland

Education
LL.B. (Hons.) with options in French Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 2004

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Private Equity & Acquisitions

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
- "Private Practitioner of the Year, India and Middle East", ALB Women In Law Awards, 2021
- "Next Generation Partner", Legal 500 EMEA
- "MENA Super 50 Lawyer", Thomson Reuters' Asian Legal BusinessSeminars
- Speaker, New Year's Legal Update, webinar organised in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Counsel, 20 January 2021, Dubai

- Speaker, Commercial Agency Agreements, webinar organised in collaboration with the Law Office of Mohanned S. Al-Rasheed in Association with Baker Botts L.L.P. (KSA) and Hassan Radhi (Bahrain) for the CPG Group of the Association of Corporate Counsel, 28 June 2020

- Panelist, Virtual chat with Afridi & Angell: answers to COVID-19 related questions on employment, risk management & disputes among others, webinar organised in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Counsel, 23 April 2020, Dubai

- Speaker, Key M&A Trends and Challenges in the United Arab Emirates, In-House Congress 2019, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, 20 November 2019

- Speaker, Overview of the UAE and DIFC Companies Law, workshop organised by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Dubai, 16 April 2019

- Panelist, Women in Law: Women in In-House: a discussion regarding mentorship and meaningful careers, In-House Congress 2018, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, 21 November 2018

Articles

Additional Articles- Co-author of The Inward Investment and International Taxation Review (UAE chapter), 12th edition 2022, The Law Reviews

- Co-author of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review (UAE chapter), 15th edition 2021, The Law Reviews

- Co-author of Private Equity in the United Arab Emirates: Market and Regulatory Overview, Practical Law Global Guide (Thomson Reuters), August 2021

- UAE FDI: Latest Developments, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 15 July 2021

- UBO registration: it's time to comply or risk being penalised, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 13 July 2021

- UAE FDI: the doors are open to foreign investors but what are the practical considerations? Afridi & Angell inBrief, 4 July 2021

- Reinforcing business transparency, The Oath, November 2020

- UAE Introduces Filing Requirements Relating to Beneficial Ownership - Deadline of 27 October 2020, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 21 October 2020

- Co-author of Shareholders' rights in private and public companies in the United Arab Emirates: overview, Practical Law Global Guide (Thomson Reuters), 2020

- 'Retire in Dubai' programme announced in Dubai, Afridi & Angell Legal Alert, 20 September 2020

- Recent Amendments to the Commercial Agency Law, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 1 September 2020

- DIFC – Innovation License, Afridi & Angell Legal Alert, 27 August 2020

- The ADGM Companies Regulations 2020, Afridi & Angell Legal Alert, 17 May 2020

- DMCC: Expanding the Scope of a Service License, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 4 May 2020

- Foreign Direct Investment in the UAE: The approval of the positive list, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 15 April 2020

- DMCC Company Regulations 2020: Keeping up with international best practices, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 18 March 2020

- Co-author of Private Equity in the United Arab Emirates: Market and Regulatory Overview, Practical Law Global Guide (Thomson Reuters), 2019

- Keeping up with the Trend: The New Dubai International Financial Centre Insolvency Law, International Corporate Rescue, Volume 16, Issue 6, 2019

- Co-author of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review (UAE chapter), 13th edition 2019, The Law Reviews

- UAE Law Considerations on Asset Deals, Legal Era Magazine, August 2019

- Keeping up with the Trend: The New DIFC Insolvency Law, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 26 June 2019

- Directors' Duties in DIFC, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 25 April 2019

- Merger Clearance Matters, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 14 February 2019

- New Long Term Residency Visas, Afridi & Angell inBrief, 11 February 2019

- ADGM Announces Tech Start-Up Licensing Regime, Afridi & Angell Legal Alert, 14 October 18

- UAE - A developing destination for international business, The Lawyer, 5 September 2016

- Co-author of the UAE chapter of Corporate Governance, 2015, International Comparative Legal Guide

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