Associates

Zahra Zaidi

Associate, Dubai Office

  Zahra advises clients on general corporate and commercial transactions, compliance and their regulatory obligations. She has extensive experience advising on cross-border transactions, corporate structures and due diligences for corporate acquisitions and mergers. She also assists clients to draft and negotiate various legal documents and contracts including sale and purchase agreements, l

 

Zahra advises clients on general corporate and commercial transactions, compliance and their regulatory obligations. She has extensive experience advising on cross-border transactions, corporate structures and due diligences for corporate acquisitions and mergers. She also assists clients to draft and negotiate various legal documents and contracts including sale and purchase agreements, licensing and distribution agreements and technology procurement agreements.
Zahra joined Afridi & Angell in 2018. Prior to joining Afridi & Angell, she gained experience as a corporate associate in top tier Australian law firms and as an in-house corporate counsel for a tier one telecommunications provider in Australia.
Zahra’s Australian experience includes:
experience in the telecommunications, technology and real estate sectors;
advising on compliance with competition, marketing, consumer, privacy and spam laws in the Asia-Pacific region;
extensive working knowledge of corporate laws, taxation laws, and corporate regulations relating to corporate acquisitions and mergers;
advising on the tax administration system, and interpreting the rulings and administrative guidance provided by the Australian Taxation Office to assist clients with their corporate affairs and compliance with the relevant corporation and tax laws; and
dealing with and reporting to regulatory bodies including the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission, the Privacy Commissioner, the Australian Telecommunications & Media Authority and the Australian Taxation Office. 

Ms Zaidi advises clients on general corporate and commercial transactions, compliance and their regulatory obligations. She has extensive experience advising on cross-border transactions, corporate structures and due diligences for corporate acquisitions and mergers. She also assists clients to draft and negotiate various legal documents and contracts including sale and purchase agreements, licensing and distribution agreements and technology procurement agreements.

Ms Zaidi joined Afridi & Angell in 2018. Prior to joining Afridi & Angell, she gained experience as a corporate associate in top tier Australian law firms and as an in-house corporate counsel for a tier one telecommunications provider in Australia.

Ms Zaidi’s Australian experience includes:

experience in the telecommunications, technology and real estate sectors;

advising on compliance with competition, marketing, consumer, privacy and spam laws in the Asia-Pacific region;

extensive working knowledge of corporate laws, taxation laws, and corporate regulations relating to corporate acquisitions and mergers;

advising on the tax administration system, and interpreting the rulings and administrative guidance provided by the Australian Taxation Office to assist clients with their corporate affairs and compliance with the relevant corporation and tax laws; and

dealing with and reporting to regulatory bodies including the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission, the Privacy Commissioner, the Australian Telecommunications & Media Authority and the Australian Taxation Office. 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Private Equity
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT)

QUALIFICATIONS AND ADMISSIONS

  • Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • High Court of Australia

EDUCATION

  • LL.B., University of Sydney, Australia

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Arabic

PUBLICATIONS