Regulatory Affairs



Raja Mohammad Akram & Co builds on its in-depth experience and knowledge of Pakistan’s regulatory regime and administrative law to provide our clients practical and innovative regulatory advice and representation.

Our lawyers recognise that governmental regulation has a profound impact on the companies’ business operations and is a crucial factor in corporate strategic planning. In view of the clients’ strategic needs, we provide our clients a variety of services ranging from advice on compliance measures, advocacy before administrative tribunals, and judicial review of administrative actions.

Our practitioners regularly advise local and international businesses on measures adopted for compliance with regulatory laws as well as regulatory agencies on enforcement actions. We have appeared before all major regulatory agencies on behalf of our clients in response to administrative orders and show-cause notices. Both private clients and regulatory agencies have engaged us to represent them in constitutional cases to challenge or defend governmental regulations and actions before the superior courts.

Our lawyers provide integrated regulatory solutions to our clients dealing with a number of governmental regulations by pooling together our knowledge, skills, and resources. With an integrated approach to regulatory affairs, our practitioners aim to provide our clients a “one stop shop” for all of their needs.

Our experience in regulatory affairs involve engagement with the following regulatory regimes:

  • Corporate Regulations and Governance
  • Competition & Anti-Trust
  • Drugs & Pharmaceuticals
  • Energy & Power
  • Financial Institutions & Banks
  • Judicial Review of Administrative Actions
  • Media and Press
  • Oil and Gas
  • Securities Regulation
  • Telecommunications

Our lawyers have also actively participated in framing the regulatory regime of Pakistan through engagement with regulatory agencies, policy consultations, participation in legal discourse, and acting as lawyers in judicial review of governmental actions and regulations. We rely on our reservoir of knowledge and in-depth understanding of government regulations together with our pragmatic approach to provide our clients with the most practical and efficient solutions.