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Keystone Law

48 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1JF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3319 3700
Fax:
Fax 0845 458 9398
DX:
2307 VICTORIA
Email:
Web:
www.keystonelaw.co.uk

Nadim Zaman

Tel:
Work 020 7152 6550
Email:
Keystone Law

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Nadim is an experienced corporate lawyer specialising in equity investments, disposals, and mergers and acquisitions. He advises high-growth companies on venture capital and private equity transactions, including seed and series A, B and C investment rounds, convertible loan note investments, and strategic acquisitions and exits (most recently for Accel Partners, Ventech, and founders of Hassle.com).

Nadim also advises the venture capital firms and corporate finance houses that serve high-growth companies in the UK and overseas. He is experienced in dealing with direct and indirect overseas investment in UK businesses, having worked closely with Apax Partners for two years on the equity investments by the Chinese, Australian and Singapore sovereign wealth funds.

Nadim is well placed to advise on mergers, acquisitions, disposals and investments, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements, and management team mandates, across a broad range of market sectors.

Career

Trained at King & Wood Mallesons, qualified 2004; DLA Piper, 2012-14; Partner at Temple Bright, 2014-16; Keystone Law, 2016.


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Keystone Law is best known for advising SMEs and entrepreneurs, particularly in the TMT, healthcare and real estate sectors. The firm's sizeable group of partner-level consultants handle work for high-growth businesses, encompassing start-ups and publicly traded companies. Although there is no officially delineated practice head at the firm, Nadim Zaman and Andrew Stilton  continue to be the key names to note on corporate M&A matters. The firm continues to hire a large number of partners each year, with 2018 witnessing arrivals from Slaughter and May, Jones Day and Withers LLP.

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Venture capital

Within: Venture capital

Operating under a business model which utilises sophisticated technologies but which incentivises practitioners to generate a strong workflow since their salary flows directly from it, Keystone Law has a number of well regarded venture capital practitioners who had 'cut their teeth' at several established traditional law firms and thereby have strong traction in the market. Formerly a partner at Marriott Harrison LLP, Dee Sian has excellent ties with numerous institutional investor clients, including Beringea and Calculus Capital, who she regularly advises on financings throughout the investment continuum.  The 'very knowledgeable and accessible' Nadim Zaman has more of an investee focus to his practice.

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