Founder and Senior Partner


AZB & Partners

Zia Mody is the Founder and Senior Partner of AZB & Partners. Zia is one of India’s foremost corporate attorneys. She has a B.A. (Law) from Cambridge, an LLM from Harvard, and is a member of the New York State Bar. She began her career as a corporate associate at Baker & McKenzie, New York, where she worked for 5 years, from 1979-83. She then moved to India to set up practice, establishing the Chambers of Zia Mody, 1984-2001. In 2002, she teamed up with Bahram N. Vakil to form CZB & Partners. Ajay Bahl and Co. then merged with CZB & Partners to become AZB & Partners in 2004. The Firm has offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune and Chennai.