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MR LEGAL INN is a full-service law firm with a market-leading expertise in advising and representing the interests of global businesses doing business in Pakistan. The firm’s global approach, commitment to excellence and depth of experience mean it has built a strong track record of assisting clients with their transactions and high stake investment disputes.

The firm combines legal specialism with commercial knowledge and technical know-how to provide premium quality legal services including corporate, commercial, M&A and competition, banking, finance, oil and gas, international trade, energy and power projects, telecommunications, aviation, shipping, terminals and ports and intellectual property, etc.

The firm works closely with clients who are major Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, family business groups and high-net-worth individuals. Some of its representative clients include World Bank Group, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Airways, Beijing Auxin Chemicals Technology Limited, LOTTE Engineering & Construction, China National Heavy Machinery Corporation, International Industries Limited, Boeing, Johnson Controls Inc., ON Technologies Inc. and Franzen Landbouw C.V. among others.

Furthermore, the firm’s top-tier services focus on business solutions for its clients operating in diverse sets of global capital markets, which are comprehensively designed to suit clients’ individual needs and expectations. Hence, the firm ensures that its clients receive top-quality solutions solving their issues, and contributing towards long-term success while doing business in Pakistan.

The firm is a preferred legal choice for multinationals on foreign investment, joint ventures, M&A, project development, privatisations, strategic advisory, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, governmental affairs, private equity, project financing, mergers and corporate structuring, etc. The firm provides services in drafting and negotiating joint venture agreements, preparing bidding documents, commercial licences and Islamic instruments such as sukuk certificates, bonds, guarantees and warrantees, finance and lease agreements, securitisation of loans, and commercial certificates.

Furthermore, the firm maintains a strong dispute resolution practice for representing clients at all levels of litigation before the courts and international arbitral forums under New York Convention, ICC, DIAC, LCIA, DMAC, DIFC, and UNCITRAL rules for arbitrations conducted in New York, London, Paris, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Singapore. The firm handles all matters pertaining to the enforcement of foreign judgments, foreign arbitral awards and agreements, company winding up, anti-suit injunctions, award of damages, specific relief, injunctions, etc.

Areas of practice

Corporate, M&A, finance: the firm has a strong track record for advising its sophisticated clientele on complex high value deals involving M&A, joint ventures, EPC & FIDC contracts. The firm’s relevant experience can be gauged from its advice on the transactions involving global corporations doing business in Pakistan especially under CPEC. The firm has recently advised Beijing Auxin Chemicals Limited on a joint venture transaction involving contract drafting, negotiations and review as well as due diligence process of a local partner. In the past, the firm has advised major Chinese corporations on EPC and FIDC contracts in Pakistan. In the western hemisphere the firm has advised Johnson Controls Inc. on business restructuring under notification and financial regulations. On the M&A side the firm advised a UK-based private equity firm for its subsidiaries proposed mergers and acquisitions in Pakistan. The firm has recently advised the one of the largest foreign investors ON Technologies Inc. in the information technology (IT) sector in Pakistan for all regulatory clearances, contractual and financial regulations. The firm has a close collaboration with World Bank Group on research and advisory on the preparation of its annual reports on finance, tax, securities, infrastructure, construction, power projects in Pakistan.

Dispute resolution: in dispute resolution, the firm caters and represents the interests of global businesses in high stake investment disputes. The firm is representing western corporations on the enforcement of high value arbitral award in Pakistan under New York Convention 1958.

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