AREA OF PRACTICE
Razzaq Ahmed is an Associate in the Firm's Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group and focuses on commercial litigation, multi-party disputes, and regulatory investigations. His experience extends across clients sized from start-ups and individuals through to FTSE institutions across a variety of contentious situations. Together with his experience at one of the largest FTSE 100 insurers, Razzaq is also able to advise clients with a wider viewpoint having served in the Financial Conduct Authority’s complex cases and enforcement teams, where he assisted on a range of multi-party situations including investigations into major banks for SME failings and PPI remediation planning.
Razzaq is an active individual in the Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) space and in the multi-party litigation space, having contributed to various publications in recent years. He has also advised boards of regulated entities on duties under the Senior Manager Regime and directors' duties. Razzaq’s academic background in economic theory serves as a valuable asset for institutions and clients needing to assess the strategic viability for multi-party litigation (including securities litigation) and to assess matters from a litigation funding perspective.
Razzaq has personally invested into the future of legal talent in the profession and has researched, written, and spoken to junior audiences about the future of the profession and his areas of practice. He is proactive and incredibly passionate about social mobility and access to the legal profession, and is regularly invited to present at inner-city schools, career events, and universities. He is also a serving member of the Royal Air Force Reserves and enjoys road cycling, hiking, photography, and rock climbing.
In 2019, Razzaq was recognized as the City of London Solicitors Company's "most promising" city solicitor.
In recent years, Razzaq has worked on the following matters:
*Some of the above matters were handled by Razzaq prior to joining Brown Rudnick.
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