Sindh Law is one of the leading Chambers of Attorneys at Law, Legal Advisers, and Corporate Counsel in Pakistan, with operational offices in Hyderabad and Karachi. The Chambers has the expertise to advise on all aspects of Civil and Criminal Laws of Pakistan in both litigation and transactional matters. Although the Chambers main forte lies in litigation before the different Courts of Pakistan; Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, and Consultancy also constitute an important part of legal services that are offered. The Chambers services its extensive client base, a large proportion of which is based overseas and in all major Pakistan cities from its two offices located at either end of the country for convenience. Head of Chambers, Mr. Jafri, is a “first class” Senior Advocate who is “sharp, sound, aggressive” in his approach.
Members of the Chambers, regularly appear before and practice in the High Courts at Islamabad, Karachi, Quetta, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Larkana, Sukkur and Peshawar (with emphasis on civil, commercial and constitutional litigation) and the Supreme Court of Pakistan at Islamabad and Karachi. In these Superior Courts, which are, inter alia, invested with constitutional jurisdiction, the Chambers has very senior lawyers who are specialists in judicial review of legislative instruments as well as executive and administrative action. The Chambers has also successfully acted in arbitration matters both domestically as well as internationally, ranging from the Karachi Center for Dispute Resolution, to the International Court of Arbitration.
Together the members of the Chambers cover an extremely diverse area of practice including but not limited to alternative dispute resolution, arbitration law, banking and finance law, building and construction law, constitutional and administrative law, contract law, corporate and commercial law, criminal law, election law, energy law, environmental law, family laws, foreign investment law, international trade law, intellectual property law, land and property acquisitions and disputes, media law, petroleum law, privatisation law, public international law, real estate matters and telecommunications law. Large or complex matters involving these areas often require the services of more than one advocate and the collective skills of two or more members can be brought together to render legal advice or appear on behalf of clients in such situations.
In addition to the above, the Firm has a capacity to provide advisory services to Pakistani companies and foreign investors on all aspects of civil and commercial laws of Pakistan including advice on laws regulating:
Real Estate matters
Development of Housing Schemes
Land Acquisitions and Transfers
Corporate and Company Law
Banking, Insurance and Financial Law
Energy (petroleum, gas and electrical power) Law
Foreign Investment Laws