Corporate, Commercial, Civil & Constitutional Litigation

  • Federation of Pakistan: Represented Federation of Pakistan before the Honourable Supreme Court of Pakistan in the Contempt of Court Act, 2013. Case titled as Baz Muhammad Kakar Versus Federation of Pakistan reported as PLD 2012 SC 923.
  • Civil Aviation Authority: Represented Civil Aviation Authority before Honourable Islamabad High Court in a Constitutional Petition filed by Bexin Gammon JV, one of the contractors at New Islamabad International Airport in respect of their claims against Civil Aviation Authority.
  • Shifa Tammeer-e-Millat University/Shifa College of Medicine: Represented STMU and SCM before Honourable Islamabad High Court against Pakistan Medical and Dental Council.
  • MRA Altech Versus Islamabad Stock Exchange: Represented a construction company in respect of their claim before the Islamabad High Court against Islamabad Stock Exchange and after appointment of Arbitrator represented them in the Arbitration proceedings which were conducted under the Arbitration Act, 1940.
  • Government Holding (Private) Limited: Represented Government Holding (Private) Limited against Federal Board of Revenue in Writ Petition filed before the Honourable Islamabad High Court in respect of “Zero rating on locally produced Petroleum Crude Oil.”
  • OMV Pakistan Exploration and OMV Maurice Energy: Represented OMV Pakistan Exploration and OMV Maurice against Federal Board of Revenue in Writ Petition filed before the Honourable Islamabad High Court in respect of “Zero rating on locally produced Petroleum Crude Oil.”
  • Advised Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Company on the legal implications arising out of a “litigation clause” inserted in a Tender Notice by Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL). The said clause restricted all the companies who had previously engaged OGDCL in Litigation from participating in any future tenders. Represented the company as a lead counsel in the Constitutional Petition before Hon’ble Lahore High court and challenged the clauses on the grounds that the clause had blacklisted the company and same was in violation of various provisions of constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan including Article 4, 18 and 25 of the Constitution. The said clause/condition was removed by Oil and Gas Development Company Limited unilaterally.
  • LPG Marketing Companies Association: Advised LPG Marketing Companies Association on imposition of Signature Bonus by Oil and Gas Development Company Limited. Represented numerous LPG Marketing Companies including Cress Gas (Pvt.) Limited, Ravi Gas (Pvt.) Limited, Noor Gas (Pvt.) Limited and Petroleum Gas (Pvt.) Ltd before the Honourable Lahore High Court. Levy of Signature Bonus was challenged on the ground that on imposition of Signature Bonus the price of LPG will cross the Saudi Aramco Contract Price fixed by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority.
  • Petrosin Corporation Pte and two others Versus Oil and Gas Development Company Limited. Justice (r) Abdul Shakoor Paracha decided the dispute between Petrosin Corporation Pte and two others with Oil and Gas Development Company Limited pertaining to the bidding of Tando Allay Yar Project and Sinjhoro Project where by lowest bid of Petrosin Pte was accepted but formal agreement was not entered into. It was held that Letter of Intent does not constitute a binding contract and the petitions filed by Petrosin Corporation pte and two others against Oil and Gas Development Company Limited were dismissed. The case is a reported judgment with citation as 2007 CLD 578.
  • Petrosin Corporation Pte Singapore: Acted as Lead Counsels for Petrosin Corporation Pte Singapore in Arbitration Proceedings relating to Qadirpur Expansion Project awarded by Oil and Gas Development Company Limited before the Sole Arbitrator.
  • Gregory and Cook: Advised Gregory and Cook an American company with regards to its recovery suit against Oil and Gas Development Company Limited and also represented Gregory and Cook before Islamabad High Court against Oil and Gas Development Company Limited.
  • National Highway Authority: Defending National Highway Authority as Lead Counsel in Arbitration Proceedings arising out of an Arbitration Claim worth US $ 100 Million filed by Guerrino Pivato Spa Pakistan (Italian Company). The contract incorporated FIDIC General Conditions of Contract.
  • National Highway Authority: Defending National Highway Authority arising out of an Arbitration Claim worth US $ 20 Million filed by S.M.A.D Baloch (Private) Limited. The contract incorporated FIDIC General Conditions of Contract.
  • Islamabad Electric Supply Company Limited: Acting as lead counsel on behalf of Islamabad Electric Supply Company Limited before Islamabad High Court in respect of their Taxation and corporate matters.
  • Civil Aviation Authority: Represented Civil Aviation Authority before Lahore High Court against Chaklala Cantonment Board and impugned the property tax worth three Billion levied by the Board on Benazir Bhutto International Airport.
  • Pakistan Electronic Media and Regulatory Authority: Representing PEMRA in a petition filed by B Media (Private) Limited (Capital TV) in respect of fine imposed by the Regulator.
  • National Highway Authority: Representing National Highway Authority before Honourable Islamabad High Court in a constitutional petition filed by Coca Cola in respect of advertisement fee being charged by NHA.
  • Civil Aviation Authority: Representing Civil Aviation Authority before Honourable Islamabad High Court in a petition filed by Louis Burger Group, Lead Consultants at New Islamabad International Airport.

 Civil Aviation Authority: Represented Civil Aviation Authority before Peshawar High Court in respect of AirBlue crash case.

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