BSC, MBA, FCA
Partner, Business Tax
Zainab joined the firm in 2008 and brought in previous experience in investment banking. Zainab specialises in assurance reports and corporate tax planning and works closely with FCA regulated businesses.
She advises on matters such as company reorganisations, acquisitions and disposals, profit extraction strategies and provides proactive support through each stage of the lifecycle of the business on a wide range of issues, including tax compliance and reliefs, tax efficient investment structures, and succession planning.
Zainab assists clients with migration and translation between GAAPs, IFRS, conversion to new accounting standards, group accounting and consolidations.
She is experienced in managing complex investigations into cases of tax avoidance and suspected serious tax fraud under HMRC Codes of Practice 8 and Codes of Practice 9. She also advises clients who want to voluntarily disclose tax irregularities including worldwide disclosure facility and digital disclosure facility, as well as obtaining advance HMRC clearance where available.
- FCA regulated businesses
- Owner-managed businesses
- Corporate tax planning
- Tax investigations