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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. advised Pak-Arab Pipeline on various local currency and foreign currency financings for its motor gasoline expansion project. The team is recommended for Islamic finance transactions, project finance and acquisition matters. Maudood Khan and Asim Nasim are the primary contacts.

Leading individuals

Maudood Khan - Orr, Dignam & Co.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. has significant experience in IPOs, company restructurings and due diligence mandates. The team often advises foreign clients on the legal and regulatory framework for investment in Pakistan. Maudood Khan heads the corporate department. Aliya Yusuf and Zahir Riaz are other names to note.

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

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. has a thriving and diverse corporate practice. Recent highlights included Sajid Zahid leading on the advice to a UAE-based multinational company on the incorporation of a local firm and on the establishment of an industrial plant in Pakistan. Elsewhere, Zahir Riaz led the advice to Weatherford International on the local aspects of the complex, multi-jurisdictional sale of the business. Maudood Khan, Asim Nasim and Aliya Yusuf are other names to note in the team.

Leading individuals

Aliya Yusuf - Orr, Dignam & Co.

Maudood Khan - Orr, Dignam & Co.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. deals with all aspects of contentious matters from mediation and arbitration through to litigation. The team also works with overseas counsel in international arbitrations. Sajid Zahid is leading the advice to SGS Group on various matters currently before the High Court of Sindh and, in particular, is leading the defence of the company in a case concerning the removal of a senior director of one of its subsidiary companies. In another key matter, the group is defending TNT in ongoing litigation relating to a contractual dispute about courier services which are being carried out in Pakistan and overseas.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. advises clients on insurance contracts and on the regulatory and legal framework for insurance businesses in Pakistan. The team is also adept at handling insurance claims. Recent highlights include advising various clients on the implications of terrorism-related claims.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Orr, Dignam & Co.

The active team at Orr, Dignam & Co. is recommended for its work in the projects and energy sector. Zahir Riaz is leading the advice to Inter State Gas Systems on the $10bn gas pipeline project. Once commissioned, the pipeline is expected to have an initial capacity of 35bn cubic metres and will transport gas from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan and Pakistan to India. In another key matter Asim Nasim has been leading the advice to Pak Arab Refinery on the proposed development of a coastal refinery. Senior partner Maudood Khan and Aliya Yusuf are prominent practitioners.

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

Orr, Dignam & Co.

Orr, Dignam & Co. advises property developers, infrastructure providers and hotel owners on a regular basis and has advised both national and international clients on numerous onshore and offshore projects. The team is well placed to advise on construction and infrastructure projects under FIDIC and other forms of contract. Aliya Yusuf is a primary contact.

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