Ali Zaidi > Edwin Coe LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Edwin Coe LLP

Work Department

Head of Litigation and of the Restructuring & Insolvency team


Ali Zaidi is the Head of Litigation and of the Restructuring & Insolvency team. He has worked on several high profile Insolvency cases including multi-million pound bankruptcy and corporate Ponzi frauds.

He has experience in asset tracing abroad, pursuing and defending claims of misfeasance by directors, conducting Insolvency Act examinations, advising on asset avoidance schemes, pursuing directors personally for deceit and defending directors in disqualification proceedings.

He also has extensive experience of commercial litigation matters ranging from fraud investigations to partnership and shareholder disputes.

He is a past member of the Disciplinary and Regulatory Committee of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He regularly lectures to groups of Insolvency Practitioners and Chartered Accountants and is a past Law Society Committee Member.


Qualified 1990; salaried partner Edwin Coe 2000; equity partner 2004; regularly lectures to groups of insolvency practitioners and accountants.


Member Admissions Licensing and Disciplinary Committee of ACCA
Executive committee member of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Asian Business Association
Institute of Asian Professionals
Law Society Council membership Committee.


South Bank University 2(1)


Watching Crystal Palace FC underachieve

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil

Edwin Coe LLP is well-equipped to act for claimants in cases of mass fraud and has ‘outstanding’ know-how in claims relating to timeshare fraud and high-profile insolvency matters. The team, spearheaded by David Greene and Ali Zaidi who are specialists in the commercial litigation and insolvency fields respectively, is recognised for its involvement in fraudulent misconduct claims and advising on asset avoidance schemes.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

A medium-sized firm with a great reputation in litigation‘, Edwin Coe LLP regularly acts in actions against major banks, in relation to sizeable commercial losses arising from contracts, failed investments and the mis-selling of financial products. The team also acts in substantial commercial judicial reviews and breaches of confidence claims. Ali Zaidi specialises in fraud-related cases, and insolvency and reconstruction matters; David Greene is ‘one of the best litigation solicitors practising in the City‘; Zahira Hussain routinely assists with contract-related claims; and elevated to partner in April 2023, barrister Thomas Johnson is experienced in fraud cases, finance disputes, and company law.