Partner in Charge: Islamabad
Yousaf Khosa is based in Islamabad, and is recognised as one of the leading corporate lawyers in Pakistan, and possesses significant corporate and litigation expertise.
He is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and leads the litigation team in Islamabad. His sector specialisms include construction, oil and gas, and telecommunications.
He has acted as counsel in more than 700 litigation matters in various courts of Pakistan in addition to quasi-judicial and regulatory tribunals. He is also well regarded for his record of success in domestic and international arbitration proceedings (under ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID, Pakistan Engineering Council and Pakistan Arbitration Act rules).
Yousaf possesses extensive construction expertise, having dealt with all kinds of local and international forms of construction contracts. He has also been extensively involved in the petroleum and mining sectors in Pakistan, having provided legal services to a range of our petroleum and mining clients. He has also been part of a number of teams involved in drafting of some of the significant petroleum laws of Pakistan.
Yousaf has extensive experience in advising clients on capital markets, corporate law, and mergers and acquisitions. He is particularly proficient in deals involving the setting up, acquisition and sale of businesses in Pakistan.
Yousaf also advises on various joint ventures, in addition to working with clients on general corporate, corporate restructuring and regulatory matters. He has advised on telecoms laws in both Pakistan and Afghanistan, both as legal advisor and litigation counsel.