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The firm

MR LEGAL INN is a full-service law firm, which specialises in advising local and international businesses on all legal aspects of doing business in Pakistan. The firm provides a broad spectrum of premium quality legal advisory and dispute resolution services from corporate, commercial, banking and finance, intellectual property, real estate, oil and gas, mining, power projects telecommunication, shipping and employment laws.

The firm works in close collaboration 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, Standard Chartered Bank, Qatar Petroleum, China National Heavy Machinery Corporation, International Industries Limited, Johnson Controls, Reuters, Boeing and Qatar Airways, Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), and US Denim Mills, etc.

Furthermore, the firm keenly focuses on the unique requirements of the business operating in the global markets where ‘one size fits all’ advice does not work. Hence, the firm ensures that its clients receive top-quality legal 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, project development, privatisations, strategic advisory, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, governmental affairs, private equity, project financing, mergers and acquisitions and corporate structuring, etc.

The firm provides services in structuring and drafting joint venture agreements, commercial licences, finance and lease agreements, securitisation of loans, and commercial certificates.

Furthermore, the firm maintains a strong dispute resolution practice for representing clients before the courts and international arbitral forums under New York Convention, ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL rules for arbitrations conducted in New York, London, Paris, Dubai and Singapore.

Areas of practice

Advised Johnson Controls on business restructuring in Pakistan.

Advised International Industries Limited on an international trade dispute concerning the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties.

Advised China National Heavy Machinery Corporation on EPC contracts worth US$300m with a local sponsor.

Advised Reuters for the enforcement of supply and distribution contract with a local entity.

Advised World Bank Group on the Doing Business project in Pakistan for 2015 and 2016.

Advising Thomson Reuters on the regulatory requirements of doing business in Pakistan.

Advised Jamshoru Joint Venture Limited (JJVL) under the competition laws of Pakistan.

Advising ICC Commission on Intellectual Property for development of international laws relating to labelling and packaging requirements.

Acted as arbitration counsel for WAPDA against the African supplier of transformers.


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at this office 8

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