Mansoor H. Khan
Mansoor H. Khan’s practice focuses on corporate, commercial, mining, telecommunication and oil and gas law. He represents clients in contentious and non-contentious matters. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Pakistan and regularly appears before the Lahore, Sindh and Islamabad High Courts. Mr. Khan is considered a leading expert from Pakistan on international arbitration and has represented clients before ICC and ICSID tribunals. Recently, he won a victory for GE in a court case where GE had challenged a public procurement worth US$ 530 million. He is also representing an international corporation in litigation in which the largest foreign investment in Pakistan’s history has been challenged.
In December 2014, he advised the Government of Pakistan and the issuer as Pakistan counsel in the international issue of US$ 1 billion trust (Sukuk) certificates listed on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange. In January 2005, he advised the Government of Pakistan and the issuer in the US$ 600 million international offering of trust certificates. He has also represented Emirates Telecommunication Corporation – Etisalat in its US$ 2.6 billion acquisition of an equity stake in and management control of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL).
Mansoor Khan has advised some of the largest international corporations including General Electric (GE), Motorola, Boeing, AT&T, Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions, Baker Hughes,Citibank, Morgan Stanley, J P Morgan, Toyota, Mitsui, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, Deutsche Bank and Etisalat.
Mr. Khan worked as an associate for the New York office of a premiere American law firm before returning to Pakistan. Additionally, he has interned in the legal department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C., a firm of solicitors in London, as well as the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) in Geneva.
Mr. Khan earned his B.A. and LL.B. from Punjab University, as well as L.L.M. degrees from University of London and Harvard Law School. He is enrolled as an advocate of the Lahore High Court and the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Mr. Khan has a special commitment to public service and, in that regard, regularly performs civic duties. He acted as Chairman of the Working Group on Business Information and Database constituted by the Government of Pakistan and was also a co-opted member of the Working Group for Coordination on Arbitration Reforms, also constituted by the Government of Pakistan. He was a member of the Punjab Higher Education Reforms Committee, constituted by the Government of Punjab. He was also on the committee formed by the Punjab Government to make recommendations with regard to making all statutes and subordinate legislation available on the internet. He has appeared as a legal expert on numerous high-rated Pakistani TV channels.
Mansoor Khan has written:
- “Law & Practice” section on Pakistan in 2014 Chambers Legal Practice Guides: Litigation.
- Chapter on Pakistan in 2013 & 2014 editions of The Asia – Pacific Arbitration Review – GAR Global Arbitration Review.
- Chapter on Pakistan in 2011, 2012, 2013 editions of The International Arbitration Review (Law Business Research, London).
- Chapter on Pakistan in 2010 & 2011editions of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review (Law Business Research, London).
- “Deals in Tough Times” in The 2011 Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions: A Supplement to International Financial Law Review.
- “Current Constitutional Crisis in Pakistan” in International Litigation News (Litigation Committee Newsletter, International Bar Association) May 2008.
- “Pakistan Government Relaxes Rules on Public Offers” in International Financial Law Review December 1997.
- “Designing an Islamic Model for Project Finance” in International Financial Law Review June 1997.
- “Research on New Islamic Financial Instruments and its Problems” in The American Journal of Islamic Finance November & December 1995.
- “Setting up a Business in Pakistan”in International Company and Commercial Law Review (Sweet & Maxwell) November 1995.
- “The Changing Face of Islamic Banking” in International Financial Law Review November 1993 Co-Authored with Richard de Belder.
- Public Interest Litigation: Scope of the Concept and its Meaning in Pakistan Pakistan Law House1993 (With a foreword by the then Chief Justice of Pakistan).
Following a Bachelor of Arts degree, awarded by the University of the Punjab, Saqib Majeed obtained his LL.B. from University Law College, Lahore. In addition, he also completed a Diploma in International Affairs from the Department of Political Sciences at the University of the Punjab. He initially gained two years of civil and commercial litigation experience, representing large corporations and banks.
Upon joining K&A, Mr. Majeed has mainly focused on areas related to corporate, banking, intellectual property, privatization and foreign investment laws. He has worked on a number of recent preeminent and high-profile transactions, such as Government of Pakistan’s US$ 1 billion issue of trust certificates. He was also involved in the Government of Pakistan’s 2005 international issue of US$ 600 million trust certificates. Furthermore, he was also a member of K&A’s team that represented the acquirer in the privatization of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL). He is a member of the Lahore High Court Bar Association and has appeared before the Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Sindh High Courts.
Usama Munir is an associate at Khan & Associates. His practice focuses on intellectual property, public procurement, employment and corporate laws. He has advised numerous multinationals on issues related to intellectual property and employment laws of Pakistan. He has acted for the world’s largest fast food restaurant chain in numerous litigations in Pakistan. Usama was a member of K&A’s litigation team that obtained two favourable judgments for clients of the firm involving public procurements in excess of US$ 30 million.
Usama earned an LL.B. Hons. degree from University of London with a world top in property law. He completed an international foundation program from Queen Marry University of London and a diploma in common law from University of Kent, Canterbury, England.
Radya Khan graduated from Kinnaird College for Women and obtained her LL.B. from University of the Punjab. She won gold medals during her law studies for academic excellence. She has completed further studies in conflict resolution. At K&A, she has assisted various teams on issues related to corporate law and dispute resolution. She is a legal consultant for K&A.
Zainab Nazir holds an LL.B. Honors from University College Lahore. She previously worked at a law firm which focused heavily on property litigation. With K&A she consults on matters ranging from corporate to real estate law.