Zahra Mashhood’s practice focuses on cross-border investigations, both regulatory and internal, in relation to fraud, bribery, corruption, money laundering, competition and sanctions breaches. Ms. Mashhood has assisted corporations and individuals in proceedings brought by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority, Competition and Markets Authority, Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation, as well as the U.S. Department of Justice, Department of Financial Services and Securities and Exchange Commission, and other international regulators. She also assists clients with internal investigations and in reviewing and updating corporate compliance programmes.
Ms. Mashhood has advised on bribery, corruption, money laundering and sanctions matters, particularly regarding compliance with the U.K. Bribery Act, Proceeds of Crime Act, and EU and U.K. sanctions, as well as sanctions licensing matters.
In 2022, Ms. Mashhood was named to the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in the United Kingdom.