Jahanzaib Durrani

Advocate High Court

I have been practicing law in Pakistan for over 10 years now.  Early on in my professional career, I had an opportunity to work on the famous case of Reko Dik mines. This is where I experienced the acute shortage of world-class legal expertise in niche areas in the Pakistani market. While there is an abundance of generalist lawyers, there’s a shortage of experts, especially in natural resources law, international investment law and international arbitration.

Therefore, after a few years of practicing in a firm of commercial lawyers, I went on to pursue two LLMs: my first LLM was  in Oil, Gas, and Mining Law from Nottingham Law School, UK while the second one was in International Financial Law from King’s College London.

In 2018, after returning to Pakistan, I set up an independent practice which was focused on civil and corporate commercial matters. I represented various clients before various forums in anti-dumping matters and advised mergers and acquisitions. I also have experience in taxation and construction matters involving FIDIC agreements. I regularly provide legal advise to the Balochistan Board of Investment and Trade.

In 2020, in recognition for my expertise and knowledge in natural resources law, the Government of Pakistan appointed me as an Independent Director on the Board of Saindak Metals (Pvt.) Limited. In 2021, I received a similar appointment in Oil and Gas Development Company Limited. 

Most law firms in Pakistan are based on the brilliance and fame of a single lawyer who tries to dabble in all areas of law. Instead, our aim at Law and Policy Chambers is to create a work environment where different specialists can achieve excellence in their own respective areas of practice. 

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Jahanzeb Durrani

Education

* MASTER OF LAWS – LL.M IN INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL LAW 2017 – 2018
King’s College London, United Kingdom
Majors: International Project Finance and Loan Sales, Securitization & Derivatives, Financial Risk, Stability and Regulation, Human Development and the Rule of Law in Transnational Perspective.
* MASTER OF LAWS – LL.M IN OIL, GAS & MINING LAW 2014-2015
Nottingham Law School, United Kingdom
Majors: International Investment Law, International Commercial Transactions, And International Crimes and ICC.
* BACHELOR OF LAWS – LL.B (HONS) 2010-2013
University of London (International Program)

Areas of Expertise

Recent Cases and Transactions

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Achievements
  • Toolkit on Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Financial Terrorism in Pakistan (Published, 2021)
  • Worked on the production of a legal compendium for the National Police Bureau in collaboration with the National Public Safety Commission and the Ministry of Interior, Government of (Published, 2016)
  • Worked on the production of manual to guide the Pakistan Air Force on Targeting in Air Combat Operations during Non-International Armed Conflicts. (Published, 2016)

 

OP-EDS:

CSI: Battlefield. Published in The News International on 17th January 2016. Available at: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/91688-CSI-Battlefield

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đŒđšđ§đšđ„ 𝐚𝐧𝐝 đšđ­đĄđžđ« đ‘đžđŹđ­đšđźđ«đšđ§đ­đŹ 𝐹𝐧 đšđ« đšđ«đšđźđ§đ đđąđ« 𝐒𝐹𝐡𝐚𝐰𝐚 𝐑𝐹𝐚𝐝 𝐱𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 đŒđšđ«đ đšđ„ đ‡đąđ„đ„đŹ đđšđ­đąđšđ§đšđ„ đđšđ«đ­ đŹđĄđšđ„đ„ 𝐕𝐚𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 đđ«đžđŠđąđŹđžđŹ 𝐰𝐱𝐭𝐡𝐱𝐧 đ­đĄđ«đžđž 𝐌𝐹𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐬. đ‡đšđ°đžđŻđžđ«, đ’đŠđšđ„đ„ đ€đąđšđŹđ€đŹ 𝐬𝐱𝐭𝐼𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐩𝐚đČ 𝐜𝐹𝐧𝐭𝐱𝐧𝐼𝐞 𝐭𝐹 𝐛𝐞 đšđ©đžđ«đšđ­đžđ 𝐒𝐼𝐛𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐭𝐹 𝐋𝐱𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐞/𝐍𝐎𝐂 𝐛đČ 𝐭𝐡𝐞 đˆđŹđ„đšđŠđšđ›đšđ đ–đąđ„đ 𝐋𝐱𝐟𝐞 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐭 đđšđšđ«đ.

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đˆđ§đ đ«đžđđąđžđ§đ­đŹ 𝐹𝐟 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐱𝐹𝐧 𝟔(𝟏) 𝐹𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐀𝐧𝐭𝐱 đ“đžđ«đ«đšđ«đąđŹđŠ 𝐀𝐜𝐭, 𝟏𝟗𝟗𝟕 —𝐧𝐹𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐡𝐞𝐱𝐧𝐹𝐼𝐬𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐹𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 đœđ«đąđŠđžâ€” đŒđšđ­đ­đžđ«đŹ: 𝐉𝐼𝐬𝐭𝐱𝐜𝐞 đ‰đšđŠđšđ„ 𝐊𝐡𝐚𝐧 đŒđšđ§đđšđ€đĄđšđąđ„

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đŒđšđ§đšđ„ 𝐚𝐧𝐝 đšđ­đĄđžđ« đ‘đžđŹđ­đšđźđ«đšđ§đ­đŹ 𝐹𝐧 đšđ« đšđ«đšđźđ§đ đđąđ« 𝐒𝐹𝐡𝐚𝐰𝐚 𝐑𝐹𝐚𝐝 𝐱𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 đŒđšđ«đ đšđ„ đ‡đąđ„đ„đŹ đđšđ­đąđšđ§đšđ„ đđšđ«đ­ đŹđĄđšđ„đ„ 𝐕𝐚𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 đđ«đžđŠđąđŹđžđŹ 𝐰𝐱𝐭𝐡𝐱𝐧 đ­đĄđ«đžđž 𝐌𝐹𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐬. đ‡đšđ°đžđŻđžđ«, đ’đŠđšđ„đ„ đ€đąđšđŹđ€đŹ 𝐬𝐱𝐭𝐼𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐩𝐚đČ 𝐜𝐹𝐧𝐭𝐱𝐧𝐼𝐞 𝐭𝐹 𝐛𝐞 đšđ©đžđ«đšđ­đžđ 𝐒𝐼𝐛𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐭𝐹 𝐋𝐱𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐞/𝐍𝐎𝐂 𝐛đČ 𝐭𝐡𝐞 đˆđŹđ„đšđŠđšđ›đšđ đ–đąđ„đ 𝐋𝐱𝐟𝐞 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐭 đđšđšđ«đ.

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đŠđĄđźđ„đš 𝐱𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 đ€đ›đŹđšđ„đźđ­đž 𝐚𝐧𝐝 đ…đźđ§đđšđŠđžđ§đ­đšđ„ 𝐑𝐱𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐹𝐟 𝐚 𝐖𝐱𝐟𝐞: đ…đžđđžđ«đšđ„ đ’đĄđšđ«đąđšđ­ đ‚đšđźđ«đ­.

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𝐀 𝐏𝐞𝐭𝐱𝐭𝐱𝐹𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐝𝐹𝐞𝐬 𝐧𝐹𝐭 đ…đšđ„đ„ 𝐰𝐱𝐭𝐡𝐱𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 đŹđœđšđ©đž 𝐹𝐟 𝐚𝐧đČ đđ«đšđŻđąđŹđąđšđ§ 𝐹𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐹𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐱𝐭𝐼𝐭𝐱𝐹𝐧, 𝐋𝐚𝐰 đšđ« đ‘đźđ„đžđŹ, 𝐌𝐼𝐬𝐭 𝐧𝐹𝐭 𝐛𝐞 đ„đ§đ­đžđ«đ­đšđąđ§đžđ 𝐛đČ 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐎𝐟𝐟𝐱𝐜𝐞/𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐱𝐭𝐼𝐭𝐱𝐹𝐧 đđ«đšđ§đœđĄ: 𝐒𝐂

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đˆđ§đ đ«đžđđąđžđ§đ­đŹ 𝐹𝐟 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐱𝐹𝐧 𝟔(𝟏) 𝐹𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐀𝐧𝐭𝐱 đ“đžđ«đ«đšđ«đąđŹđŠ 𝐀𝐜𝐭, 𝟏𝟗𝟗𝟕 —𝐧𝐹𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐡𝐞𝐱𝐧𝐹𝐼𝐬𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐹𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 đœđ«đąđŠđžâ€” đŒđšđ­đ­đžđ«đŹ: 𝐉𝐼𝐬𝐭𝐱𝐜𝐞 đ‰đšđŠđšđ„ 𝐊𝐡𝐚𝐧 đŒđšđ§đđšđ€đĄđšđąđ„

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