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Omer Soomro

Karachi, Pakistan Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution: General Commercial
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Dispute Resolution: General Commercial - Pakistan

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Omer Soomro is well placed to act on a wide variety of disputes, from representing international companies in litigation proceedings, to handling white-collar criminal cases on behalf of individuals. He has appeared before the High Courts, in addition to advising on commercial arbitration cases. One market source describes him as being "extremely good at what he does."
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Mr. Soomro is based in Karachi and is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He handles all kinds of corporate and civil litigation, as well as white-collar crime proceedings. He also acts on constitutional law matters at the High Courts of Pakistan.

Mr. Soomro has represented clients in commercial arbitration, locally and overseas. He has been involved in a wide variety of cases before the High Court of Sindh, including matters relating to insurance, pharmaceuticals, customs, sales tax, intellectual property and the National Accountability Bureau. He also has a particular focus on energy-related litigation and New Captive Power Producers.

Additionally, he has been involved in drafting legislation, such as The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan Ordinance, 2006, and was the principal advisor for the first Islamic compliant lottery scheme, which was a joint collaboration between foreign investors and the Pakistan Sports Trust.

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Omer Soomro

RIAA Barker Gillette

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D-67, Block 4

Clifton

Karachi

Sindh

Pakistan

75600

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