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Mohsin Tayebaly & Co

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Managing Partners: Mr Irfan M Tayebaly, Mr Arshad M Tayebaly
Number of partners: 9
Number of lawyers: 45
Languages: English, Urdu

Firm Overview:
Mohsin Tayebaly & Co. has been providing high-quality legal services in Pakistan for over 50 years and specialises in advising domestic and international financial institutions, companies, and state and regulatory bodies on their most complex and challenging legal issues.

The firm has extensive experience advising on and dealing with all areas of corporate, financial, commercial and civil law and practice including, but not limited to, projects, infrastructure and energy matters, banking and finance transactions and specifically transactions based on Islamic modes of finance, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, private equity, privatisations, company formation and corporate matters, property matters, labour and industrial relations matters, as well as all types of civil litigation before all legal forums in Pakistan.

The firm’s extensive client base includes international and finance institutions, banks, leasing companies, investment finance companies, modarabas, corporate stock brokerage houses, multinational companies and various other commercial and industrial concerns.

The firm presently consists of 45 lawyers which is considered a large-sized firm in Pakistan.

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Finance:
■ Mohsin Tayebaly & Co. is one of the leading 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, leveraged and acquisition finance, bond/TFC issues, derivative products, project finance and restructuring
■ Mohsin Tayebaly & Co. 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

Corporate & Commercial:
■ The firm has the capability to provide complete services in respect of transactions relating to mergers and acquisitions and has advised leading international and local banks, companies and financial institutions on some of the most challenging, high-profile and significant transactions in Pakistan

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy:
■ The firm regularly represents local and foreign lenders and companies in respect of project financing transactions, including power, steel, cement and oil and gas related projects. The team drafts, negotiates and reviews all project-related and financing documents and advises on the laws governing such projects in Pakistan, at every stage

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
■ The firm provides extensive litigation services, with a specialisation in banking and finance, property and contractual dispute matters
■ The firms’ lawyers have rights of audience from the Subordinate Courts all the way to the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The firm also has extensive experience in both local and international arbitration and has represented clients in several arbitration proceedings under Pakistani Law and at different international arbitration forums including ICC Arbitration as per the ICC Rules of Arbitration in London, Dubai and Singapore

Capital Markets:
■ The firm has extensive experience in capital market transactions, with an emphasis on domestic and international equity and debt placements, as well as the structuring of financial investment packages