Overview

Our litigators are some of the most experienced in the industry, bringing extensive courtroom experience to every matter our firm handles. This experience enables us to spot outcome-determinative legal issues earlier so we can prepare compelling arguments that support our clients’ positions. We are one of the Pakistan’s fast emerging law firms, with significant depth and range of resources in Dispute Resolution and Arbitration. We pride ourselves on our approachable, collegial and team-based way of working. We always strive to exceed the expectations of our clients, which include corporates from all the commercial and industrial sectors, governments, regulators, trade bodies and not-for-profit organizations. We provide them with the highest-quality advice and legal insight, which combines with in-depth local expertise.

What’s more, our long history of taking cases to trial – and winning – gives our clients tremendous settlement leverage with their adversaries, as well as confidence in a successful outcome if and when they go to trial. Our litigators approach every case with strategic focus, unrelenting advocacy, and intensive preparation. That’s why some of the country's largest companies and financial institutions have asked us to represent them in their litigation matters. These clients include: Shell Pakistan Limited; Pakistan State Oil; Trading Corporation of Pakistan; Karachi Electric; Etihad Air; United Bank Limited; Barclays Bank Plc; Muslim Commercial Bank; Summit Bank; Popular Group of Industries; Cantonment Board Clifton; Dollar Industries (Pvt.) Ltd. and many more.

Our Services


We are proud to be one of the pre-eminent dispute resolution teams in Karachi. We are a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a broad perspective and strong Karachi roots, RK&D delivers effective solutions to our client’s most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgement and a distinctively collaborative approach.



Culture


We achieve excellence through collective effort and a willingness to share expertise.

The scope and variety of our work is such that it suits many different personalities, unified by a shared commitment to quality of service and outcome. Throughout the firm there is an underlying sense of pride in who we are and what we do.

The atmosphere here is friendly and supportive - everyone's contribution is valued and we believe strongly in the importance of personal respect. We also believe that people should enjoy their work.

This culture underpins our approach and is integral to our success.


Partnership Board

RAFIQ A. KALWAR

GHULAM M. DARS