September 26, 2018

Implications of a Fiduciary Relationship in Pakistan

  What is a Fiduciary? The term ‘fiduciary’ is derived from Roman Law. As a noun, it means a person holding the character of a trustee, […]
September 6, 2018

Analysis of Objects Clause and Doctrine of Ultra Vires – Companies Ordinance, 1984 vis-a-vis Companies Act, 2017

  The recently introduced, Companies Act, 2017 has brought substantial changes in Pakistani company law. In particular, as far as a company constitution is concerned, the […]
June 9, 2018

Order v CPC: Significance of the process of summoning the defendant

Last month I had the opportunity to go through a brief of a civil suit which was decreed by a civil court through an ex-parte judgment. […]
October 15, 2018

Court orders security for former IO of Baldia factory fire case

KARACHI: An antiterrorism court on Saturday directed the West range SSP to provide adequate security to a former investigating officer of the high-profile Baldia factory fire […]
October 15, 2018

SC orders forensic audit of collections at shrines

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Sunday ordered forensic audit of the use of `Chanda’ (donations) at different shrines in Punjab. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib […]
October 15, 2018

LHC approves Khawaja Saad Rafique and Salman Rafique’s request for bail

A two-member bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi approved Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique’s request for […]
October 15, 2018

Two acquitted in killing of Benazir murder case former lead prosecutor Chaudhry Zulfikar

Two accused of the 2013 slaying of Chaudhry Zulfikar, the lead Federal Investigation Agency prosecutor in the Benazir Bhutto murder case, were acquitted by an anti-terrorism […]
October 15, 2018

Sindh cabinet gets four more ministers, expands to 16 members

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday expanded his cabinet by inducting four more ministers. With the new additions, the strength of the provincial […]
October 15, 2018

Karachi Bar Association to boycott court proceedings on Tuesday to protest IHC judge’s removal

The Karachi Bar Association (KBA) has announced to boycott the legal proceedings in the city courts on Tuesday to record protest against the removal of Islamabad […]

Case Reports

October 11, 2018

Muhammad Junaid Alam v. Federation of Pakistan (doctors graduating from foreign medical universities permitted to take the NEB exam without N.O.C. or 60% marks in F.S.C.)

Date of hearing: 19.07.2018. Court: Lahore High Court, Judicial Department Name: Writ Petition No.1775 of 2017 (Muhammad Junaid Alam v. Federation of Pakistan through its Secretary, […]
October 9, 2018

Aurangzaib v Medipak (Pvt) Ltd. and others (Appeal deciding whether Salesmen are covered by Compensation Laws)

Date of hearing: 14.09.2018 Court: Supreme Court of Pakistan Name: Civil Petition No.2743 of 2017 (Aurangzaib v Medipak (Pvt) Ltd. and others) Judges Present: Mr. Justice […]
September 25, 2018

Mahera Sajid v. Police Station Shalimar (court fines police officers for inaction in case of enforced disappearance)

Date of hearing: 11-05-2018. Court: Islamabad High Court, Islamabad (Judicial Department) Judges present: Athar Minallah, J. Name of case: W. P. No.2974/2016 (Mahera Sajid Versus Station […]
October 3, 2018

Renovating the System of Legal Education in Pakistan

The legal system is the most important part of the foundation of any state. Laws regulate the society and its functions and direct all residing within […]
September 22, 2018

Support the Construction of Pakistan’s Water Dams

Surah Namal tells us the story of a powerful lady with her cosmic empire, Queen Bilqis of Kingdom Saba who is a highly venerated lady in […]
August 18, 2018

The much needed change to the Frontier Crimes Regulation

The British, in trying to establish effective control on the territory of sub-continent, used every suitable and unsuitable method. The Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) was the […]