Mr Haris Azmat > Kilam Law > Lahore, Pakistan > Lawyer Profile

Kilam Law
134/A Upper Mall Scheme Scotch Corner
Street #2 Lahore
Lahore 54000
Pakistan
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Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration, TMT (Technology Media & Telecommunications), Commercial

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Mr. Azmat provides wide ranging legal advisory, corporate, transactional and litigation services to a broad spectrum of companies and high profile and networth clients. His has represented, amongst others, the Gwadar Port Authority, National School of Public Policy, senior bureaucrats and a former Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Mr. Azmat has personally conducted countless cases before the courts in Pakistan which includes a wide variety of trial and appellate work in civil, criminal, commercial and banking matters. Mr. Azmat also has numerous leading judgments to his credit. He brings his experience of handling sophisticated disptues in litigation and arbitration in drafting and negotiating commercial documents. Mr. Azmat led the team drafting and negotaition of a concession agreement worth US$770 million on behalf of the Gwadar Port Authority.

Languages

English, Urdu

Memberships

Pakistan Bar Council, Supreme Court Bar Association, Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Education

Mr. Azmat did his LL.B. (Hons) from University of London and then went to become a barrister from the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. He completed a course in International Law from the prestigious Hague Academy of International Law in Netherlands.

Lawyer Rankings

Pakistan > Dispute resolution

The experienced team at Kilam Law is led by Haris Azmat. The versatile practice is adept at handling a wide variety of trial and appellate work in civil, commercial, intellectual property and banking matters. It also boasts considerable expertise in international arbitration matters. Ali Ibrahim  is another known name who has particular strength in corporate matters and is vastly experienced at representing clients before various regulatory authorities.

Pakistan > Labour and employment

Kilam Law fields a ‘professional and reliable team’ that is jointly headed by Ali Ibrahim  and Haris Azmat  who are both based in Lahore. It receives a steady flow of instructions from major international law firms and also counts numerous multinational companies as clients. It routinely advises public sector entities, government owned companies, private entities and individuals on all aspects of labour law in Pakistan, from drafting employment contracts to advising on industrial disputes.