Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants’ Haider Afridi is “one of the front-runners” in the dispute resolution space. The team handles banking and shipping litigation, as well as real estate and construction arbitration.
Legal 500 EMEA 2018
Practice head Haider Afridi is “quick at grasping the matter and giving solid advice.”
Legal 500 EMEA 2017
Haider has extensive experience in dispute resolution and has represented clients in both institutional and ad hoc arbitration proceedings, as well as instructing and managing local counsel on matters before the UAE Courts. He has been involved in substantial claims in the construction, real estate, and financial services sectors. Haider also sits as arbitrator and has experience in adjudicating disputes in a variety of sectors, including construction disputes, shareholders disputes and disputes arising out of hotel management and franchising agreements. He is regularly involved with arbitrations under various institutional rules, including the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, Dubai International Arbitration Centre, the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre and the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre. He is also involved in the corporate and commercial practice of the firm and has experience in advising developers, financiers and government agencies on power generation and other infrastructure projects.
Haider also regularly assists clients in structuring joint ventures, franchises and distributorships.
He joined Afridi & Angell in 1991 and became a Partner in 1997.