Zafa Farooq

Trainee Associate

Zafa is a Trainee Associate at S&A Lawyers LLP. She has assisted the firm in dispute resolution, legal research and carrying out due diligence for projects since joining in December 2021.

Prior to joining the firm, Zafa had interned with Premier Chambers Barristers Maldives. Zafa also undertook an internship in the Legal Affairs department with Naza Corporation Holdings Malaysia where she assisted lawyers in civil litigation, corporate matters, and dispute resolution.

Education, Professional Affiliations and Memberships
Bachelors’ of Law, Taylor’s Lakeside University, Malaysia  – 2021

Notable Matters
  • Assisted carrying out legal due diligence matters relating to leasehold acquisitions and other commercial transactions;
  • Assisted in the drafting and issuance of legal opinions in relation to regulatory compliance in the Maldives;
  • Assisted legal team prepare for hearings held at the Malaysian High Court and Supreme Court relating to commercial disputes.