United Arab Emirates: Banking and finance
Within Banking and finance, Afridi & Angell is a third tier firm,
Afridi & Angell has a long track record in banking and finance, and fields eminent lawyers including financing expert Amjad Ali Khan and regulatory specialist Stuart Walker. Ali Khan acted for key client National Bank of Fujairah as lead arranger of an AED225m term loan facility for Fujairah City Centre Investment LLC.
United Arab Emirates: Corporate and M&A
Within Corporate and M&A, tier 4
Afridi & Angell provides ‘consistently high service’ and ‘a creative and solution-oriented’ approach, and caters to a mix of local and international clients. Practice head Charles Laubach ‘has been exposed to virtually all legal issues in the region’, and as such has developed a strong reputation for ‘always knowing the answer and delivering advice that is consistently on point, practical and commercially oriented’. In 2012, the team advised Akers Solutions on its $460m acquisition of NPS, an oil and gas services group.
United Arab Emirates: Dispute resolution
Within Dispute resolution, Afridi & Angell is a second tier firm,
Afridi & Angell’s well-respected contentious practice is particularly active in DIAC arbitrations with a construction component. It also handles DIFC court cases, where it can utilise its valuable local law knowledge. Shahram Safi is recommended.
United Arab Emirates: Projects and energy
Within Projects and energy, Afridi & Angell is a third tier firm,
Under the leadership of the venerable Masood Afridi, Afridi & Angell is a key player in the power sector in the UAE, as well as further afield. Highlights included representing Hawa Investments Limited in the development and implementation of a 50MW wind farm in Pakistan.
United Arab Emirates: Real estate
United Arab Emirates: Shipping
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