Rai Muhammad Nawaz Kharal


Founding Partner

Mr Rai Muhammad Nawaz Kharal is the founding partner of the Firm, Kharal and Co. He is licensed to practice in the Supreme Court as well as all the High Courts of Pakistan. Mr. Kharal has rich experience of over 40 years. Since his enrolment as an Advocate in 1973, he has had active law practice in the fields of Civil, Corporate, Constitutional, Taxation, Banking and Arbitration, Service & Employment Law, among others. He has appeared in a number of notable cases across the courts and tribunals of the country. He was the Counsel in Military Takeover case in SC, Counsel in Appointment of SC Judges case, Counsel in the Referendum case, Counsel in the NRO case etc. He was also the legal adviser to M/S Hong Kong Bank and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd- an International Banking Company.

Ali Nawaz Kharal


Senior Partner

Mr. Ali joined the legal practice in 2009 and has since garnered reputation of a thorough professional. He enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court in 2011 and in this short span of time, has handled a wide array of cases involving civil, commercial, administrative, and constitutional matters. He is an expert litigator with significant number of reported judgments to his credit. Besides, he appears before Courts as well as specialized tribunals. He also oversees the corporate practice of the Firm and regularly advises clients on all kinds of corporate and commercial matters, tax, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and financial restructuring.

Mr Ali holds an LLB(Hons) from the University of Newcastle at Northumbria, United Kingdom.

 Abaid Ullah Ansari


Senior Tax and Corporate Advisor
Advocate High Court

Mr. Ansari has completed his LLB and Certificate of Accounting and Finance (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan). He is a specialized Tax and Corporate Advisor having a Professional career beginning in 2008 from working in various renowned Chartered Accountant firms including Hyder Bhimji & Co Karachi Office, Tariq Abdul Ghani Maqbool & Co Islamabad Office and Law firms including Mian Tax Law Associates. With the passage of time after getting expertise in the fields of Tax, Corporate and Labour laws; various engagements with multiple kinds of organizations has been done as an affiliate of JASB & Associates Chartered Accountants and Khilji & Co Chartered Accountants. Subsequently, after years of experience of working in multiple disciplines including Taxation Advisory Services including compliances and litigation, Corporate Advisory Services including compliances and legal drafting, and Labour Laws Advisory services including litigations in multiple kinds of organizations including IT Sector, Public Sector Organizations, Construction Industry, Telecom, Hospitals, NGO’s, INGO’s, Foreign Companies, Hotels and Caterers etc, the professional career as Senior Tax and Corporate Advisor is succeeding at an energetic pace in Kharal & Co in the fields of Taxation, Corporate and Labour laws.

 Danish Aftab


Associate

Danish holds an LLB (Hons) from University of London (external) and an LLM from University of California, Berkeley, in Technology and Intellectual Property Law. Danish is an Advocate of the High Court.

Maham Nawaz


Associate

Maham completed her LLB (Hons.) from University of London (external) with distinction in 2017. She won the prestigious Commonwealth Shared Scholarship to University of Cambridge in 2019 and completed her LLM with focus on Commercial Law with first class honors. She specializes in corporate finance, corporate insolvency, international commercial litigation, taxation, and arbitration. Maham is an Advocate of the High Court.

Rana Rashid Javed


Associate

Rashid completed his LLB from the University of Punjab in the year 2012. He has been enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court since 2015. Mr. Rashid specializes in Civil and Criminal litigation and regularly appears before the Trial Courts.

Fatima Mumtaz


Junior Associate

A law graduate from International Islamic University, Fatima has worked at public regulatory bodies in different capacities. She joined the firm in 2020 and has since worked on various civil, administrative, and Constitutional matters.