Zahra Sachedina

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3234
London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3234
Zahra Sachedina

Zahra Sachedina

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Biography

Zahra Sachedina is a corporate lawyer based in London.

Zahra focuses on cross-border and domestic corporate transactions, including M&A, joint ventures, consortium transactions, corporate restructurings and general corporate and commercial agreements. 

She has also advised on strategic M&A and joint ventures in the MENA region while on secondment to our Dubai office.

Zahra advises clients in the telecoms, technology, digital infrastructure and financial institutions sectors.


Professional experience

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M.A. (Hons), University of Cambridge

GDL and Accelerated LPC, BPP University

  • Solicitor qualified in England & Wales

Advised:

  • Safaricom PLC, Vodacom Group Limited, Vodafone Plc, Sumitomo Corporation, CDC - on their winning bid for Ethiopia's first telecoms license for $850m, following a competitive, two-year auction process
  • Pay.UK - on secondment, to assist with the consolidation of the payments infrastructure in the UK
  • Etisalat Group - on the merger of its Sri Lankan business Etisalat Lanka (Private) Ltd with Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka (Private) Ltd.
  • Greek financial institutions - on the sale of loan portfolios to various buyers.
  • Vodacom Group Limited - on its corporate transactions, acquisitions, joint ventures and businesses in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • SBA Communications Corporation and Paradigm Infrastructure Limited - on the acquisition of Airtel Tanzania's telecom tower portfolio for approximately $175m.

Rising Star, The Legal 500, 2021
"Zahra is very capable and available. At her junior level she is able to inspire confidence normally only bestowed on her much more senior colleagues".

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