Zia UllahPartner at Eversheds Sutherland
Zia is a partner in Eversheds Sutherland Financial Services, Disputes and Investigations group, Head of the Eversheds Sutherland pFinancial crime team and a specialist in International Sanctions, AML and ABC. Ranked in Chambers, and Legal 500 he advises on all aspects of financial crime compliance and was previously the global head of Sanctions and AML/ABC Policy at Barclays. Zia is a current FCA approved ‘Skilled Person’ for Financial Crime. Zia qualified as a lawyer in the UK in 1999 and has spent the past 11 years focused upon financial crime compliance in the regulated sector.Zia advises many of the top tier financial institutions in the UK and is regularly instructed to assist both their legal and compliance teams with highly technical and challenging financial crime related matters.