United Law Company

Foreign Investment

ULC and affiliates act for clients on a range of cross border international transactions representing government entities, companies and financial institutions. Our cross border presence allows us to represent clients in the best possible manner, combining an expertise in Pakistani law with international capability. We also advise senior executives and technical foreign personnel in their visa and work permit requirements for coming to work in Pakistan.

Drawn from various departments, ULC and affiliates specialists provide creative and yet practical solutions to meet clients’ business objectives within legal parameters. From entry strategy to execution, our team is available to provide step by step assistance and advice on all aspects of foreign investment.

Pakistani clients investing overseas have access to a pool of expertise through our global connections. Our local team assists in managing international projects, working closely with other international professional advisors, operating as a consortium to provide clients the best possible advice and assistance.

We regularly advise clients on a variety of legal issues emanating from post-investment operations. ULC represents foreign entrepreneurs investing in Pakistan, the establishment of joint ventures, branch offices, liaison offices, agencies, distributors and subsidiaries, foreign investment structuring, representing clients before governmental bodies for investment approvals and incentives, Free Trade Zone operations. Capital markets cross border investments, emerging markets, financial services, institutional investment, investment banking, offshore investment, private equity, venture capital. Also, assisting in host of other areas relating business permits, work permits, customs laws, export control and finance, free zones, import and export law, related arbitration, contracts, and finance.

Practice Spotlight:

Incorporation and Structuring of Legal Entities

Legal Advise on Investment Projects

Legal Assistance to Allow Foreign Companies to Operate in Pakistan

Maintenance of Corporate Legal Records

Merger and Acquisition Projects

Obtaining Work Permits and Non-immigrant Visas

Preparation and Execution of Corporate Transactions

Procuring Government Authorizations and Permits

Proper Compliance of Import and Export Regulations

Area of Practice

22 bills introduced in NA
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Body for amendments to Nizam-e-Adal Regulation
The NWFP and federal governments’ joint committee...
Cabinet approves draft Anti-Dumping Duties (Amendment) Ordinance, 2008: Anti-Dumping Appellate Tribunal Proposed
The Federal Cabinet of Pakistan has approved the draft Anti-Dumping Duties
FBR considers decentralizing Sales Tax Registration
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) may delegate powers to regional collectors
SNGPL challenges ECC raw material price escalation formula in the Lahore High Court
The Federal Cabinet of Pakistan has approved the draft Anti-Dumping Duties
Pakistan seeking from US consular access for Dr Afia
Pakistan is seeking from United States consular access and medical
Heroism of Pakistani Lawyers and Judges to be Honoured by the American Bar Association
The bravery of Pakistani lawyers who faced down baton-wielding police over
Foreign investors to invest USD $25 billion in Punjab Province, particularly Lahore, in the next 3 years
Foreign Investment According to the Department for Trade and Investment, Government of the Punjab
Supreme Court issues notices to Geo and Jang
The Supreme Court has directed the print and electronic media neither to publish

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