Business Transaction & Corporate Consultancy
C&T LAW renders advice on specialized corporate and commercial matters including incorporation, commencement, initial public offering (IPO), corporate governance, director’s liability, securitization, Corporate Finance, Stock Exchange Listing, re-structuring, re-habilitation, SECP Compliance and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, winding-up. C&T LAW also provides services of maintaining of secretarial records and ensures that all the secretarial and compliance records are regularly updated and maintained by its client company in compliance with all the provisions of company laws.
C&T LAW offers national and international telecom players a clear insight into the regulatory, legal and technological aspects, for launching and offering their services. The firm distinguishes itself by offering a complete range of telecom related services under one roof. The services offered by C&T LAW include:
(a) Assistance in acquiring various telecom licenses issued by the competent authority. From filing of application for license to issuance of the same — we take care of every aspect for our clients;
(b) The firm also provides assistance in all issues related to the emerging technologies;
(c) We provide safeguards to content owners and service providers using their own network or someone else’s on issues related to content & digital right management
(d) In the legal matters pertaining to telecom industry, we cover all the areas, i.e., telecom laws and policies, cyber laws, corporate & commercial laws and consumer laws; and (e) The firm manages all types of investment ranging from local funding to foreign direct investments
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Our civil practice includes advice and representation for business and individuals in actual or potential civil litigation before provincial or federal courts in Pakistan. C&T LAW provides assistance to clients in dispute resolution and arbitration
The Firm provides legal support and assistance in matters relating to registration and securing of intellectual property rights with respect to trademarks, trade names, patents, and copyrights. These services also include:
- Trademark, Patent and Design Searches;
- Trademark, Patent, Copyright and Design filings, prosecution and renewals;
- Trademark and Patent Licensing;
- Drafting and Evaluation of License Agreements;
- Protection of Software;
- Software Licensing;
- Protection of Trade Secrets; and
- Internet-based IP matters.
C&T LAW handles litigation matters, which includes initiating, defending and processing infringement litigation at the appropriate judicial forums.
Banking and Finance
C&T LAW provides legal assistance to banks and other financial institutions on drafting and advising on project proposals, credit facilities, financing and security packages, sponsorship agreements, guarantees, letters of credit and other legal aspects of corporate financing. On the contentious side, banking and non-banking financial institutions are represented in matters of recovery of finance and/or enforcement of securities before appropriate tribunals/courts. Additionally, C&T LAW provides services for development of feasibility studies and business plans with comprehensive financial modelling and analysis to assist debt and equity financing in all business fields for local and foreign investments
C&T LAW having team with rich experience of Capital Market provides a complete range of services and assistance in relation to issues and dealings in securities and provides a unique perspective on the regulation of primary and secondary markets, including market intermediaries. In addition to this the Firm provides advice to the companies and market intermediaries on regulatory compliance and various corporate governance issues in relation to securities laws in Pakistan.
Employment/Labor & Service
Employment/Labor and Service matters in both public and private sector, including litigious representation, are one of the key areas of practice for C&T LAW. The clients are assisted in formulating, drafting and/or revising their human resource policies and procedures, which includes advising on formulation of employees’ benefits.
C&T LAW advise on issues relating to oil, gas and mineral exploration as well as development projects with particular emphasis on power generation and distribution of electricity. Our work involves negotiation with other consortium member companies, consideration of relevant statutory regimes, restructuring of interests and dealing with government authorities and relevant state-owned companies and financing institutions.
C&T LAW advise on the licensing, compliance and other regulatory requirements for radio, television, satellite and cable television operators. We also advise on agreements relating to distribution of television media content.
In addition to income and corporate taxation, C&T LAW tax practice covers sales tax, excises, professional and trade taxes, property taxes, custom duties etc. The Firm tax services include liaising with tax authorities for finding administrative solutions to the controversial issues and its litigation cell extends its services of representing its clients before all competent judicial forums.
Property & Land Law
The Firm offers following services to its clients:
(a) Conducting due diligence for builders and developers;
(b) Rendering services at Registrar offices for registration of real estate properties;
(d) Rendering service to builders and developers to obtain various approvals/permission/licenses from authorities concerned;
(e) Vetting, conveyance, drafting and interpretation of various types of contracts/agreements such as collaboration, joint venture, consortium, sale deed, lease deed, General Power of Attorney, Special Power of Attorney and other legal documents
(f) Analyzing and verifying title deeds, conducting title search/title investigation of properties.
Construction & Engineering
C&T LAW has the ability to render legal advice in matters involving operation, maintenance and initial engineering, procurement and construction, drafting, negotiating and advising on contracts as per FIDIC forms and practices and the models adopted by the Pakistan Engineering Council. Practical understanding of export and import controls and the various registrations, licensing and other relevant legal requirements adds value to the assistance rendered.
Law & Development
C&T LAW provides advice and legal services to both local and foreign development and philanthropic initiatives in Pakistan i.e. advising and assisting private non-profit sector ventures including structuring and registration of trusts, societies and companies having diverse objectives.
C&T LAW provides immigration advice and case handling services to clients who wish to travel to International destinations for various reasons. We offer professional advice and representation in cases of immigration to Canada, USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand and all major International destinations. The visa categories include study, visit, work, settlement and residence, entrepreneur, naturalization and citizenship. The immigration categories include the principal applicant, spouse, dependent children and relatives’ immigration.