Saadat Ali Saeed
Saadat heads the Corporate and Civil Litigation team at AHM & CO and regularly appears before the High Courts, Special Tribunals and Lower Courts in matters ranging from corporate restructuring, financial recovery, taxation, minority shareholder rights, enforcement of arbitration awards and disputes involving immovable property.
Saadat has appeared before the Hon’ble Lahore High Court in a broad spectrum of matter ranging from the merger of 5 commercial entities into a single public limited company, represented private individuals in challenging the vires of the levy imposed by the Income Support Levy Act 2013 (2019 PTD 1414), Challenged the composition of Punjab Revenue Authority (PLD 2019 Lah 729); Appeared before the Multan Bench and the Principle seat of the Lahore High Court on behalf of a dealer of earthmoving and power generation equipment for the challenging the levy of approach rental charges against its warehouse by the National Highway Authority; appeared on behalf of the parents challenging the exponential increase in tuition fees by the Private Schools.
Saadat regularly advise clients on corporate and transactional matters and in the past has advised financial institutions and corporate entities in matter relating to project financing, corporate restructuring, drafting, and vetting various contracts and agreements relating to employment, conveyancing and financing. In the past has advised a leading bank which was providing project financing to a joint venture of a construction company for the completion of a fly-over to be constructed under the Lahore Ring Road Project, recently advised a renowned IT company from the MENA region in establishing a subsidiary in Pakistan.