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Haidermota & Co

Corporate/Commercial

3 ranked lawyersBand 1PakistanAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Haidermota & Co is a market-leading firm with a stellar reputation in M&A, corporate restructurings and joint ventures involving listed companies. Additionally sought after for its expertise in advising on private equity investments, privatisations, strategic partnerships and distribution arrangements. Frequently active on complex cross-border transactions, representing both domestic and international clients from a range of industries including banking, power and telecoms. Clients benefit from Haidermota's full-service offering and nationwide coverage. Clients include Cargill, ArcelorMittal and Vitol. Haidermota has offices in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi.

Strengths

A client enthuses: "They are thoroughly professional and manage all issues expertly. The firm has experienced lawyers on board who have vast experience in dealing with cross-border and international elements which they expertly utilise in issues that they pursue for our company."

Another client notes that "Haidermota is a strong local corporate law firm in Pakistan and handle most of our corporate needs. They usually have the expertise in all areas we are involved in."

Work highlights

Haidermota & Co assisted DEG with its PKR466.5 million subscription of 19% shares in TPL Insurance.

Notable practitioners

Ali Akber Vasi is a seasoned practitioner who has a stellar reputation for his work on corporate transactions, including advising an impressive list of multinational clients on inbound investments. A market source remarks: "I respect him as a lawyer - he provides good client service and is clear-thinking."

Khozem Haidermota is a distinguished authority in the Pakistan legal market who offers clients extensive experience in transactional corporate matters, including M&A and market entry. One client says: "No one meets him when work ethic is concerned."

Shabbir Harianawala has longstanding experience in the corporate arena, advising on a range of acquisitions, joint ventures and investments. A client comments: "I find Shabbir's technical skills to be impressive and I am very pleased with his responsiveness and flexibility at short notice." Another source notes he is "very detailed and solution-oriented" and appreciates that he "provides multiple structural options."

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Corporate/Commercial

Haidermota & Co

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Location

Plot no. 101, 4th Floor

Al Murtaza Lane 1

Phase VIII, DHA

Karachi

Sindh

Pakistan

75600

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Pakistan

Corporate/Commercial


Ali Akber Vasi
Band 2
Khozem A Haidermota
Eminent Practitioners
Shabbir Harianawala
Band 1