Zaib’s practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution, including arbitration.


Zaib joins Hausfeld from K&L Gates’ complex commercial disputes and government enforcement departments where he gained significant experience in complex high-value commercial disputes including in relation to outsourcing contract disputes, highly complex product liability claims and injunction applications. During this time, Zaib also developed expertise advising on sanctions compliance and carrying out internal investigations for major multinational corporations. His cases have often involved working with world-leading experts on complex factual and technical issues.

Zaib trained and qualified at niche litigation firm Carter Ruck where he supported the firm’s highly regarded public law and international public law, defamation and general commercial litigation practices. In particular, he acted in several applications to the European Court of Justice and the United Nations, challenging international sanctions placed on high net-worth individuals and corporate entities.


Zaib has worked with a diverse client base whilst acting on a wide range of commercial disputes cases, some of which include large multi-national corporations - including FTSE 100 and fortune 500 companies, high-net worth individuals and insurance companies.