Nazanin Tajbakhsh



Naz is a solicitor in the London office and is a member of the Shipping and the International Trade & Commodities Group.

Naz primarily acts for commodity traders and their respective banks in international trade and shipping disputes advising them on their rights, liabilities and remedies in contract and tort. Naz also has experience of handling civil fraud and conspiracy cases and is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association. She has advised clients in arbitration proceedings (GAFTA, SAL, RSA, LCIA, LMAA and ICC) as well as proceedings before the English courts.

Naz is fluent in Persian/Farsi and French and has basic understanding of Arabic.


In 2012, Naz joined Thomas Cooper as a Shipping Paralegal assisting in shipping (wet and dry) and international trade matters as well as dealing with regulatory crime cases. She commenced her training contract in September 2014 spending her first seat with the International Trade and Commodities team in London before joining the Piraeus office for 6 months where she was acting for ship owners, P&I clubs and hull underwriters in shipping disputes. She spent her final seat with the Corporate team in London covering non contentious company and corporate matters. Naz qualified in March 2016.

2014 LPC, BPP University; 2010-2011 LLM (Maritime Law), University College London; 2009-2010 BVC, BPP Law School; 2006-2009 LLB Law, King’s College London.