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Afridi & Angell

JUMEIRAH EMIRATES TOWERS, OFFICE TOWER, LEVEL 35, SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD, PO BOX 9371, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 4 330 3900
Email:
Web:
www.afridi-angell.com
Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah

Charles Laubach

Tel:
Work +971 4 330 3900
Email:
Afridi & Angell

Work Department

Infrastructure and Project Finance, Corporate and Commercial, Construction, Military Procurements and Offset Projects, Employment, International Trade Controls

Position

Mr Laubach advises on general corporate matters, contracts and government procurements, project finance, employment, and international trade controls. He has been involved in numerous high monetary value financing and re-financing transactions. In addition, he provides specialised expertise regarding US, UN and other sanctions, boycotts and controls affecting exports to, investments in and transactions with certain designated countries and with regard to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other bribery prohibitions. Mr Laubach is well versed in all aspects of UAE and DIFC employment matters and assists clients in preparing employment documentation, and advises on compensation schemes, incentive schemes, confidentiality and non-compete clauses, and workforce reduction programmes. He assists with the employment aspects of mergers, acquisitions and other corporate restructurings, and handles contentious matters.

Career

Mr Laubach joined the firm in 1986 and became partner in 1991.

Languages

English, Arabic, French, Urdu.

Member

Pennsylvania Bar, District of Columbia Bar.

Education

M.A., Islamic Studies, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1985 J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, U.S.A., 1984 M.A., University of Londonl School of African and Oriental Studies, United Kingdom, 1981 B.A., Dartmouth College, U.S.A., 1979.


United Arab Emirates

Employment

Within: Employment

Afridi & Angell¬†earns praise for its ‚Äėimpressive response times‚Äô and ‚Äėaccurate advice‚Äô. The team is particularly prized for its record in contentious work, with recent cases involving harassment, confidential information and unfair dismissal. It also handles transactional and advisory issues. Group head Charles Laubach¬†and regulatory expert Stuart Walker¬†are recommended.

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