Ashar Qureshi

Ashar Qureshi

  • Partner
  • Corporate
  • London
  • T:   +44.20.7972.9173
  • F:   +44.20.7972.9602
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Ashar Qureshi is a partner in the Corporate Department and head of EMEA global transactions, resident in Fried Frank's London office. He joined the Firm in 2018.

Mr. Qureshi concentrates his practice on international corporate transactions, including capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance, covering Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He has experience representing international financial institutions, including underwriters, as well as corporations and governments on IPOs, equity and debt securities (including high-yield), complex hedge fund and private equity transactions and structures, rights offerings, and restructurings and privatizations.

Prior to joining Fried Frank, Mr. Qureshi was a partner at a large international law firm.  Mr. Qureshi was also previously a founding partner in multi-billion dollar hedge fund and the Executive Vice Chairman of Renaissance Group. 

Honors & Awards

Mr. Qureshi is consistently recognized as a leading capital markets and corporate practitioner in legal directories, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Chambers UK, and is described by many “as the best lawyer ... in London.”

Mr. Qureshi is also recognized by IFLR 1000 in the capital markets: equity and M&A categories.

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

New York

Practices & Industries


Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude – 1990
Harvard College, BA, magna cum laude – 1987
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