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Danielle Zandi

Danielle Zandi

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Danielle Zandi

Danielle Zandi specialises in complex commercial, corporate, banking and financial services disputes.

  • Advising a private equity firm in relation to a major shareholder dispute, including cross-border litigation and arbitration
  • Acting for a major European bank on a multi-million dollar dispute concerning its role in arranging a Middle Eastern Sukuk, including experience in preparing for a hearing in the Court of Appeal
  • Acting for a private equity firm in a cross-border dispute regarding the collapse of a Greek telecommunications operator. The matter involved various claims in multiple jurisdictions in relation to a financing transaction (English proceedings discontinued a week into a 5-week trial in 2018)
  • Advising high net worth individuals in relation to a dispute involving a global estate worth US$ billions across a range of jurisdictions including Guernsey, Jersey, India, Luxembourg and Switzerland
  • Advising various lessors in cross-border aircraft leasing disputes
  • Represented Citi in its successful defence of the claims made against it by Terra Firma in relation to its USD 2.4 billion EMI acquisition
  • Advising a sovereign wealth fund in relation to an arbitration and investigations in multiple jurisdictions associated with an international conspiracy to launder funds
  • Acting for a private equity firm in cross-border disputes regarding the collapse of a Greek telecommunications operator

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Career and qualifications

  • Oxford University (MA) 2009
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2011
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2013

Awards and citations

  • L&DR Team of the Year Award at the British Legal Awards 2016