Areas of Expertise

Corporate

Our strong corporate offering is a result of a rare synthesis of technical legal expertise, commercial insight and outstanding client service.  These qualities make us stand out from our peers. 

While we bring an international dimension to our advice in the fields of domestic mergers and acquisition and private equity, we also work seamlessly with foreign lawyers on cross border transactions. 

Our corporate law expertise includes:

competition law, including advice to corporations on domestic and European competition law matters and merger clearance and conduct issues, such as price fixing and monopolies

corporate advisory, including general advice to corporations on regulatory matters, regulatory investigations and compliance with corporate laws

corporate governance, including directors’ duties and issues relating to shareholder rights

inward and outward investment both to and from Pakistan into the Middle East, Europe, United States and Australasia, 

joint ventures both in the power and energy sector and beyond 

mergers and acquisitions (domestic and cross border), our strength in mergers and acquisition is derived from our lawyers having advised on some of the largest leveraged buy-outs in Europe over the past decade.  We are able to advise on the full spectrum of mergers and acquisition transactions, from hostile bids to friendly offers and from strategic alliances to spin-offs.

private equity, including advice on equity investments, management buy-outs, venture capital investments and secondary buy-outs 

public equity issues, including initial public offerings, private placements, rights issues and bonus issues

restructuring and insolvency, including corporate recovery and restructuring work and advising companies, their directors and financial institutions when a company is in financial difficulty

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