Solicitor-Advocate of England & Wales 2014
Advocate (Pakistan) – 2003
Advocate High Court (Pakistan) – 2005
In the process, I acquired the following skills:
Analyzing and solving legal problems.
Preparing the chronology of facts, summaries, and arguments on the point of law and facts.
Drafting complex Concessions and Agreements.
Researching diverse legal jurisdictions to find the solution to legal problems
Handling large volumes of relevant documentation.
Handling confidential information reliably.
Coping with the pressure and deadlines.
Communicating effectively with clients and relevant people abroad.
Working as a team member with my colleges and superiors.
Understanding office procedures and maintaining case files and records
Dealing in diverse jurisdictions and dispute resolution proceedings between developed and developing countries.
Liaising with superiors managing the cases.
Understand the working systems and some elements common to the departments and organizations of the developing countries.
Learning firsthand the workings of the NTC and its investigation procedures.
Obtaining knowledge of basic accounting principles and analyzing of accounting records, through a short course, to analyze the records of large companies during antidumping investigations.
Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan – liability under a BIT despite domestic court’s findings of corruption and illegality, Blog, 2017
Updated all the cases and laws of Pakistan on the Kluwer website/ International Transnational Arbitration Website.
The Award of the ICJ in the Kishan Ganga Dispute, Kluwer Blog, 2012.
The Award in Riko Dik Case, Asia Pacific Forum, 2017.
Case Reports on Pakistani case laws, Kluwer Arbitration, 2012.
Reports on various arbitration and investment-related legislation of Pakistan, Kluwer Arbitration, 2012.
Reports on various Bilateral Investment Treaties of Pakistan, Kluwer Arbitration, 2012.
Dissertation on whether investor-state arbitrations are an undue infringement of sovereignty? A case study of MFN clauses. (Due to be completed mid next year)
Fulbright Scholar since 2015
Weinstein JAMS International Fellow 2018
Solicitor-Advocate – England & Wales
Nominated by the Government of Pakistan as Arbitrator on the ICSID Panel of arbitrators
Nominated as mediator in the International Court of Arbitration under the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Kyrgyz
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member Arbitral Women
Member International Law Association
Member American Society of International Law (ASIL)
Country Representative for Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration
Member Institute of Transnational Arbitration
Country Reporter for Kluwer International Arbitration
Country Reporter for OGMID
Member, Pakistan High Court Bar Association.
Life Member, Islamabad Bar Association.
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SJD candidate at George Washington University 2016-Aug. 2019
Harvard Law School – Mediating Dispute 2017
Harvard Law School – Leadership and Negotiation; Master Class in Negotiation and Emerging Leaders. 2018
GW/Oxford Summer Program in International Human Rights Law (Human Rights in the Market Place, Advocacy of Human Rights) 2018
UC Hasting, International ADR Center, Court-Annexed Mediations, 2018.
BPP University – 2008 Solicitor
London School of Economics and Political Science – 2004-2005 Masters of Law in International Commercial Arbitration, International Economic Law, International Business Transactions and Corporate Governance.
Punjab University – 1997-2003
(LL. B) (1st position amongst women and 5th in the University out of 3200 students)
(B.A.) (1st Division, 3rd position and the Role of Honor for exceptional results)
Multan Board – 1995-1997 First Examination in Engineering F.Sc (2nd position out of 5000 students in the Board of Intermediate, Multan)