With over 7 years of invaluable experience in the legal field, Asna brings a wealth of expertise in corporate and commercial law, constitutional law, property law, labour and employment law, banking and finance law, intellectual property law, company law, Islamic law, and family law.
Asna’s career has been marked by a commitment to delivering result-oriented solutions to her clients. She had the privilege of working closely with and being mentored by Pakistan’s revered legal luminary, Senator Barrister Syed Ali Zafar. Under his guidance, she honed her skills and gained invaluable insights into the intricacies of the legal profession before becoming a partner at Spencer West.
One of her significant achievements includes her pivotal role in facilitating a complex cross-border corporate transaction between an Austrian company and a Pakistani entity. In this high-stake corporate endeavor, she orchestrated the negotiation and finalization of the share-purchase agreement and escrow arrangements, ensuring meticulous attention to legal intricacies. Her expertise allowed her to navigate international regulations and local compliance requirements seamlessly, ensuring a legally sound transaction.
In a significant commercial law matter, she played a key role in facilitating a resolution between a leading oil and gas supplying company of Pakistan and the regulatory authority, OGRA. The issue revolved around the correct application of pricing formulas for Re-gasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) as per established policies and guidelines. Leveraging her expertise in commercial law, she assisted in navigating the intricacies of regulatory compliance. Through strategic analysis she successfully assisted in the accurate enforcement of the pricing formula outlined in the policy framework. This accomplishment ensured that the supplier obtained the relief they sought, reinforcing the correct formula enforcement in the commercial context.
As far as her constitutional practice is concerned, Asna has been involved in many high-profile political cases over the past two years, amongst which her most notable and recent participation has been in the case of “Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf vs Governor of Punjab etc.”. The case held immense importance as it necessitated the implementation of democratic reform and led to a pivotal decision for Punjab, Pakistan. She provided valuable assistance to the esteemed senior lawyer and renowned legal expert of Pakistan, Senator Barrister Syed Ali Zafar in addressing the pressing issue of Governor of Punjab’s failure to schedule the province’s elections within the constitutionally mandated ninety-day period. Her substantial contributions encompassed extensive research, in-depth case analysis, and strategic formulation, underscoring her valuable expertise and commitment to constitutional matters of national importance.
She brings to the table a meticulous approach to legal practice, focusing on precision, attention to detail, and a strategic perspective. Her ability to handle intricate international and national transactions and to ensure regulatory compliance has earned the trust of her clients. She has successfully catered to diverse clients, providing tailored legal solutions and expert guidance.
Her commitment to excellence, paired with her years of experience, positions her as a reliable legal partner for individuals and businesses alike.