The arbitration practice at Fazleghani Advocates entails representing domestic and foreign litigants before all major arbitral institutions. The lawyers at Fazleghani Advocates are regularly instructed as legal counsel or expert witnesses, or appointed as arbitrators in a broad range of areas, including Construction, Commercial Disputes, Securities, Trade, Power & Energy, Mining & Natural Resources, Contracts, Intellectual Property, Employment, Admiralty, Banking and Finance.
Arbitration constitutes a substantial portion of our practice and Mr. Makhdoom Ali Khan, Senior Partner at Fazleghani Advocates, is regarded as a leading practitioner in this area. Bloomberg describes him as “a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, appearing in a large number of landmark cases, and he also appears before both domestic and international arbitral tribunals in commercial and investment disputes. He serves as a Director of American Arbitration Association. Mr. Ali Khan is the author of the Recognition and Enforcement Ordinance, by which the New York Convention was incorporated into the laws of Pakistan. He also authored the Arbitration Ordinance to implement the ICSID Convention.” (Bloomberg)
The International Council for Commercial Arbitrators has stated that Mr. Makhdoom Ali Khan, during his tenure as Attorney General “advised the Government of Pakistan on all Bilateral Investment Treaty issues and Public International Law matters and was involved in BIT negotiations with other states. He was also involved in the drafting of the laws that incorporated in Pakistan law the New York Convention and the International Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and the Nationals of other States. He was a member of the Court of the London Court of International Arbitration and is a member of the Board of AAA. He is a former Member of the Board of DIAC. He is a member of the Governing Body of ICCA. He is on the panel of arbitrators of SIAC and KLRCA and has been designated as an arbitrator on the ICSID panel.” (ICCA)
The lawyers at Fazleghani Advocates are experienced in all major arbitral rules and have appeared before: