MR. FARRUKH KARIM QURESHI
Mr Qureshi specializes in project finance, securitization, corporate, constitutional, arbitration, human resource policies, public-private partnerships, and advisory work. He is also a specialist in construction/engineering and public-private partnership contracts and has been actively involved in rendering legal advice and assistance in matters about construction/engineering and public-private partnership disputes and has conducted significant arbitrations in this area of the law. Mr Qureshi has been involved in international arbitrations before the International Chamber of Commerce, Paris (ICC) and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”), Washington, the Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) and Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and Ad Hoc Tribunals. Mr Qureshi has acted as counsel to, amongst others, the Government of Pakistan, multinational organizations, corporations, banks, diplomatic missions, and individuals.
DR. NUDRAT E. PIRACHA
Dr Nudrat E. Piracha, Partner, in a career stretching over seventeen years, has worked as counsel in ADR, in arbitrations, before ICSID, ICC, SCC, Ad Hoc tribunals, and rose to partnership at SgC. She is a Solicitor of England and Wales besides being a Member of the High Court Bar with audience rights in civil matters up to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. She was nominated to the panel of arbitrators of ICSID by Pakistan in 2018 and has served as a member of an Ad Hoc Committee of ICSID. She is presently serving as a member of the twelve-member committee constituted by the Prime Minister for consideration of Pakistan’s investment legal framework.Dr Piracha is a Fulbright scholar, a Weinstein JAMS International Fellow for 2018, and the first lawyer from Pakistan to become a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK (FCIArb). She is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is the first woman from Pakistan to have been awarded a Doctorate in Juridical Sciences (S.J.D.) by the George Washington University, Washington D.C. She has extensive experience and training in ADR, mediation, negotiation, and arbitrations from most prestigious universities and organizations. As a senior fellow of JAMs, she has been trained and has attended mediations at JAMS with their panelists in relation to commercial and employment disputes.