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LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

156 - 1, SCOTCH CORNER, UPPER MALL, LAHORE, PAKISTAN
Tel:
Work +92 42 3587 1081
Fax:
Fax +92 42 3587 1083
Email:
Web:
www.lma-eh.com
Karachi, Karachi, Lahore

Pakistan

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain houses over 30 lawyers with experience across the spectrum of banking and finance matters, including project financing and Islamic finance. Names to note are Faresa J Ahsan and Darakshan Vohra.

Leading individuals

Faresa J Ahsan - LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

Liaquat Merchant - LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

Mustafa Mumtaz and Darakshan Vohra are the names to note for capital markets matters at LMA|Ebrahim Hosain.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain is noted for its strengths in due diligence, joint ventures, M&A and corporate restructuring, among other areas. Acquisition instructions make up the bulk of the team’s workload, with the group predominantly representing the buy-side; for example, it is currently acting for the acquirers of the $78m Suki Kinari hydro-power project. Names to note include firm chairman Liaquat Merchant, as well as Khawaja Hosain and Darakshan Vohra.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain’s expertise spans a broad range of litigious matters, including company, contractual, labour, aviation and intellectual property disputes. Zahid Ebrahim and Shabnam Noorali are the names to note.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 1

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain houses an insurance team with both contentious and non-contentious expertise. Acting for both local and international clients, recent instructions include advising an international insurance group on establishing both a conventional insurance company and a takaful company in Pakistan.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain is best known for its expertise in oil-and-gas-related projects, although coal, hydro and wind power, as well as LNG-based projects also feature in the firm’s caseload. Past work includes assisting New Age Media with the drafting of contracts for an LED-based street lighting project for 360km of roads in Karachi; Shabnam Noorali led on this matter.

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

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

Past instructions at LMA|Ebrahim Hosain saw senior partner Tufail Ebrahim advise textile manufacturer Saya Weaving Mills on the acquisition of an industrial unit constructed on 10 acres of land that was initially mortgaged in favour of four commercial banks by a defaulting borrower. Shabnam Noorali and associate-partner Ali Ebrahim are also names to note.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

The team at LMA|Ebrahim Hosain has experience across a range of IT, telecoms and media-related instructions; the group’s workload includes advising international television sports and news channels on broadcasting rights and assisting a variety of industries with outsourcing agreements, among other mandates. Previous cases include assisting a software development company with its merger with a UAE-based technology conglomerate to expand operations within and outside Pakistan; Shabnam Noorali led on this matter.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

Zahid Ebrahim, Shabnam Noorali and associate-partner Ali Ebrahim are key names at LMA|Ebrahim Hosain’s established tax practice. The team has expertise across an array of areas including property tax and corporate taxation. In recent work, Ebrahim advised Chubb Insurance Pakistan regarding the applicability of sales tax on reinsurance services within and outside Pakistan; and Noorali assisted a leading charitable trust with the maintenance of its not-for-profit status and respective tax exemptions.

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