Firm Profile > Mohsin Tayebaly & Co > Karachi , Pakistan

Mohsin Tayebaly & Co

Banking and finance Tier 2

Mohsin Tayebaly & Co advises on the full spectrum of financial products. It is skilled at advising on areas as diverse as syndicated lending and leveraged financing as well as acquisition, asset and project financings. It is also experienced in other areas including Islamic financing, aviation and shipping finance. Recently it has advised on a significant number of redeemable capital issuances such as term finance certificates, restructurings and settlement agreements. Irfan Tayebalyis a key figure on the transactional side along with Vaseeq Khalid who specialises in corporate syndications, asset and acquisition financing as well as bonds. Mikael Rahim was promoted to the partnership.

Capital markets Tier 2

Mohsin Tayebaly & Co routinely acts as legal counsel for both issuers and trustees in relation to the issue of corporate debt instruments by way of redeemable capital and term finance certificates. Irfan Tayebaly is recommended along with Vaseeq Khalid and Mehreen Manto: all are involved on a regular basis in structuring international and local debt and equity financing transactions.

Corporate and M&A Tier 2

Mohsin Tayebaly & Co has a particular focus on mergers/demergers, acquisitions, IPOs and private equity work. Its client base includes leading international and local corporate and financial institutions and it has been involved in some of the most challenging and high-profile transactions in Pakistan. In addition, the team is skilled at advising on how to set up a business in Pakistan. Members of the highly respected practice include Irfan Tayebaly and Vaseeq Khalid. Mikael Rahim has been promoted to the partnership.

Projects and energy Tier 3

Mohsin Tayebaly & Co acts for numerous key clients on large project financing matters in Pakistan. It has represented both banks and companies on a variety of power-related projects with a special emphasis on renewable energy projects. Irfan Tayebaly and Vaseeq Khalid are recommended. Mikael Rahim was promoted to the partnership.

The firm: MTC has been providing high-quality legal services in Pakistan for over 50 years and specialises in advising domestic and international financial institutions, companies, and state and regulatory bodies on their most complex and challenging legal issues.

Given the evolving legal environment in which it operates, the firm applies a multi-disciplinary approach to analyse and address all aspects of client needs. It is the combination of departmental depth and practice breadth that sets the firm apart from its peers and allows it to provide clients with strategic counsel to meet their commercial needs. The firm’s lawyers have a thorough understanding of the commercial environment in which its clients operate and a substantive insight into their business needs, enabling them to provide practical and meaningful solutions to meet varied client requirements.

The firm has extensive experience in advising on and dealing with all areas of corporate, financial, commercial and civil law and practice, including, but not limited to, projects, infrastructure and energy matters, banking and finance transactions and specifically transactions based on Islamic modes of finance, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, private equity, privatisations, company formation and corporate matters, property matters, labour and industrial relations matter, as well as all types of civil litigation before all legal forums in Pakistan.

The firm’s extensive client base includes international and domestic financial institutions, banks, leasing companies, investment finance companies, modarabas, corporate stock brokerage houses, multinational companies and various other commercial and industrial concerns.

Areas of practice: MTC is one of the leading law firms in Pakistan for banking and finance matters and provides specialist advice in relation to the full spectrum of financial transactions, including syndicate financing, leveraged and acquisition finance, bond/TFC issues, derivative products, project finance and restructuring.

MTC enjoys the privileged position of being one of the most experienced firms in Pakistan as far as structuring of Islamic/Shariah-compliant financing transactions are concerned and has regularly undertaken ijara, istisna’a, murabaha, musharaka and diminishing musharaka transactions and sukuk issues backed by underlying Shariah-compliant transactions. The firm’s expertise also extends to Shariah-compliant acquisition and real estate financing transactions, which often involves merging conventional and Shariah-compliant financing modes.

The firm has extensive experience in capital market transactions, with an emphasis on domestic and international equity and debt placements, as well as the structuring of financial investment packages.

The firm regularly represents local and foreign lenders and companies in respect of project financing transactions including power, steel, cement, and oil & gas related projects. The team drafts, negotiates and reviews all project-related and financing documents and advises on the laws governing such projects in Pakistan, at every stage.

The firm also has the capability to provide complete services in respect of transactions relating to mergers and acquisitions and has advised leading international and local banks, companies and financial institutions on some of the most challenging, high-profile and significant transactions in Pakistan.

The firm provides extensive litigation services, with a specialisation in banking and finance, property and contractual dispute matters.  The firms’ lawyers have rights of audience from the Subordinate Courts all the way to the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The firm also has extensive experience in both local and international arbitration and has represented clients in several arbitration proceedings under Pakistani Law and at different international arbitration forums including ICC Arbitration as per the ICC Rules of Arbitration in London, Dubai and Singapore.

Department Name Email Telephone
Irfan M. Tayebaly (Senior Partner)
Arshad M. Tayebaly (Senior Partner)
Vaseeq Khalid (Partner)
Number of Partners : 9
Number of lawyers : 45
Contacts: : Irfan M. Tayebaly (Senior Partner)
Contacts : Arshad M. Tayebaly (Senior Partner)
Contacts: : Vaseeq Khalid (Partner)