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Mergers and Acquisitions
Energy Projects
Telecommunications Law
Dispute Resolution
Development Law
Internet Freedom and Cyber Laws
Corporate Law
Banking and Finance Litigation
Family and Criminal Law
Legislative Drafting

Our Firm


Founded in 2012, YLH & Co is a full service law firm dedicated to providing the legal services to its clients in all sectors. Managing Partner, Mr. Yasser Latif Hamdani has diverse experience of litigation and transactional legal work, having worked as in-house counsel with Mobilink Pakistan and as a senior associate with several leading law firms in Pakistan.

In 2012, Mr. Hamdani set out to make a law firm which would be in tune with the legal trends in the 21st century while incorporating the best practices already in field in Pakistan. Since then he has built a core team of two other partners, associates and legal consultants who all bring to the table unique expertise in their practice areas. The firm has offices in Lahore and Islamabad and operates in along the M1/M2/M3 corridor in northern Pakistan.

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Mergers and Acquisitions


The firm brings to the table immense expertise in Mergers and Acquisitions with the Managing Partner having participated in several mergers and acquisitions including the acquisitions by Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (aka Mobilink) of Dancom Pakistan Limited, DVCom Pakistan Limited and WOL.

Our Mergers and Acquisitions team consists not only of commercial corporate lawyers but lawyers – including litigators and specialized lawyers- who focus on industry-specific areas of legal concern (such as Telecom) in acquisitions and divestitures, including environmental issues; labor and employment or employee benefits and executive compensation matters; and government contracts, intellectual property rights, tax issues, and regulatory challenges. For our clients, the value of this coordinated approach lies in our ability to provide high-caliber, integrated legal advice covering all areas of concern.


Energy Projects


The Firm has skilled lawyers who have worked on several energy projects related transactions, primarily in alternative renewable energy projects and have advised the various energy regulators such as NEPRA, AEDB and OGRA on energy policy.

The firm lawyers also bring to the table considerable expertise in the Gas sector litigation, especially with respect to Gas well heads and how they interact with Article 158 of the Pakistani Constitution. Some of the firm’s lawyers have participated in landmark cases such as the Engro Fertilizer/Qadirpur Gas Field litigation before the Lahore High Court and also litigation pertaining to Adi Gas Field vis a vis LNG production.


Telecommunications Law


The firm has lawyers who have vast experience in telecommunications law, transactions and litigation. Not only do our lawyers advise our clients on issues such as authority determinations, tower companies, spectrum acquisition etc but they have also participated in a number of leading telecom cases in recent times. The Managing Partner had, as in-house counsel for Mobilink, worked very closely with the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority in all matters pertaining determinations as well as interconnection matters.


Dispute Resolution


All three senior partners of the firm have participated in commercial, contractual and family dispute resolution.


Development Law


The firm has a special expertise in handling registration and compliance of non-profit associations and organizations including their initiation and tax exemption status. The firm also works very closely with several leading NGOs on legal matters pertaining to human development and economic growth.


Internet Freedom and Cyber Laws


The firm has handled more cases in the sphere of internet freedom litigation than any other firm in Pakistan. Two of the main landmark Pakistani cases on cyber laws and internet freedom are handled by the firm. These are the YouTube Case and the Finfisher Case before Lahore High Court Lahore.


Corporate Law


The firm has considerable expertise in corporate compliance and company registration. The firm will handle all your SECP related matters.


Banking and Finance Litigation


The lawyers at the firm bring to the table a combined experience of 30 years in Banking litigation before banking courts in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi as well as High Court level banking litigation. Some of the firm’s lawyers have represented in the past banks such as MCB, Habib Bank, UBL and Bank Al Falah.


Family and Criminal Law


Firm’s criminal law practice area and the family law area have been instrumental in getting several of the firm’s clients relief in matters which pertain to either family law or criminal law.


Legislative Drafting


The firm has been instrumental in drafting and vetting several legislative drafts at both the provincial and Federal levels. Senior partners have often been called upon to provide legislative briefs for the legislators to proceed on.