Yousaf Amanat & Associates signs retainer agreement with Edge

Yousaf Amanat & Associates signs retainer agreement with Bettersources

Yousaf Amanat & Associates signs retainer agreement with Tearfund

Yousaf Amanat & Associates signs retainer agreement with Weatherford

Yousaf Amanat & Associates advices Honeysales Germany GMBH in major data protection work and dispute resolution regarding confidentiality

The Firm successfully defended a USD 2 million arbitration claim for Weatherford

Yousaf Amanat & Associates signs retainer ship agreement with Avient Corporation USA

Yousaf Amanat & Associates signs retainer ship agreement with DEEL

Yousaf Amanat & Associates recently completed a massive labour and employment project for the World Bank

Yousaf Amanat & Associates invited by FATF to comment on R25 for Pakistan

Yousaf Amanat & Associates provides Risk Assessment on Gig Workers to Hero Delivery/Food Panda

The Firm is advising Bloomberg on a monthly basis on Covid-19 regulations in Pakistan for workplace and employees

The Firm recently advised Nokia on the policy change in Pakistan on manufacturing of Mobile Phones

Yousaf Amanat & Associates advises Apple on its watches used in Pakistan

Yousaf Amanat & Associates advices the gaming industry with advice in Employment and Intellectual Property Law to Gaming Innovation Group Malta

Yousaf Amanat & Associates signs Retainer Agreement with China Three Gorges to advice Karot Power Project

The Firm advised the China Railway and Construction Group on its bid for the USD 435 million Orange Train Line project in Lahore

The Firm advised Clifford Chance on a sensitive employment issue for Pakistan

Mr. Yousaf Amanat has been appointed as an Arbitrator in various contractual matters of the Oil and Gas Development Corporation Limited

Recently the Firm advised AdvaComm on a defamation matter involving a group of its employees based in Pakistan

The Firm advised Oxfam International on a sensitive cross border employment matter

The Firm started rendering tax advice for the USD 2.9 billion Mohmand Dam Project

The Firm starts advising HMD Global ( Nokia Phones) in Pakistan

The Firm is representing employees belonging to one of the largest international hotel franchise in an issue related to employment leading to sexual harassment law for proceedings taking place in Islamabad

The Firm is representing one of the largest international hotel franchise in a criminal complaint in Islamabad on the alleged termination of 900 employees in a Covid-19 scenario

Yousaf Amanat & Associates advices Herbert Smith Freehills LLP Singapore on an employment matter for Pakistan

The Firm has been recently ranked as a notable firm for Business Law with Asia Law Rankings which is the premiere ranking for Asian law firms

The Firm has been engaged by Tetra Tech USA

The Firm has rendered advise to SABIC Saudi Arabia on a regulatory matter concerning the SECP and Customs Authorities

Yousaf Amanat & Associates advices Grohe on a employment matter involving a senior management staff

Yousaf Amanat & Associates signs Framework Agreement with GIZ

Yousaf Amanat & Associates represents Voluntary Services Overseas in PKR 44,03.313 claim before EOBI

Yousaf Amanat & Associates advices Tear Fund UK on Employment Law

Yousaf Amanat & Associates advices ENI Pakistan Ltd on a sensitive whistle blowing issue

Yousaf Amanat & Associates signs Ericsson as a client

Yousaf Amanat & Associates advices KPMG Legal Germany on deployment agreements for employees


# 435, Street 01, F-11/1, Islamabad – Pakistan

Email: yousaf@yaa.com.pk
Ph: +92 (0)51 2290109, +92 (0)51 2110865
Fax: +92 (0)51 2854178


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Email: info@yaa.com.pk
Ph: Tel: +9221 3563 8283


Associate Office

1904, Boulevard Plaza, Tower 1 Opp Burj Khalifa, Near Emaar Square Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Ph: +971 4 368 9727
Fax: +971 4 369 5126

Mr. Yousaf Amanat Khan

Yousaf Amanat & Associates is a full service law firm providing a wide range of representation both in the field of litigation and corporate advice. We regularly advise mining companies, oil & gas companies, donor agencies, telecom companies, banks, Government agencies. We particularly specialize in advising international clients on the legal requirements for their operations in Pakistan.

Managing Partner

Syed Noman Zahid Ali

The Resident Partner for Karachi Mr. Noman Zahid has over 15 years of experience in the field of law. Mr. Noman is considered a specialist in Karachi for his civil and banking courts litigation and his expertise in Admiralty law matters. Mr. Noman Zahid is an Advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan is mentioned for his “professionalism” in the Legal 500. Noman handles all matters for the Firm n Karachi and the Sindh province. Mr. Noman holds an LLM from Karachi University and acts regularly for various banks and shipping lines in Karachi.

The Resident Partner


Client Testimonials

Yousaf is not only an excellent lawyer with a deep understanding in both, Pakistani and international law, but also a great team player that engages with professionals of all backgrounds and works towards a joint outcome.

Yousaf is a very thorough and competent legal advisor who always had our organization's best interests in mind. He has been always prompt and available for a quick advice and calls. He not only gives a detailed view on the pros and cons of the case with his great analytical skills but also helped us understanding the probable liabilities and risks associated with the case. He is always professional and courteous and an excellent Corporate Lawyer. I wish him all the very best for his future endeavors.

Yousaf is a top professional. As a colleague he was a pleasure to work alongside. Yousaf always knew the legal details of the the issues at hand, was easy to work with, talk with and discuss various aspects of the issues that the company faced. Yousaf always seemed to be at ease talking either in front of a group or one on one, but he never spoke "out of turn", meaning he was very careful with what he said and did not divulge any more or less than was appropriate. I would give Yousaf the highest recommendation and I would jump on any opportunity to hire Yousaf.

I have known Yousaf for over 5 years in is professional capacity of Legal Counsel. During this period Yousaf has conducted himself in a very diligent professional manner. He is talented and resourceful with excellent people skills. He is a competent communicator which is enhanced by his deep knowledge of the legal system. Yousaf has been an extremely helpful and resourceful team player. Yousaf would be a great asset to any company in the role of Legal Counsel

Yousaf is quite capable person with good knowledge of legal issues especially relating to Oil & Mining Sector, Contracts preparation and administration, Review of various legal documents of the company, dealing with Corporate laws of Pakistan, etc. He has charming personality with good interpersonal skills. He is detailed oriented lawyer and always ready to learn from others.

"We are presently working with the law firm of Mr. Yousaf Amanat. We have found thier response to our requirements as very prompt. Thier knowledge of labour law matters is especially to be reckoned with. Mr. Yousaf in particular watches the interest of the client very closely and tends to cover each and every legal loop hole."