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HaidermotaBNR

D-79, BLOCK 5, KDA SCHEME NO 5, CLIFTON, KARACHI 75600, PAKISTAN
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www.hmcobnr.com
Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Lahore

Pakistan

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

HaidermotaBNR

HaidermotaBNR has expertise across a wide spectrum of banking and finance work, including Islamic finance, project financings, and financial restructuring, among other areas. The team recently represented the Dubai branch of Habib Bank on its AED30m loan to Shaheen Air, and is currently advising 1Link on fin-tech matters. Senior partner Khozem Haidermota and Mohammed Anwer are the primary contacts.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

HaidermotaBNR

HaidermotaBNR acts for banks, corporate entities and other financial institutions across the spectrum of capital markets’ matters, including debt, IPOs and bond issues. In March 2017, the team successfully represented Pak China Investment Company as a member of a consortium, consisting of a number of Chinese financial institutions and stock exchanges, which acquired a 40% equity stake in the demutualised Pakistan Stock Exchange; Ali Akber Vasi led on this matter.

Leading individuals

Ali Akber Vasi - HaidermotaBNR

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

HaidermotaBNR

The practice group at HaidermotaBNR has expertise in areas including joint ventures, restructurings, privatisations, M&A and public takeovers. The team is currently acting as local counsel to Abraaj Group on the sale of its portfolio company, K-Electric, to Shanghai Electric Power Company; senior partner Khozem Haidermota is leading on the matter.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

HaidermotaBNR

Acting from offices in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore, HaidermotaBNR’s team handles a range of commercial disputes, particularly in sectors including real estate, construction, banking and telecoms. Fraud, white-collar crime and insolvency are also areas of expertise. Current mandates include acting for Samsung in an IP rights infringement dispute against local mobile phone distributor Digicom Technologies. Other clients include Pakistan’s SEC and Data Steel Pipes Industries. Key names include senior partners Uzair Bhandari and Kazim Hasan, along with Mian Muhammad Kashif.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 2

HaidermotaBNR

HaidermotaBNR draws upon its knowledge of environmental law when advising companies on energy and natural resources matters, including wind, solar, thermal power and coal mining projects. Associate Imran Iqbal is the key name.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

HaidermotaBNR

The team at HaidermotaBNR has experience in the structuring and restructuring of insurance products and services, as well as reinsurance arrangements, among other subspecialities. Recent mandates include advising UK-based insurance group Greenoaks Global Holdings on its acquisition of a majority stake in TPL Direct Insurance. Other clients include IGI Life Insurance.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

HaidermotaBNR

In recent highlights at HaidermotaBNR, Umar Shereef led a team advising Huaneng Shandong Ruyi Pakistan Energy on the development of a coal-fired power project, which will be the first to be completed under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor arrangement. In other work partner Ali Khan is assisting China Power Hub Generation Company on the development of a 1320MW coal-fired power project in the province of Balochistan. Other clients include Western Energy, Zephyr Power, Sindh Engro Coal Mining and Punjab Saaf Pani Company (Government of Punjab). Senior associate Ali Moiz Ansari is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Umar Shereef - HaidermotaBNR

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

HaidermotaBNR

HaidermotaBNR has experience across the full range of real estate and construction matters. Its client base includes power companies, local and international banks and financial institutions, and food companies. The team is acting for Siza Foods and GAM Corp in an ongoing mandate to establish McDonald’s restaurants across Pakistan.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

HaidermotaBNR

The team at HaidermotaBNR is known for representing local and international companies in the telecoms industry. Owais Aziz, based in Islamabad, was promoted to partner.

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