Ali Asgher Khan

Founder & Managing Partner

BARRISTER ALI ASGHER KHAN (Mr. Ali Khan) is an Advocate of the High Court and a Barrister-at-Law. Mr. Ali Khan has obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law (England) and was called to the Bar of England & Wales (Lincoln’s Inn). Mr. Ali Khan possesses a diverse skillset which has been acquired from his extensive experience as an investment banker in the power and energy groups at Goldman Sachs & Co. and Deutsche Bank in New York, (U.S.A), followed by his integral contribution to the global financial restructuring team at AES Corporation in Arlington (U.S.A).

Upon his return to Pakistan, Mr. Ali Khan joined HAIDERMOTA & CO. and revolutionized the Independent Power Producer (IPP) sector by successfully implementing a plethora of power projects, introducing novel transaction structures and innovative solutions to intricate legal issues within Pakistan. Mr. Ali Khan is also commended for his unparalleled contribution to the infrastructure and public private partnership (PPP) sector of Pakistan. From being part of the first PPP project to have been successfully implemented at the provincial level to advising on the last project to have successfully closed, Mr. Ali Khan’s contribution to the development of PPPs in the Pakistan –from a transactional, legislative and policy making perspective – is recognized and appreciated by all stakeholders. Mr. Ali Khan’s work in the country’s PPP arena has shaped its contractual framework and policy development and the legal documentation developed by him continues to be the industry standard for contractual arrangements across multiple sectors. As a result, Mr. Ali Khan has been recognized as a ‘Pioneer of PPPs in Pakistan’ by Chambers and Partners for his contributions to the projects, infrastructure and energy sector of Pakistan.

With a career spanning over two (2) decades and spread over five (5) continents, Mr. Ali Khan’s expertise in structuring PPP transactions enables him to have a unique approach and insight into each PPP project that he has delved into. Mr. Ali Khan has also played a key role in the institutionalization of the Federal PPP Authority and has actively collaborated with multilaterals such as the Asian Development Bank and multiple sovereign and sub-sovereign institutions to strengthen the PPP frameworks in Balochistan and Gilgit – Baltistan. To this effect, Mr. Khan has provided extensive inputs through workshops, focused group discussions and stakeholder consultations throughout the country.


With a commitment to excellence and dedication to delivering results with a solution-oriented approach, the ‘Founder’ of the Firm, Mr. Ali Khan has been consistently ranked at the top over the years in Pakistan by acclaimed and prestigious global rankings including:

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