“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
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment


  • Languages
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Arabic
  • Urdu
  • Malayalam
  • Academic
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Calicut, Kerala, India, 2001


Hameed has a broad range of experience which covers corporate and commercial law, dispute resolution and labour and employment law. He primarily supports the corporate team with the formation of new companies in the UAE, including in free zones, maintenance of existing companies, liaising with government departments, drafting memoranda and conducting research.


Prior to joining Afridi & Angell, Hameed was a public relations officer at Dr Joy Healthcare Management DMCC in Dubai, where his work included arranging employment visas, DHA and DED licenses, as well as setting up a new clinic and obtaining approvals from various government bodies. Prior to that, Hameed worked as an operations manager with MTL Middle East Corporate Service Provider and as a senior corporate executive at UHY Chartered Accountants, in Dubai.