Thursday, 24 November 2016 - Afridi & Angell is delighted to announce that the firm was awarded Regional Law Firm of the Year award at The Oath Middle East Awards 2016 on Tuesday 22 November in Dubai. The award category honours law firms with less than ten partners and recognises excellence in service delivery, strength in legal strategy and vision, and commitment to providing the highest standard of legal services.
“We are honoured by this award which recognises the firm’s top tier talent and its preeminent position in the legal market. It is also a reflection on the firm’s commitment to workplace diversity, training and development, as well as its commitment to continued innovation,” said Bashir Ahmed, Afridi & Angell’s managing partner. “We wish to express our thanks and appreciation to you, our clients and friends, for your loyalty and support. This award was possible because of the trust reposed in us by you,” added Bashir.
The Oath is a leading legal publication in the Middle East aimed at in-house counsel, private practice lawyers, and corporates. The Oath Middle East Awards have been running for two years and honours the region’s best and most innovative in-house counsel, in-house teams and law firms. Entries and nominations are judged by an independent panel of judges consisting of in-house counsel and senior executives at public and private companies, and government institutions.
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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, including Lex Mundi and World Services Group.