Mehreen is an Assistant Associate at the Karachi office of Vellani & Vellani and has been with the firm since October 2017. Qualified as an Advocate of the lower courts in Sindh, Mehreen focuses on matters pertaining to Litigation whilst also advising and representing clients in various matters including arbitration, banking and finance, and other corporate and commercial matters.
represented major corporate clients on matters pending before the lower courts
of Sindh and assists senior counsel in matters before the High Court of Sindh
advised and represented individuals in more sensitive matters relating to
family law including divorce, child settlement agreements and sexual harassment
claims. Has also represented Clients in the drafting and filing of Khula applicationsin the lower courts of
Sindh at Karachi.
Corporate and commercial
Acted in and
advised upon a broad range of legal and contractual matters, including
compliance, company management, shareholder agreements, pure food laws,
environmental laws, labour laws, stamp duty and trademarks.
Acted on behalf
of companies by undertaking due diligence exercises of local companies for the
acquisition of shares.
Banking and Finance
financiers on power projects the scope of which included conducting due
diligence of companies, drafting, negotiating and reviewing facility agreements,
security documents and other agreements in relation to the finance facility
being granted by the financiers to their customers and ensuring the facilities
created are duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan.
represented individuals in the sale of their immovable property to local buyers,
drafted, negotiated and reviewed agreements of sale, conveyance deeds and other
agreements in relation to the maintenance and design of the immovable
properties.Also advise and act on behalf
of individuals in the purchase and gifting of properties, drafted and
negotiated agreements of sale and conveyance deeds, registration of conveyance
deeds and the mutation of properties with the relevant land registries.
represented individuals in matters relating to inheritance, drafting and filing
of succession applications at the High Court of Sindh at Karachi and
subsequently advised on the completion of such transfers pursuant to the grant
of succession certificates and letters of administration.
multinationals and local clients in matters pertaining to their trademarks in
Pakistan which included filing applications for registration, responding to
official letters from the Intellectual Property Organization to waive
objections against the registration and successfully opposed the registration
of marks in Pakistan.Successfully
represented a multinational in a matter relating to the unauthorized use of
their trademark in an infringing domain name.Conducted searches for multinationals in the oil and gas industry at the
Trade Marks Registry and advised on the availability and registrability of