KARACHI: Zarrar Sehgal, a Pakistani lawyer living in New York, has been declared as the “Lawyer of the year of team of the year 2014” by Legal 500. On July 02, Zarrar Sehgal won the top award in the United States legal field in the finance category, “Assets Finance and Leasing”.
Earlier, Zarrar Sehgal had been nominated by the US Chamber Law Directory as among the top 10 individual lawyer in “Assets Finance” in a Band 1 category, Clifford Chance USA, the Law Firm where Zarrar is serving as Head of Logistics and Co Head Asset Finance was also named as the top Law Firm in the USA Band 1, a statement issued on Saturdaysays.
In 2013 Zarrar set a record for being the first person under first person under 40 and first Pakistani to achieve the distinction of being among the US top 10 Lawyers in the asset Finance category Band 1, Conferred on him by Legal 500 and the US Chambers.
Both Legal 500 and US Chambers Law Directory are recognized as the world’s most prestigious legal guides, recommending Firms and individuals purely on merit.
Obtaining his school education in Karachi Grammar School, Zarrar graduated Summacum lude from Boston University, topping in Economics and Political Science. Zarrar Sehgal is married, and lives with his wife and three children in New York. Zarrar was selected as young global leader (YGL) by the prestigious World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2010. He is also the President of The Citizens Foundation (TCF) USA, a nonprofit organization which focuses on raising funds on TCF Schools in Pakistan. Zarrar also voluntarily provides legal help to indigent people.