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Mohsin Tayebaly & Co

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Mohsin Tayebaly & Co has a deep bench with an impressive reputation for tackling complex transactions for prominent lender clients from its Lahore and Karachi offices. Offers expertise in Islamic finance, restructuring, syndicated financing, electronic bank guarantees and regulatory issues, among other matters. Notable activity in the capital markets space, advising on sukuk issuances, bonds and rights issues. Clients include Allied Bank, National Bank of Pakistan and MCB Bank.

Strengths

Clients say of Mohsin Tayebaly & Co: "We find they are very professional, have a good team and understand dynamics of corporates and banking industries. They have good rapport with the banking sector."

Work highlights

Mohsin Tayebaly & Co advised The Bank of Punjab on phase one of the funding relating to the construction of apartment buildings in Lahore covering 4,000 flats under the Prime Minister’s Naya Pakistan Housing Program.

Acted for TPL Trakker in the issuance of notes in the form of commercial papers valued at PKR1.4 billion.

Notable practitioners

Irfan Tayebaly draws on over three decades of experience of advising clients on banking and finance matters. He is highly regarded by clients in the financial services sector.

Mehreen Manto wins praise from both clients and market sources for her work on finance and capital markets transactions. She is particularly well versed in handling syndicated lending and Islamic finance transactions. One interviewee says: "Mehreen is a good name in the industry."

Vaseeq Khalid offers expertise across a wide range of mandates, including capital markets and Islamic finance transactions, in addition to acquisition and project financing. One client notes that he is well acquainted with the banking sector and is "very approachable."

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Overview

Mohsin Tayebaly & Co., lead by Mr. Irfan Tayebaly who has been practicing for 40 years, is one of the most experienced law firms in Pakistan for banking and finance matters and provides specialist advice in relation to the full spectrum of financial transactions, including syndicate financing, cross border financing, leveraged and acquisition finance, bond/TFC issues, derivative products, project finance and restructurings.

Our firm has been involved in the first Creditors' restructuring of a large industrial group in Pakistan through Scheme of Arrangement under the provisions of the Companies Ordinance, 1984 (Pakland Cement Limited and Saadi Cement Limited), acting on behalf of over 40 banks and financial institutions. 

Our firm also enjoys the privileged position of being one of the most experienced firms in Pakistan as far as structuring of Islamic/Shariah-compliant financing transactions are concerned and has regularly undertaken ijara, istisna’a, murabaha, musharaka and diminishing musharaka transactions and sukuk issues backed by underlying Shariah compliant transactions. The firm’s expertise also extends to Shariah compliant acquisition and real estate financing transactions, which often involves merging conventional and Shariah-compliant financing modes.

Members

Tayebaly, Irfan (Head of Department)

Khalid, Vaseeq

Manto, Mehreen

Rahim, Mikael

Rahim, Salman

Clients

Bank Al Habib Limited

Engro Group

Faysal Bank Limited

Habib Bank Limited

MCB Bank Limited

National Bank of Pakistan

Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Limited

Summit Bank Limited

The Bank of Punjab

TPL Group

United Bank Limited

Industries

Agriculture

Energy

Financial Services

Government and Public Sector

Insurance

Real Estate

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Banking & Finance

Mohsin Tayebaly & Co

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Location

1st Floor, Dime Centre

BC-4 Block 9

KDA Scheme 5

Clifton

Karachi

Sindh

Pakistan

75600

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Pakistan

Banking & Finance


Irfan Tayebaly
Eminent Practitioners
Mehreen Manto
Band 3
Vaseeq Khalid
Band 2