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Afridi & Angell

Haider Khan Afridi

Haider Khan Afridi



  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution

WSG Practice Industries


Afridi & Angell
United Arab Emirates

WSG Leadership

IBA Group
Mr Afridi 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. 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.

Mr Afridi also regularly assists clients in structuring joint ventures, franchises and distributorships.

He joined Afridi & Angell in 1991 and became partner in 1997.

Bar Admissions

NWFP Bar Council, Pakistan


LL.M., Fordham University School of Law, New York, 1991
Bachelor of Law, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, 1988

Areas of Practice

Corporate & Commercial | Dispute Resolution

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association

Potential Criminal Liability for Arbitrators and Experts
Afridi & Angell, November 2016

Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code (Federal Law No. 3 of 1987) was recently amended by Federal Law No. 7 of 2016 to introduce the concept of criminal liability for arbitrators, experts, and translators who issue decisions and opinions ‘contrary to the duties of impartiality and honesty’...

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