Mr. Adil has more than 17 years of legal experience in diverse
settings, ranging from structuring complex transactions to hard core
commercial litigation and arbitration. He started his legal career
in the year 2000 as an intern and then as an associate in Bokhari
Aziz & Karim, a well reputed corporate, commercial and banking law
firm in Lahore where he did extensive legal research, conducted due
diligence, assisted in drafting and negotiation of commercial and
finance contracts, advised and represented a wide range of clientele
including various TNCs.
In November 2002, Mr. Adil joined the Judicial Service of Lahore High Court and
served as a Civil Judge cum Judicial Magistrate at Lahore until September 2005.
After award of Chevening Scholarship (2005-06), he did his LLM in International
Economic Law from University of Warwick, UK and joined Private Power &
Infrastructure Board in May 2007. At present Mr. Adil is working as Director
Legal and advises PPIB on laws, regulations and corporate commercial law issues,
negotiates and drafts project agreements and monitors and advises in conduct of
litigations and international arbitration matters.
Mr. Adil has also received specialized trainings from highly reputed institutes
such as Leiden University in collocation with Permanent Court of Arbitration at
Hague, Netherlands (International Arbitration), Federal Judicial Academy
Islamabad (Judicial Training as Civil Judge/Judicial Magistrate), IBA Karachi
(Project Management), Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) UK
(Mediation), Pakistan Institute of Management (“Accounting Principles and
Practices”, Financial Analysis: Concepts and Techniques”, “Contract Management”
Mr. Adil’s core area of expertise is project/infrastructure & corporate finance,
privatization, energy & power and litigation & commercial arbitrations.
Mr. Adil is enrolled as an Advocate High Court and is CEDR Accredited Mediator.
In his spare time, Adil loves to travel, enjoy music and read books on
literature, history, philosophy etc.