Associates

Nazim Hashim

Senior Associate, Dubai Office

Mr Hashim has substantial experience in all aspects of civil and criminal litigation from case intake through to final disposition at trial. He handles a heavy caseload at a busy litigation practice, which includes conducting research and drafting memoranda used to support court pleadings.   Prior to joining Afridi & Angell in 2011, Mr Hashim was an associate at a law fir

Mr Hashim has substantial experience in all aspects of civil and criminal litigation from case intake through to final disposition at trial. He handles a heavy caseload at a busy litigation practice, which includes conducting research and drafting memoranda used to support court pleadings.  

Prior to joining Afridi & Angell in 2011, Mr Hashim was an associate at a law firm in Khartoum. He had rights of audience before all Sudanese courts. Mr Hashim was also a teaching assistant in the faculty of law, University of Khartoum.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Dispute Resolution

QUALIFICATIONS AND ADMISSIONS

  • Sudanese Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • LLB, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 2005

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Arabic

PUBLICATIONS

 

Kanan Kasuya

Associate, Dubai Office

Ms Kasuya joined Afridi & Angell in 2014. Her practice focuses on corporate and commercial matters, including: advising clients on the establishment, structuring and winding down of business in the UAE; and advising clients on the general corporate, commercial and other matters related to the conduct of business, financing, employment matters, real estate and regulatory compliance. Ms K

Ms Kasuya joined Afridi & Angell in 2014. Her practice focuses on corporate and commercial matters, including:

  • advising clients on the establishment, structuring and winding down of business in the UAE; and
  • advising clients on the general corporate, commercial and other matters related to the conduct of business, financing, employment matters, real estate and regulatory compliance.

Ms Kasuya interned at Afridi & Angell prior to joining the firm in 2014. Prior to that, she has interned at legal clinics of University of Montreal and McGill University in Montreal, Canada and at a reputable law firm in Cairo, Egypt.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Corporate and Commercial

QUALIFICATIONS AND ADMISSIONS

  • Quebec Bar Association
  • Law Society of England and Wales

EDUCATION

  • LLB, University of Montreal, 2012
  • BA (with distinction), McGill University, 2009

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Japanese

PUBLICATIONS

 

Saurbh Kothari

Senior Associate, Dubai Office

Mr Kothari joined the firm in 2008. He advises both local and international clients on corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions and aviation finance matters.  Mr Kothari has been involved in: advising on all aspects of the purchase or sale of businesses, including due diligence, structuring of the transaction, negotiation and documentation of the deal; preparing a broad rang

Mr Kothari joined the firm in 2008. He advises both local and international clients on corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions and aviation finance matters. 

Mr Kothari has been involved in:

  • advising on all aspects of the purchase or sale of businesses, including due diligence, structuring of the transaction, negotiation and documentation of the deal;
  • preparing a broad range of commercial agreements;
  • advising on the establishment of businesses in the UAE and thereafter assisting such businesses on a regular basis; and
  • acting as the UAE counsel for sale and refinancing of aircrafts.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Banking and Financial Services

QUALIFICATIONS AND ADMISSIONS

  • Bar Council of Rajasthan

EDUCATION

  • LLM, University of California, Berkeley, 2018
  • BBA LLB (Corporate Honors), National Law University, Jodhpur, India, 2008

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Hindi

PUBLICATIONS

 

Zaid Mahomed

Associate, Dubai Office

  Mr Mahomed joined Afridi & Angell in 2019 as an associate in the corporate commercial group. He specialises in corporate & commercial law and has vast experience with general corporate law matters, mergers and acquisitions and transactional work. Zaid has provided assistance on the sale of various types of complex transactions, on registering business entities, corporate structures

 

Mr Mahomed joined Afridi & Angell in 2019 as an associate in the corporate commercial group. He specialises in corporate & commercial law and has vast experience with general corporate law matters, mergers and acquisitions and transactional work. Zaid has provided assistance on the sale of various types of complex transactions, on registering business entities, corporate structures and restructurings, and on drafting company and transaction agreements. He has also been involved in an array of due-diligence investigations. 
Prior to joining Afridi & Angell, Mr Mahomed trained at and was an associate with a leading international firm in South Africa.

Mr Mahomed joined Afridi & Angell in 2019 as an associate in the corporate commercial group. He specialises in corporate & commercial law and has vast experience with general corporate law matters, mergers and acquisitions and transactional work. Mr Mahomed has provided assistance on the sale of various types of complex transactions, on registering business entities, corporate structures and restructurings, and on drafting company and transaction agreements. He has also been involved in an array of due-diligence investigations. 

Prior to joining Afridi & Angell, Mr Mahomed trained at and was an associate with a leading international firm in South Africa.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

QUALIFICATIONS AND ADMISSIONS

  • Law Society of the Northern Provinces (South Africa)

EDUCATION

  • LL.B., University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 2015

LANGUAGES

  • English

PUBLICATIONS

 

Mamoun Osman

Associate, Dubai Office

Mr Osman's practice focuses on court litigation and commercial law and his experience includes conducting legal research, drafting all types of memoranda, pleadings and applications to all levels of local UAE courts, as well as drafting all types of legal documents, including contracts, security deeds, and legal opinions. He has over fifteen years of experience representing clients before cour

Mr Osman's practice focuses on court litigation and commercial law and his experience includes conducting legal research, drafting all types of memoranda, pleadings and applications to all levels of local UAE courts, as well as drafting all types of legal documents, including contracts, security deeds, and legal opinions. He has over fifteen years of experience representing clients before courts of jurisdiction, arbitration panels and other tribunals in all types of disputes including, civil, criminal, corporate issues, and investment disputes.   

Prior to joining Afridi & Angell in 2017, Mr Osman was a senior associate at another law firm in Dubai, UAE. Prior to that, he worked as an advocate at one of the leading firms in Sudan, and gained a wealth of experience working as a legal advisor at a well-known conglomerate in Khartoum, Sudan.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Dispute Resolution

QUALIFICATIONS AND ADMISSIONS

  • Sudanese Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • LLM, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 2006
  • LLB, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 1994

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Arabic

PUBLICATIONS