Mr. Chapra is a UK qualified Solicitor admitted to the roll of Solicitors of England and Wales. He is also a certified Director and has experience with Boards of listed and unlisted companies in Pakistan and overseas. Mr. Chapra has spent several years living and working abroad in the United States, the UK and the UAE, in both private practice and in house roles, primarily specializing in Corporate, Banking and Finance and general Commercial matters.

In his previous roles as General Counsel/Chief Legal Officer of Engro Corporation and Mari Petroleum Limited, he has gained experience across a broad spectrum of industries including Oil and Gas, Energy, FMCG, Telecoms and large scale industrial projects. He has led and successfully concluded several significant local and cross border transactions along with working on various capital and debt market offerings including completing one of the largest M&A transactions in Pakistan for the sale of a majority holding in an FMCG company to a Dutch entity.

In addition to his transactional expertise, Mr. Chapra also has a sound knowledge and understanding of the governance landscape in Pakistan and abroad having also acted as Company Secretary for some of the largest listed entities in Pakistan. He has also appeared before the SECP and other regulators for Corporate matters. Mr. Chapra brings with him an experience of over twenty years with the legal field and holds a Bachelors in English and Political Science from Oberlin College, USA and Post graduate diplomas from the UK.

B.A. Political Science and English Literature, Oberlin College, USA Post Graduate Diplomas in Law, UK
Roll of Solicitors, England & Wales
Banking and Finance Capital and Debt Market Offerings Corporate and Commercial Corporate Governance Energy and Infrastructure Projects M&A