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Pakistan

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Abraham & Sarwana

Abraham & Sarwana handles financing and refinancing transactions, commercial agreements, due diligence and litigation for its broad base of financial services clients. Jawad Sarwana leads the team alongside Safdar A Syed, who also has expertise in insolvency-related issues.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Abraham & Sarwana

Jawad Sarwana leads the compact team at Abraham & Sarwana, which counts numerous international financial institutions and corporates among its clients.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Abraham & Sarwana

Abraham & Sarwana serves a large international client base, with a particular focus on Japanese and Indian companies seeking commercial advice, assistance with corporate transactions and advice in relation to disputes. The team has particular expertise in franchising and distribution, and also handles employment law issues. Ashraf Ali and Jawad Sarwana are the key contacts.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Abraham & Sarwana

Insolvency litigation is a particular strength at Abraham & Sarwana, although the team demonstrates proficiency across a myriad of corporate and commercial cases. SA Sarwana oversees the practice, which includes insurance and shipping expert Zaki Ahmed, and Jawad Sarwana, who also has experience in arbitration and mediation.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Abraham & Sarwana

Jawad Sarwana heads the department at Abraham & Sarwana, which has experience in the full life cycle of oil and gas projects. Past work includes advising a European investor on a share subscription agreement with a Pakistani gas company.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Abraham & Sarwana

Abraham & Sarwana handles advisory and transactional work for a number of technology, telecoms and sports companies; past experience includes advising a foreign client on telecom regulatory matters, and a multinational IT company on e-commerce, employment and commercial issues. Jawad Sarwana leads the team.

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