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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 1

Orr, Dignam & Co.

The four-partner team at Orr, Dignam & Co. is adept in project finance, acquisition finance and Islamic finance transactions. Recently the firm advised Citibank Pakistan on a loan to Coca-Cola Pakistan. Other clients include Axiata Group and Pakistan International Airlines. Maudood A Khan and Asim Nasim are key names.

Leading individuals

Maudood A Khan - Orr, Dignam & Co.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. advises international and local clients on the full range of capital markets matters, including IPOs, company restructurings and due diligence. Maudood A Khan heads the corporate team, which includes Zahir Riaz and Aliya Yusuf.

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

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. regularly advises its clients on joint ventures, M&A and obtaining licenses for their local operations. Recent highlights include advising Pakistan International Airlines on its acquisition of several aircraft on a long-term lease basis, and assisting Total PARCO Pakistan with its acquisition of Chevron Pakistan and its subsidiaries. Maudood A Khan, Asim Nasim and Aliya Yusuf are key contacts.

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. handles the full range of disputes, and has considerable experience before the High and Supreme courts of Pakistan. The team includes Sajid Zahid and Taha Alizai, who are both adept in handling Supreme Court litigation; the former defended Andritz Hydro in an appeal concerning the bidding process for the Golen Gol Hydro Power Project.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. provides general commercial and regulatory advice to Adamjee Insurance, and regularly handles litigation work for insurance companies, with several partners being advocates of the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

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Legal market overview

HaidermotaBNR, Mohsin Tayebaly & Co, Orr, Dignam & Co. and RIAA Barker Gillette are among Pakistan’s most established law firms. In 2015, Liaquat Merchant and Ebrahim Hosain merged to form LMA|Ebrahim Hosain. Karachi and Lahore are the main hubs for law firms, while a number also field offices in Islamabad and Peshawar.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. is a major player in the projects and energy market, with several upcoming projects involving fossil fuel and clean energy plants. Aliya Yusuf is leading the team assisting Pakistan State Oil Company with its purchase agreements with Qatar Liquefied Gas Company. Zahir Riaz and Asim Nasim are also recommended.

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

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. handles contentious and non-contentious real estate and construction matters for its corporate, commercial and energy client base. Recent highlights include advising China Machinery Engineering Corporation on its investment in the construction and development of a power plant; Aliya Yusuf and Asim Nasim advised on that deal. The firm also regularly undertakes matters involving FIDIC contracts.

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