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Pakistan

Within Banking and finance, Ahmed & Qazi is a first tier firm,

Ahmed & Qazi fields ‘experienced individuals who are prompt in their approach’, and who are praised for their ability to ‘work as a team to achieve the targeted goal.’ It advised Albaraka Bank (Pakistan), United Bank, Askari Bank, Burj Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank, and Bank of Punjab on a musharakah financing facility to Zaver Petroleum for the procurement of oil and liquid petroleum gas. It also advised Qasim International Container Terminal Pakistan on a syndicated Islamic finance transaction. Recommended individuals include Ishaq Shah, Abrar Khan and Jam Naveed.

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Within Capital markets, Ahmed & Qazi is a first tier firm,

Praised for its ‘strong understanding of capital markets transactions’, Ahmed & Qazi’s practice advised the Privatisation Commission on several matters, including the divestment of the Pakistan government’s equity shareholding in United Bank. The team was also instructed by Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan, Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan and Meezan Bank on the government’s ijara sukuk for the sale and leaseback of the M3 motorway in Pakistan. ‘Solution-oriented’ team head Ishaq Shah, Jam Naveed and Abrar Khan are recommended.

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Within Dispute resolution, Ahmed & Qazi is a third tier firm,

The ‘dedicated’ department at Ahmed & Qazi is ‘extremely knowledgeable and organised’. It advised the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan on a number of constitutional petitions before the Sindh and Lahore High Courts, and is advising the Pakistan Broadcasters’ Association on a civil suit filed by Coca-Cola Export Corporation. The ‘brilliant’ Jam Asif heads the team, which includes Saim Hashmi, Bahzad Haider and Nadeem Ahmed.

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Within Projects and energy, Ahmed & Qazi is a third tier firm,

Ahmed & Qazi advised Abbas Steel Group on a wind power project, and is acting for PPP unit Sindh on a solar energy power project. Ishaq Shah heads the department.

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Within Real estate and construction, Ahmed & Qazi is a second tier firm,

Ahmed & Qazi’s ‘excellent’ real estate and construction department advised Javedan Corporation on the development and implementation of a housing scheme, and advised Magna Mall on the lease and construction of premises for Cinepax Limited. Ishaq Shah, Abrar Khan and Jam Naveed are recommended.

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Within TMT, Ahmed & Qazi is a third tier firm,

Ahmed & Qazi is ‘excellent on design and trade mark matters’, and is also active in copyright and technology work. It advised Biba Apparel on a trade mark registration matter. Ishaq Shah is the key contact.

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