Sharzad Shini - Associate, Corporate & Commercial


Sharzad is an Associate in the Corporate & Commercial department, where she advises clients across the media and creative industries on corporate mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and investment deals.

Sharzad joined Lee & Thompson in 2021 from corporate and finance firm, Shearman & Sterling LLP. She brings experience in private M&A, joint ventures, corporate governance and compliance advisory, as well as in general corporate and commercial matters. Whilst completing her training contract there, spent time across its London and Middle East offices and also completed secondments at major oil company ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company) and at ICE Benchmark Administration.

Sharzad read Modern Languages at Exeter University (receiving First Class Honours) before completing her GDL at BPP then LPC at Kaplan. Outside of work, Sharzad is a trained classical pianist.


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