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.