OUR CLIENTS

Groups and Companies

  • Abu Dhabi Group
  • Gul Ahmed Group
  • Gulistan Group
  • House of Habib
  • Jaffer Brothers
  • Jahangir Siddiqui Group
  • Naveena Group
  • Nishat Group
  • Sapphire Group
  • Younus Brothers Group

Aviation

  • Rolls-Royce
  • Air Blue Limited

Agriculture

  • Al-Abbas Sugar Mills Limited
  • Dewan Sugar Mills Limited
  • Engro Limited
  • Fatima Fertilizer Company Limited
  • Habib Oil Mills Limited
  • Habib Sugar Mills Limited
  • K&N Chicken
  • Nishat Dairy Limited
  • Noon Sugar Mills Limited
  • Sapphire Dairies

Cement

  • Al Abbas Cement Limited
  • Attock Cement Limited
  • Cherat Cement Limited
  • Dewan Cement Limited
  • DG Khan Cement Limited
  • Fecto Cement Limited
  • Lucky Cement Limited

Consumer Goods

  • Continental Biscuits Limited
  • Gillette ( Pakistan ) Limited
  • International Brands Limited
  • Jaffer Brothers Limited
  • National Foods Limited
  • Proctor & Gamble Pakistan Limited
  • Reckitt Benkiser Limited

Oil / Gas / Mining

  • Admore Gas (Private) Limited
  • Attock Refinery Limited
  • British Petroleum
  • Chevron Limited
  • Fauji Oil Terminal Company Limited
  • OGDCL
  • PARCO
  • Pak-Arab Refinery Limited
  • Pakistan Refinery Limited
  • Pakistan State Oil
  • Schlumberger Seaco Inc.
  • Tethyan Copper Company

Hotels

  • Avari Hotels Limited

Media

  • Geo TV
  • Jang Group
  • Worldcall

Textile

  • Al Abid Silk Mills Limited
  • Artistic Denim Mills Limited
  • Ayesha Textile Mills Limited
  • Bhanero Textile Mills Limited
  • Bonanza
  • Diamond Fabrics Limited
  • D L Nash (Pvt) Limited
  • Gatron Limited
  • Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited
  • Gulistan Textile Mills Limited
  • Lucky-Tex Limited
  • Olympia Spinning Mills Limited
  • Mekotex (Pvt) Limited
  • Nageena Textile Mills Limited
  • Naveena Textile Mills Limited
  • Nishat Mills Limited
  • Sadaqat Textile Mills Limited
  • Salfi Textile Mills Limited
  • Sapphire Fibre Mills Limited
  • Sapphire Finishing Limited
  • Sapphire Textile Mills Limited
  • Surraiya Textile Mills Limited
  • Swift Textile Mills Limited
  • TATA Textile Mills Limited

Banks

  • Allied Bank Limited
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Faysal Bank Limited
  • Habib Bank Limited
  • Habib Metropolitan Bank Limited
  • JS Bank Limited
  • MCB Bank Limited
  • National Bank of Pakistan Limited
  • NIB Bank Limited
  • Royal Bank of Scotland Limited
  • Standard Chartered Bank ( Pakistan ) Limited
  • United Bank Limited

Auto and Engineering Industries

  • Dawood Engineering Limited
  • Dewan Farooque Motors Limited (Hyundai assembler in Pakistan)
  • Dewan Motor Company Limited (BMW distributor in Pakistan)
  • Dewan Mushtaq Motors Company Limited (Mitsubishi distributor in Pakistan)
  • Foster Wheeler
  • Indus Motors Company Limited (Toyota assembler in Pakistan)
  • Thal Limited

Beverage Industry

  • Coca Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited
  • Naubahar Beverages (Pvt) Limited (Pepsi Cola bottler for Gujranwala )
  • Pepsi Cola International
  • Punjab Beverages (Pvt) Limited (Pepsi Cola bottler for Faisalabad )
  • Shamim & Co. (Pvt) Limited (Pepsi Cola bottler for Multan )

IT

  • Arwen Tech
  • EMC
  • Jaffer Brothers' (Pvt.) Limited

Pharmaceutical / Chemical Industries

  • AzkoNobel
  • Captain Chemical PQ Industries Limited
  • Hilton Pharma Limited
  • ICI
  • Indus Hospital Limited
  • Lotte Pakistan PTA
  • Novo Nordisk Pharma (Pvt.) Limited
  • Pharmagen Limited
  • Searle Pakistan Limited
  • Swisstex Chemicals (Pvt.) Limited
  • Syngenta Pakistan Limited

Stock Exchange and Related Institutions

  • AKD Group
  • Al Hoqqani Securities Limited
  • Arif Habib Securities Limited
  • Central Depository Company Limited
  • Karachi Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited
  • MCB Asset Management Company Limited

Tobacco Industry

  • Phillip Morris (formerly Lakson Tobacco Company Limited)
  • Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited

Trade Associations

  • All Pakistan Textile Mills Association
  • Pakistan Banks Association
  • Pakistan Bedwear Exporters Association
  • Pakistan Denim Manufacturers and Exporters Association
  • Pakistan Yarn Merchants Association

Energy Sector

  • Atlas Power Limited
  • Gul Ahmed Energy Limited
  • Gul Ahmed Wind Power Limited
  • Halmore Power Generation Company Limited
  • Hub Power Company Limited
  • Karachi Electric Supply Co. Limited
  • Kohinoor Energy Limited
  • Liberty Power Tech Limited
  • Metro Wind Power Limited
  • Nishat Chunian Power Limited
  • Nishat Power Limited
  • Orient Power Company Limited
  • Rousch Power (Pakistan) Limited
  • Saif Power Limited
  • Sapphire Electric Company Limited
  • Tapal Energy Limited

Governmental Organizations

  • Civil Aviation Authority
  • Delhi Mercantile Co-op Housing Society
  • Karachi Port Trust
  • Lyari Development Authority, Government of Sindh
  • Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan
  • National Industrial Parks Limited
  • Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation Limited
  • State Bank of Pakistan
  • Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (formerly Export Promotion Bureau)
  • Trading Corporation of Pakistan

Insurance

  • Adamjee Insurance Company Limited
  • EFU Insurance
  • New Jubilee Insurance

NGOs / Charitable Organizations

  • Greenstar Social Marketing (Guarantee) Limited
  • Indus Hospital Limited
  • The Kidney Centre

Ship Breaking

  • Cowasjee Group
  • Al-Hamza Group of Companies

Steel

  • Amreli Steel (Private) Limited
  • Crescent Steel and Allied Products Limited
  • Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works
  • Metropolitan Steel Corporation Limited
  • Tuwairqi Steel Mills Limited

Telecom

  • Alcatel Limited
  • China Mobile Limited (Zong)
  • Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL)
  • Pakistan Mobile Communication Limited (Mobilink)
  • Pak Telecom Mobile Limited (Ufone)
  • Telenor Pakistan Limited
  • Warid Telecom (Private) Limited
  • Wateen
  • Worldcall Telecom Limited

Retail/ Cash & Carry

  • Makro Habib (Pvt.) Limited
  • Habib Metro Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited

News Update

The firm is currently representing nine Independent Power Producers i.e. Hub Power Company, Nishat Power, Sapphire Electric Power, Atlas Power, Orient Power, Saif Power, Halmore Power Generation, Liberty Power Tech, and Nishat Chunian Power in the Supreme Court in Petitions filed against the non-payment by the NTDC of their outstanding dues amounting to over Rs. 70 Billion.

The firm is also representing four mobile operators namely, Warid Telecom, Telenor Pakistan, Pakistan Telecom Mobile (Ufone) and CM Pak (Zong) in petitions filed before the Islamabad High Court challenging the constitutionality of the demand for Federal Excise Duty on telecom services in excess of Rs. 47 Billion. The firm has successfully obtained interim relief against various show cause notices and demands issued by the FBR / LTU.

The firm is advising JS Bank in relation to the proposed amalgamation/ acquisition of HSBC Middle East (Pakistani Operations).

Khalid Anwer & Co has been ranked as a top tier firm for dispute resolution by the Legal 500 (2013).

The firm has been engaged, inter alia, by Lucky Textile Mills (Pvt.) Limited and Continental Biscuits Limited to challenge the vires of the Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Act, 2011 and the recovery of cess in terms thereof. The firm successfully obtained ad-interim orders (which were subsequently confirmed) against the recovery of the said cess.

The firm has been engaged by Pakarab Fertilizers Limited (jointly owned by the Arif Habib Group and the Fatima Group) in relation to its dispute with Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited for the sale of the shares of DH Fertilizers Limited. The firm has successfully obtained ad-interim relief from the Sindh High Court against the sale of the shares of DH Fertilizers Limited by Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited to any third-party.

The firm is currently advising a foreign investor interested in purchasing a major stake in the power sector in Pakistan.

The firm recently advised two IPPs in relation to a major equity investment by a Singapore based fund.

The firm is currently advising an IPP in relation to its negotiations with IFC for the injection of equity and financing of debt.

The firm has been engaged by Warid Telecom (Pvt.) Limited to file appeals before the Supreme Court to challenge the initiation of audit proceedings (both income tax and federal excise duty) by FBR which were upheld by the IHC.

The firm has been engaged by a group of companies in the ship-breaking industry to challenge the retrospective application, by the Collector of Customs of a Statutory Regulatory Order, through which the FBR enhanced the witholding income tax by 400% on the import of shipping vessels. The firm has successfully obtained ad-interim orders and restrained the Collector from interpreting and applying the SRO retrospectively and collecting the enhanced amount of tax.

The firm is representing M/s Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan Limited & M/s Deutsche Bank in relation to the demand raised by the FBR on account of FED on Banking Services in the Province of Sindh. The firm has successfully obtained ad-interim orders from the Sindh High Court in relation to the same.

The firm has been recently engaged by Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd, the largest manufacturer of fertilizers in Pakistan, to challenge an order of the Competition Commission of Pakistan whereby a significant penalty has been imposed on the Company.

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