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Zeeshan Ahmedani


Los Angeles

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Zeeshan Ahmedani


Los Angeles

Zee is in Allen & Overy’s Los Angeles office, focusing on the establishment and offering of private investment funds across all asset classes.

Zee advises investment managers and sponsors on the organization and establishment of private investment funds in both U.S. and non-U.S. jurisdictions, including real estate funds, venture capital funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, distressed funds, hybrid funds and Shari’ah-compliant funds. He represents managers, placement agents and sponsors around the world across a broad range of investment and capital raising strategies.

Zee also represents fund sponsors on the establishment of management companies and compensation arrangements, as well as on U.S. regulatory issues, including investment advisory, investment company, ERISA, and distribution strategy. 

Zee also has broad experience representing institutional investors on their alternative asset portfolios, including negotiating investments in all classes of private investment funds, coinvestments, joint ventures, separately managed accounts and investment management agreements.

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News: 12 October 2022

Allen & Overy grows funds capabilities in the U.S. with partner Zee Ahmedani

Allen & Overy (“A&O”) today announced that Zeeshan (“Zee”) Ahmedani has joined the firm as a partner in A&O’s Global Funds practice and based in Los Angeles. Zee joins from Goodwin Procter LLP, where…

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Los Angeles

1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 425
Los Angeles
CA 90067

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Admitted: State Bar of California


J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, Order of the Coif, 1998

B.A., University of California, Irvine, 1994

 Pro bono

  • Conducting global survey on status of death penalty in various countries.*

    *Experience prior to joining Allen & Overy.

Awards & accolades

Rising Star, Investment Funds

IFLR 1000, 2019

Foreign Expert Investment Funds, MENA region

Chambers Global, 2011-2014