Zia J. Mody, Co–Founder and Managing Partner of AZB & Partners, is one of India’s foremost corporate attorneys. Zia is widely acknowledged for her expertise, ranking No. 1 in Fortune India’s ‘India’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business’ list in 2018 & 2019, on which she has consistently ranked in the top 10 since 2011.
Zia has held and continues to hold several prestigious positions at global and national levels. She currently serves as a Member, Governing Board – International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) and Member – CII National Council. She was the Vice President & Member – London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and Member – World Bank Administrative Tribunal, Washington D.C.. In addition, Zia has served in various capacities on several committees and panels set up by Indian regulatory bodies including SEBI, RBI, Law Commission of India and Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Zia has been a recipient of numerous awards recognizing her individual and professional achievements as a legal practitioner and leader. She completed her masters in law from the Harvard Law School and is a member of the New York State Bar Association. Zia’s practice areas include Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Restructuring and General Corporate, Compliance & Investigation, Dispute Resolution, and Regulatory & Securities Law.