At the core of Lexway lies our team of dedicated advocates and staff who take a unique approach to the practice of law. We focus on our clients’ needs and believe in being approachable, responsive, effective and trustworthy. Building successful relationships with our clients allows our law firm to represent them and address their needs in a very effective and successful manner.
Learn a little bit about our team of advocates and staff below. We look forward to working with you.
Mr. Farhat Ullah
Senior Advocate – Founding Partner
Mr. Farhat Ullah is the Senior Partner of the firm. He has been leading the firm since 1992. He holds degrees in commerce and law, and is also professionally trained in Alternate Dispute Resolution.
Mr. Farhat Ullah’s key areas of expertise and special interest are constitutional law, family law and civil litigation. In addition to these, he enjoys taking part in complex multi-party litigation involving huge volumes of evidence and difficult issues of law and fact. He has in the past tried cases on a diverse range of matters covering shareholder disputes, tripartite engineering contracts, franchise contract, service contract, partnership contract, company dispute, family litigation, criminal litigation including bail before arrest, anti-terrorism, accountability/anti-corruption cases, criminal trials, intellectual property disputes and fundamental/civil/human rights cases.
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Mr. Ahmer Jamil Khan
Barrister-at-Law & Advocate – Managing Partner
Mr. Ahmer Jamil Khan is the Managing Partner of the firm. He has been an integral part of the firm since 2013. He holds degrees of Bachelor of Laws from the University of London and Master of Laws from Nottingham Trent University. He has also completed the Bar Professional Training Course from Nottingham Trent University and is a Barrister called to the Bar of England and Wales and a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn .
Mr. Khan’s key areas of expertise and special interest range from constitutional law and human rights to judicial review, civil litigation and corporate dealings. He is keenly interested in Constitutional Law and Environmental Law; to these ends he has taken courses in Environmental Law and Policy, International Criminal Law and Constitutional Law.
He specializes in Family Law, Citizenship Law, Defamation and Libel claims, Intellectual Property Law, Criminal Litigation, Civil Litigation and Anti-Corruption/Accountability Law. In addition to these, he enjoys taking part in complex litigation involving multiple parties.
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Mr. M. Ramish Farhat
Advocate High Court –Managing Partner
Mr. Mohammad Ramish Farhat is the Managing Partner of the Firm. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from University of London. Ramish has a comprehensive experience in handling issues related to Corporate and Commercial Litigation.
Ramish Farhat has worked with prestigious law firms in Karachi and has a widespread experience in this field. Over the years he has also gained substantial experience and exposure of Family Law, Labour Law, Environmental Law and Civil Law cases. He regularly advises and assists clients on their legal matters and represents them in court, tribunals and other dispute resolution forums.
Mr. Ajay Talreja
Advocate High Court
Mr. Ajay Talreja brings to the Firm over three decades of legal experience, having immediate family members in law profession. In the past Mr. Ajay Talreja has been associated with prestigious law firms and corporations where he has handled a variety of complex commercial, corporate and legal matters for individuals and companies in financial services, pharmaceutical, automotive and telecommunications industries. He specializes in taxation and company law matters and provides a wide variety of services in the field including registration of tax payers, filing of tax and statutory returns, tax consultancy, incorporation of companies, intellectual property and trademark registration. He assists all the firm’s clients, from large corporations to SMEs, partnerships, sole proprietorships, NGOs/NPOs and individuals.
Mr. Talreja holds an MBA from the Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK and earned his Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of Sindh.
Mr. Riasat Ali
Advocate High Court
Riasat Ali acquires professional experience of more than four decades representing not just private clients but also government bodies in front of various courts, tribunals, and other dispute resolution forums. He has held the office of the District Public Prosecutor in various districts of Karachi as well as in the High Court of Sindh. His prime area of litigating practice is Criminal Law. He specializes in areas such as arguing Complaints, Petitions and different Applications before various courts, cross-examination of witnesses in criminal courts, defending clients and obtaining orders such as discharge and acquittal of his clients in white-collar crime cases, traditional crime cases and cheque bouncing cases.
He has obtained significant reliefs from the High Court and District Courts in Bail Matters, Quashing Petitions and Criminal Miscellaneous Applications. In addition, he also possesses immense experience in Banking Offences cases.
Mr. Talat H. Shah
Advocate High Court
Mr. Syed Talat Hussain Shah brings to the Firm over three decades of legal experience, having immediate family members in law profession. In the past Mr. Talat H. Shah has been associated with prestigious law firms and corporations where he has handled a variety of complex commercial, corporate and legal matters for individuals and companies in financial services, pharmaceutical, automotive and telecommunications industries. He specializes in managing large, sophisticated litigation cases. Family law cases are also his specialized area of practice; he has handled Divorce, Khula, Guardianship and Child Custody cases, Maintenance, Inheritance and Issuance of Succession and Letter of Administration cases.
Mr. Shah is a Science Graduate and earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Karachi.
Mr. Irfan Siddiqui
Advocate High Court
Mr. Irfan Siddiqui leads Contracts, Agreements & Legal Documents, Property & Conveyancing practice of the Firm. He has a background in Law and Property & Conveyancing. In the past, Mr. Siddiqui has worked at a major law firm and his experience spans over transaction structuring, analysis of legal and regulatory issues, taxation, valuation and financial analysis. His has vast experience in property transactions, drafting and executing sale purchase contract and in transferring properties in the name(s) of purchaser(s); he has very good liaisons with local authorities and the office of Registrar T-Division.
Mr. Siddiqui obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Karachi.
Muhammad Roman Khan
Muhammad Roman Khan holds LLB (Hons) degree from the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law. He belongs to a family of lawyers; one of them was appointed as a Judge of the High Court of Sindh who was subsequently elevated to the Supreme Court of Pakistan. During the course of his studies, he has also done internships in Law Firms and have taken part in mooting competitions at his University.
Roman joined Lexway Law Firm in August 2021 as a paralegal. His work includes drafting agreements, legal notices and legal research. He also handles the administrative work of court, maintain files, case diaries and communicate with clients.
Raja Umair Ali
Umair holds LLB (Hons) degree from the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law. During his studies he has taken part in mooting competitions and legal workshops held by his university. Umair also has a prior work experience of this field as he has worked and have done internships in law firms.
Umair joined Lexway Law Firm in August 2022 as a paralegal. His work includes drafting agreements, legal notices, and legal research. He also handles the administrative work of court, maintain files, case diaries, and communicate with clients.
Rizwan handles the administrative work of the Court and Tribunals. He manages and organizes case files, case diaries and prepare legal documents. He assists the advocates of the firm during case proceedings.
Rizwan also co-ordinates with the clients regarding their cases and manages the client’s paper work.