Maryam is a business lawyer with experience in delivering counsel to individuals, emerging growth and innovative growth companies across all industries. Maryam’s transaction focus is on subordinated debt and mezzanine financing, investments and acquisitions.
Maryam draws on her experience to provide strategic advice on formation, growth and financing, managing an intellectual property portfolio and planning and implementing an exit.
Maryam also acts as outside general counsel to medium to large corporations.
Maryam frequently serves as a director and advisor on corporate and non-profit boards.
Prior to founding Zargar Lawyers + Business Strategists in 2009, Maryam practices law both in multi-national law firms and in-house as general counsel to a technology company.
Emerging Growth Companies, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Secured Lending, Corporate Governance
Technology, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Private Debt Funds
Canadian Securities Course, Canadian Securities Institute, 2004
Called To The British Columbia Bar, 2002
Juris Doctor (J.D./LL.B.), University Of British Columbia, 2002
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND DIRECTORSHIPS
Director, Pacific Future Energy
Director, Eka Canada Inc.
Director and Corporate Secretary, Vancouver Women in Technology (VanWIT)
Diversity 50 Director (2015)