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Asad is a Partner at AMJ and is qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of England & Wales and advocate in Pakistan. He advises on general corporate/commercial, capital markets, Islamic finance and oil and gas matters.

Recent transactions include:

•Sole Oman law counsel to Oman Investment Authority, Rakiza and Equitix

Investment on first-of-its-kind US$2 billion private equity fund

•Oman law counsel to the Omani Government on US$ 2 billion bonds issuance

•Sole Oman law counsel for Omani Government and financial advisers on the

Government’s establishment of Omani Rial sukuk program and issuance of RO. 300

million sukuk


Joined AMJ in January 2015, before he worked in UK and Pakistan.

Professional Memberships

•Law Society of England and Wales (2011)

•Bar Council of England and Wales (2010)

•The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn (2010)

•Lahore High Court Bar Association (2005)

•Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (2020)


Asad writes on oil and gas, Islamic finance in international publications, including Lexology, Islamic Finance News and LexisNexis.


•QLTT, BPP College (2011)

•Bar Vocational Course, BPP College (2010)

•Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP College (2009)

•University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA; BA (Economics and Finance) (2000)