Hafsa Zayyan is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office. She joined the firm in 2016. Her practice focuses on international arbitration and litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Hafsa trained at a large international law firm in London, spending six months in Singapore.
Hafsa read law at the University of Cambridge and graduated with a first class degree in 2012. She went on to pursue a masters at the University of Oxford, completing the B.C.L. in 2013, where she specialised in international dispute resolution and conflicts of laws.
Hafsa has had significant exposure to investor-state disputes and other public international law matters.
Hafsa was recognized as a key lawyer in the Legal 500 UK 2020 Edition for her work in the "Crime, Fraud and licensing - Fraud: Civil" practice area.
- University of Oxford
- University of Cambridge
(B.A., First Class, 2012)
Observance of obligations, in The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review (4th Edition) (ed. Barton Legum), The Law Reviews (2019) (with Anthony Sinclair)
Burden and Standard of Proof at the Jurisdictional Stage, in Arbitration Under International Investment Agreements: A Guide to the Key Issues (2nd Edition) (ed. Katia Yannaca-Small), OUP, Jul. 2018 (with Baiju S Vasani, Timothy L Foden)