Huma Ejaz Zaman Private Member

Huma Ejaz Zaman

A high profile lawyer and senior partner, having a legal practice of two decades engaging with local and international clients, specializing in matters involving complex corporate transactions and commercial contracts, high profile legal, advisory, contentious and non-contentious matters including constitutional, civil, banking, commercial and cross border family disputes. She has largely contributed to human rights issues and gender-related pro bono work. She has been a legal advisor to the Government of Punjab in matters of the contractual and regulatory framework and constitutional drafting. Independent Board Member at Pak Arab Refinery Limited (2020 to date ) Independent Board Member at Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation (2019 to 2022) Independent Board Member at Public Private Partnership Authority (2021 June to date). 14 years experience in leading as a partner and managing a team of twenty lawyers for rendering services in corporate, commercial, advisory, and court matters for the firm in Lahore and Islamabad. Her areas of expertise include Banking, structuring transactions and commercial works, Energy & Power including LNG, Coal, Oil & Gas, Information Technology licensing documentation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, Telecom and sports, Project Finance, Commercial Contracts, Company matters, Custodial cross border jurisdiction disputes, Family and succession law, Constitutional & public interest litigation, and Regulatory framework and legislative drafting specialist.

Two decades of extensive advisory in banking, commercial transactional & corporate practice, and dispute resolution including arbitration. Advisor in legal and transactional projects of Government of Punjab including industry, Punjab Disaster Management, Consumer Association Punjab, Ring Road Authority, Lahore Development Authority and Punjab Power Board. Pioneered in the legal structuring of LNG Projects and Terminals in Pakistan. Advisor to companies on issues of Media Rights in the Pakistan Super League series. Advisor to Privatisation Commission for privatising Distribution companies. Legislative work includes Punjab consumer laws amendments, Punjab Disaster Management laws, laws for gems and precious metals. Specialized in structuring complex commercial transactions and agreements. Pioneered setting up of arbitration centre in Lahore. World Bank journal Doing business: Contributor since 2010 to date. Herbert Smith Guide to Privilege Asia Pacific journal: Contributor since 2012 to date. Consultant for Asian Development Bank: Pioneered in Branchless Banking regulations. Trainer for US AID international project: money laundering regulations. Founder private arbitration centre: IACP for mediation & arbitration. Socio-political related articles published in leading newspapers in Pakistan.