IBA - Center For Executive Education

Law for Non-Lawyers - 12 & 13 August, 2021

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm Download PDF
Venue: Hybrid (Online/On-campus) Reg Form
Info: ceeinfo@iba.edu.pk  
Contact: Tel: (0213) 8104700 (Ext:1809, 1812, 1808)  
  • Introduction

    As society and the economy progresses and develops the importance of law in regulating and maintaining growth becomes even more important. Yet most of the professionals struggle to differentiate between rules and laws. Philosophical questions like, what is law? And practical questions like, when to use a stamp paper to sign an agreement? Make majority confused. The program is designed to familiarize the participants and train them with essential legal knowledge and skills required in every day social and business environment. From the fundamentals of law and legal system, contract law and incoterms, real property law, criminal law, intellectual property law and to the political intricacies of constitutional law, all have been bundled into this engaging and lively two day training program geared towards non-lawyers.

  • Faculty
    Mohammad Sohaib Saleem :

    Mohammad Sohaib Saleem is an experienced corporate lawyer, entrepreneur and an academic. He has worked as an in-house corporate lawyer with leading organizations such as, Karachi Electric, Kalsoft Ltd and Pakistan State Oil. He was also engaged by Holman Fenwick Willan (an international law firm) as an expert on Pakistan oil Laws. His expertise include, corporate, supply chain, oil & energy, IT and IP laws. He is the co-founder of Wukla.com which is a leading legal-tech startup of Pakistan. As an academic, Sohaib has been teaching and training since the last 10 years. He has been an adjunct faculty in law at SZABIST and is currently an Assistant Professor at IBA Karachi teaching Corporate and Business Law. Sohaib holds an LLB from University of London and an LLM from University of California Berkeley.

  • Topics Covered
    • What is Law? The difference between, habits, customs, rules and laws
    • Introduction to Common Law System
    • The Structure of the Judiciary and the concept of Precedents
    • How Law is made
    • What is a Contract and how it is formed
    • When a Contract is breached and what are the remedies
    • Internal trade and incoterms. The legal titles and risk of Ex-works, FOB and CFR shipments
    • Introduction to Criminal Law
    • FIR, bail and what you need to know about the Penal Code
    • The concept of Tort Law
    • Tort of Negligence and Defamation
    • Introduction to Real Property Law concepts
    • Essentials of leases, freeholds, tenancies, easements and covenants
    • Intellectual Property and how to protect it
    • Essentials of Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks and their registration process
    • The Constitution of Pakistan and the fundamental rights
  • Who Should Attend?
    • Mid-level and senior managers from technical and semi-technical backgrounds who are now involved in dealing with legal departments, regulatory bodies, government and judiciary. Government officials and people working in regulated sectors such as Media, IT, Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas. People who are generally interested in law and want to get an oversight of this fascinating field and subject.
  • Learning Outcomes?
    • You will learn about the basics of legal system of Pakistan
    • You will understand how contracts are made and the basics involved in drafting and executing contracts
    • You will gain an understanding of criminal and constitutional law and system and understand your basic rights
    • You will develop the essential skills required to differentiate between types of intellectual property and when and how to protect it
    • You will be able differentiate between different types of leases, tenancies and easements
  • Fees
    PKR 35,000/ + 5% SST / participant.
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