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LMA (Liaquat Merchant Associates)

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

LMA has a notable banking practice regularly instructed on large-scale rupee lending and Islamic finance transactions. Advises prominent Pakistani and international banks on structured finance, syndicated financing, corporate banking and restructurings from its Karachi office. LMA has a strong client following among local lenders and microfinance banks in particular and also advises borrowers on project finance matters. JS Bank, United Bank and Habib Bank are among its clients.

Strengths

An interviewee notes: "LMA has in-depth knowledge and vast experience in the banking industry and has the acumen to align conventional laws with Shari'a jurisprudence."

Work highlights

LMA advised Pak Brunei Investment on a long-term finance facility and an Islamic diminishing musharaka facility being extended to Martin Dow.

Notable practitioners

Faresa Jafarey Ahsan is highly regarded for her strength in the banking and finance field.She offers wide-ranging expertise, with experience in capital markets, Islamic banking and project finance matters. Sources note she is "a good listener" who is able to "quickly identify the missing link."

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Banking & Finance

LMA (Liaquat Merchant Associates)

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Location

JURISPK

C-5, Block 4

Clifton

Karachi, Pakistan

Karachi

Sindh

Pakistan

75600

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Pakistan

Banking & Finance


Faresa Jafarey Ahsan
Band 2