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Qureshi Law Associates
NO 9 LINK FARID KOT ROAD
LAHORE 54000
Pakistan

Pakistan > Projects and energy Tier 1

Adnan Aslam Qureshi leads the team at Qureshi Law Associates, which is a known name for its work on major projects in the power and infrastructure sectors. The thriving practice has been advising on projects in the oil and gas sectors in addition to coal mining. It regularly works with leading national and international companies both upstream and downstream and is also recommended for its work in the exploration and production sectors. In addition the team routinely works with major stakeholders on these projects such as banks, international developers and contractors.

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Key clients

M/s Solution de Energy (Pvt) Ltd

M/s Red Sea Petroleum (Private) Limited

M/s IPS Solar Park-IPS 22 (Pvt) Ltd

M/s IPS Solar Park- JA 23 (Pvt) Ltd

M/s IPS Solar Park- SB 24 (Pvt) Ltd

M/s Gugera Hydel Power (Pvt) Ltd

M/s Soan River Hydel Power Project

M/s Sino Energy Consortium

M/s Hydrochina Dawood (Pvt) Ltd

M/s Muree Hydropower

Work highlights

  • Advised Tianjin Energy Investment Group Co. Ltd on the acquisition of 24% of the shares of an existing project company establishing a 300 MW coal power project.
  • Advising Hydrochina Dawood (Pvt) Ltd on various matters relating to a major power project .  
  • Hired by Sichuan through its China based lawyers Deheng Law Firm to provide Pakistani law assistance for acquiring Oracle Plc, owners of an integrated coal mine and power plant of 700 MW located in Sindh on their behalf.    

Pakistan > Corporate and M&A Tier 2

Qureshi Law Associates specialises in advising on takeovers and joint ventures for large and complex projects particularly in the energy and infrastructure arena. It frequently advises on the incorporation of companies as well as advising on other issues such as legal due diligence and shareholder agreements.  Adnan Aslam Qureshi heads the practice that also frequently handles corporate restructurings, capital increases and reductions as well as providing regulatory advice to major corporates.

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Testimonials

‘QLA has good client service and commercial awareness. Overall the firm is good and has good professional relations with Government Departments, which makes the level of service excellent. Adnan Qureshi really impressed us. He is very sincere & loyal with his work, and has tremendous legal knowledge’.

Key clients

Hydrochina Dawood Power (Pvt) Ltd

Sino Energy Consortium

China Three Gorges

Next Vision (Pvt) Ltd

Red Sea Petroleum (Private) Limited

IPS Solar Park-IPS 22 (Pvt) Ltd

Tianjen Energy (Pvt) Ltd

Pakistan Power PV 01 (Pvt) Ltd

IPS Solar Park- JA 24 (Pvt) Ltd

K1 Solar (Pvt) Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised Tianjin Energy Investment Group Co. Ltd on various matters such as the acquisition of 24% of the shares of an existing project company establishing a 300 MW coal power project.
  • Advised Hydrochina Dawood (Pvt) Ltd  on various matters relating to a significant wind power project.    
  • Hired by Sichuan through their China based lawyers Deheng Law Firm to provide Pakistani law assistance for acquiring Oracle Plc, owners of an integrated coal mine cum power plant of 700 MW located in Sindh, Pakistan.        

Pakistan > Labour and employment Tier 2

The employment department at Qureshi Law Associates is part of its corporate and commercial offering and as a result has considerable expertise in conducting due diligence work on the employment aspects of large scale corporate and commercial transactions. It has a solid reputation for its work on a range of employment and labour issues with particular expertise in advising on employee benefits, employee contracts, policies and manuals. Basharat Ali Mehmood leads the employment offering.

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Work highlights

  • Advising Hanergy Global Solar Pakistan (Pvt) Limited on various matters including the making of a complete handbook of employment.  
  • Acting for a company on a significant acquisition which included reviewing the situation about the employment of the existing employees and the novation of their employment contracts as well as other employment issues.

Pakistan > Real estate and construction Tier 2

Qureshi Law Associates is skilled across all aspects of construction law in addition to frequently advising on procurement and engineering contracts. It is adept at advising on a wide array of matters from the establishment of the corporate entity to any contentious property issues. It has many local and international clients and receives a steady flow of instructions from some key international law firms. Karachi-based Zia Junejo and Lahore-based Adnan Aslam Qureshi co-head the department that  is also recommended for its experience at handling various claims  that arise under and EPC contracts, as well as BOT and BOO public-private partnerships.

Key clients

British Petroleum (Pakistan)

Gulistan Group

ILF Consulting (Germany)

Allied Bank

Bank of Punjab

National Bank of Pakistan

Individual Persons (Litigation list below)

M/s IPS Solar Park-IPS 22 (Pvt) Ltd

M/s IPS Solar Park- JA 23 (Pvt) Ltd

M/s IPS Solar Park- SB 24 (Pvt) Ltd

Solution de Energy (Pvt) Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised various individuals on various constitutional petitions including a challenge to the Canal Drainage Act and applicability of drainage laws to provincial authorities.
  • Conducted legal due diligence/review of the tender documents for ILF Consulting (Germany).
  • Advising Gulistan Group on its legal agreements with DHA and MAF-Carrefour for the construction of a Carrefour supermarket in Lahore.  
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Power projects
Oil and gas
Project finance
Infrastructure
Corporate commercial
Commercial litigation
Mining
Projects
Cross-border joint ventures
Government and regulatory compliance
Foreign investment
Mergers and acquisitions
Employment
Construction
Banking and finance
Arbitration
Trade remedy laws
Special economic zones
Number of lawyers : 19
at this office : 9
English
Pashto
Punjabi
Sindhi
Urdu
US and UK Embassies legal panels
Punjab Bar Council
English Bar Council (individual membership)
New York State Bar (individual membership)
Contacts : Adnan Aslam Qureshi (managing partner)