Naz Toosy Advocate

After being called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Middle Temple in 2005, Naz returned to Karachi and joined Rizvi, Isa, Afridi & Angell (now RIAA Barker & Gillette) where she mainly assisted the senior partners at the firm in corporate/commercial matters. Naz joined Vellani & Vellani in 2016 to assist the Head of the Dispute Resolution & Litigation department of the firm with drafting of all documents relating to litigation proceedings filed on behalf of foreign and local clients in tribunals and courts across Pakistan, including the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

  • Advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan – 2009
  • Barrister-at-law – 2005 (Middle Temple, London)  
  • LLB (Hons) University of London – 2004 
  • BA (Arts) University of Karachi - 2004


  • Experience in research and preparation of all documentation with respect to litigation proceedings in the tribunals and courts of Pakistan, including the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
  • Drafted documents for foreign, multinational and local companies, partnerships, authorities and private individuals with respect to litigation proceedings relating to Environmental law, Constitutional law, Family law, Succession Law, Property Law, Contract Law and Intellectual Property Law.


General Corporate and Commercial

  • Acted for and on behalf of various off-shore clients in respect of acquisitions of major entities in Pakistan and conducting due diligences.
  • Advised various foreign and domestic clients in respect of various company law provisions and requirements.
  • Advised various clients on the laws relating to  trade marks/ copyrights.
  • Advised clients on various matters relating to drugs laws in Pakistan.
  • Set up/registered various private and public limited companies with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan on behalf of local and international clients.
  • Conducted research and advised with respect to various detailed questionnaires from international clients regarding foreign exchange laws, data retention laws, laws relating to electronic crimes, contract law, arbitration and governing law.