Afridi & Angell Announces New Partners

January, 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

DUBAI – Monday 14 January 2019 – Afridi & Angell is pleased to announce that Chatura Randeniya and Danielle Lobo have been admitted to the partnership, effective 1 November 2018.

Chatura’s practice focuses on dispute resolution. He advises and represents clients in high value arbitrations, the DIFC Court, and works with local advocates on matters before the UAE courts. Chatura obtained an LLB from the University of Colombo, an LLM from Harvard Law School, and qualified as Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka.

Danielle’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law. She has considerable experience in a wide range of corporate matters including cross border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, restructurings and reorganisations. She holds an LLB (Hons) with options in French Law from the University of Aberdeen and is qualified as a solicitor in Scotland.

Commenting on the promotions, Afridi & Angell’s managing partner, Bashir Ahmed, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Chatura and Danielle to our partnership. They both have demonstrated a dynamic spirit and have made significant contributions to the firm/'s growth and development. I look forward to working with them in the next stage of their careers to take the firm forward.”

--- END ---

For further information please contact:
Ms Samera Marei
Director, Business Development & Marketing
Tel: +971 56 179 5291
[email protected]

Note to editors:
Afridi & Angell Founded in 1975, Afridi & Angell is a full-service UAE law firm in its fifth decade at the forefront of the legal community. From the beginning, our hallmarks have been a commitment to quality, unsurpassed knowledge of the law and the legal environment, and crafting of innovative business solutions. Licensed in the three largest Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah as well as the Dubai International Financial Centre, our practice areas include banking and finance; corporate and commercial law; arbitration and litigation; construction; real estate; infrastructure projects; energy; project finance; maritime (wet and dry); and employment. The firm advises local, regional and global clients ranging in size and sophistication from start-ups, sole proprietorships, family-owned businesses, entrepreneurs and investors to some of the world’s largest public and private companies, governments and quasi-government institutions. Afridi & Angell is the exclusive member firm in the UAE of top legal networks and associations, most notably Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms, and World Services Group.