Zia is a partner and Head of Eversheds Sutherland’s Corporate Crime and Investigations group and a specialist in International Sanctions, AML and ABC. Ranked in Legal 500 he advises on all aspects of corporate and financial crime compliance and was previously the global head of Sanctions and AML/ABC Policy at Barclays. He is a current FCA approved ‘Skilled Person’ for Financial Crime.
He qualified as a lawyer in the UK in 1999 and is also qualified to practice in Ireland. He is the appointed sanctions training provider to UK Finance. He advises top tier global corporate and financial institutions and is regularly instructed to assist both their legal and compliance teams with highly technical and challenging corporate and financial crime related matters.
Partner, Head of Corporate Crime and Investigations