The Firm, RIAALAW, was established in 1989 as Rizvi, Isa & Co. In 2003, Rizvi, Isa & Co merged with Afridi, Angell & Khan, thus creating Rizvi, Isa, Afridi & Angell. The merger brought together partners of a combined experience of more than 150 years of corporate practice. Since June 2012 the name of the firm has changed to RIAALAW.
The Firm is among the largest and most reputed law firms in Pakistan. With offices in Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar and Kabul, representatives in the UK and China, and close ties to a number of overseas law firms, the Firm is well placed to serve its international clientele.
The Firm is the exclusive member firm in Pakistan for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide.
While offering its clients the whole range of legal services, the Firm has particular expertise in areas of project finance, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, power projects, oil and gas projects, infrastructure projects, banking and finance, intellectual property, international trade, anti dumping, telecommunication, construction, mining and pharmaceutical sectors.
The corporate practice of the Firm is strongly complimented by a litigation division which is well experienced in representing foreign and local clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings in Pakistan and abroad.