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This is a booming sector of the Pakistani economy at the moment attracting various foreign investors and consortiums and is undergoing major up-gradation, deregulation, privatization and investment in infrastructure and new technologies. Expert legal advice is necessary for any Investor, Service Provider, Operator or End User.

ULC and affiliates have extensively worked on several telecommunication projects for both private as well as public operators. The area of practice includes establishment of several cellular, paging and basic service projects all over Pakistan, obtaining license, undertaking negotiations, and general advice on regulatory requirements and opportunities.

We strive to keep our lawyers current on the developments and innovations that affect the market. With our expertise we have advised a number of telecoms, media and technology companies on issues such as IP, transactional, regulatory issues, outsourcing agreements, privatizations etc. Our Telecommunication Group is involved in a wide range of telecommunication projects. We have advised clients on licensing, securing private and public financing, contractual advice on building networks and advice on regulatory matters.

ULC’s telecommunications practice encompasses a wide range of the telecommunications industry. Our clients include competitive and incumbent local exchange carriers, wireless providers and Internet companies who are increasingly entering the telephony market. ULC recognizes that the rapidly changing telecommunications market raises new business and legal challenges that require multi-disciplinary solutions. Given its long experience and extensive industry knowledge, the firm is uniquely able to provide clients with the regulatory, transactional, and litigation expertise this evolving market requires.

Practice Spotlight:

Foreign Direct Investment in Telecommunication

Internet and E-Commerce


Multi-jurisdictional Regulatory Work

Project Finance for Telecommunication

Regulatory Advice on Telecommunication/ Media/Technology

Services and Equipment Procurement

Area of Practice

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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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