Banking & Finance Sector
Advising Banks and
Financial Institutions on matters arising out of and
relating to the Banking Companies Ordinance, 1962,
the Prudential Regulations for Banks/DFI’s and the
Financial Institutions (Recovery of Finances)
Finance Companies on matters arising out of and
relating to the Non-Banking Finance Companies
(Establishment and Regulation) Rules, 2003 and the
Non-Banking Finance Companies and Notified Entities
Advising the corporate,
commercial, investment banking, consumer and
treasury businesses of Banks and developing and
advising on financing and security documentation,
including hypothecation agreements; deeds of
floating charge; mortgage deeds; pledge agreements
for goods and securities and guarantee and indemnity
documents; derivative products under the standard
International Swaps and Derivatives Association
Master Agreement and; margin financing
management, leasing and Modaraba businesses and
financial institutions on different Islamic modes of
Advising and drafting
documentation relating to the financing and security
packages for the establishment, implementation and
operational needs of projects. Drafting and advising
on documentation such as inter-corporate and
syndicated loan agreements and security
documentation covering assets, receivables and
shares of a company, investor agreements,
underwriting agreements and trust deeds for raising
of financing through term finance certificates.
Corporate & Commercial
Establishment of joint
Foreign investment and
protection of foreign investment.
Incorporation of legal
entities and dissolutions.
Listing of companies on
the Stock Exchanges of Pakistan.
Provident and Gratuity
Fund for Employees and Employee Stock Option
issues (for companies and banks under the Securities
and Exchange Commission of Pakistan’s Code of
Corporate Governance and the Prudential Regulations
of the State Bank of Pakistan).
Foreign exchange and
and liaising with regulators for the purposes of
permissions, registrations and reporting
and local sales representation arrangements
involving local and foreign parties.
and Construction, and Operations and Maintenance
contracts for projects. Experienced in disputes
pertaining to construction contracts, notably
contracts under the auspices of FIDIC.
Sales Tax laws.
Energy, Oil & Gas Sector
negotiating project Implementation / Concession
Agreements, Power Purchase Agreements, Fuel and Gas
Supply Agreements, Construction Contracts and
Operations and Maintenance Contracts.
petroleum concession holders on issues arising out
of their concession blocks and on issues arising
between Working Interest Owners.
Advising on projects
for the downstream supply of Gas from Gas Fields
within Pakistan and Cross Border Gas Pipeline
Advising on the
activities of oil marketing companies in Pakistan.
Privatizations, Mergers &
Services in the mentioned areas cover the
banking, petroleum, fertilizer, pharmaceutical and motor
vehicle sectors and include: restructuring,
deregulation, sale and transfer of shares/ assets,
mergers of undertakings through Schemes of Amalgamation
approved by the High Court, public offerings and related
matters such as financial advisory agreements, bid
documents (including instructions to bidders and
requests for statements of qualifications), due
diligence exercises, legal aspects of information
memorandums, prospectuses and confidentiality
Dispute Resolution Sector
Advising on and representing clients in
Arbitrations conducted under the auspices of local and
international arbitration forums under the Pakistan
Arbitration Act, 1940, the Rules of Arbitration of the
International Chamber of Commerce, Paris and the Rules
of the London Court of International Arbitration,
London. Necessary experience available for Expert
Adjudication proceedings for resolving contractual
disputes. Litigation related matters can be effectively
handled by the practice.
Intellectual Property Rights Sector
Advising on copyright,
trademark and patent laws, , know-how and other
intellectual property matters, including those
arising in the course of general and transactional
Real Estate Sector
Advising on the laws
relating to telecommunications, satellite
communications and broadcasting, Information
Technology, media and television laws, etc.
Information Technology, E-Commerce and Cyber Crimes Law