SHAHIDA  N. JAMIL

Barrister-at-Law

Mrs. Jamil is a Barrister from the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, London, U.K. She has over 25 years’ experience of legal practice in Pakistan as an advocate of the High Courts of Sindh, and Punjab.

She has held the office of the Provincial Minister for Law, Social Welfare and Women Development, Government of Sindh and as the Federal Minister of Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs and Human Rights. Her appointment as Federal Minister recognizes her unique contribution to the understanding of the Law as it relates to an Islamic economy and society in transition.

She is a specialist Legal Consultant in Civil, Corporate and Legal infrastructure matters. She has performed a World Bank Consultancy on the legal infrastructure of the Karachi Port Trust (Pakistan’s Premier Port), Karachi Adventist Hospital and other large concerns.

She is a Professor at Sindh Muslim Law College, University of Karachi, for Masters of Laws, a fellow of the Salzburg Seminars on Law, Austria since 1991, Member of the European Managers Association, U.K., since 1994, Secretary General of the Pakistan Chapter of the English Speaking Union International. Vice-president of Rotary Club of Karachi (1998-1999) and President of Rotary Club of Karachi (1999-2000).

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