+92-42–35870961 to 63

Walid Iqbal


Email walid.iqbal@lexiumlaw.com

Phone + 92-42 35870961 to 63


LL.M. Harvard Law School – 1997

LL.B. University of Punjab – 1994

M. Phil Pembroke College, Cambridge – 1990

B.S. Econ. Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania – 1988


  • Advocate, High Courts of Pakistan – 1996
  • Advocate, Pakistan – 1994
  • State of New York – 1998
  • Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales – 2004 (currently maintaining non-practicing status)


Walid specializes in cross-border and local M&A, privatizations, corporate and project finance (particularly in the power sector), financial institutions, investment management, joint ventures, energy and petroleum (both upstream and downstream business), asset finance, IT, telecommunications and software development (particularly the associated licensing arrangements), and corporate restructurings. Between 1997 and 2004, he worked for two leading international law firms, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Walid returned to Pakistan and re-started his practice in Pakistan in January 2005.

Walid currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at the Suleman Dawood School of Business of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He also a nominee of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan on the Board of Directors of the Lahore Stock Exchange.

Walid is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).