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LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

4TH FLOOR, PLOT NO. C-2-C/C-4-C, KHAYABAN-E-TANZEEM, PHASE V, DEFENCE HOUSING AUTHORITY, KARACHI, PAKISTAN
Tel:
Work +92 21 3583 51014
Fax:
Fax +92 21 3583 5109/110
Email:
Web:
www.lma-eh.com
Karachi, Karachi, Lahore
LMA|Ebrahim Hosain, Liaquat Merchant, Karachi, PAKISTAN

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Liaquat Merchant

Tel:
Work +922135835101 4
Email:
LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

Work Department

Corporate and Litigation Department

Position

Mr. Merchant is the Managing Partner at Liaquat Merchant Associates administering the Corporate and Litigation Departments of the firm. His areas of expertise include Banking and Finance, Company Law, Commercial Law, Insurance, Clinical Negligence and Medical Ethics, Cross Border Litigation, Cross Border Joint Ventures, Employment Law, Corporate Advisory and Dispute Resolution.

Career

Mr. Merchant was enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court of Bombay in 1964 and practiced in Bombay until 1967. He was enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court of West Pakistan (now High Court of Sindh at Karachi) in 1968 and as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in 1978. He was called to the Bar at Gray’s Inn in 1991 and was granted a license to practice as a Barrister in England and Wales by the General Council of the Bar in 1992. Mr. Merchant was appointed Deputy Attorney General of Pakistan and served in this capacity between 1985 and 1986 during which period he appeared in important constitutional and other cases for the Government of Pakistan. He resigned from the office of Deputy Attorney General to resume private practice of law and remains involved in major litigation as well as in important corporate / banking / cross-border litigation work and works in conjunction with the firms’ Litigation and Corporate Department. Mr. Merchant is the founder and Managing Trustee of Jinnah Foundation, a registered trust which renders services in the field of education and health. He is also the Executive Trustee of Quaid-i-Azam Aligarh Education Trust which was established under the order of the High Court of Sindh at Karachi. Mr. Merchant is also the founder President of Jinnah Society and has been responsible for publication of substantial books and other material on Mr. M.A. Jinnah the founder of Pakistan. In recognition of his services in the field of education and health and publication of books on Mr. Jinnah, the President of Pakistan conferred the highest civilian award of “Sitara-e-Imtiaz” on Mr. Merchant in 2007. Mr. Merchant is on the Board of several other charitable trusts and non-governmental organizations which render services in the field of education and health.

Languages

English and Urdu.

Member

Sindh Bar Council Karachi Bar Association

Education

Bachelor of Arts in History and Politics from the University of Bombay in 1961. Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Bombay in 1964. Called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn in 1991.

Leisure

Travelling and photography.


Pakistan

Banking and finance

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