Humzah Qamar Yazdani


Humzah Yazdani
Humzah Q. Yazdani is an associate in Weil’s Private Equity practice and is based in Houston. Humzah advises and represents energy companies and investors in project development, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, and commercial arrangements relating to conventional as well as clean energy including hydrogen, CCUS, energy storage, and other energy transition areas.

Prior to joining Weil, Humzah was an associate at another international law firm, where he worked on multiple energy and infrastructure projects, including wind, solar, battery storage, hydrogen, CCUS, and natural gas power projects. He has also worked in upstream as well as downstream sectors, and has substantial experience in the LNG industry.

Humzah was named a 2024 “Emerging Star” by the Institute for Energy Law. Humzah was the 2019-2020 MD Anderson Research Fellow at the Institute for Transnational Law, where his research focused on carbon pricing and the role of ancillary policies in curbing GHG emissions. Additionally, in 2019-20, Humzah completed his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Global Energy and Environmental Law at The University of Texas School of Law on a Fulbright scholarship awarded by the U.S. Department of State. In 2020, Humzah was one of 50 Global Shapers from around the world selected by the World Economic Forum to attend its Annual Meeting in Davos. After earning his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of London in 2011, Humzah pursued the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at BPP Law School, London. In 2012, he was called to the bar at The Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn. Since then, Humzah has practiced law in the areas of commercial and transactional law with a focus on the energy industry.

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