Ameer Hamza Dogar
Senior Associate, Bhandari Naqvi Riaz
- Advocate High Court
Email: [email protected]
Hamza is regularly asked to assist the Partners in cases of huge import, and the Partners value his judgment. He did his LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law from the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and joined BNR in 2018. As such, Hamza has been associated with the firm for the past four years.
Till date, Hamza has a total of three reported judgements to his credit: Eastern Medical Service v Government of Punjab, PLD 2019 Lahore 395, Asiya Ashraf Chaudhary v. Government of Punjab, 2020 CLC 503 and Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan v. Innovative Investment Bank, 2020 CLD 766. In October, 2020, Hamza was appointed as a Special Prosecutor of the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) to handle proceedings related to recovery of crime proceeds. Currently, he is handling his ANF responsibilities along with his BNR commitments.
- LL.M (Corporate and Commercial) – London School of Economics and Political Science (2016)
- B.A. LL. B (Hons) – University of the Punjab (2011)
- Member, Punjab Bar Council (2011)
- Member, Lahore High Court Bar Association (2014)
- Member, Lahore Bar Association (2011)
- Member, Lahore Bar Association
- Co-counsel in an arbitration reference arising out of the termination of an IRU Agreement worth $20 million signed between Wateen Telecom Limited, Trans World Associates (Private) Limited and Trans World Infrastructure Services (Private) Limited. Transworld offered to negotiate a settlement and the matter was finally settled.
- Co-counsel in a judicial review under the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 regarding the vires of a public procurement carried out by the Government of Punjab valuing approximately at $4 million, and generally regarding the current state of the law on partnership firms, on behalf of Eastern Medical Technology Services. Reported as PLD 2019 Lahore 395.
- Co-counsel in a constitutional challenge to investigations initiated by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) following an alleged claim of Rs. 800 million by National Bank of Pakistan against the client, United Foam Industries (Private) Limited. The courts declared that NAB lacked jurisdiction in the matter.
- Co-counsel in liquidation of an investment bank initiated by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) with liabilities worth Rs. 4.5 billion. The liquidation proceedings are on-going with the bulk of the small depositors having been paid off. The case constantly throws up complicated issues of law.