Zahrah Fakim

Corporate and Commercial Solicitor

Zahrah trained at West London law firm Maple & Black (now merged with Acuity Legal) where she assisted developers and international companies with a range of corporate and property matters. She has worked prior to this as an in-house paralegal where she was largely involved in selling a multi mullion pound global holding company. Since joining The Jonathan Lea Network she has managed her own caseload advising start-ups on corporate and commercial law as well as fundraising rounds.

Practice areas

  • Zahrah’s main areas of focus are as follows:
  • SEIS & EIS Investment Rounds
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Shareholder Advice
  • Company Law
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies
  • Technology & Intellectual Property Matters

The University of Nottingham: BA Russian Studies

BPP University Law School: Graduate Diploma in Law & Legal Practice Course

In her free time Zahrah enjoys horse riding near her home in Kent and abroad, travelling, going to new restaurants and trying different cuisines. She also loves the performing arts especially music and enjoys going to concerts and the theatre.

Recent work
Over the last year Zahrah has advised numerous companies on corporate and commercial matters which includes, amongst others:

  • A natural resources company on a joint venture.
  • An international cyber security company on setting up an EMI scheme.
  • A magazine company on the buyback of its shares.
  • A travel agency on putting together online terms & conditions and a privacy policy.
  • An online marketing company on an asset sale.

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