Legal services related to Pakistan’s Power and Energy Sector

Legal Services for Pakistan’s Power and Energy Sector

The power and energy sector in Pakistan is a critical component of the country’s infrastructure and economic development. At Josh and Mak International, we offer a wide range of legal services specifically tailored to meet the needs of clients operating in this sector. Our expertise spans various areas of law, including power policies, regulatory compliance, project documentation, financing, and licensing. With our in-depth understanding of the legal framework governing the power and energy industry in Pakistan, we provide comprehensive guidance and support to our clients, enabling them to navigate the complex regulatory landscape and achieve their strategic objectives.

Power Policy Expertise: Our firm has extensive experience advising clients on the various power policies that have shaped the energy sector in Pakistan. This includes Power Policy 1994, Power Policy (Hydel) 1995, Power Policy 1998, Power Policy 2002 & 2006, and Transmission Policy 1995. We assist our clients in understanding the legal implications of these policies and guide them in complying with their provisions. Our expertise covers interactions with regulatory bodies such as the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), Private Power & Infrastructure Board (PPIB), and Provincial & AJK Power Purchase Companies (PPCs).

Project Documentation and Negotiations: From the issuance of a Letter of Intent (LOI) to the financial closing of a power project, we provide comprehensive guidance to our clients. Our team has drafted and negotiated numerous project documents, including implementation agreements, power purchase agreements, fuel supply agreements, water use agreements, guarantees, and other relevant documents. We have extensive experience in negotiating agreements between Independent Power Producers (IPPs), the Government of Pakistan (GOP), and its agencies. Additionally, we assist in drafting finance documents, such as term agreements, facility agreements, sponsor support agreements, agency and trust deeds, and security documentation related to project financing.

Regulatory Compliance and Licensing: Securing licenses and determining tariffs are critical aspects of operating in the power and energy sector. We provide regulatory advice and services to ensure compliance with NEPRA requirements for the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power. Our team assists clients in navigating the licensing process, preparing the necessary documentation, and addressing regulatory inquiries. We also offer guidance on tariff determination and assist clients in presenting their case before regulatory authorities.

Dispute Resolution and Litigation: In the event of disputes or litigation related to the power and energy sector, our firm provides robust representation and strategic advice. We have experience in handling complex energy-related disputes and are well-versed in the intricacies of arbitration, mediation, and litigation processes. Our goal is to protect our clients’ interests and seek favorable resolutions through effective dispute resolution strategies.

Josh and Mak International is a trusted legal partner for clients operating in Pakistan’s power and energy sector. Our expertise spans power policies, regulatory compliance, project documentation, financing, licensing, and dispute resolution. We strive to provide comprehensive and practical legal solutions that enable our clients to navigate the dynamic landscape of the power and energy industry in Pakistan. To learn more about our services or discuss your specific requirements, please contact us at

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