Zainab graduated from Islamabad School of Law in 2003 with LLB (Hons). Thereafter she went on to pursue the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law (now City University) and was later called to the Hon’ble Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

She has more than fourteen years of experience in drafting and negotiating contracts, starting with a semi government institution for Public Private Partnerships and then six years in Telenor Pakistan.Thereafter, almost two years in Telenor Bank Pakistan and she is now at the Telenor Procurement Company in Singapore.