Anti-corruption & anti-bribery; arbitration & ADR; litigation; white-collar crime
Zulfiquar Memon is the founder and managing partner of award-winning law firm MZM Legal operating out of Mumbai and New Delhi. He heads the Global Disputes & White-Collar Crime Practice, which includes cross-border disputes, involving active co-ordination of legal teams in multiple jurisdictions for various high-profile clients. He is well regarded as a specialist negotiator, regularly resolving sensitive disputes and expeditiously arriving at beneficial settlements on behalf of large corporations, high net-worth families, and individuals. He closely monitors and spearheads the firm’s growth and works closely with other partners on litigation strategy, dispute resolution, white-collar criminal defence, internal corporate investigations, and compliance.
Over the years he has assisted international lawyers and law firms in cross-border matters involving England, the US, UAE and South Africa for matters related to international extradition, financial disputes, company matters, commercial arbitration and money laundering.
In November 2020, Zulfiquar was inducted as an executive committee member of ICC India and he has also been nominated to become a member in the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR – ICC Paris. He has been recognised by Chambers and Partners, Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500, and India Business Law Journal for his achievements over the years. In September 2020, he was featured in the list of India Super 50 Lawyers by Asian Legal Business. He has been recognised by Forbes India as one of the Top Managing Partners in their Legal Powerlist 2020. Zulfiquar is a member of prestigious business networking organisations like the Forbes Business Council, the Young President’s Organisation and the Entrepreneur’s Organisation.
He is a director in MZM Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the firm. The main objective of this foundation is to sponsor bright deserving students for higher education, provide midday meals to poor and needy school children, manage the basic requirements of orphanages, work towards the causes of women’s empowerment in rural India and provide medical aid to the needy.