What the team is known for
Haidermota & Co is widely credited as a pre-eminent team for banking and finance work, particularly project finance and trade finance transactions. Increasingly active in advising financial institutions on restructuring and refinancing mandates. Works with state institutions on regulatory and branchless banking developments in the market. Also offers capital markets expertise including advising on bond offerings, securitisation and delistings. Increasingly mandated on Islamic finance work. Haidermota has offices in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi.
Clients note that Haidermota is a top choice for complex work, with one source commenting: "They are solution-oriented, have excellent understanding of regulatory issues and relationship with regulators. I go to them for all the difficult and out-of-the-box deals." Another source notes: "I find them to be technically impressive and thoughtful as well as able to problem-solve."
One source notes: "Haidermota is a very professional firm. They give proper time to a brief and cover its legal and contractual implications. We are extremely satisfied with their approach."
Acted for United Bank and Habib Bank in the establishment of Pakistan’s first corporate restructuring company, Pakistan Corporate Restructuring Company.
Advised Habib Bank on K Electric's issuance of shirkat-ul-milk sukuk valued at PKR25 billion.
is considered a first-rate banking lawyer with impressive knowledge of capital markets regulations and practice. One client calls him "dedicated and hard-working,"
while another praises his thoroughness and ability to give "good practical advice."
's practice covers acquisition financing, bridge financing and Islamic financing transactions. One interviewee describes him as "a senior lawyer"
whose "main expertise is in the banking sector,"
adding that "he is a very dedicated and energetic guy."
advises on complex financing transactions and M&A for the financial services sector. One source describes her as "sound and dedicated"
while another comments that she "takes initiative in understanding the various transactional aspects and is quick to provide comprehensive legal guidance accordingly."