Brief Profile

Syed Shariq Bukhari joined the firm in 2018. Shariq graduated from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) with a five-year dual B.A.–LL.B. (Hons.) degree in 2018 with a minor in Political Science. Shariq was actively involved in extracurricular activities during his time at LUMS and was the Vice President of LUMS Daily Student and General Secretary of LUMS Environmental Action Forum.

As an Associate, Shariq directly assists the Partners in a range of litigation matters before the Honourable High Courts and Supreme Court of Pakistan. His forte is arbitration, intellectual property law, cybercrime law, commercial law and constitutional matters. He regularly appears before the Civil Courts, District Courts, Intellectual Property Tribunal and various regulatory bodies.

Representative Experience

  • Part of the team for a Chinese solar energy company, in three connected LCIA Arbitrations in a claim of USD 6 million as liquidated damages, wherein, the project companies have disputed their liability to pay liquidated damages.
  • Part of the team for a medical equipment company before the Lahore High Court in a challenge to the public procurement process by the health department of the Punjab Government to acquire 279 ICU ventilators worth almost $4,000,000.
  • Part of the team for famous journalist and former Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Mr. Najam Sethi in defamation matters with the damage claimed in excess of Rs. 500 million.
  • Part of the team for a one of the largest Sugar Mills before the Lahore High Court in a constitutional petition challenging the assumption of jurisdiction by the National Accountability Bureau on the basis of a Suspicious Transaction Report.
  • Assisted senior counsel in representing Universal Tobbaco Company in cross-suits in the Intellectual Property Tribunal, a dispute of infringement of trademark CAFÉ, unfair competition and passing off with the damage claimed in excess of Rs. 200 million.

Admissions

Advocate of the Lower Courts Advocate of the Lower Courts 

Education

B.A-LL.B (Honours) (Lahore University of Management Sciences) (2018)B.A-LL.B (Honours) (Lahore University of Management Sciences) (2018)

Memberships

Member, Lahore Bar Association (2019)Member, Lahore Bar Association (2019)
Member, Punjab Bar Council (2019)Member, Punjab Bar Council (2019)

Areas of Expertise

International ArbitrationInternational Arbitration
Civil LitigationCivil Litigation
Company LawCompany Law
Cyber Law & Data ProtectionCyber Law & Data Protection
Intellectual Property Intellectual Property