Recommended as a leading lawyer by prestigious legal directories, Bilal Shaukat is a Managing Partner at RIAA Barker Gillette Pakistan based in Karachi. His chief areas of focus include project finance, mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure projects and competition laws. He has extensive experience in developing power projects, including renewable energy projects. Mr. Shaukat possesses particular expertise in advising on both conventional and Islamic finance agreements and regularly assists banks in Pakistan with structuring their finance and security documentation for various power projects. In particular, Bilal has acted as project counsel for several companies for the development of thermal and wind projects. He has also spearheaded acquisitions of listed and unlisted companies. He regularly advises multinational companies, financial institutions and other listed companies on company, banking and income tax related matters. He has also been involved in advising various parties in the establishment and growth of private independent investment in state-owned enterprises. More recently, Bilal Shaukat has also been involved in Public Private Partnership Projects; and has been advising the Government of Sindh on the development of Dhabeji Industrial Park.