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Mohsin Tayebaly & Co


Mohsin Tayebaly & Co - Karachi
  • 2nd Floor, Dime Centre
  • BC-4 Block 9
  • KDA Scheme 5
  • Clifton
  • Karachi
  • Sindh
  • Pakistan
  • Managing Partners: Mr Irfan M Tayebaly, Mr Arshad M Tayebaly
  • Number of partners:  7
  • Number of lawyers: 29
  • Languages: English, Urdu

Firm Overview: Mohsin Tayebaly & Co. was founded over fifty years ago and is renowned today for being one of the leading law firms in Pakistan for banking, corporate, commercial and financial matters. The firm specialises in advising financial institutions, companies, state and regulatory bodies on their most complex and challenging legal issues. The firms’ lawyers have a thorough understanding of the commercial environment in which their clients operate which enables them to provide practical and meaningful solutions to meet varied client requirements.

Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance:

■Lenders counsel for the PKR 4.5 Billion conventional syndicate facility and Islamic diminishing musharaka facility availed by Pakistan National Shipping Corporation for the purchase of two (2) new vessels, as part of its fleet expansion plan for the year 2014
■Transaction legal counsel on behalf of the Trustee and the Investors for the Ijarah based Sukuk Issue and privately placed Term Finance Certificate Issue of the Water and Power Development Authority Pakistan in the amount of PKR 19 billion
■Transaction legal counsel for the Islamic diminishing musharaka facility and the conventional syndicate facility availed by Attock Refinery Limited in the amount of PKR 22 billion
■Issuer counsel for three (3), first of their kind, rated and listed retail Sukuk Issues of K-Electric Limited in the aggregate amount of PKR 6 billion
■Transaction legal counsel on behalf of the Trustee and the Investors for the Rated, Listed, Subordinated and Unsecured Term Finance Certificate Issue of NIB Bank Limited in the amount of up to PKR 5 billion
Key Clients: Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Limited, Habib Bank Limited, United Bank Limited, Allied Bank Limited.
Contact: Mr Irfan M Tayebaly Tel: +92 21 3583 8077
Email: irfan.tayebaly@mtclaw.com.pk

Corporate & Commercial:
■Represented KM Enterprises (Private) Limited in its acquisition of at least 60% of the paid up share capital of PICIC Insurance Limited which is a listed insurance company
■Legal advisor to Monet (Private) Limited for enabling the provision of mobile and branchless banking services. Scope of work included drafting and advising on the client’s service platform infrastructure agreements and network agreements designed to create connectivity between banks, operators and merchants
Key Clients: Dhabi Group, Lotte Group, Monet (Private) Limited.
Contact: Mr Irfan M Tayebaly Tel: +92 21 3583 8077
Email: irfan.tayebaly@mtclaw.com.pk

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy:
■Lenders counsel for the musharaka backed project financing in the amount of PKR 6.5 billion pertaining to the up gradation, modernization and expansion of the existing brass mills of Wah Brass (Private) Limited
■Lender’s counsel for the PKR 1.25 billion finance facilities extended to Tandlianwala Sugar Mills Limited for the setting up of a new ethanol distillery plant. The transaction consisted of a syndicate facility, a letters of credit facility and a facility backed by the LTFF Scheme of the State Bank of Pakistan
■Engaged as legal counsel for K-Electric Limited for the establishment of the world’s largest “Bio Waste to Energy” Project. The Project is an electric power generation project that aims to collect biodegradable waste from cattle farms and other sources, capture waste gas emissions and generate electricity from the resulting biogas
Key Clients: MCB Bank Limited, Government of Sindh, Habib Bank Limited.
Contact: Mr Irfan M Tayebaly Tel: +92 21 3583 8077
Email: irfan.tayebaly@mtclaw.com.pk

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
The firm provides extensive litigation services, with a specialisation in banking and finance and company jurisdiction matters. The firms’ lawyers have rights of audience from the Subordinate Courts all the way to the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The firm also has extensive experience in both local and international arbitration and has represented clients in several arbitration proceedings under Pakistani Law and at different international arbitration forums including ICC Arbitration as per the ICC Rules of Arbitration in London, Dubai and Singapore.
Key Clients: Creek Marina (Private) Limited, National Bank of Pakistan, Telecard Limited.
Contact: Mr Arshad M Tayebaly Tel: +92 21 3583 8077
Email: arshad.tayebaly@mtclaw.com.pk

International Work:
The firm acted as borrowers counsel for the USD 10 Million loan availed by Greentown Holdings BVI Inc. from the International Finance Corporation. The firm acted as buy side advisor to Meezan Bank Limited for the acquisition and simultaneous merger of the Pakistani branch operations of HSBC Bank Middle East Limited.

Areas of Practice

  • Banking & Finance / Islamic Finance
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Capital Markets
  • Private Equity
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Privatisation
  • Projects & Energy
  • Labour & Industrial Relations
  • Taxation
  • Property & Conveyance