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Orr, Dignam & Co.

1-B, STATE LIFE SQUARE, I. I. CHUNDRIGAR ROAD, KARACHI 74000, PAKISTAN
Tel:
Work +92 21 3241 5384
Fax:
Fax +92 21 3241 6571
Email:
Web:
www.orrdignam.com
Islamabad, Karachi

Pakistan

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. is recommended for Islamic finance transactions, project finance and acquisition matters. In a recent work highlight, the firm represented Asian Development Bank (ADB) on the ongoing Peshawar Sustainable Bus Rapid Transit Project. Maudood A Khan and Asim Nasim are the key practice contacts.

Leading individuals

Maudood A Khan - Orr, Dignam & Co.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Orr, Dignam & Co.

The recent workload at Orr, Dignam & Co. includes advising Japan-based Metal One Corporation on its divestiture of shares in a Pakistan-listed company and assisting WPP with its acquisition of a 70% stake in Asiatic Public Relations Network. IPOs, company restructurings and due diligence are other areas of strength for the team. Corporate practice head Maudood A Khan is a key name, and both Zahir Riaz and Aliya Yusuf are also noted practitioners.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Orr, Dignam & Co.

The corporate team at Orr, Dignam & Co. is assisting WPP with its plans to acquire a 70% shareholding in Asiatic Public Relations Network. It also recently advised Anhui Conch Cement through Morrison & Foerster on a potential share purchase agreement in the cement sector. Maudood A Khan, Asim Nasim and Aliya Yusuf are the names to note.

Leading individuals

Aliya Yusuf - Orr, Dignam & Co.

Maudood A Khan - Orr, Dignam & Co.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. is well known for representing both national and international clients in the full range of contentious matters. The team is acting for FedEx and TNT in an ongoing contractual dispute before the High Court of Sindh concerning courier services in both Pakistan and abroad. Key figure Sajid Zahid is leading on the case.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Orr, Dignam & Co.

With expertise advising clients on matters ranging from insurance contracts to litigation, Orr, Dignam & Co.’s recent instructions include advising on the incorporation and establishment of a life assurance company in Pakistan.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. is well known for its strength in the projects and energy sector. The firm recently advised China Three Gorges on its implementation and purchase agreements, along with financial documentation, for two wind power projects in Pakistan as part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor agreement between the countries. In another matter, the group is advising the Pak-Arab Pipeline Company on a gasoline pipeline project. Senior partner Maudood A Khan, Asim Nasim and Aliya Yusuf are all notable practitioners.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. is known for advising property developers, infrastructure providers, hotel owners and other clients on construction matters, property acquisition and cases involving FIDIC contracts, among other areas. Aliya Yusuf is the name to note.

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