概要


I have been involved for the last 11years in various Commercial, Corporate and civil transactions. I have negotiated, drafted agreements and deeds including among others Loan agreement, corporate sales agreements, Lease agreements, Partnership agreements, strategic alliance agreements, service agreements, licensing agreements, Mortgage deeds, Intellectual Property/rent agreements. I also have diverse experience in litigation and advisory work in areas including but not limited to Civil , Criminal, Banking and Finance, Company
law, Consumer Protection Law, Labor, Industrial and Employment Law, Intellectual Property Law, Law of Defamation and Arbitration. I have gained experience in company Law and am well versed in regulatory regimes and code of corporate governance in relation to listed and unlisted public limited companies and private companies/co-corporations. As an In House counsel, have rendered advice on vast areas of regulatory and company law matters Including inter alia constitution of board of directors, winding up, investments, company incorporation acquisition and mergers, joint ventures and borrowings in associated companies. My specific skills set includes drafting Law suits, legal notices, opposition counter statements, counter affidavits, preparing the legal documentation, writing opinions and memoranda for banks and multinational companies and drafting diverse commercial contracts. While working at Irfan Irfan, I have gained valuable insight by working with professionals and experts of Intellectual Property Law where I dealt with legal issues related to the ownership of service marks, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and copyrights. Acting as legal advisor and advocate, I provided counseling about the rights and obligations of the clients,represented my clients in court/ Trademark registry, handled oppositions, offered advice about protection of trademarks, and, in the process, helped clients and preserved brand images.


工作经历

公司标识
Corporate Finance and Legal Affairs
Ruzzab Construction
Apr 2017 - 代表 | Lahore, Pakistan

Key responsibilities involve

Advising and drafting legal documents of various business transactions, such as, mergers, acquisitions and business sales. Day-to-day, work involving creating companies, drafting contracts, sourcing venture capital, buying and selling ownership interests and conducting "due diligence" before a major transaction.

My key roles include providing comprehensive transactional advisory service to clients during all phases of Project Financing projects. Advising, clients on corporate governance issues such as directors' duties, the regulatory environment and reports that must be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Expertise in reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts, corporate transactional documents and regularly, advising clients on project finance projects, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations and various other corporate transactions.

公司标识
LEGAL MANAGER
TAXCOM
Jan 2016 - Mar 2017 | Lahore, Pakistan

• Drafting various Commercial, Corporate and civil transactions, negotiating and drafting agreements deeds including Loan agreements, corporate sales agreements, Lease agreements, Partnership agreements, strategic alliance agreements, service agreements, licensing agreements, Mortgage deeds, Intellectual Property agreements, rent agreements etc.
• Conducting proceedings before civil courts, session’s court / insurance tribunal, consumer courts, banking court, labour courts and the Punjab labour Appellate Tribunal.
• Drafting and responding to Legal Notices on behalf of the Company.
• Referring contentious matters to external counsel; follow-up, liaison and providing institutional legal support.

公司标识
Legal Manager
JU Law Associates
Feb 2014 - Oct 2016 | Karachi, Pakistan

Corporate Taxation Compliance • Transaction advisory including planning for achieving Mergers, Acquisitions, De-mergers, and Corporate re-organizations • Personal Taxation Service (Resident or Non Resident) • Dealing with Indirect Taxation • Custom, Excise duties, Value Added Tax (VAT)/Sales tax, Service tax and Foreign Trade Policy-related matters • Day-to-day reporting, compliances and accounting for indirect taxes • Keeping confidential records and tax information for clients
• Understanding finance and accounting principles • Communicating and negotiating with federal, state and local government • Evaluating and assessing complicated tax issues • Researching and analyzing federal and state laws • Negotiating and compromising for clients who are already in trouble with the IRS that would allow them to settle back taxes for less than they owe • Preparing corporate-restructuring proposals

allowing businesses to escape most penalties. • making Representation before various judicial & quasi- judicial forums like Income Tax Appellant Tribunal, High Courts • Cross Border Transaction Advisory for Double Tax Avoidance Agreements(DTAA)

公司标识
Leagal Counsel
United Trade Mark & Patent Services
Jan 2012 - Feb 2013 | Lahore, Pakistan

• Dealing with legal issues related to the ownership of service marks, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and copyrights, acting as legal advisors and advocate. •Providing counseling about the rights and obligations of the clients. •Representing my clients in courts, Trademark registry, handling oppositions and drafting legal documents. •Offering advice about protection of trademarks, and, in the process, helping clients and preserving brand images. •Rendering advice on vast areas of regulatory and company law matters including inter alia – constitution of board of directors, winding up, investments, company incorporation acquisition and mergers, joint ventures and borrowings in associated companies • Drafting and responding to Legal Notices on behalf of the Company. • Referring contentious matters to external counsel; follow-up, liaison and providing institutional legal support. • Registering various charges upon the assets of the Company, including inter alia, floating and ranking charges

公司标识
Legal Counse
INAC
Feb 2011 - Jan 2012 | Greater London, United Kingdom

Preparing immigration documents, drafting correspondence and client statement. •Primary duty included providing applicant questionnaires and verifying the facts. •Performing Interviews,interviewing immigration applicants, analyzing applicant's credibility. •Checking Current Immigration Policies and Procedures for analyzing immigration benefit fraud •Preparing Written Immigration Reports for an insight on immigration trends. •Attending Departmental Meetings / staff meetings to discuss immigration issues. Immigration issues including national security and public-safety concerns, such as an increase in benefit fraud.

公司标识
Associate
Shaukat & Shaukat Law Associates
Dec 2009 - Jan 2011 | Lahore, Pakistan

• Drafting suits, legal notices, research work, assisting senior lawyers with presentation preparation and research. • Presenting preliminary reports on cases to associates and clients, arranging arbitrations, writing opinions and memoranda for banks and multinational companies, drafting diverse commercial contracts • Drafting various Commercial, Corporate and civil transactions, negotiating and drafting agreements / deeds including Loan agreements, corporate sales agreements, Lease agreements, Partnership agreements, strategic alliance agreements, service agreements, licensing agreements, Mortgage deeds, Intellectual Property agreements, rent agreements etc. • Conducting proceedings before civil courts, session’s court / insurance tribunal, consumer courts, banking court, labour courts and the Punjab labour Appellate Tribunal. • Advising financial institutions on a wide range of financial issues including negotiable instruments.

学历

University of Manchester
硕士, , LLM‎
International Business Law
2009
Northumbria University Law School
学士, , Bachelors in Law‎
Law
2008

技能

熟练 Legal Affairs
熟练 Legal Issues
熟练 Legal Matters
熟练 Legal Service

语言

熟练 乌尔都语
熟练 英语