Afridi & Angell Announces Partner Promotion in Dubai 26 January 2015

Monday, 26 January 2015 - Afridi & Angell is pleased to announce that James Bowden has been promoted to Partner. Based in the Dubai office, James advises on a broad range of corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions, compliance and regulatory, technology outsourcing and employment matters. James leads the firm’s technology and privacy practice.

In addition to Afridi & Angell in the UAE, James practiced in Canada, in the Toronto office of a large global law firm. He gained in-depth technology outsourcing experience while working as in-house counsel with one of Canada's leading technology outsourcing companies.

“James is particularly well regarded by our clients for bringing a practical and business-oriented approach to the work, and for being an effective and diplomatic negotiator”, commented Amjad Ali Khan, the firm’s managing partner. “James has earned a loyal client base and will play a key role in providing the best possible service to our clients. He is a welcome addition to the partnership.”

James obtained a Bachelor of Law from Queen’s University in Canada and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Siam University in Thailand. James was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005.

For further information please contact:
Samera Marei
Director, Business Development & Marketing
Tel: +971 4 330 3900; Mob: +971 56 179 5291

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Founded in 1975, Afridi & Angell is one of the most established firms in the United Arab Emirates. The firm provides comprehensive legal advice and innovative business solutions in banking and finance; corporate and commercial Law; dispute resolution; projects; construction and real estate; employment; energy; project finance; transport; as well as doing business in the UAE and in the DIFC. The firm’s clients range in size and sophistication from start-ups to some of the region’s largest public and private companies, governments and quasi-government institutions. Afridi & Angell is the exclusive UAE member of a number of the world’s top legal networks and associations, most notably Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms.