Arez Hassan

Clifford Chance Trainee on Secondment

Having joined Apis’ legal team on a six-month secondment from Clifford Chance, Arez’s role sees him work across a mixture of transactional, funds-related, and regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Apis, Arez was in the M&A team at Clifford Chance, where he focused on a mixture of both private and public acquisitions, as well as various corporate restructurings.

Arez lives in London, and enjoys playing sports, travelling, and exploring the city’s many parks with his dog – Whiskey!



Karachi, Pakistan

Currently located

London, UK

Areas of expertise

Private Equity, Fund Formation, Corporate law


Hiking through the Patagonia Mountains in Chile.

I love to read and am currently halfway through A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (no spoilers please!).

Getting exposure to a variety of legal work, all with an emphasis on social impact!

A business that promises a strong internal rate of return by combining product-market fit with a management team holding a proven track record.

Prior experience

Clifford Chance

Trainee Solicitor, M&A


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

B.A. (Hons) in International Relations

Kings College London, UK

B.A. (Hons) in History

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