Country Experts
Khalid A.
Agency, Distribution,
Professional details
Surridge & Beecheno
Phone: +92-(0)2132427292 – 94
Phone alternative: direct: +92-(0)2132442383
IDI Functions
Country expert for Pakistan.
Member of Karachi Bar Association; Sindh High Court Bar Association; Supreme Court Bar Association; International Bar Association and also member of its various committees; Inter- Pacific Bar Association. Have attended numerous conferences of International Bar Association and Inter-Pacific Bar Association.
Year of birth
Masters in International Relations and LLB
Current professional position
Partner of law firm Surridge & Beecheno, Karachi, and General Manager of branch office of Surridge & Beecheno in Dubai.
Accademic position
No academic position held however delivered lecturers to the judges at their trainning by the Judical Academy and to the members of management of British Universities in connection with employment of law graduates by the British Universities.
Previous position
After completing education joined a senior and eminent lawyer late Mr. Naseem Farooqui for pupilage in law in February 1978, joined the law firm Surridge & Beecheno as an Associate in April 1979, became Partner of the firm in 1995 and General Manager of Dubai branch in 2005.
Practical experience
Acquired extensive experience in conducting litigation and advisory work on agency and distribution and have acted amongst others for Otis Elevators, British Airways, KLM, Johnson and Johnson, Kraft Foods and Air France etc. Presently practicing law in contentious matters in the courts and providing advisory and opinions services to the clients in Pakistan as well as UAE. As an Associate and Partner of Surridge & Beecheno extensively acted for Multinational Companies in Commercial Laws such as Shipping, Admiralty, Aviation Banking, Corporate, Arbitration, Insurance, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Competition Commission, etc and dealing with their in-house counsel and attorneys, and also conducting selected Family, Rent and other Civil cases. Have been on the board of American Life and now MetLife Insurance Company for over one and a half decade conducting and advising on all its legal matters including Courts, Insurance Tribunal, Insurance Ombudsman and Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).
English and Urdu