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Karachi Office


Mr. Maudood A. Khan
Jt. Senior Partner 
B.A., LL.B. (Punjab)
Advocate, High Court – 1977

Mr. Khan has a wealth of experience in corporate and commercial work and heads the Firm’s transaction practice. He has been involved in a number of important transactions and has closely been involved with the development and operation of Pakistan’s Central Depository System for dealing in scripless stock transactions. Mr. Khan obtained his LLB from the University of Punjab and has been a Partner of the Firm since 1977. Mr. Khan is based at the Firm’s Karachi Office.

Maudood.Khan@orrdignam.com


Mr. Sajid Zahid
Jt. Senior Partner 
Barrister-at-Law, 1972 (Lincoln's Inn)
Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan - 1988
Advocate, High Court - 1977

Mr. Zahid heads the Firm’s dispute resolution department but is also involved in general corporate commercial work. He has vast experience in contentious matters including litigation in the Superior Courts of Pakistan, arbitration under Pakistan laws and under international rules of arbitration as well as mediation. Mr. Zahid is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and a Barrister of Lincoln’s Inn.  He became a Partner of the Firm in 1981. Mr. Zahid is based at the Firm’s Karachi office.
                                   
Sajid.Zahid@orrdignam.com


Ms. Aliya Yusuf
Partner
B.A. (Hons.) (Cantab)
Barrister-at-Law
Advocate – 1994

Ms. Yusuf is involved in a wide variety of corporate and commercial work and her focus is on acquisitions including privatisations, projects and in the energy, pharmaceutical and communications sectors and in real estate. Ms. Yusuf obtained her Bachelors in Law degree from the University of Cambridge and is a Barrister of  Grays Inn. She became a Partner in 1996 and is based in the Firm’s Karachi Office.

Aliya.Yusuf@orrdignam.com


Mr. Asim Nasim
Partner
LL.B (Hons.) (University of London)
Barrister-at-Law
Advocate, High Court – 2001

Mr. Nasim undertakes a wide cross section of corporate and commercial work and focuses on finance, banking, insurance and acquisitions including privatisation. Mr. Nasim obtained his Bachelors in Law from the University of London and is a Barrister of Lincoln’s Inn. Mr. Nasim became a Partner of the Firm in 2005 and is based at its Karachi office.

Asim.Nasim@orrdignam.com


Mr. Taha Alizai
Partner
LLB (Hons.) (University of Buckingham)
Barrister-at-Law
Advocate, High Court – 2001

Mr. Alizai is a Partner based at the Karachi office of the Firm. His primary focus is on contentious matters focusing on civil litigation and arbitration. Mr. Alizai obtained his Bachelors in Law degree from the University of Buckingham and is a Barrister of Lincolns Inn. Mr. Alizai became a Partner of the Firm in 2007.

Taha.Alizai@orrdignam.com


Mr. Nadeem Ahmad
Senior Corporate Counsel
M.A., LL.B. (Karachi)
Advocate, High Court – 1974
Mr. Syed Aminuddin Fakir
LL.B. (Hons), (University of Nottingham), UK Advocate High Court 2014
Mr. Jawad Raja-Azhar
LL.B.(Hons.) Manchester Metropolitan University Bar-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn 2013)
Mr. Abdul Ahad Nadeem
LL.B. (Hons.) (University of London) LLM in Professional Legal Practice (LPC) (University of Law, UK)
Ms. Nida Zafar
LL.B. (Hons.) (University of London)
Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills, University West of England (Bristol)
Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn)
Accredited Civil Commercial Mediator (ADR Group, UK
Mr. Mansoor A. Sheikh
M.A. (Int-Rel) (Karachi University)
LL.B. (S.M. Law College)
Advocate, High Court – 1986
Mr. Safdar Mehmood
LL.B (University of Karachi)
LL.M (University of Karachi)
Advocate Supreme Court
Ms. Mishal Nasir
LL.B. (Hons.) University of Northumbria (Newcastle) Bar-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) Advocate High Court – 2013
Mr. Muhammad Zeeshan Khan
LL.B. (Hons.) (University of London) LL.M in International Human Right Laws (Brunel University, UK) Advocate High Court - 2014
Mr. Jawad Dero
LL.B. (Hons.) (University of Kent), UK Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC), College of Law (UK) Advocate High Court 2010
Mr. Adnan Bhaimia
B.A. (Duke University) LL.B. (Hons.) (University of London) Barrister-at-Law Advocate – 2011
 

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Islamabad Office
Mr. Zahir Riaz
Resident Partner
LL.B. (London) 
LL.B. (Hons.) (Cantab)
Barrister-at-Law
Advocate, High Court - 1997
Mr. Shahid Raza

Partner
LL.B (Hons.) (University of London)
Barrister-at-Law
Advocate High Court - 2005

Mr. Anjum Tanweer
B.A. (Punjab)
LL.B. (Punjab)
Advocate High Court
Mr. Umar Shahid 
LL.B. (Hons.) (University of London)
Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills, ICSL (London) LLM (City University)
Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn)
Advocate High Court
Mr. Syed Hassan Ali Raza
LL.B. (Hons.) (University of London), UK LLM (Cardiff University, Wales), UK Advocate High Court
Mr. Fareed Yaldram
LL.B. (Hons.) (University of London), UK
Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn), UK
Advocate High Court
Mr. Rafay Azim
LL.B. (Hons.) (University of London) J.D. (Washington College of Law) New York Attorney-at-Law Advocate High Court
Mr. Ahmed Shah Khan Durrani
LL.B. (Hons.) (City University London) Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills (City Law School, London) Barrister-at-Law (Gray's Inn).
Mr. Humzah Qamar Yazdani
LL.B. (Hons.) (University of London) Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Training for the Bar, BPP University (London) Barrister-at-Law (Lincolnís Inn) Advocate, High Court
 

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