Maheen Qasim Ahmad

Industry Expertise

Aviation & Travel
Construction, Infrastructure& Real Estate
Digital Economy
Energy
Entertainment& Events
Financial Services
Franchising, Agency& Licensing
Healthcare
Hospitality, Food& Beverage
Insurance
Logistics
Privacy & Risk Management
Private Capital
Retail & Consumer
Start-ups
Technology & Media
maheen@argentumlaw.com
Maheen is dual qualified in the UK and Pakistan. Her previous roles include practicing in the legal department at Tameer Holding Investment of the Al Rajhi Group in Dubai, as well as private practice at RIAA Barker Gillette and Chima & Ibrahim in Pakistan. She began her career in the Legal Division at Goldman Sachs in New York.

Selected representative roles and matters:

  • Led Pepsi Cola International’s exclusive supply agreement exemptions process with the Competition Commission of Pakistan
  • Led procurement of competition clearances for the Pakistan pieces of major international mergers and acquisitions, most recently for KKR and Co. L.P.’s acquisition of Unilever’s Baking, Cooking and Spreads business, KKR’s acquisition of BMC Software Inc and KKR’s joint buyout of LCY Chemical Corp.
  • Assisted PMCL (Veon and Global Telecom Holding/Orascom) in its merger with Warid Telecom (Dhabi Group) with combined revenue of $1.4B
  • Represented lenders in project-financed development of 1200MW RLNG power plant; responsibilities included review and negotiation of EPC, GSA, PPA and IA contracts, drafting of security documents, direct agreements and finance documents
  • Advised in pre-contentious dispute resolution in the areas of procurement and delays in EPC contract performance.

Education

University College London
Master of Laws
London,
UK 2013

University of Law
GDL, LPC and LLB
London,
UK 2012

Mount Holyoke College
Bachelor of Arts in Politics & Economics
MA,
USA 2006

Languages

English (Native)
Urdu (Advanced)
Spanish (Basic)

Bar Admission

England and Wales, 2018

Pakistan Council (High Court Punjab), 2014

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