Partner Profile

Hasan Murtaza Mann

LL.M. King's College London, UK

Advocate High Court

Hasan is an Advocate of High Courts and is based in the Islamabad office. He holds an LLM Commercial Law from the prestigious King’s College London. Prior to joining the firm as Partner, Hasan had experience in financial, commercial, constitutional, banking and tax matters in the United Kingdom and Pakistan. In Pakistan he has worked with major commercial practices of the country like Akram Sheikh Law Associates and HaidermotaBNR.  


He has a vast experience in contentious and non-contentious matters. His main areas of practice include general legal advisory work on civil and commercial laws of Pakistan including company law, acquisitions (including equity and asset based acquisitions), competition law, regulatory issues (including power, oil & gas, telecommunication, media), banking, international sale of goods, service contracts, franchise and distribution contracts, concession agreements, project finance, privatisation, petroleum laws and undertaking civil, commercial and constitutional litigation before different tribunals and courts including High Courts as well as regulatory authorities. In recent times, he has been involved with the most imperative litigation of the country and has a number of reported judgments to his credit. He has also been involved in legislative drafting.  


Reported decisions of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and High Courts of Pakistan in which Hasan has appeared as Counsel and or assisted Senior Counsels include PLD 2013 SC 1, PLD 2013 SC 568, 2013 SCMR 1062, 2013 SCMR 1159, PLD 2013 SC 829, 2013 SCMR 1383, 2013 PLC (CS) 962, PLD 2014 Islamabad 38, 2014 PCrLJ 684 and PLD 2014 Islamabad 123.


On non-contentious side, Hasan has advised clients on a wide range of corporate issues including privatisation projects, joint venture agreements, mergers/acquisitions and other complex commercial transactions as well. Hasan is presently advising numerous companies in relation to setting up wind, solar, and coal based power projects in Pakistan.

           

Qualifications:

  • Advocate High Courts

  • Masters in Laws (LL.M.) in Commercial Law, King's College, London, U.K.

 

Memberships:

  • Islamabad High Court Bar Association, Pakistan

  • Islamabad Bar Association, Pakistan

 

Hasan Murtaza Mann practices from the firm’s Islamabad office and can be contacted at hasan@smmslegal.com.

 

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