Ahad Mahmood

Commercial Legal Team Lead



We are very grateful to have Ahad working with us, moonlighting the legal documents that we prepare in order to create deals that work best for all involved.


LLB (Hons), Law
King’s College London
September 2016 – September 2021

Modules in Negotiation, Commercial Law, Transnational Company Law, Intellectual Property Law and Advanced Topics in Intellectual Property as modules. As part of the latter have written a dissertation on the effect of colonisation on copyright practices in South Asia.

A Levels
London Academy of Excellence
September 2013 – June 2015
A*, A, A, A in Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and Physics (AS Level) respectively

Legal Associate
September 2021 to Present

Contract due diligence and compliance testing for a large investment fund (specifics under NDA)

● Strategic consulting work with client solutions teams

● Preparing legal briefing documents for internal and external firm use

● Various training including ISDA Master agreement negotiations and project management

● Completing the Investment Operation Certificate

Cosmo Productions Ltd
July 2019 to October 2020

Launched the company whilst managing an extensive property portfolio as well as my studies

● Produced several adverts, producing web series “Quarantime” and in pre-production for two full length series “Whatsappenning” and “Sami”

● Directed advert for CarryMe’s launch advert by managing 20 people and a £2000 budget. Wrote the script and co-directed the project expected to reach more than 1,000,000 viewers

● Produced an E-gaming documentary sponsored by Mountain Dew exploring various competitions

King’s College London Student’s Union
Chair of trustee board, directly line managed the CEO, assuming responsibility for 200 staff members and a £7 million budget

● Council member of King’s College London, oversaw the £976 million budget as well as multiple functions across the university including new educational initiatives, redundancy strategies, crisis management groups, capital investment projects, fund raising projects and budget management

● Created national and international level strategy by working with the U.K. Education minister and the Office for students on changing and adapting education policy. Worked with the National Union of Students as well as the minister for cabinet on improving immigration policies to reduce barriers to employment for international students.

● Worked with the Principals, university management, and the student representatives of with the University New South Wales and the University of Arizona to create the framework for the PLUS Alliance student council.

● Created a 6-year organisational strategy consisting of maximising student engagement for the 30,000+ student population, increasing commercial activity and maximising student and staff wellbeing across all spheres

ATM Investment Ltd
February 2015 to Present

Managed and reorganised the property and debt portfolio

● Liaised with several lenders for capital to expansion and as a result doubled the size of the portfolio since incorporation

● Reviewed and expanded the company focus moving from purely residential buy-to-let properties in London, to commercial properties, property development and opportunities outside London, both nationally and internationally

● Leading on two development projects

● Created a strategy to react to the impact of Covid-19 on the real estate sector


International Chamber of Commerce Mediation Competition, Best Public Speakers 2021

Top 40 Future CFO CIMA Undergraduate of the Year Award 2021

Clifford Chance Negotiation Competition 2021 Finalist

Cleary Gottleib Negotiation Competition 2018 Finalist

Eversheds Negotiation Competition 2017 Finalist


Coach for KCL’s 2022 ICC Mediation team

President PakSoc 2017/18 and events officer 2016/17, ISOC Welfare rep 17/18, Charity week Strand Head 2017

Dancer, Choreographer and manager at the LAE house show

One of the top poems in the “poetry rivals” competition (published in the anthology)

Short story writing and song writing


English (Native), Urdu (Native), Hindi (Spoken only)

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