About us

afm consulting was founded in September 2010 by Aziza Atta. Aziza is a senior UK qualified lawyer and a registered member of the Law Society of England and Wales. She has a Masters in Law from University College London and has over 20 years experience of working with companies, government entities, and non-governmental organizations in Europe, Africa, Asia and Central America. She has advised numerous financial institutions and corporations on various types of commercial contracts, alternative investment bonds and structured product financings globally. Prior to founding afm consulting, Aziza worked in the Banking Team at Norton Rose LLP in London and the United Arab Emirates, and in the Project Finance Team at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and Belgium. Aziza is part of the HMRC Technical Group for Alternative Finance Investment Bonds and has been involved in providing advice to the UK Government and the Financial Services Authority in relation to legislative and regulatory efforts to accommodate Alternative Finance in the UK. Aziza has published several articles and is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide.

Our Objectives

We aim to provide our clients with practical and accessible solutions to legal, developmental and marketing issues. We focus on advising clients on alternative finance transactions, commercial contracts and marketing strategy and implementation. We are international in outlook and meet the needs of clients across the globe. Our client base is diverse, and varies in size, form and perspective. Our approach is tailored to meet the needs of our clients, but our solutions are always practical and accessible.

Who We Collaborate With

We collaborate with a wide range of corporates, government entities, non-governmental organisations, small to medium-sized businesses, experts and scholars.

Countries We Work in

We work in several countries across the globe, including: UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Russia, Guatemala, Nigeria, Sudan, Egypt, South Africa, Kuwait, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Japan. We have a network of local experts in various jurisdictions that we collaborate with in order to ensure that all aspects of our projects are effectively managed.

Why afm consulting?

We are dedicated to the projects that we work on and set on achieving the best results for our clients. We provide open and collaborative client support. We also focus on projects that are economically, socially, intellectually and technically beneficial to society in the short and long-term. We strive to be accessible globally at all times, whilst reducing the environmental impact by holding meetings online where possible. We also provide advice to several non-profit organizations worldwide. Please see our CSR section for further details.