Advocates are professionals in the field of law. Lawyers play so important role in society. They are like a backbone for a society full of justice.
According to their experience, we are enlisting the top 10 lawyers of Pakistan:
Muhammad Akram Sheikh was born in Burevala, in Punjab. He studied in the University of Punjab, He was also a lawyer of Lahore High Court. He also served as chairman executive committee. He was also a very famous president of the supreme court bar association of Pakistan. Akram skeikh was a succesful lawyer. He won many big cases in the court. Akram sheikh was also a lawyer of Nawaz sharif. He also argued the court to open a bank for Punjab like BOP.
Asrar-ul-Haq Mianis also very famous lawyer and Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He was the 15th President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan. He served as three-time member of the Pakistan Bar Counciland remained its Chairman Executive. He also served twice as the president of Lahore high court Bar Association. Mian also established a hospital for lawyers.
Asma Jahangir spent her life in defending the human and women’s rights. She was also very famous in defending the rights of religious minorities in Pakistan. Asma Jahangir also helped the Zia-hul-haq in the Islamization program.She was also a part of founding members of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. Later she became the Chairperson of this organization. She was also nominated for several awards like Hilal-i-Imtiaz, Ramon Magsaysay Award and Martin Ennals Award.
Afrasiab Khattak is also a very famous lawyer in the field of law. He is currently representing the Kohat Division of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province in the senate of Pakistan. In his life he joined many parties firstly, Russian communist party later on Awami national party .He was also the assistant of Soviet government to help out Afghanistan issue. When crisis started in the Afghanistan, then he came back to Pakistan and founded an association of Pak-afghan friendship and started to lead this association.
Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan lead is one of the most famous lawyer as well as the politician. He Born in Murree. Ahsan studied law at the Government College Lahore after that he went to Cambridge University. Chaudhry became the member of assembly under the Govt. Of Benazir Bhutto. He has also served as a planning and development minister. He is currently a member of the Pakistan senate as a representative of Pakistan people’s party. Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan remained the president of the supreme court bar association from 2007 to 2008. In 2015, Ahsan was also a leader of minorities.
Ali Ahmad Kurdis a lawyer who has also served as President of the Supreme Court Bar Association and is prominent in the Lawyers’ Movement. He was one of the opponents of President Pervez Musharraf. During the chairmanship of the Baluchistan Bar Association, Ali Ahmad Kurd had protested against Musharraf. This action took the form of wider protests in the Pakistan. Kurd was at that time vice-chairman of Bar Council of Pakistan.
Musharraf imposed the marshal law in 2007. Kurd had faced a house arrest during that period of time. Then, He was released in March 2008.In 2012, Kurd was as a nominal person for the post of Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan. But due to his in eligibility he did not become the chief of election commission of Pakistan. He had also been considered as a possible caretaker prime minister.
Amir Ali Majid is scholar as well as lawyer, who was born in the Gojira near the Sargodha district. He was such bold personality of the Pakistan. He was the blind person but still completed his education B.A., LL.B., LL.M., as well as diplomas in Air and Space Law and International Law.
He was Reader in International Law, London Metropolitan University. Served as Part-time Immigration Judge. Professor in Law, Webster University. He was also a member of higher education academy(HEA.) He has published one book, many newspaper articles. His 35 articles in British, German, Dutch was posted in the American journals got much popularity 2003 He met with the Pervaiz Musharraf to discuss the rights of disable person in the country.
Ansar Burney is a leading Pakistani lawyer. He is a graduate of Masters of Law from Karachi University. He was the first person who gave the concept of human rights about 30 years ago in the history of Pakistan.
Chaudhry Muhammad Barjees Tahir is a Pakistani politician and lawyer who joined the Muslim league Nawaz. Tahir also briefly served as Governor of Gilgit and Baltistan. He was also the prime minister of azad Jammu and Kashmir.
Chaudhry Amir Hussain born in the city of Sialkot and belongs to gujjar family. He was also the 17th Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan. He served this post from 2002 to 2008.He is also one of the most highly paid lawyers in the Pakistan. Hussain was defeated in the February 2008 parliamentary elections
Mohammad Farogh Naseem is a lawyer who recently joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) .He is current Federal Minister of Law and Justice. He is also member of the Senate of Pakistan. He has previously served as Advocate General of Sindh. He is also very famous lawyer of Pakistan.