ESTABLISHMENT OF BRANCH OFFICE AND LIAISON OFFICE BY FOREIGN COMPANIES IN PAKSITAN

top_law_firms_pakistanESTABLISHMENT OF BRANCH OFFICE AND LIAISON OFFICE BY FOREIGN COMPANIES IN PAKSITAN

Board of Investment (BOI) grants permission to foreign companies to open their Branch Office and Liaison Office in Pakistan.

BOI (Islamabad & Karachi Offices) have issued 551 permissions during 2007-2010 in respect of opening/extension of Branch and Liaison Offices in Pakistan.

Branch Office:

Branch Office PakistanBranch Office is established by a foreign company to fulfill its contractual obligations with the public or private sector in Pakistan. Their activity will be restricted to the work mentioned in the agreement / contract signed. However they cannot indulge in commercial / trading activities.

Liaison Office:

Liaison Office is established by a foreign company for promotion of products(s), provision of technical advice & assistance, exploring the possibility of Joint Collaboration and export promotion. However, they can not undertake any commercial / trading activities.

The request for opening of Branch office or  Liaison Office is processed and finalized within 6-8 weeks time, provided that the company fulfills all requirements and concerned quarters have no objection. The permission is issued for a period of 3-5 years, further renewable on submission of performance report with regard to Liaison Office and up to the completion of valid contract/agreement period in case of Branch Office.

PROCEDURE

Step-1 To download and send along with six sets of following documents:
i.     Application Form (duly filled in and signed with stamp)

ii.    Copy of registration of the foreign company duly attested by respective Pakistani Embassy;

iii.   Copy of Articles and Memorandum of Association duly attested by Respective Pakistan Mission;

iv.    Copy of Resolution / Authority letter of the company to establish Branch / Liaison Office in Pakistan;

v.     Copy of contract / agreement (in case of Branch Office Only)

vi.    Company Profile; and

vii.   Designated person authorized to act on behalf of the company

 

Opening of Branch and Liaison Office processing Official (Government) fee is as follows:

–    Opening of Branch Office                                    Charges per annum

i.    Regular Permission (initial registration           US $ 3000 for a period of one year.

ii.    Renewal Charges for each year                       US $ 1000 (1-5 years renewal based on the request of the company)

 

–    Opening of Liaison Office                                   Charges per annum
iii    Regular Permission (initial registration         US $ 2000 for a period of one year.
iv.    Renewal Charges for each year                      US $ 500 (1-5 years renewal based on the request of the company)

The amount is also acceptable equal in Pakistani rupees and shall be deposited in the Board of Investment PLS Account No. 44991-2 being maintained with National Bank of Pakistan, Main Branch, Civic Centre, Islamabad.

Step-2 :

On receipt of complete documents, BOI examines the documents and circulate the request to all concerned quarters for their views / comments.

Step-3 :

Having received clearances from all concerned quarters / agencies, BOI grants permission to foreign company to open their Branch / Liaison office in Pakistan.

Irfan Mir Halepaota & Associates has been ranked as one of the top and Best Corporate Law Firms in Pakistan by the Legal 500, HG and other International Directories of Law Firms.

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Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Telephone: 0321-2057582

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E-26, Executive Floor, Glass Tower, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh
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Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad. The Registry of the Supreme Court is also at Karachi.

Rights of Tenant under Sindh Rented Premises Ordinance

There are also rights of Tenant under the Sindh Rented Premises Ordinance.

Tenant must ensure that he makes payment of the rent either through a crossed cheque, or where payment is made through some other mode, then a receipt must be obtained from the landlord. In case the landlord unlawfully or unjustifiably attempts to evict the tenant, the tenant may file a case in the competent court of law in Karachi in addition to availing other legal remedies as advised by his counsel.

Generally Landlord pressurize the Tenant to execute tenancy agreement for 11 months only, by saying and making estate agent as witness that this is law to execute agreement for 11 months only. There is nothing mentioned in any law book that the tenancy agreement must be executed for eleven months only.

Under the Law rent of the premises is to be increased 10 per cent after every eleven months. It is also an other practice is available in Karachi which is in violation of Sindh rented premises ordinance, that the landlord pressurizes the tenant to enhance rent at 10 per cent after every eleven months.

As per Law rent is to be increased 30 percent after completion of three months, in this way landlord increase rent as per his choice after eleven months which is totally illegal and unjustified, the tenant can claim for recovery of amount which is received by landlord in violation of law.

The tenant can also apply for fixation of fair rent if the landlord is receiving rent more then market value prevailing in locality.

There are many other rights available to the tenant, which can be discussed in detailed.

Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates

Karachi Office

Office # E-26, Executive Floor,
Glass Tower,
Khayaban-e-Iqbal (Clifton Road),
Teen Talwar, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh,
Pakistan.

Islamabad Office

2nd & 3rd Floor,
Emirates Tower, M-13,
F-7, Markaz,
Islamabad,
Pakistan.

Telephone No.  +92-21-35642634
Mobile Phone No. +92-321-2057582
Mobile Phone No. +92-300-8233580

Email: info@irfanlaw.com
Website: https://www.irfanlaw.com

You can Contact Us for detailed consultation.

Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Telephone: 0321-2057582

Regular Website:  https://www.irfanlaw.com

 

 

Law Firm based in Karachi and Islamabad having well experienced Advocates and Lawyers in the fields of Civil Litigation and Property Law.
E-26, Executive Floor, Glass Tower, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: +923212057582

Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad. The Registry of the Supreme Court is also at Karachi.

Civil Service Lawyers in Karachi Hyderabad & Islamabad

Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates is well-recognized and reputed for its Civil Service Law practice in Pakistan including Karachi and Islamabad. Irfan Mir Halepota is Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan, Majority of Top Bureaucrats and Civil Servants in Sindh, Punjab and Islamabad are our Clients.

We provide legal services for preparation of replies to the Show Cause Notice, reply to Explanation, preparation of defences in departmental inquiry proceedings.

If you have not availed our services during departmental proceedings and have been punished by the department for any misconduct as alleged in the Show Cause Notice and as per inquiry report the charges have been proved, in that case. We can also provide our best legal services to you for preparation of Departmental Appeal before the Departmental Authorities.

As per Civil Service Law of Provinces and Federal Government of Pakistan, if the departmental appeal is not decided within the statutory period then the Civil Servant has right to approach the concerned Service Tribunal at Karachi, Lahore or Islamabad.

Under the Article 212 of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, only the Service Tribunal has jurisdiction to entertain the matters relating to Terms and conditions of Civil Service. A Suit before the Civil Court is not maintainable under the law, if any suit is filed or entertained by the Civil Court then it will be clear violation of the Law of the Land and will amount miscarriage of justice.

We have represented many clients specially School teachers who were serving the Department but their salaries were not released and they were working for a long period without any salary. The Service Tribunal has passed the order whereby the salaries of the concerned School Teachers have been released by the department.

Recently, the Sindh government has finally reversed the promotion of 59 police officers, complying with the orders of the Honourable Supreme Court of Pakistan. Apart from these Police Officer many employees of Sindh Government have been repatriated and reverted by the concerned departments in light of judgment of Honourable Supreme Court.

We have assisting many employees / Civil Servants who have been punished by the concerned department with clear misinterpretation of the judgement of the Honourable Supreme Court and their representation and departmental appeal have been prepared and filed before the competent authorities and after lapse of statutory period their appeals will be filed before the competent forum i.e. Service Tribunal.

Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates

Karachi Office

Office # E-26, Executive Floor,
Glass Tower,
Khayaban-e-Iqbal (Clifton Road),
Teen Talwar, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh,
Pakistan.

Islamabad Office

2nd & 3rd Floor,
Emirates Tower, M-13,
F-7, Markaz,
Islamabad,
Pakistan.

Telephone No.  +92-21-35642634
Mobile Phone No. +92-321-2057582
Mobile Phone No. +92-300-8233580

Email: info@irfanlaw.com
Website: https://www.irfanlaw.com

You can Contact Us for detailed consultation.

Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

 

Law Firm based in Karachi and Hyderabad having well experienced Advocates and Lawyers in the fields of Civil Service Law.
E-26, Executive Floor, Glass Tower, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: 03212057582

 

Formation of Company in Karachi Pakistan

Formation of Company in Karachi Pakistan. Incorporation and Registration of Company to start business in Pakistan.

Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanOur Law Firm is well recognized for offering services for registration of a company in Pakistan, registration of a Private Limited Company in Pakistan, registration of a Single Member Company in Pakistan, registration of a Pubic Limited Company in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Hyderabad and Thatta, Pakistan. The Private Limited Company is Generally called as Pvt. Ltd., Company in Pakistan.

We provide most easiest ways and services for Business Start-up in Pakistan. For registration of a private limited company in Pakistan, following documents are required:-

  • Copy of national identity card or passport, in case of foreigner, of each subscriber and witness to the memorandum and article of association.
  • Drafting and submission of Memorandum and articles of association.
  •  Form – 1 (Declaration of Compliance).
  • Registration/filing fee.

There are two stages for Registration of Company in Pakistan i.e. :-

  1. Availability of Name Search.
  2.  Documents for registration of a limited company

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 422 companies in April 2012 as compared to 370 companies during the previous month, showing an increase of 14 percent.
Company Registration CostsAn increase in the incorporation of companies has been witnessed, which is a sign of healthy growth and development of the corporate sector. The private companies have the highest share in new incorporation totalling to 385, followed by 26 single-member companies, four public unlisted companies, four non-profit association and three foreign companies. Of the three foreign companies, each belonging to the Turkey, the UK and South Korea were registered in Karachi. Foreign investment by France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Australia, UK, Germany and Denmark nationals was witnessed in four new local companies registered in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad in trading finance and banking, engineering and power generation.

Irfan Mir Halepaota & Associates has been ranked as one of the top and Best Corporate Law Firms in Pakistan by the Legal 500, HG and other International Directories of Law Firms.

Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates

Karachi Office

Office # E-26, Executive Floor,
Glass Tower,
Khayaban-e-Iqbal (Clifton Road),
Teen Talwar, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh,
Pakistan.

Islamabad Office

2nd & 3rd Floor,
Emirates Tower, M-13,
F-7, Markaz,
Islamabad,
Pakistan.

Telephone No.  +92-21-35642634
Mobile Phone No. +92-321-2057582
Mobile Phone No. +92-300-8233580

Email: info@irfanlaw.com
Website: https://www.irfanlaw.com

You can Contact Us for detailed consultation.

Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Telephone: 0321-2057582

Regular Website:  https://www.irfanlaw.com

 

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Karachi, Sindh
PK
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Property Disputes Settlement in Karachi

Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates is a leading Law Firm in Karachi, Pakistan, which is well known to resolve all types of the disputes of Real Estates sale or purchase of Distress Properties in Karachi, Pakistan. We can clear and solve any kind of disputes related to your property, because the word “impossible” is not available for lawful owner of the property and person who has actual right, we believe when there is a will, there is a way.

Today in Real Estates and Properties, there are so many types of disputes like there may be disputes between family members, fake-forged and fabricated documents, rights of partition, Forceful occupation, Forceful Trespassing, Landlord and Tenant disputes, back steps from sale agreements, shortage of finance, Collaboration Dispute, Multiple sale of the same property, pending litigation, bank mortgage, private loan, private mortgage etc. creating a bad name of your valuable property in the market.

All the Real Estates with any of aforesaid dispute can be resolved by adopting proper procedure of law by taking care of in all respects for clearing all the disputes. All the disputes are taken care of by Well Experienced, Expert and Able Professionals Lawyers to resolve as per property Laws of Pakistan.

Honesty, Transparency and Secrecy of Every transaction and dealing is the basis of our success in the society.

We are skilled and professionally qualified team lawyers undertakes personal pain for their respective clients, with full attention, understanding all aspects and sensitiveness of the client’s Requirements in order to provide complete satisfaction to their Clients. We charge as per the seriousness and nature of dispute and our efforts made for resolving the same.

 

You can Contact Us for detailed consultation.

Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Telephone: 0321-2057582

Regular Website:  https://www.irfanlaw.com

Law Firm based in Karachi and Islamabad having well experienced Advocates and Lawyers in the fields of Civil Litigation and Property Law.
E-26, Executive Floor, Glass Tower, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: +923212057582

Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad. The Registry of the Supreme Court is also at Karachi.

Legal Notice

Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates believe that disputes can be resolved by negotiations, conferences by dedicated efforts in a cost effect way.  Hence we always endeavor to resolve disputes by initiating negotiations or by cautioning other party to settle out of court by way of Legal Notices. If no positive response is received after legal notice then matter is to be taken up in the court of Law.

We are commonly engaged by our clients to issue legal notices for recovery matters, default in installment of a financial facility, default in payment schedule, breach of terms and conditions of contracts and guarantees, violations of constitutional provisions of Pakistan and matters of libel and slander under the Law of Tort and Defamation.

Hence upon excessive demand and  wide range of our clients we are also now facilitating our clients to furnish instruction for issuance of legal notices online. This service is introduced in Pakistan for the first time by our Law Firm and we are proud to lead our Nation in the field of Law.

What we can do online for you?

  1. Draft Legal Notices.
  2. Draft Reply to Legal Notices.
  3. Draft Public Notices.

How to Engage us?

This document can be drafted and be made available for Rs. 10,000 (Pak Rupees). Including all delivery charges in Pakistan. Please note that if more than Carbon Copies to more than two recipients will be charged at Rs. 1000/- per five recipients.
You can choose to have your documents emailed to you, or sent to the recipient by first class post. We aim to prepare your documents by the end of the three working days, although in practice we normally start preparing your document within hours of receiving payment.

You can Contact Us for detailed consultation.

Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Telephone: 0321-2057582

Regular Website:  https://www.irfanlaw.com

Law Firm based in Karachi and Islamabad having well experienced Advocates and Lawyers in the fields of Civil Litigation and Property Law.
E-26, Executive Floor, Glass Tower, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: +923212057582

Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad. The Registry of the Supreme Court is also at Karachi.

 

Infringement of Patent in Pakistan

Infringment of Patent in Pakistan, Section 61 of the law lists reliefs that a Court may grant in suits for infringements. These include,-

    • (a) to order to desist from infringement,

(b) to prevent the entry into the channels of commerce of imported goods that involve the infringement immediately after custom clearance of such goods;

(c) to order the infringer to pay the right holder damages adequate to compensate for the injury he has suffered because of infringement;

(d) to pay the right holder expenses which may include appropriate attorney’s fee;

(e) in appropriate cases, to order recovery of profits, damages and pre-established damages even where the infringer did not knowingly or with reasonable ground to know, engage in infringing;

(f) to order that goods found to be infringed be, without compensation of any sought, disposed off outside the channels of commerce;

(g) to order the material and implements the predominant use of which has been in the creating of infringing goods be, without compensation of any sought, disposed off outside the channels of commerce in such a manner as to minimize risk of further infringement, and in considering such orders, the need for proportionality between seriousness of infringement and remedies ordered as well as interests of third parties shall be taken into account;

(h) unless this would be out of proportion to the seriousness of the infringement, to order infringer to inform the right holder of the identity of third parties involved in the production and distribution of the infringing goods and of their channels of commerce; and

(i) to order a party at whose request measures were taken and who has abused enforcement procedure, to provide to a party wrongfully enjoined or restrained, adequate compensation for injury suffered because of such abuse.

The Court is also granted powers to order prompt and effective provisional measures.

You can Contact Us for detailed consultation.

Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Telephone: 0321-2057582

Regular Website:  https://www.irfanlaw.com

Law Firm based in Karachi and Islamabad having well experienced Advocates and Lawyers in the fields of Commercial, Intellectual Property & Trademark Law.
E-26, Executive Floor, Glass Tower, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: +923212057582

Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad. The Registry of the Supreme Court is also at Karachi.

Woman Lawyer practicing for Women rights, Divorce and Family Law in Karachi Pakistan

Woman Lawyer practising for Women rights, Divorce and Family Law in Karachi Pakistan.

Mrs. Nusrat Irfan, Advocate is Woman Lawyer in the Karachi dealing with divorce, wife rights, child support, wife support, family law, human rights, and Women rights.

She passed her LL.B. from Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education in year 2005. She is Advocate High Court actively practising in Family Law and Women Rights matters.

She stands out as one of only a handful Lawyers in the Karachi that sponsors a practice devoted to human rights and Women rights.  She represents individuals who were victims of domestic violence, and other matrimonial issues.

As the head of the Family Law practice, is a leader in the field of Divorce, Child custody, wife and child support. As a Female Lawyer, she has provided maximum legal assistance of deserving women.

Her performance as Family Law and Women rights Advocate has been highly recognized and appreciated for her dedication and success in litigation.

We do not run any fund raising program regularly, but  International and Local Donor agencies are always welcome for starting Human Rights and Woman rights Projects with our collaboration. We are not a N.G.O. (Non Government Organization) but we have dealt many divorce and human rights cases for deserving woman in Karachi, Pakistan without Professional Fees as a Sadqa and Zakkat .

 

Feel Free to Contact Us for detailed Free consultation.

Telephone: +92 321-2057582

Email : nusrat@irfanlaw.com

Regular Website:  http://www.irfanlaw.com

Very soon we are opening our branch office in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, if you are any suggestion for location,  we will be thankful for any helpful comment.

 

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Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: +92 321 205 7582


Dischonour of Cheque

Dischonour of Cheque

Defination of “dishonoured cheque”, which when presented in the Bank same is refused of payment by the bank because of insufficient funds or it is not in order, it is called dishonestly issuing a cheque is a criminal offence in Pakistan. Dishonestly issuing a cheque is governed by section 489-F of the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860. The said section reads as follows:

489-F Dishonestly issuing a cheque: Whoever dishonestly issues a cheque towards re-payment of a loan or fulfillment of an obligation which is dishonoured on presentation shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three years and with fine unless he can establish, for which the burden of proof shall rest on him, that he had made arrangements with his bank to ensure that the cheque would be honoured and that the bank was at fault in not honouring the cheque.

The offence under this section is cognizable by police, non-bailable and compoundable.

Please note each case has to be seen on its own facts and circumstances.

Our Team is well trained to advice you on cheque bouncing, recovery of debt, recovery of money, legal notice for cheque dishnonour, lodging of First Information Report (F.I.R.) and other related matters to individual persons, firms, companies & Corporations both local and foreign. You can contact us for detailed consultancy and advice.

Supreme Court of Pakistan is situated in Islamabad and its registry at Karachi.

You can Contact Us for detailed consultation.

Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Telephone: 0321-2057582

Regular Website:  http://www.irfanlaw.com

 


Can I Save My House From Foreclosure in Karachi Pakistan, If the Auction Date Is Only a Few Weeks Away?

Can I Save My House From Foreclosure in Karachi Pakistan, If the Auction Date Is Only a Few Weeks Away?

Foreclosure isn’t a swift process in Pakistan spcially in Karachi, and banks can take anywhere from a few months to a year or more to auction off your home. Once you receive formal notice of an auction date, however, the time you have to save your home is drawing to a close. Fortunately, foreclosure doesn’t have to be inevitable. You still have options to prevent the foreclosure even if the auction date is mere weeks away.

Filing for bankruptcy is a last resort because of the extensive damage a bankruptcy does to your credit rating. Nevertheless, a bankruptcy can prove invaluable in your quest to save your home. 

When you file your bankruptcy case, a stay prevents any creditors from pursuing you for your debts -– this includes foreclosing on your home. The court will set a payment plan that allows you to stay in your home and pay off your delinquent mortgage balance over a specific period.

Negotiate With Lender

If you haven’t had an open line of communication with the lender from the beginning, start now. A looming auction date generally indicates that its too late to negotiate a short sale or apply for a loan modification, but your lender may agree to other foreclosure alternatives.
If your lender approves a forbearance, for example, it will temporarily postpone your mortgage payments and the foreclosure auction, giving you more time to come up with the delinquent amount. Your lender may also agree to accept a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure. In a deed-in-lieu arrangement, you sign over the home’s title to the lender and walk away. Although a deed-in-lieu doesn’t allow you to keep your home, it does prevent a foreclosure that would haunt your credit history for years to come.

Go to Court

If you have reason to believe that any aspect of the foreclosure process was fraudulent, you have the right to sue your lender and ask that the judge either postpone or terminate foreclosure proceedings. If you choose this route, you must demonstrate specific reasons why the court should halt the foreclosure. For example, if the lender did not follow state-specific foreclosure procedures, or the loan terms are blatantly predatory, a judge may postpone or cancel the auction date. Even if the court merely postpones the auction date, this postponement provides you with crucial time to explore other property-saving options.

Pay the Balance

If you had the necessary cash to pay off your delinquent mortgage, you likely would have done so by now. Beneficial changes to your financial situation, however, such as a loan from a family member or an unexpected inheritance, could give you the ability to bring your delinquent mortgage current. If your lender accepts the payment, the foreclosure process stops and you can resume making your normal monthly payments. If your lender demands that you pay off the loan in full, you must pay off your mortgage in its entirety before the lender will cancel the foreclosure sale.

 

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E-26, Glass Tower, Clifton
Karachi, Sindh
PK
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