Orr, Dignam & Co was established in Pakistan in 1952. The Firm has its origins in a firm of the same name that was established in British India over 100 years ago. Orr, Dignam & Co. is among the largest firms of Advocates in Pakistan. It has offices in Karachi and Islamabad. The Firm has seven Partners with a team of talented and dynamic Associates with experience in Pakistan civil and commercial law. The head office of Orr, Dignam & Co. is based in Karachi, which is the commercial center of Pakistan. The Firm also has a well-established office in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. Orr, Dignam is privileged to represent a wide cross section of clients in the public and private sectors. These include both national and multinational clients.
Orr, Dignam’s Civil and Commercial Law practice focuses on corporate and company law, oil and gas, energy (petroleum, gas and electrical power) law, infrastructure projects, corporate finance, construction laws, banking, insurance law, privatization and restructuring matters, commercial contracts, foreign investment laws, information technology and computer law, mergers and acquisitions, maritime and aviation law and charities and NGO laws. The Firm has also assisted the Government of Pakistan in the drafting of legislation.
Orr, Dignam & Co. also handles contentious matters and has a dedicated team of experienced litigators to handle contentious matters. The Firm handles arbitration and ADR matters (both domestic and international) in different venues. Orr, Dignam also handles an active and varied civil litigation portfolio in the High Courts and the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Orr, Dignam & Co is listed in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers Asia: The World’s Leading Lawyers. The Firm acted as correspondent in Pakistan for the Business Group Newsletter of LAWASIA and International Construction Law Review. Members of the Firm have lectured and contributed papers to meetings of LAWASIA, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and the American Bar Association.