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Name: Umar Shereef
Firm Name: HaidermotaBNR & Co.
Country: Pakistan
Expertise: Project Finance

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Professional Biography:

Umar Shereef has over 12 years of experience in Project Finance, M&A and Privatisations. From April 2000 to April 2004 he advised the Government of Pakistan, Ministry of Privatisation and Investment on over 35 successful privatizations across all sectors: banking, capital markets, oil and gas, fertilizer, textiles and real estate. He has drafted key industry legislation including the Privatisation Commission Ordinance, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority Ordinance and the Railway Regulatory Authority Ordinance.

His pioneering contribution to Project Finance in Pakistan has been instrumental in the development of documentation (both concessions and financing) which has become the industry standard.

Chambers & Partners, latest editions have quoted clients recommending Umar for his “great problem-solving skills and accessibility” and he is described as “a “top-notch lawyer with a creative and flexible approach. His practice focuses on the energy sector and he is recommended for his experience in electricity-related matters.” Umar has won plaudits for his experience in the power sector and general corporate practice.

Umar is an Advocate of the Lahore High Court. He has a Master of Laws from University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College where he specialised in Commercial and Maritime Law and a Bachelor of Laws, University of London, SOAS.

Firm Overview:

With a dedicated team of over 40 lawyers and offices in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and an affiliated office in Dubai, we offer clients the highest-quality services within timelines that meet their needs. HAIDERMOTABNR is recognised as one of the top firms in the Country across key sectors: M&A, Corporate/Commercial Advisory, Project Finance, Projects & Energy, Privatisation, PPP, Telecom and Dispute Resolution.

The firm is committed to providing practical solutions to complex issues faced by clients in all sectors and establishing market standards for others to follow.Our highly qualified and experienced litigation team consisting of distinguished practitioners of the Supreme Court of Pakistan offers clients an exhaustive service in the field. Together with our transactional and advisory work – the firm provides clients with a ‘one-stop-shop’ solution to all issues arising from project inception to operations.

Anjarwala, Collins & Haidermota (AC&H) is our affiliated firm in Dubai. AC&H provides a broad range of corporate, commercial and property related legal services. AC&H has significant experience of handling transactions for clients in the Middle East, Pakistan, UK and Canada.

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