Firm Profile > Ijaz Ahmed & Associates > Karachi, Pakistan

Ijaz Ahmed & Associates
NO.7, 11TH ZAMZAMA STREET
PHASE 5, DEFENCE HOUSING AUTHORITY
KARACHI
Pakistan

Banking and finance Tier 1

Ijaz Ahmed & Associates continues to be active in some of the most significant banking and finance mandates in the country. It also enjoys a steady flow of instructions from international law firms. The group has a strong reputation for its work on various regulatory and legislative issues and is also rated for its experience on contentious capital market matters. The versatile team covers syndicated loans and debt restructurings in addition to real estate finance and microfinance. Ijaz Ahmed and Altaf Qureshi are seasoned practitioners.

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Key clients

Allied Bank Limited

Bank Alfalah Limited

Barclays Bank plc

National Bank of Pakistan

Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Limited

Pakistan Kuwait Investment Company (Pvt.) Limited

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange

Asian Development Bank

Pakistan Stock Exchange

PwC A.F. Ferguson & Company

Pakistan Mortgage Refinance Company

Telenor Microfinance Bank

Mobilink Microfinance Bank

Capital markets Tier 2

The capital markets department at Ijaz Ahmed & Associates has been involved in and has drafted a substantial amount of the subordinated legislation, regulation and market practice for the country’s stock and commodity exchange as well as the clearing and depository systems in Pakistan. Equally the firm has been active in a considerable amount of capital markets litigation. Ijaz Ahmed and Altaf Qureshi are known names in this sector and receive a steady flow of instructions from some international law firms.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Allied Bank Limited

Bank Alfalah Limited

Barclays Bank plc

National Bank of Pakistan

Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Limited

Pakistan Kuwait Investment Company (Pvt.) Limited

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange

Asian Development Bank

Pakistan Stock Exchange

PwC A.F. Ferguson & Company

State Bank of Pakistan

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

National Clearing Company of Pakistan

Central Depository Company of Pakistan

Projects and energy Tier 2

Ijaz Ahmed & Associates has enjoyed another busy year advising on a wide range of projects. The team has particular strength in oil, gas and mineral exploration projects and also in electricity and power generation projects. Heads of department  Ijaz Ahmed and Altaf Qureshi are highly regarded practitioners.

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Key clients

Mustaqim Dyeing and Printing Industries (Private) Limited

Novatex Limited

Nestle Pakistan Limited

Pak Oman Investment Company Limited

Hum Networks Limited

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority

Asian Development Bank

Engro Corporation

JS Energy

Corporate and M&A Tier 3

Ijaz Ahmed & Associates has a multitude of impressive clients and also works closely with a number of international law firms. Ijaz Ahmed is recommended along with Altaf Qureshi.  Quershi is a known name for his work on major transactions and other areas including public offerings, regulatory compliance and privatisations. Recent highlights have included advising various start-up companies and handling matters in the telecoms and energy sectors.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Bank Alfalah Limited

Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan Limited

Faysal Bank Limited

Colgate-Palmolive Pakistan Limited

Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited

Engro Corporation Limited

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited

Telenor Pakistan (Private) Limited

Pakistan State Oil Limited

Nestle Pakistan Limited