Managing Partner (Middle East), Of Lincoln’s Inn, Barrister-at-Law
BA (Punjab) LLB (Hons) (Buckingham) LLM (Georgetown)
He is the Managing Partner of CKR ZIA (Middle East) and a corporate lawyer with over 16 years of legal experience. He practices in the banking & finance sector with wide ranging commercial experience as an advisor and advocate with particular emphasis on banking, financial regulations and company and commercial laws. Previously, he worked with and represented major companies in some of the Middle East’s high-profile bankruptcy, financial restructuring and insolvency cases, including representation of lenders and borrowers bondholders and other creditors.
Recently, he has worked on Islamic and conventional investment funds and banking transactions in the Dubai International Financial Center and Abu Dhabi Global Markets. He possesses extensive knowledge of the regional regulatory environment that underpins lending to provide sector-specific legal advice to various industries including retail and manufacturing on receivables and inventory financing, secured financing and equipment financing transactions.
His practice areas include: Banking & Finance; Corporate & Commercial; and Regulatory and Financial Services.