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