RIAA Barker Gillette is a firm well placed to advise on cross-border commercial arrangements such as competition, employment and IP. We have expertise in assisting clients making greenfield or brownfield investments into Pakistan. We advise on all types of local and international commercial agreements including financial contracts vital to a corporate’s business needs. Our clients range from entrepreneurs, to well-established companies to non-profit entities. Recently we have been engaged in numerous complex transactions as a Counsel to:
· the Government of Sindh in the development of the first Special Economic Zone in the province.
· Alibaba Holdings Singapore Limited in its acquisition of Jade E-Services Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited, the operator of Pakistan’s leading online marketplace (daraz.pk).
· Alipay (Hong Kong) Holding Limited in its acquisition of a controlling shareholding in Telenor Microfinance Bank Limited, Pakistan’s first licensed microfinance bank.
· the Government of Sindh in the development of a tourist resort in Sukkur.
· the Industrialization & Energy Services Company in its proposed acquisition of several companies engaged in the business of drilling oil and gas in Pakistan.
We also possess invaluable experience in complex debt and equity capital market transactions and legislation. We handle IPOs, private placements, secondary & debt offerings, derivatives securities, sukuk offerings and asset-backed offerings.
Bangash, Mazhar (Head of Department)
Khosa, Yousaf (Head of Department)
Rizvi, Ahsan Zahir (Head of Department)
Abu Dhabi Group, UAE
Act Wind (Private) Limited
Aga Khan Development Network
Archroma Pakistan Limited
Attock Cement Pakistan Limited
Bhanero Textile Mills Limited
CBRE Corporate Outsourcing (Private) Limited
Chevron Pakistan Lubricants Private Limited
China Chamber of Commerce for Metals, Minerals & Chemicals
China Telecom Pakistan (Private) Limited
Clariant Chemical Pakistan (Private) Limited
Daelim Industrial Co. Limited
Eksportkreditt Norge As
Eltek Pakistan Pvt. Ltd
Government of Sindh
Gul Ahmed Wind Power Limited
Habibullah Coastal Power Company (Private) Limited
Halliburton Worldwide Limited
ICI Pakistan Limited
International Finance Corporation
Karachi International Container Terminal Limited
Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co. Limited
Laraib Energy Limited
MATCO Foods Limited
McKinsey & Company Pakistan (Private) Limited
Mirpur Hospital Project
Naveena Exports Limited
Oxford Policy Management Ltd.
Pak- China Investment Company Limited
Power Construction Corporation of China
Reliable Engineering Services (Private) Limited
Roomy Hotels (Private) Limited
Sapphire Textile Mills Limited
SCG Plastics Co,, Ltd. Thailand
Shaheen Airport Services
Shaheen Foundation, PAF
Shajar Roads Limited
Shearman & Sterling LLP Beijing
SIMA Funds LLC
Sinohydro Corporation Limited
SK Hydro (Private) Limited
South Asia Pakistan Terminals Limited
Star Hydro Power Limited
Tbea Xinjiang Sunoasis Company Limited
The Hub Power Company Limited
Uber International Holding BV
Water and Power Development Authority
WPP 2005 Limited
Yunus Energy Limited
Zameen Media (Private Limited)
Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd.
Commercial & Professional Services
Construction & Materials
Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences