Articles

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. […]
May 20, 2018

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS IN PAKISTAN: A SUBSTANTIVE CRITIQUE

 “The importance of a thing is determined not by its worth but by its general pervasiveness at one time.” The Fundamental Rights have been granted to […]
April 19, 2018

Approaches to Constitutional Interpretation

Thomas Reed Powell was known for his advice to his first-year students at Harvard Law School, to not read the Constitution because it would only confuse […]
November 9, 2017

The purview of the term “Service of Pakistan”, and its applicability to the Public Service Commissions

  Abstract The Article goes through various constitutional provisions to firstly define the term “Service of Pakistan”, and then to establish whether or not the “Service […]
October 21, 2017

Laws Protecting Mental Health in Pakistan- Adequate Enough?

Following the partition of Indian Subcontinent in 1947, Pakistan continued to make use of most of the laws it inherited by the British Raj(Crown rule). Instead […]
September 30, 2017

NEED OF CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION AND ESTABLISHMENT OF PAKISTAN LAW CLINIC

The word ‘clinical education’ has a deceptive impression. Many would think that it is something that is only done in the field of medicine. This is […]