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Edwin Coe LLP

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Zahira has experience of advising Claimants as well as Defendants. She primarily deals with contractual disputes but also has experience of advising clients in professional negligence and judicial review cases.


Zahira joined Edwin Coe as a Trainee in September 2006. She qualified into the Commercial Litigation department in September 2008 and as Partner in 2020.


Urdu; Punjabi; conversational French


Acts as a “champion” for the Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association (JLSLA) acting as a coordinator between junior litigators at Edwin Coe and the JLSLA
Acted as a mentor for a charity called Mosaic which is part of the Prince’s Trust.
Sat on the Board of Mosaic’s London Regional Leadership Group


Oxford University, Law, 2:1.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

(Next Generation Partners)

Zahira HussainEdwin Coe LLP

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.

London > Dispute resolution > Group litigation: Claimant

Edwin Coe LLP fields a ‘lean and nimble team which punches well above its weight in heavy duty commercial litigation‘, with over 30 years of experience in group claims across a wide array of sectors. Public law litigation is a key strength of the practice, which notably acted on the Post Office litigation concerning sub-postmasters. ‘Charming and totally switched-onDavid Greene, a former President of the Law Society, leads the team that consist of ‘very efficient and perceptiveZahira Hussain, both with a wealth of experience representing claimants in collective actions. Other noted practitioners within the team include the ‘very hard workingThomas Johnson, and Canadian-qualified senior associate Fred Sheppard.