Afridi & Angell

Charles S Laubach

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Practice Areas

In addition to general corporate and M&A, Charles's advises on contracts and government procurements, project finance, employment (well versed in all aspects of UAE and DIFC employment matters including contentious matters), projects, military and offsets, and international trade controls.


Charles is a partner at Afridi & Angell. He has been practicing in the UAE since 1986. He is professionally fluent in Arabic.

Professional Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar and District of Columbia Bar.


UAE chapters in the following titles: Labour & Employment and Anti-Corruption Regulation (Getting the Deal Through); Chambers Global Guide to Employment; Littler Mendelson Guide to International Employment and Labor Law; Legal Aspects of Doing Business in the Middle East (Juris Publishing); and Corporate Immigration Review (The Law Reviews).


JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School 1984

MA in Islamic Studies, University of Pennsylvania 1985

MA, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies 1981

BA, Dartmouth College 1979


Total 1 contributions

Employment 2019 Second Edition Law and Practice in United Arab Emirates

Charles Laubach, Imran Asghar

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 14 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

SCA Issues Guidelines for Financial Institutions on Anti-Money Laundering

Charles S Laubach, Zahra Zaidi

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FDI - A "Positive" Development

Charles S Laubach, Adite Aloke

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New Regulations offer welcome guidance to Anti-Money Laundering Law

Charles S Laubach, Zahra Zaidi

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