Environment in Pakistan

Raja Mohammed Akram Co.

With Aneesa Agha and Basil Nabi Malik at the helm at Raja Mohammed Akram Co.,  the team is well-versed in all aspects of environmental laws and policies. It has been busy advising on several renewable energy power projects in the country and has been actively involved in several environmental cases, many of which public interest litigation. Agha has acted for various foreign and local energy clients advising on project financing, mergers and acquisitions in addition to capital structuring.

Practice head(s):

Aneesa Agha ; Basil Nabi Malik

Key clients

Fatima Energy Limited (FEL)

Stellar Energy Limited

Hyundai Nishat Motor (Private) Limited

Fatima Fertilizer Limited

Mahmood Group of Industries

Shehri Citizens for a Better Environment

Work highlights

  • Represented a renewable IPP in multiple proceedings arising out of the applicability and enforcement of wheeling regulations which shall have a long-term impact on the future deployment of renewable energy.
  • Represented numerous petitioners including members of the native fishermen community, social groups, non-governmental organisation (NGO) before the Sindh High Court, challenging the vires of the State’s attempt at vesting the ownership of Bundal and Buddo islands to itself along with the right to prepare land registries and develop the lands.
  • Representing petitioners challenging state inaction in relation to mitigation measures under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change 2015.