Samdani And Qureshi Profile
Samdani & Qureshi (formerly Walker Martineau Saleem) is a firm of advocates and legal consultants non-exclusively associated with Infinity Consultants (U.K), Fenwick Elliott LLP, Andersen Global, Blackstone Chamber, ICADRP and has a nation-wide presence in Pakistan, United Kingdom and in Turkey. It is offering a broad range of legal services within one organisation in response to the rapidly developing legal environment. Samdani & Qureshi has associates and correspondents in major commercial cities of Pakistan, namely, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, in Istanbul, Turkey, and in the United Kingdom in Bradford, Nottingham and London, ensuring prompt and efficient legal services at Clients’ doorsteps while being able to draw on the legal resources of offices in other cities. The Firm also has the distinguishing feature of reliable capability in both contentious and non-contentious matters with partners and associates specialising in different areas of practice. With our equal emphasis on litigious and transactional practice, the Client is assured of a one-stop legal facility. At Samdani & Qureshi we have demonstrated that the availability of legal skills in both contentious and non-contentious areas has a synergetic effect, ensuring a comprehensive legal assistance for the Client. We are a progressive firm looking to the future, while ensuring adherence to the traditions of highest standards of professionalism, efficiency, and value for money for the Client.
On the transactional side, the Firm has reliable capabilities in the areas of project finance, corporate finance and affairs, joint ventures, securitisations, international trade, foreign private investments, public private partnerships, regulatory affairs, legislative and commercial drafting, taxation, conveyancing, construction contracts, engineering and procurement contracts, banking and finance, insurance, land acquisitions, carriage of goods, customs, privatisation, intellectual property and other areas. Professionals at Samdani & Qureshi have experience in Public Private Partnership projects. We can offer our clients a one-stop legal service for all facets of public private partnership projects. Samdani & Qureshi in association with Sigma International provides a progressive, multi-disciplined project management group that has the skill, focus and discipline to ensure that infrastructure projects are not only completed on time and within budget but fully achieve their intended purpose. Thus we focus on providing responsive, cost-effective construction management and construction dispute resolution services for public and private sector agencies. Our particular knowledge of construction claims and the many factors that foster construction disputes provides us unique insight into the development and management of construction programs. Our Embassy Department has provided over the past two decades services to several embassies for investigation of the applications for visas, and furnished them advise on Pakistani Law regarding child abduction, forced marriages, blasphemy, political asylum, adoption and human rights violations against women and children in Pakistan. Our Property Department covers a wide range of legal service relating to real estate as well, not least of all conveyancing. Our Clients include a number of statutory corporations, companies in the oil, energy, telecommunications, insurance, shipping and construction sectors, business houses, industrial concerns, banks, diplomatic missions, financial institutions and individuals. We provide pro bono legal advice as our contribution to the society.