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 25, 2018

Single-use plastics ban approved by European Parliament

The European Parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of single-use plastics across the union in a bid to stop pollution of the […]
October 25, 2018

Harry Potter to ‘inspire’ budding India lawyers

A top Indian law university in the eastern state of West Bengal has introduced a course based on the fictional world of Harry Potter. The course […]
October 25, 2018

US watchdog: Agencies ‘unaware’ of child separation policy

US government agencies were blindsided by the White House’s policy to separate families caught illegally crossing the border, reports a government watchdog. The Government Accountability Office […]
October 25, 2018

US white supremacist leader Robert Rundo arrested in California

The leader of a white supremacist group based in California has been arrested and charged with inciting riots. Robert Rundo, co-founder of the Rise Above Movement, […]
October 25, 2018

BBC has ‘failed’ on equal pay, MPs on culture select committee say

The BBC has “failed” in its duty to give staff equal pay and opportunities, and needs “a more transparent” pay structure, a group of MPs has […]
October 25, 2018

Talks held on lifting football’s booze ban

Talks have taken place that could lead to the lifting of the ban on the sale of alcohol at Scottish football grounds, BBC Scotland has learned. […]

Case Reports

November 1, 2018

Mst. Asia Bibi v. The State etc. (Death Sentence for Blasphemy Quashed)

Date of hearing: 8.10.2018 Court: Supreme Court of Pakistan (Appellate Jurisdiction) Name: Criminal Appeal No. 39-L Of 2015 (Mst. Asia Bibi v. The State etc.) Judges […]
October 19, 2018

Writ Petition No. 5591 of 2018 (Courts will not throw Arrows in the Dark)

Date of hearing: 12.06.2018 Court: Lahore High Court, Bahawalpur Bench, Bahawalpur. Judges Present: Jawad Hassan, J. Name: Writ Petition No. 5591 of 2018 (Muhammad Tuseef and […]
October 16, 2018

Re: Supreme Judicial Council No. 347 of 2018 (Inquiry against Mr. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui)

Date of hearing: 1.10.2018. Court: Supreme Judicial Council Name: Re: Supreme Judicial Council No. 347 of 2018 (Inquiry under article 209 of the Constitution of the […]
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 […]