Banking and Finance

Banking and Finance

Our lawyers have extensive expertise, both in Pakistan and internationally, of advising leading financial institutions and corporate borrowers on some of their most complicated and big ticket banking and finance transactions. Invariably, we are required to provide cutting edge solutions to new and complex problems faced by our clients and are recognised for our practical and commercial approach.

Our banking and finance expertise, both cross border and domestic, includes:

acquisition finance, including senior, mezzanine and subordinated debt

asset finance, including ship finance and other capital asset finance

export credit agency finance – strategies for both ECAs and their borrowers

derivatives, including currency and interest rate swaps, options and forward contracts

collective investment schemes, including open and closed end funds, unit trusts and modarabas

islamic finance, including ijara lease agreements, murabaha finance contracts and musharakah agreements

project finance for various industries in Pakistan and cross border advice in South Asia

real estate finance where we act for property developers and financial institutions

sovereign borrowing and guarantees

structured and trade finance