Zulon is a Partner who advises professional services firms on M&A and non-contentious partnership matters. Having initially qualified as a corporate lawyer, Zulon has particular expertise in transactional work and regularly advises senior management in professional services firms on a broad range of sensitive and strategically important issues, including:
- mergers and acquisitions
- LLP conversions
- internal restructuring
- LLP and partnership agreements
- partner remuneration/profit sharing
- international network structures (including Swiss verein structures)
- joint ventures/associations and
- partner lateral hires, team moves, restrictive covenants and partner exits
Zulon also has extensive experience in advising international law firms (particularly US law firms) on establishing SRA regulated operations in London.
Zulon acts for clients in diverse sectors, including law firms, accountants, architects, real estate consultants, patent attorneys, insurance/reinsurance brokers/underwriters, private equity houses and hedge funds. She has played a key role in a number of high-profile professional services firm mergers, both national and international.
“Zulon Begum wins praise from several sources as “an outstanding rising star”… emphasising her “very good judgement” and instinctive understanding of “how to get things done.” She regularly plays key roles on major cross-jurisdictional partnership transactions.” – Chambers & Partners UK 2018
Chambers & Partners UK 2018
“an outstanding rising star” and “very good judgement”
Legal 500 UK 2017
Ranked as a Next Generation Lawyer