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Afridi & Angell

Employment

1 ranked lawyersBand 3United Arab EmiratesGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Solid practice instructed by an impressive list of multinational organisations. Recognised for its work advising global companies on the employment repercussions of processes such as establishing, growing and downsizing their businesses within the UAE. On the employee benefits side the team has experience regarding the implementation of employee share plans. Well accustomed to representing clients in the DIFC Courts. The team is additionally notable for its significant arabophone capabilities.

Strengths

Sources describe the group as "a very dependable law firm, always ready to help."

Notable practitioners

Veteran practitioner Charles Laubach is well known in the market and deeply capable when it comes to handling UAE employment and labour matters, leveraging his strengths as a fluent Arabic speaker to assist a wide range of clients. He is commended for combining a "deep knowledge of local legal systems with strong international exposure." He is further complimented for his in-depth understanding of local court procedures.

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United Arab Emirates

Employment


Charles S Laubach
Band 3