Introduction

Founder President of the Institute of Forensic Accountants of Pakistan (IFAP), Barrister Sohail Nawaz has ample national and international exposure. As a Barrister he has participated and represented Pakistan in

Barrister Sohail Nawaz


Professional Achievements


Founder President of the Institute of Forensic Accountants of Pakistan (IFAP), Barrister Sohail Nawaz has ample national and international exposure. As a Barrister he has participated and represented Pakistan in various conferences, seminars and symposia held in Pakistan and abroad.

Barrister Sohail Nawaz did his LL.B (Hons) from Cardiff, earned Masters of Law (LLM) degree from Liverpool and was called to the Bar on October 07, 2007 at the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, London, United Kingdom and was conferred the degree of Utter Barrister.

He has performed and supervised multifarious legal work in both litigious and non-litigious engagements, acquiring a broad exposure and experience in multiple areas of law including Corporate, Commercial, Banking and International Finance.

Earlier in his career he gained expertise in international dimensions of assignments in many different industries and has testified before a number of courts, including regulatory bodies and criminal courts. This assistance has historically ranged from participating in complex commercial damage calculations to conducting fundamental research in business appraisals.

He has participated in engagements ranging from tracing of funds, offshore entities to valuing a business, forensic reconstructions of company financials to investigating ponzi schemes to calculating damages for complex litigation matters.

Barrister Sohail Nawaz is one of only a few professionals to have formal training expertise, and experience in both forensic, or investigative accounting, and business valuation. He is often retained by companies, law enforcement agencies and government regulatory bodies to provide Investigative and Forensic Accounting services.

In various capacities Barrister Sohail Nawaz has advised many industries regarding the objective of competition law which is to promote economic efficiency using competition as one of the means of assisting the creation of market responsive to consumer preferences.

Due to recent times commercial activities of companies exercising market power through their rights have increasingly come under the scrutiny of the competition authorities, Barrister Sohail Nawaz has firm belief that society will not be best served if competition law free from the ideologically-driven perspective is not inducted in Pakistani legal system explaining the economic context within which competition law operates nationally and internationally.