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Afridi & Angell


Band 3United Arab EmiratesGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Dubai-based firm with a well-established presence in the market. Highly regarded for its work on shipping disputes, demonstrating particular expertise in marine and cargo claims. Also highly adept at collision and arrest work, acting on a number of important cross-border matters. The firm is additionally skilled in environmental regulatory work as it intersects with shipping. Its impressive client roster includes shipbuilding companies, P&I clubs and shipping and logistics service companies, as well as major regional banks.


A client described Afridi & Angell as “a great team, particularly for local litigation work.” The same source also appreciated that “the partners’ arguments are always useful in helping us make a good commercial decision.”

Notable practitioners

Department head Bashir Ahmed is a key contact for clients.

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