Labour & Employment
The Firm provides a full range of services on labour and employment matters, including labour union matters, employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and employment litigation/arbitration. We regularly advise clients concerning employment & labour contracts, employment related rules and disciplines, termination of employment contracts, employee compensation, and harassment issues. Some highlights are as follows:
- We have the expertise to assist corporate clients in developing employment rules and internal guidelines, administrative & standard operating procedures, etc.
- The Firm has advised Karot Power Company (Pvt) Limited in relation to its various labour issues during construction of its 720 MW Karot Hydropower Project, Pakistan and has prepared employment agreements for workers in compliance with the IFC’s Performance Standards and the has also assisted the Project sponsors’ resolution of various labour matters identified by the lenders.
- Amongst other key clients, the Firm has advised Khushali Bank Ltd; Askari Commercial Bank Ltd; First Microfinance Bank and NRSP; in various labour issues.
- The Firm has also rendered advice to US universities’ research projects and assisted in Expatriate hiring by foreign investors
The Firm has extensive experience in filing, defending, and pursuing cases relating to labour and service matters on behalf of corporate clients and individuals before the NIRC, Labour Courts, and ordinary Courts.