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Pakistan

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Abraham & Sarwana

The banking and finance practice at Abraham & Sarwana is headed by Jawad Sarwana and Anees Ahmed. Ahmed led the team advising the Royal Bank of Scotland on the reassignment of rights from its subsidiaries. The firm also provides day-to-day operational advice to HBL Bank and World Bank.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Abraham & Sarwana

Abraham & Sarwana’s capital markets practice is headed by Jawad Sarwana; the team has recently undertaken advisory work for Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs regarding their capital markets matters.

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

Abraham & Sarwana

Abraham & Sarwana’s expertise spans international sales agreements, joint ventures and corporate due diligence, and its client roster includes Hitachi, Asian Honda Motors and Isuzu. The team advised Omya Group on its $12m joint venture with a Pakistani company, which involved undertaking negotiations and drafting documents for the agreement. Ashraf Ali and Jawad Sarwana are key contacts.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Abraham & Sarwana

Abraham & Sarwana is acting for International Power in several ongoing matters in the Sindh High Court relating to labour disputes. Other clients include Yokogawa Corporation and Etihad Airways. Former judge SA Sarwana oversees the practice, which includes Jawad Sarwana and Zaki Ahmed.

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Insurance
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Abraham & Sarwana

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Abraham & Sarwana

Abraham & Sarwana advises several local and international clients on the full range of oil and gas matters. The team recently acted for International Power Global Development Limited on its involvement in the 1132MW Hubco power thermal power plant project, and assisted Marubeni Itochi Tabulars Asia with its supply contract agreements with the Pakistani government.

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Real estate and construction
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Abraham & Sarwana

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Abraham & Sarwana

Abraham & Sarwana has particular strength in franchising matters; the team, led by Ashraf Ali, advised Subway on its franchising agreement in Pakistan, and also assisted Adidas with a distributorship agreement and associated licensing matters in Pakistan. The firm is also recommended for IT work.

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