With a population exceeding 209 million people, Pakistan is the sixth most populous country and is the 36th largest country in the world in terms of area. Formed in 1947 as an independent nation for Muslims, Pakistan is a federal parliamentary republic and is an ethnically and linguistically diverse country. Pakistan is a rapidly developing country and is one of the Next Eleven - the eleven countries that, along with the BRICs, have a high potential to become the world's largest economies in the 21st century. Key industries for the country include agriculture, clothing and textiles, food processing, chemicals manufacture, iron and steel.
Lex Mundi provides coverage in Pakistan through its member firm, RIAA Barker Gillette. With offices in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Faisalabad, and associates in all major cities of Pakistan, it is one of the largest law firms in Pakistan. It has global presence with offices in Dubai, Kabul London, New York, Washington DC and Beijing. RIAA Bark Gillette partners are recognized as experts in areas of project finance, dispute resolution, banking, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, intellectual property, international trade, anti-dumping, telecommunication, construction, mining and pharmaceutical sectors.