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Afridi & Angell is a leading, full-service business law firm in the United Arab Emirates (the 'UAE'). The firm, which was one of the first in the UAE market, founded in 1975 and celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2020.

Over its 45-year history, Afridi & Angell brought an innovative approach to the legal industry by delivering services grounded in a passion for law, entrepreneurial vision, legal ingenuity and a culture of excellence. The firm quickly developed a reputation for dynamic client service, business acumen and legal expertise.

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Afridi & Angell is a leading, full-service business law firm in the United Arab Emirates (the 'UAE'). The firm, one of the longest established in the UAE, was founded in 1975 and celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2020.

Knowledge

Unforeseen Emergency (Lexis Nexis)

This article, published by Lexis Nexis, discusses the impact of extreme weather conditions on contracting parties and where the burden will fall under UAE law.   Read the full edition here.

Commercial Real Estate in the United Arab Emirates: Overview

The Q&A gives a high-level overview of real estate investment structures; restrictions on foreign ownership; title; tenure; sale of real estate; real estate tax; real estate finance; leases; and planning law in the United Arab Emirates.   This Q&A is part of the global guide to corporate real estate law.

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Corporate Tax Registration Deadline: Have you registered?

With the first UAE corporate tax registration deadline looming (31 May 2024), companies and other businesses need to ensure that they have checked their deadline to register as a taxable person.   The registration process under the Federal Law No. (47) 2022 (CT Law) is still new to the UAE and 2024 marks the first…

Weathering the April Storms

This article, published by the Oath, discusses the impact of the extreme weather conditions on parties in a contract and considers where the burden will fall under UAE law.

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The Unprecedented Rains and Floods in the UAE – Who is responsible for all of the damage?

Over a period of less than 24 hours on the 16th of April, the United Arab Emirates experienced its heaviest rainfall since records began 75 years ago, with sources recording a years’ worth of rain falling in one day. The record-breaking rains created destructive flooding and chaos. Properties in the UAE were under attack by…

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Weathering the April Storms: Where will the burden fall under UAE law?

When TS Eliot wrote in 1922 that “April is the cruellest month” he likely never envisaged extreme weather of the proportions experienced in the UAE on the 16th of April 2024.  What, then, of the parties to a contract?  Ought they to have foreseen this and catered for it in the terms of their agreement?…

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