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He is a licensed attorney and the Founding Partner of a law practice. He provides specialised legal services in commercial, energy, financial and investment laws. He has extensively worked on law and regulatory reforms, and drafted several legislative and regulatory instruments on energy, finance and foreign direct investment for governmental agencies, regulatory authorities and international institutions. He advised the national Finance Ministry of Pakistan for several years on reform of economic laws and regulatory frameworks. He has worked on a number of donor-funded law reform projects which include development of regulatory framework for third-party access to gas pipelines and LNG terminals, and upstream oil and gas regulation. He developed transaction structure and commercial agreements for LNG import and re-gasification, and gas transportation and sale. He drafted the captive power policy and standard agreements for biomass to energy projects. He has acted as counsel to sponsors of renewable energy projects, shippers and industrial buyers of gas. He is regularly consulted by the World Bank, UNODC, USAID, IFC and ADB on commercial, energy and financial laws of Pakistan. He was a visiting Professor of law for several years on business and commercial laws at the University of Punjab, Lahore and Punjab College of Business Administration, Lahore. He has written a number of research papers and articles. He holds LLM degree from London, UK and BA & LLB degrees from Pakistan.