The lawyers at LMA Ebrahim Hosain are highly recommended in the areas of banking, financing and securitization and we are consistently ranked as the top tiered law firm in this area. Our lawyers have strong expertise in structuring corporate and consumer financing, project financing, leveraged and acquisition financing as well as electronic-banking. We are renowned experts in the area of Islamic and Sharia compliant modes of financing and we routinely advise major national and international banks on their Islamic banking products and documentation.
Our counsels are regularly engaged by both local and foreign banks and other non-banking financial institutions operating throughout Pakistan, to provide a range of legal services relating to banking, finance and securities as well as providing regulatory and compliance guidance to various commercial banks. We also regularly advise the State Bank of Pakistan in various banking and regulatory matters.
We provide services in respect of standardized and customized documentation for branch banking, corporate banking, and consumer finance, SME financing, syndicate financing, insolvency and re-structuring as well as issuance of guarantees and letters of credit in Pakistan. We have advised various banks on the introduction of electronic payment systems, electronic banking platforms as well as other e-banking services, acquisition and implementation of core banking applications and have structured Islamic banking documents for use in Pakistan such as morabaha, musharaka, diminishing musharaka for assets and immoveable property, istisna and ijarah. Our team is well equipped and has undertaken numerous due diligence / legal audit assignments in respect of banking and finance documents pertaining to consumer and corporate clients of banks.
We also advise on derivate transactions in Pakistan, including FX options, repo transactions, and other ISDA documentation in view of the current regulatory framework.