Attorneys

 

Aitzaz Ahsan

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan

Leader of the Opposition, Senate of Pakistan 


Education

  • LLB / Law Tripos, Downing College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

  • Called to the Bar at the Honorary Society of Gray's Inn, England

  • First place holder, Central Superior Serrvices Examinations for East and West Pakistan, 1970

 

Government Experience

  • Leader of the House, Senate of Pakistan, 1993-1996

  • Leader of the Opposition, Senate of Pakistan, 1996-1999; 2013-present

  • Federal Minister for Interior, 1988-1990

  • Federal Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs (concurrent charge), 1988-1990

  • Member, National Assembly of Pakistan, 1988-1993; 2002-2007

  • Member, Senate of Pakistan, 1993-1999, 2012-present

 

Selected Awards / Recognition

  • Honorary Fellow, Downing College, University of Cambridge

  • President, Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan (2008-2009)

  • Rule of Law Award (on behalf of Pakistan's lawyers), American Bar Association 

  • Defender of Democracy Award, Parliamentarians for Global Action, Washington DC (2010)

  • Special Award for Courage, Middle East Institute, Washington (2008)

Publications

  • The Indus Saga and the Making of Pakistan, Oxford University Press (1996)

  • Divided by Democracy, (with Lord Meghnad Desai), ROli Books (2002)

Shukat Ali Javid

Lahore

 

Mr. Javid, is an Advocate of the High Court and has been with the firm for the past 25 years. His practice centered on criminal law matters and he has successfully handled numerous high profile trials over the years. He has both an M.A and an LLB Degree from the University of the Punjab. 

Barrister Gauhar Ali Khan

Islamabad

 

Mr. Gauhar Ali Khan is a Barrister from the Society of Lincoln's Inn, England. He holds an LLB(Hon.) degree from the University of Wolverhampton in the United Kingdom as well as an LLM (Hon.) degree in Taxation from the Washington University School of Law in the United States. 

 

Mr. Khan is an Advocate of the High Court and has been with the firm for the past 12 years. His work focusses on Corporate and Property Law matters. 

Shahid Saeed

Lahore 

 

Mr. Shahid Saeed recived a Masters of Law (LLM) degree from Columbia University Law Schoool, New York in 2002. He has been with the firm since 2000, and hiis practise focusses on Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy, Securities and Capital Markets, Corporations, Drafting Contracts & Negotiation. Mr. Saeed has handled work across a varied expanse of sectors, locally as well as internationally, ranging from Corporate, Oil & Gas, Aviation, International Media & Sports to name a few. Mr. Saeed appears regularly before the Courts in litigation matters be it Constitutional, Corporate or Criminal, as well as various regulatory bodies. Mr. Saeed has significant experience in matters pertaining to Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation and Regulatory Advisory Work.

 

Mr. Saeed is also the author of a forthcoming book titled ‘Art – A Philosophical Perspective’ which traces the philosophy behind various movements in art starting from Carravaggio’s ‘Taking of Christ’ circa. 1598.

Haider Azhar

Lahore

 

Mr. Haider Azhar hasa Masters of Law Degree (LLM) from the University of Pennsylvannia Law School in 2007. He perviously received a Bachelor of Law from Middlesex University in the United Kingdom, as well as a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism from the University of Punjab.

Barrister Tayyab Jan

Lahore

 

Mr. Tayyab Jan is a Barrister from the Inns of Court in England, as well as an advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan.

Barrister Fahd Usman

Lahore 

 

Mr. Fahd Usman is a Barrister from the Inns of Court in England. He is an advocate of the High Courts and focusses his practice on civil and criminal advocacy as well as Company Law. 

Kashif Ali Malik

Islamabad

 

Mr. Kashif Ali Malik has an LLM in Commerical and Corporate Laws from Queen Mary College, University of London. He is advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan. 

Barrister Bilal Afzal Khokhar

Islamabad 

 

Mr. Bilal Khokar is a Barrister from the Inns of Court in England. He has an LLB from the International Islamic University, Islamabad, as well as an LLM in Commercial Law from the University of Wales in the United Kingdom.

Barrister Zunaira Fayyaz

Islamabad 

 

Ms. Zunaira Fayyaz is a Barrister from the Inns of Court in England. She holds an LLB (Hons.) degree from the University of London and is an advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan.

Ch. Babras Kaira

Islamabad 

 

Ch. Babras Kaira holds an LLM degree from Northumbria University in the United Kingdom, as well as an LLB degree from the University of the Punjab. He is an advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan. 

Mudassar Shahbaz

Lahore