MEET OUR TEAM


MANAGING PARTNER

Our Managing Partner, Mr. Ravi R. Pinjani is a Barrister-at-Law (Gray’s Inn, UK), who is also an alumnus of the Columbia University (New York), where he was awarded the Justice Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar award in consideration of his achievements during the course of his Master of Laws (LL. M). He is also a recognized Fulbright Scholar through the Department of State, USA. Mr. Pinjani was called to the Bar of England and Wales through the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn and is also on the Sindh Bar Council's roll of Advocates, where he is admitted to practice in the High Courts of Pakistan; and is also, now an Attorney-at-Law, with practice rights in the state of New York, USA.

Mr. Pinjani has substantive experience in litigation and corporate consultancy involving oil and gas projects, Securities and Exchange laws, educational institutions, civil services, banking and financial institutions, print and electronic media, construction contracts, property issues, companies’ jurisdiction, guardian and wards, foreigners’ laws, admiralty jurisdiction, insurance laws, contract, tort and inheritance. He is also involved in the establishment of a wind-based power project alongside having rendered consultancy services to a vast array of corporate clients and governmental institutions.

Alongside legal practice, Mr. Pinjani is also an Assistant Professor of Jurisprudence at SZABIST, Karachi.

CORPORATE PARTNER

The corporate practice of our firm is headed by the firm’s Partner, Mr. Umair R. Vadria, B.A., LL.B (Hons.). Mr. Vadria has vast experience in corporate, company and commercial law consultancy and legal advisory including corporate structuring, advising on regulatory regime and affairs, public sector and infrastructure development projects, corporate financing, project financing, acquisitions, term finance certificate (bond) issues, energy sector, oil and gas sector, mergers and acquisitions, environmental law, taxation and intellectual property related transactions and other miscellaneous corporate services such as rendering of opinions, drafting of agreements and other documents of a legal nature.

Mr. Vadria has been actively involved with the Government of Sindh in relation to various projects being undertaken under the head of Public Private Partnerships and has concluded various transactions in this respect and has experience in the setting up of financing of power projects based on both conventional forms of energy and alternate renewable energy sources (wind, biogas, bio-waste to energy and hydel).

Mr. Vadria has been involved in multiple arbitration proceedings both within Pakistan and internationally.

ALINA WASIM QUADRI

Alina Wasim Quadri is a Barrister-at-Law, member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, having completed the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) from the City Law School, City University London, and her LLB (Hons.) from the University of London (International Programmes). She is an Associate at our firm, and provides assistance to the seniors in litigation cases in a civil and commercial capacity. She also facilitates in a wide range of corporate matters including provision of legal opinions on various areas of law such as company law and competition commission laws, and drafting of agreements and contracts.

SYED MAQBOOL HUSSAIN SHAH

Syed Maqbool Hussain Shah is a Barrister-at-Law, member of the Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn, having completed the Bachelor of Laws from Univeristy of London in 2011, the Bar Professional Training Course from Cardiff University in 2013 and Master of Laws (International Commercial Law) from Cardiff University in 2014.

He is an Associate at our firm and has extensive litigation experience in a wide range of Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and Corporate cases. Mr. Shah has also conducted various researches in relation to Tax Laws, Custom Laws, Environmental Laws, Labour Laws, Banking Laws, Intellectual Property Laws, Family and Inheritance Laws. He is also involved in drafting written replies and arguments in cases and legal opinions for various corporate entities. He is appearing regularly before the Honourable District Courts of Pakistan and assists seniors and partners in court proceedings conducted in the Honourable High Courts of Pakistan.

Mr. Shah is also involved in corporate and legal matters that includes incorporation of new companies; in particular vetting and drafting of non-financial and financial contracts and other commercial agreements; drafting of concerned legal documents and opinions on the company’s commercial and legal issues.

HAMZA HIDAYATALLAH

Associate
LLB (Hons) University of London
Hamza Hussain Hidayatallah is a member of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple, having completed his LLB(Hons) from the University of London (International Programmes). He is an Associate at our firm and provides assistance to seniors in litigation pertaining to civil and commercial matters. He has also been involved in a wide range of corporate matters including provision of legal opinions on various areas of law such as; as company law, trade mark law, commercial law and drafting and vetting agreements, trusts, contracts and so on.

Alongside legal practice, Mr Hidayatallah is also an Assistant Professor of Criminal Law at SZABIST, Karachi.

LEGAL ETHICS

Our mission and core values drive our culture and are the foundation of our practice. We measure each decision against these standards.

OUR VALUES

We are committed to adhere to our Values in our quest to achieve our mission: