About Us

LMA (Liaquat Merchant Associates) provides an extensive range of legal services through its highly experienced partners and associates. LMA comprises of a team of over 12 experienced and dedicated lawyers, headed by the Managing Partner, Mr. Liaquat H. Merchant, and managed in conjunction with four partners.

LMA (Liaquat Merchant Associates) covers a full range of corporate and commercial legal advisory and dispute resolution services across all industries. With three associates offices presently in Pakistan, we provide legal services throughout the country as well as internationally. A long list of satisfied clientele continues to grow steadily owing to the depth of commercial, financial and business knowledge within the firm.

LMA (Liaquat Merchant Associates) has its roots in banking, insurance and company law as well as in commercial litigation. Complimenting this core practice, we also provide an outstanding non-contentious legal consultancy services across numerous practice areas such as capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, anti-trust law, derivatives, energy and power, information technology, Islamic finance, project finance, real estate and construction as well as structured finance.

LMA’s other key strength lies in litigation related work, which has been expended to include alternative dispute resolution (ADR) including mediation and arbitration, clinical negligence, cross border litigation, shipping and admiralty cases as well as mergers under the Companies Ordinance. LMA provides a reputable litigation service in the District Courts, Banking Tribunals, Special Courts and High Courts up to the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Our partners are also regularly engaged by leading journals, newspapers and professional publications to commentate in relation to different areas of law.

Our focus at LMA is to provide effective and expeditious solutions to our clients’ legal issues. The experience and expertise of our team of lawyers across all practice areas allows us to promptly respond to our clients’ requirements in variety of areas. Our lawyers have continually attained an unrivalled reputation for accessibility, professionalism and honesty in their work. Accordingly, LMA’s lawyers have been recognized for the quality of legal advice by both foreign and local publications, including Chambers and Partners and Asia Pacific Legal 500 and continue to be ranked in the top tiers and bands of the said publications.

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