Having founded the firm in 1979, Mr. Tanveer has had a career spanning over 45 years of advising clients in matters relating to land disputes, accountability, guardian and ward cases, criminal and civil procedures, trademarks, taxation, competition and labour laws.
His inclusion in this category is premised upon his ability to successfully advise our clients on the best course of action which would enable them to legally circumvent various time consuming formalities whilst ensuring the protection of their interests. This ability has been acquired over decades of gaining familiarity with the legal landscape of Pakistan.
Over the years, Mr. Tanveer has demonstrated his deep rooted knowledge of the Pakistani legal system by correctly identifying the deficiencies of the rules to facilitate the best possible outcome for our clients.
His experience, among other things, also enables him to advise clients on various factors that ought to be considered to effect a successful culmination of a commercial transaction.
In addition to the above, Mr. Tanveer has various reported judgments to his credit and is reputed as an expert on civil procedure
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MR. MOIZ AHMED
Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) | Advocate High Court | Managing Partner
After joining the firm in 2008, Mr. Moiz quickly rose through the ranks to become a partner at the firm in 2012.
Over the years, Mr. Moiz has demonstrated his great potency as a litigator. His ability to read, and quickly capitalize on the situation has enabled him to obtain favourable results for our clients. As a result, he has numerous reported judgments to his credit.
His ability to improvise in tricky situations has garnered him with great repute both within and outside the legal fraternity. Indeed, his goodwill within the industry has frequently contributed in him introducing new clients to the firm.
Till date Mr. Moiz has advised clients on matters relating to services, elections, commercial contracts, managerial and industrial disputes, lease and sub lease agreements, accountability and anti corruption, intellectual property and regulatory compliance.
In addition to the above, Mr. Moiz is frequently requested by other reputed law firms to take the lead in arguing cases involving acute complexities before the High Court of Sindh. Mr. Moiz has enjoyed phenomenal success in those ventures. Apart from the Sindh High Court, Mr. Moiz has also had the privilege of representing clients before the High Courts of other provinces.
Mr. Moiz is soon expected to be licensed to appear before the Supreme Court of Pakistan. At 32 years of age, this is considered to be a remarkable achievement. Once enrolled, Mr. Moiz shall be one of the youngest to be enrolled before the Honourable Supreme Court of Pakistan.
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MR. FAIZ AHMED
Solicitor (College of Law, UK) | Advocate High Court
Being the only lawyer to feature in the Legal 500’s Next Generation of Lawyers in 2018; Mr. Faiz was hired by the firm in 2015 after being highly recommended by his previous employers. His previous employers were Chartered Accountancy firms who had formerly employed Mr. Faiz as a tax consultant.
He was brought in the firm with the purpose of broadening the tax practice of the firm, a feat that Mr. Faiz was successfully able to achieve. Earlier, the tax practice of the firm only comprised of rendering opinions on the incidence of tax in property conveyance. Today, largely due to the inclusion of Mr. Faiz in our team; the tax practice of the firm has grown tremendously by increasing the scope of our services to range from rendering advise on the filing of the tax returns to the structuring of transactions in a way which would legally reduce the incidence of tax to a minimum to the appearance before the judicial and quasi judicial forums of the country to obtain interim and permanent injunctions.
Despite being brought in the team as a tax specialist, Mr. Faiz has also demonstrated skills and competence in other areas of the legal profession. Since 2015, Mr. Faiz has shown great promise and has inspired confidence in not only his seniors at the firm but also of the clients to whom he has rendered legal advice.
Mr. Faiz particularly thrives on his ability to efficiently assimilate and analyze large volumes of data to extract the most useful information for our clients.
Mr. Faiz has been particularly successful in leading negotiations on behalf of our clients in disputes arising out of commercial contracts. In those instances, Mr. Faiz’s knowledge of the law and his appreciation of the risks involved for the other side allowed him to diligently conjure solutions which was acceptable to all stakeholders.
Apart from tax, Mr. Faiz is routinely involved in advising our clients in matters relating to intellectual property, commercial contracts, labour and employment, property conveyance, formation or corporate structures and transfer pricing.
Mr. Faiz is a popular member of the Karachi Tax Bar Association and in 2017 was inducted into the “e-News and Views” committee on the recommendation of the more celebrated members of the Association. Mr. Faiz was given the foremost responsibility of publishing his analysis of various reported judgments relating to the tax laws.
For being able to prove himself indispensible to the practice of the firm, Mr. Faiz was promoted to the rank of a Partner on 04 October 2017.
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MR.HASSNAIN ALI CHOOHAN
Advocate High Court | SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Within a short span of five years, Mr. Hassnain’s career graph has taken great leaps to demonstrate his extraordinary capabilities of getting things done for his clients. Being proficient in four regional languages, Mr. Hassnain has been able to successfully navigate across ethnic and regional biases of the government officials to successfully negotiate reasonable settlements for our clients.
From the start, Mr. Hassnain has always insisted on benefitting his clients in terms of both, time and costs. This insistence has propelled him in increasing his awareness of the various avenues which are available to an aggrieved person.
This insistence has paid dividends on numerous occasions but recently when in a matter where the odds of success were against his client. There Mr. Hassnain had successfully managed to convince the courts to issue directions against the opposing sides who were able to avoid coercive actions on the basis of their political influence and resources.
Demonstrating his shrewdness in formulating strategies, Mr. Hassnain had filed multiple criminal charges against the accused on different occasions to require them to pay multiple bail bonds. This had financially stifled the opponents and thereby succeeded in suffocating their resources. A factor which ultimately led to his client obtaining the relief they deserved from the legal system.
Mr. Hassnain is an active and a prominent member of the Legal Fraternity; having been elected as a Member Managing Committee of the Karachi Bar Association for the year 2018. Thereafter, Mr. Hassnain was appointed to become the chairman of the Civil Court Committee.
Mr. Venay comes with twelve years of experience in rendering regulatory services in the fields of tax and corporate compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Venay was a senior associate in an audit and assurance firm. Mr. Venay assists the lawyers of our firm in rendering tax compliance services with regular visits to the Federal Board of Revenue, the Sindh Revenue Board, the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan Customs regarding various issues.
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MR. MUHAMMAD ANESS
Mr. Anees’s scope of responsibilities includes helping the Partners in the effective overall administration of the firm to ensure that a firm does not lag behind because of administrative glitches.
It is because of Mr. Anees’s untiring efforts that the filing system for all the firm’s areas of practice is efficiently maintained. Mr. Anis is also entrusted with the task of ensuring that adequate attention is given to the overall upkeep of the firm.
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MR. AMREEN KHAN
Much of the firm’s success is predicated on the meticulous way in which Mr. Amreen manages the upkeep of the firm. Due to his ability to perform his duties diligently, the partners of the firm can easily focus on the work instructed to them by our clients.
Mr. Amreen is also entrusted with the task of ensuring the cleanliness of the firm and/or look after the premises to ensure consistent upkeep of the firm.
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MR. MUHAMMAD IMRAN IRFAN
Mr. Imran is a final year law student at SM Law College and while he awaits the results of his final year law exams, he is employed at the firm in his capacity as a paralegal.
Mr. Imran has thrived in rendering assistance to the Core Team of the firm on various occasions. Due to Mr. Imran’s involvement; the firm was able to complete numerous pending projects in record time.
Mr. Imran has proven his immense ability in taking initiative in finalizing the tasks assigned to him.
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MR. ZAIN ASHRAFI
Mr. Zain was hired by the firm in 2017 to assist the Partners and Senior Associates in performing various tasks that are integral to the practice of law. These tasks include managing all the communications of the firm, providing updates from website of various regulatory authorities and managing and recording the progress of the various works commissioned to the firm.
Mr. Zain’s scope of responsibility includes receiving client’s letters and/or correspondence on behalf of the firm in the absence of the othe members.