“Afridi delivers international quality advice on local law matters. The team meets deadlines and bring a commercial understanding to their work product. They are also responsive and personable in their dealings.” - Legal 500 EMEA

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Real Estate


  • Professional
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Languages
  • English
  • Academic
  • Legal Practice Course (LPC), The University of Law, 2019
  • MSc (Law and Business Finance) Thesis Cryptocurrency & Regulation The University of Law, 2019
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) The University of Law, 2017
  • Bachelor in English Literature and Irish Studies (BSc.) St Mary’s University, 2011
Notable Matters

UK Experience:

  • Acting on behalf of a property investment fund on the purchase of Net-Zero Carbon Hotel – £16.08 million
  • Acting on behalf of an international investment fund on their first solar-powered letting of industrial units
  • Acting on behalf of a property investment fund on the sale of life sciences building – £19.4 million
  • Assisting with the purchase of a multi-let office building – £34.55 million


Doneen is a real estate associate based in Dubai. Her expertise encompasses a wide range of areas and she excels in skilfully navigating intricate corporate and property landscapes.


Doneen’s notable experience includes advising on large real estate investment sales and purchases (including mixed-use, industrial, and office sites), conducting corporate real estate due diligence reports for a large international hotel group, and preparing high-level due diligence reports for financing matters related to real estate assets.


Doneen’s proficiency shines through in asset management, where she has acted on behalf of a diverse range of clientele, including real estate funds, large landed estates, private investment groups, and technology companies. Her capabilities extend seamlessly across retail, F&B, industrial, and office sectors, involving tasks such as leases, lease renewals, deeds of variations, licences for consent, and power purchase agreements. Her commitment to excellence and comprehensive skill set make her an invaluable asset in the field of real estate law.


Prior to joining Afridi & Angell in 2023, Doneen spent several years as an associate in the commercial real estate departments in the London office of two UK-based law firms.