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Afridi & Angell Announces New Partners
Afridi & Angell, January 2019
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...

Afridi & Angell Receives Honourable Mentions at The Oath Middle East Legal Awards 2018
Afridi & Angell, December 2018
United Arab Emirates

DUBAI – Sunday 16 December 2018 – At The Oath Middle East Legal Awards on Wednesday 5 December 2018, Afridi & Angell received multiple honourable mentions including Regional Law Firm of the Year, Banking & Finance Team of the Year, and Employment Team of the Year...

Significant Precedents from the DIFC Courts
Afridi & Angell, November 2018
United Arab Emirates

DUBAI – Monday 5 November 2018 – On 31 October 2018 Afridi & Angell obtained three favorable orders in CFI-015-2018 ((1) ED&F Man Capital Markets MENA Limited (2) ED&F Man Capital Markets Limited v (1) Sayyed Hussain (2) RJ O’Brien MENA Capital Limited (3) Stephen Ghallami) after successfully defending an anti-suit injunction, an application to exclude evidence and obtaining a document production

Afridi & Angell Advises on AED600 Million Sale of 51% of Al Kabeer Group
Afridi & Angell, May 2018
United Arab Emirates

DUBAI - Sunday, 6 May 2018 - Afridi & Angell recently advised Al Kabeer Group, one of the leading frozen food players in the GCC with operations across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Sultanate of Oman and Kingdom of Bahrain, on the AED600 million sale of 51% of its shares to Savola Group, a Saudi publicly listed joint stock company. Savola Group was represented by Linklaters...

Afridi & Angell Advises on Two Key Convertible Sukuk Issuances
Afridi & Angell, January 2018
United Arab Emirates

Afridi & Angell recently advised Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB) and Sharjah Cement and Industrial Development Co. PJSC (SCID) in connection with convertible Sukuk, both of which were issued to the Sharjah Social Security Fund (the Fund)...

Afridi & Angell Announces New Managing Partner
Afridi & Angell, December 2016
United Arab Emirates

Afridi & Angell is pleased to announce that Bashir Ahmed has been elected Managing Partner effective 1 November 2016. Bashir succeeds Amjad Ali Khan who has overseen the firm’s growth for over a decade. Amjad will continue to be associated with the firm as Senior Consultant. A veteran in the UAE legal market, Bashir is the fourth managing partner of the firm in its over 40 years’ history...

Afridi & Angell Recognised as Regional Law Firm of the Year By The Oath Middle East Legal Awards 2016
Afridi & Angell, November 2016
United Arab Emirates

Afridi & Angell is delighted to announce that the firm was awarded Regional Law Firm of the Year award at The Oath Middle East Awards 2016 on Tuesday 22 November in Dubai. The award category honours law firms with less than ten partners and recognises excellence in service delivery, strength in legal strategy and vision, and commitment to providing the highest standard of legal services...

Afridi & Angell Celebrates 40 Years in the United Arab Emirates
Afridi & Angell, February 2015
United Arab Emirates

Founded in the United Arab Emirates in 1975, Afridi & Angell is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. A full service law firm, Afridi & Angell has always delivered services grounded in a passion for law, entrepreneurial vision, legal ingenuity and a culture of excellence...

Afridi & Angell Advises Damac Real Estate Development Limited on the Largest IPO Since the Emirate's Real Estate Crash
Afridi & Angell, January 2014
United Arab Emirates

Afridi & Angell advised Damac Real Estate Development Limited (‘Damac’) on all aspects of the principal due diligence related to its flotation on the London Stock Exchange. The firm was responsible for structuring the issuance, particularly within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), and managed all legal reports from GCC counsel...

Afridi & Angell Advises Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Regarding Establishment of a New Unit to Lead Regulatory Practices
Afridi & Angell, January 2014
United Arab Emirates

Advised Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) regarding the establishment of a company, Etihad Energy Services (EES), to carry out a pilot project aimed at retrofitting seven of its buildings. The objective of retrofitting is to achieve energy efficiencies. The project is due to commence early next year...

Afridi & Angell Advise Dubai Aluminium in a Merger Deal
Afridi & Angell, July 2013
United Arab Emirates

Mr. Bashir Ahmed, a partner of Afridi & Angell, led the team which advised Dubai Aluminum (Dubal) with respect to its recently announced merger with Abu Dhabi based Emirates Aluminum (Emal) to form Emirates Global Aluminium, the 5th largest global aluminium company...

Afridi & Angell was Honorured with an Award from DIFC Courts Pro Bono Prgramme
Afridi & Angell, November 2012
United Arab Emirates

At the Dubai International Financial Centre (‘DIFC’) Courts' Pro Bono Gala on Thursday, 11 October, Khadija S Ali, a barrister at Afridi & Angell, was honoured with an award in recognition of her dedication and commitment to the DIFC Courts' Pro Bono Programme. On the night, there were four awards up for grabs but Ms Ali’s award was the only award for individual contribution...

Afridi & Angell Won in a M&A Category of the IFLR Middle East Awards
Afridi & Angell, November 2012
United Arab Emirates

Afridi & Angell won in the M&A category of the IFLR Middle East Awards 2012 for its work on the Mannai Acquisition of Damas International matter. The team was led by Bashir Ahmed, and included Amjad Ali Khan and Haroon Baryalay. Allen & Overy, Ashurst, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith, Maples and Calder, and Simmons & Simmons were also involved in this matter...

 

 


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