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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

Faresa Jafarey Ahsan

Tel:
Work +92215835106
Email:
LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

Work Department

Corporate Department

Position

Faresa Jafarey Ahsan is the Corporate Partner at Liaquat Merchant Associates. She oversees the corporate department of the firm. Her areas of expertise include Syndicated and Structured Financing, Project Finance, Derivatives, Information Technology Projects, Islamic Finance, Microfinance, Consumer Finance and SME finance.

Career

Faresa Jafarey Ahsan joined Liaquat Merchant Associates in 1984 and has played a major role in developing the corporate work at LMA. She currently heads the eight (8) member strong Corporate Department of LMA which advises on all corporate and non-contentious matters. She is enrolled as an Advocate in the High Court and Lower Courts of Sindh. She was made partner at the firm in 1990.

Languages

English and Urdu.

Member

Sindh Bar Council Karachi Bar Association

Education

BA honours in Politics and Literature from the University of Punjab (1979). BA Honours in Law from the University of Buckingham; UK (1983). Barrister-at-Law (Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1983).

Leisure

Travelling, reading and working for charitable cancer hospice and education project and a food and education project for vulnerable families headed by women.


Pakistan

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Faresa Jafarey Ahsan - LMA|Ebrahim Hosain

Within: Banking and finance

The strong team at LMA|Ebrahim Hosain is adept at advising on corporate and consumer financing, project financing, leveraged and acquisition financing, as well as on electronic-banking. The group also advises on the full range of Islamic and Sharia-compliant structures. The practice counts JS Bank, the State Bank of Pakistan and Pak Brunei Investment as clients. The names to note are Faresa Jafarey Ahsan and Darakhshan Sheikh Vohra.

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Insurance

Within: Insurance

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain is skilled at advising local and international companies on insurance and reinsurance policies. The group routinely represents companies in the Superior Courts of Pakistan and before the Securities and Exchange Commission on various insurance issues and regulatory matters. Clients include Chubb Insurance and Bank Al Habib. Recently, the team provided extensive advice to an international insurance business group on establishing a conventional insurance company and a takaful company in Pakistan. Senior partner Faresa Jafarey Ahsan is the name to note.

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Projects and energy

Within: Projects and energy

LMA|Ebrahim Hosain is well known for its work on major power projects including coal, LNG and wind power projects. China Gezhoubai Group Investment, Sui Southern Gas and Pakistan LNG Terminals are key clients. The team assisted a foreign law firm with its advice to a Chinese client on the acquisition of a 20% shareholding in a hydel power project in Pakistan. Senior partners Faresa Jafarey Ahsan and Khawaja Hosain are the primary contacts.

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