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Resume for Adnan Q. for Attorney / Paralegal / Legal Services in London, United Kingdom

Occupation: Attorney / Paralegal Industry: Legal Services
Country: United Kingdom City: London
State: London, City of ZIP: SW19

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AGE    :  th of July, . 

ADDRESS   :  , Cecil Road,

                               South Wimbledon,

                               London, United Kingdom. 

PHONE   :  + 

EMAIL    :  

LANGUAGES   : English, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi. 

NATIONALITY  : British  


BACKGROUND   a BaratLaw England & Wales from        Inns of Court, School of Law,         London, U.K. . 

b AttorneyatLaw New York State from Barbri Institute, Albany, New York, U.S.A.  .


c Bachelor of Laws London   from Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, U.K. . 

  • National Vocational Qualifications  in Information Technology &  Business Administration from  Hendon College, Colindale, London,  U.K. .
  • A’, ‘AO’ & ‘O’ levels from Oxford,  London & Cambridge University  Boards. , & .

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    Law Firm  : Al Tamimi & Company

          Arab Tower, th Floor, Office ,

          Hamdan Street, P.O. Box ,  

          Abu Dhabi, UAE. 

    Position  : Head of Projects/Senior Associate 

    Duties : Specializing in the energy and  infrastructure sectors including project  financing on a GCC wide basis.  Currently doing interalia: 

  • Oil and gas related opinion work for multinational oil companies involved in bidding for Service Contracts in Iraq’s first landmark post war petroleum licensing round for the development of Iraq’s huge oil and gas fields.
  • Advising an emirate’s electricity authority in relation to various legal agreements like MOU’s for an existing gas pipeline.
  • GSPA for the import of gas to the UAE from a foreign country.
  • Lenders counsel for the establishment of the first concentrated solar power plant of MW capacity to be located at Madinat Zayed in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
  • Handling all legal matters including permitting, regulatory approvals and claims relating to the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Qatar portions of the first privately owned GCC wide undersea fibre optic telecommunication cable system.
  • Drafting and advising a foreign owned water exploration company in negotiations with an emirate government for exclusive underground water exploration and production rights in the emirate.
  • Advising a bidder on UAE laws, corporate framework and contractual documents for the establishment of the UAE’s first nuclear power plants.

    ** I also write a monthly legal article on energy in the magazine     ‘Energy World’. 

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    Law Firm  : Q. Law Associates Advocates & Legal Consultants.

    nd Floor,

    No., Link Farid Kot Road,

    Lahore, Pakistan. 

    Position  : Head of Law Firm My own law firm 

    Duties : The law firm specializes in the energy,  corporate, project financing & Islamic  banking sectors.  Previous work included  interalia: 

  • First trilateral gas processing agreement from an existing joint gas processing agreement in Pakistan, input on draft gas well head rules, labour laws, criminal complaints on behalf of OMV, a multinational Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Company. Work included secondment as General Counsel for OMV.
  • Acting on behalf of new Independent Power Producers IPPs for establishing power generation plants e.g. Financing Documents,  Power Purchase Agreements, EPC contracts, regulatory approvals etc.
  • Entire range of legal agreements for establishing a new telecom company in Pakistan from an existing cable operator from due diligence to corporate, regulatory and governmental approvals, Share Purchase Agreement, Shareholders Agreement, Management Agreement, Vendors to Service Agreements.
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    Organization : Private Power and Infrastructure Board

    Ministry of Water & Power,

    Government of Pakistan,  

    , Nazimuddin Road, F /

    Islamabad, Pakistan. 

          Position  : Director   Legal   General Counsel of the      Government of Pakistan’s  private power         programme    with responsibility for     all      legal and  policy matters related to private      power projects   IPPs   above MW in        Pakistan. Specific duties included  drafting       standardized model    contracts   like   the      Gas/Oil Supply Agreements &   negotiating       other agreements like the Power Purchase      Agreements,    Sovereign    Guarantees,      Direct     Agreements,         Implementation      Government Support Agreements etc with      the    sponsors   and     lenders of   IPPs in      addition   to   recommending specific policy      and regulatory advice to the Government of      Pakistan.      


  • Negotiated power plants agreements worth over US$ billion in the space of months. Sponsors have included Oman oil, Qatar Investment Authority, International Power, AES, Mitsui, Skoda, Asian Development Bank etc.
  • Made summaries for the cabinet of the Government of Pakistan and answered to a Board of Directors comprising Federal Secretaries of Petroleum, Finance, Power, Investment, Federal Chamber of Commerce, Energy advisor to the Prime Minister & Federal Minister for Water & Power.
  • Finalized the standard model agreements used for unsolicited thermal power plants above MW in Pakistan.
  • Drafted the model Letter of Support, Performance Guarantee, Letter of Interest, PreQualification Document, Statement of Qualification, Letter of Credit for unsolicited thermal power plants above MW in Pakistan.
  • Finalized the model agreements and all supporting documents used for International Competitive Bidding for thermal power plants in Pakistan.
  • Drafted the entire package of Security Documents for the first solicited competitive bidding project for a private power plant in Pakistan’s history i.e. the Implementation Agreement, Power Purchase Agreement, Letter of Support, Performance Guarantee, Bid Bond and RFP.
  • Drafted the final standardized direct IA and PPA agreements Acknowledgment and Consent used as the basis for negotiations with Lenders.
  • Provided the key input on the Wind Power Security Documents which are based upon the thermal security documents finalized by me.
  • Drafted the standardized Gas Supply Agreement GSA as well as the first ever standard Gas Allocation letter for issuance to IPP’s.
  • Provided input and reviewed the draft hydel and coal model/standardized agreements.
  • Negotiated various Gas Supply Agreements and Fuel Supply Agreements between oil & gas suppliers and IPPs. 
  • Handled litigation & arbitration cases from London to Singapore & Pakistan on behalf of the Government of Pakistan including the US$ million Sabah Shipyard case. 
  • Responsible for formulation and interpretation of private power policy in Pakistan as well as key input on the formation of the regulatory regime in Pakistan.

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    Law Firm  : Q. Law Associates Advocates & Legal Consultants.

    nd Floor

    No., Link Farid Kot Road,

    Lahore, Pakistan. 

    Position  : Head of Law Firm. My own law firm. 

    Duties : The  law firm specializes in Islamic  banking AAOIFI Islamic model banking  contracts   are   predominately used in both  the UAE and Pakistan and project finance.  Much of the  work  undertaken relates to  loan  documentation, financial recovery  and  restructuring/windingup of  companies,  opinion work on security                collateralization,  priority of mortgages  /charges etc. 

  • Main external legal counsel to two Islamic banks ie the National Development Finance Corporation & the Bank of Punjab for recoveries, settlement negotiations with defaulters, loan documentation, opinion work, restructuring of debts etc.
  • Restructuring and sale of assets through a ‘scheme of arrangement’ of the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif’s  companies, Ittefaq group,  through the Court.
  • Assessing the balance sheets, current liabilities, loan documents and legal sufficiency of the property to be mortgaged as security collateralization with respect to the loan amounts on behalf of NDFC with respect to the biggest tv cable company, Worldcall Limited, in Pakistan.
  • Settlement proceedings against Barex Limited, owned by prominent newspaper publisher, MujiburRehman Shami, through a mutually agreed upon sale of assets/land to a rd party through the Court. Extensive drafting including trust deeds, auction notices, receipt notices, with extensive terms & conditions designed to protect the Bank.
  • Liquidation proceedings of Sheikh Impex Public Ltd, a large public limited company in liquidation and sale of its assets by creditor banks disputing the priority of each others mortgages and charges due to the insufficiency of the properties to pay the total loan amounts. Represented NDFC and argued for the priority of its mortgages/charges against the other secured creditors before the High Court.
  • Financial recoveries of extensive amounts through courts for banks including opinion work on opening a bank branch for NDFC bank in Lahore, Pakistan. Made the most cash recoveries by a single lawyer in a year on behalf of the Bank of Punjab % of total cash recoveries.
  • Securitization of assets for loans to one of the largest textile companies in Pakistan, Nishat Textile Mills through mortgages and charges, title search, company register searches, documentation etc.
  • Rescheduling agreement between the Bank of Punjab and Bilal Spinning Mills Ltd and drafting of a surety bond by a rd party in consideration of this rescheduling agreement for the benefit of this debtor. The rd party had agreed to stand as a principle debtor/surety cum indemnifier under a joint and several liability at source. Work was done on behalf of the Bank of Punjab.  

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