The Firm provides legal services in litigation, arbitration and regulatory representations.
Our key strength is advising Clients on the merits of their claims and the appropriate steps for furthering their claims, which can consist of recommendations for settlement and assistance to the Clients in settlement negotiations.
The contentious practice areas include:
Constitutional practice (Judicial Review)
Petitions for and against regulatory authorities in the power and telecommunication sectors relating to administration of the regulatory regime including tariff proceedings and licensing enforcement
Successful conduct of proceedings restraining opening up of the DSL sector contravening the contractual protections to existing operators
Insolvency and winding-up: The Firm has acted in numerous matters evaluating the appropriateness of winding up proceedings and filing and conduct of winding up petitions
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
The Firm’s litigation team acts in a diverse range of commercial contentious practice areas including sale of goods, commercial property, contractual enforcement, specific relief and related matters.
The Firm is representing the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan in its prosecution of the management of Natover Leasing Company, a non-banking finance company for fraudulent conduct in siphoning off the investors’ and depositors funds all across Pakistan.
The Firm filed and successfully prosecuted over 100 petitions relating to allotment and utilization of residential plots by the Pakistan Housing Authority & also carried out representation of sub-contractors in litigation related to Ghazi Barotha project
The Firm’s litigation team handles litigation in all areas of civil litigation including real and personal property, family, succession, custody, elections and other matters.
The Firm advises on pre arbitration matters and conducts arbitration on behalf of its clients.
Currently representing British Power International in its claim against PEPCO before the International Chamber of Commerce
Representations and hearings before the regulators in the power, telecommunications, corporate and competition law sectors.
Each litigation matter is handled by at least two lawyers to provide adequate stand-by support in case of unavailability of the principal lawyer. Additionally, one partner takes the primary responsibility of liaison with clients on all contentious matters.