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Akhund Forbes

Corporate/Commercial

2 ranked lawyersBand 2PakistanAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Notable practice, active on a number of big-ticket corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions and venture capital investments. Also active in advisory work in relation to shareholders' agreements and licensing issues. Clients range from multinational private equity firms to leading domestic corporates. Often advises clients in the banking, technology and energy sectors.

Strengths

One client reports that "they are really responsive and knowledgeable and they do not have any weaknesses that I can highlight," adding: "From my point of view, I am quite happy with their services."

Another interviewee adds: "They were very responsive and had good market intelligence and knowledge of the law."

Work highlights

Advised Thai Stanley Electric Public on its investment in a manufacturing business in Pakistan.

Notable practitioners

Rabel Akhund is well regarded for his broad corporate practice, which covers M&A and private equity investments. He attracts praise from clients, who consider him to be "knowledgeable, supportive of the client requests and responsive" and appreciate that "he is always up for working around the clock."

Sahar Iqbal specialises in corporate/M&A and private equity. One client comments: "She is charming and easy to work with. She answered questions without delay and took a commercial approach in follow-up discussions."

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Corporate/Commercial Department

Akhund Forbes

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D21, Block 4

Scheme 5

Clifton

Karachi

Sindh

Pakistan

75600

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Pakistan

Corporate/Commercial


Rabel Akhund
Band 3
Sahar Iqbal
Band 4