HTN & Co is known all over Pakistan for being the best legal attorneys’ and consultants in the field of service and labour laws. Both fields namely service and labour being vastly different in nature and procedure are the main domain of the senior partner Mr. Hafiz Tariq Nasim who manages both of them immaculately.
Mr. Hafiz Tariq Nasim has been representing civil servants all over Pakistan mainly being Civil Servants in the highest basic pay scale and top management posts i.e. Civil Servants who normally tend to fall in BPS-19, 20 and 21, however, Mr. Hafiz Tariq Nasim not only represents civil servants in higher pay scales but also conducts pro bono litigation for low paid employees who cannot afford to pay legal fees. The amount of trust and confidence developed over the years by clients in Hafiz Tariq Nasim & Co relating to their legal matters speaks for itself.
Hafiz Tariq Nasim & Co has not only represented civil servants singly, he is also known in the legal fraternity to represent “classes” of people involving numbers of civil servants or non-civil servants in single cases. The firm Hafiz Tariq Nasim & Co is the legal advisor of numerous institutions ranging from private entities like manufacturing mills to educational departments of the Government. The long list of his clients includes “Habib Bank Limited” “Ramzan Baksh Textile Mills”, “Daewoo Bus Company”, “University of Engineering and Technology”, “Associated Consulting Engineers”, “Ittefaq Foundries (Pvt) Limited”, “The Punjab Assembly”, “Pakistan Telecommunications Limited (“PTCL”)” and numerous others. The areas of Constitutional, Labour Laws and Corporate law are also an expertise of Hafiz Tariq Nasim & Co and the firm is a permanent advisor to a large number of clients on matters relating to all areas of laws. Pakistan Telecommunications Limited (“PTCL”) being its legal advisors.
The firm has long standing experience in carrying out extensive assignments in the areas of legislative drafting. HTN & Co has been in the field of legislative drafting which is reflected from the calibre of clients opting for our services for example the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chose HTN & Co for drafting its own service and labour regulations.
HTN & Co regularly drafts, vets and negotiates employee agreements/employer agreements, service agreements, appointment contracts, third party provision of services agreements, service rules and regulations to ensure that the best legal protection is available to our clients.
Add IPR litigation, drafting, filing of trade marks, patents , designs etc.
Hafiz Tariq Nasim & Co’ corporate wing claims expertise in court representation, drafting of banking documents both for advancing and securing the debts and verification of title documents to ensure the validity of various securities. If required by a banking client the firm has necessary capacity and arrangements to commence proceedings to attach the security and confiscation to set-off the banking debt. On regulatory issues, which are implemented under the supervision of State Bank of Pakistan, the firm can advise both banks and professional accountants engaged in the audit of banks.
Hafiz Tariq Nasim & Co’s proficiency in this area includes preparation of the highest quality corporate documents like Articles and Memorandums of Association, formation of Joint Ventures, Partnerships advising and taking through initial public offerings and all other corporate endeavours that a potential company may need including prompt registration. Also the firm is able to guide on the regulatory framework as well as qualitatively representing in Court.
Hafiz Tariq Nasim & Co. offers varied range of services in IT and Telecom sector. Main services include, but not limited to, the drafting and vetting of agreements relating to Telecommunication Services: In addition, litigation services are also provided to telecom operators including litigation for the regulator Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, and the premier Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited. Consultancy services are provided regarding the governing telecommunication laws and implication of determinations issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority from time to time; Interconnection disputes with the incumbent and other entrants in the telecommunications market; Preparation of bids and related legal and regulatory documents necessary for obtaining licences in the area of local loop, WLL, and LDI, and other licences for emerging technologies; Legal consultancy and opinion work for implications of 3G mobile communications (IMT-2000) in the Pakistani legal environment can also be provided. Currently the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (“PTCL”) is also a client of the Firm in relation to its Service and Labour matters.
HTN & Co handles a large portfolio of service, labour and corporate law cases before the High Court and Supreme Court. Being the most reputed service laws consultancy firm in Pakistan, it is keenly entering and delivering in markets of corporate nature. The firm has experience in commercial litigation such as recovery cases, winding-up matters, claims, and execution matters before the High Court.
This branch serves exporters (or non-resident importers or their bankers and insurers) with reference to Pakistani Law as applicable to carriage, insurance and documentary credits. There are certain interesting developments taking place in Pakistan where UNCTAD, under its ‘Trade Facilitation Programs’, is actively advocating a new regime of legislative measures on carriage of goods by sea, air, rail and road. The firm is closely monitoring the proposals and effects that such proposals shall bring regarding trade in Pakistan.
The firm has a dedicated team of lawyers that specialize in Food Laws therefore the Firm is able to fully cater to the operational requirements of a food chain business. Our primary services include licensing laws and permissions from Government departments, drafting of franchising & lease agreements, labour laws including specialization in international labour laws, environmental laws and industrial disputes, ISO and other industrial and trade standards.