Home » Fintech specialist Anna Zeitlin appointed partner at Addleshaw Goddard

Fintech specialist Anna Zeitlin appointed partner at Addleshaw Goddard

by Madaline Dunn

Addleshaw Goddard has announced that it has appointed Anna Zeitlin as Partner, with the aim of boosting the firm’s growth trajectory in strategic areas of focus such as financial services and the public sector.

Zeitlin previously served as a Director at PwC and led the Fintech and Financial Services Practice at PwC Legal Middle East.

On the government side, her work has included assisting regional governments in developing their regulatory frameworks, with experience in the financial regulatory space – including working with large GCC free zone authorities in designing digital financial centres and drafting the corresponding regulations.

On the private client side, Zeitlin has advised banks, financial institutions, funds and established fintech companies on their operations’ legal and regulatory compliance in the GCC and the region.

She will be based in Dubai and brings with her from PwC, Slam Ashry, a bilingual Egyptian-qualified Managing Associate and Aqsa Solangi, who is currently a paralegal.

Commenting on the appointment, Robin Hickman, Head of Banking & Finance, Addleshaw Goddard, said: “Fintech represents a critical new pillar of engagement and growth at Addleshaw Goddard Middle East, and we are delighted to welcome Anna Zeitlin to further strengthen the practice in this sector. Her appointment complements our robust portfolio of practices across industries and brings valuable expertise and extensive experience advising on financial services – a specialization that has seen significant growth over recent years in the Middle East and where we are keen to bolster our market presence.”

Anna Zeitlin, Partner, Addleshaw Goddard, added: “The financial services regulatory space is amongst the most promising and fastest-growing sectors in the region – whether for governments, established financial institutions, big ticket corporates or start-ups. There are huge opportunities to support new and existing clients of the firm and I couldn’t be more excited about the possibilities to develop a market-leading fintech practice.”

You may also like  | About Us | Careers | Privacy & Policy

 © 2024 ESG Mena