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List of notable or famous lawyers from Pakistan, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in Pakistan and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to Pakistan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Pakistani lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from Pakistan is included when available.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Muhammad Ali Jinnah to Muhammad Iqbal.

This historic lawyers from Pakistan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Pakistani lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Pakistan?" These prominent lawyers of Pakistan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Pakistani lawyers.

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Abdul Hafiz Pirzada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Abdul Hafiz Pirzada Abdul Hafiz Pirzada, Senior Advocate Supreme Court, is one of the premier lawyers of Pakistan. Pirzada, a lawmaker and legal expert, is one of the founding members of Pakistan Peoples Party, a ...more

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Afrasiab Khattak is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Afrasiab Khattak Afrasiab Khattak or is a left-wing politician from the State of Pakistan, currently serving as the senator, representing the Kohat Division of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province for the Pakistan ...more

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Aftab Gul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Aftab Gul age 72 Aftab Gul Khan is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 6 Tests from 1969 to 1971. Gul was an opening batsman who represented a number of first-class sides in Pakistan from 1964-65 to ...more

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Aitzaz Ahsan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Aitzaz Ahsan age 72 Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan is a Pakistani barrister, veteran activist-politician, constitutional theorist and a left-wing statesman who serves as the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate of ...more

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Ali Ahmad Kurd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Ali Ahmad Kurd Ali Ahmad Kurd, is a Pakistani lawyer who has served as President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan and is prominent in the Lawyers' Movement in that country. He opposed President ...more

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Amir Ali Majid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Amir Ali Majid Dr Amir Ali Majid is a legal scholar and author born in Gojra, Punjab, Pakistan. He was in his second year at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad when he lost his sight. Nevertheless, he went ...more

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Ansar Burney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Ansar Burney age 61 Ansar Burney is a leading Pakistani human rights and civil rights activist. He is a graduate of Masters and Law from Karachi University and honorary recipient of a PhD. in Philosophy. He is ...more

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Asma Jahangir is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Asma Jahangir age 66 Asma Jilani Jahangir is a Pakistani lawyer, an award winning human rights and democracy activist. Her work focuses on prevention of persecution of religious minorities, gender equality, and ...more

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Chaudhry Muhammad Barjees Tahi... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Chaudhry Muhammad Barjees Tahir age 68 Ch. Muhammad Barjees Tahir is a prominent national politician, parliamentarian, Governor of Gilgit–Baltistan, and a Federal Minister of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan in the 2013 ...more

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Chaudhry Amir Hussain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Chaudhry Amir Hussain age 75 Chaudhry Amir Hussain is a Pakistani politician. He was the 17th Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan, serving from 2002 to 2008. Chaudhry Amir Hussain was born in the city of Sialkot, to a ...more

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Dorab Patel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Dorab Patel Died at 73 (1924-1997) Justice Dorab Framrose Patel, was a Pakistan jurist, and lawmaker who served as a former Justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan and former Chief Justice of Sindh High Court. Justice Patel was a ...more

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Faisal Karim Kundi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Faisal Karim Kundi age 43 Faisal Karim Kundi was elected Deputy Speaker, National Assembly of Pakistan on 19 March 2008. He had been elected as the youngest Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly. Deputy Speaker Faisal ...more

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Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim age 90 Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim, TI is a Pakistani retired judge and a legal expert. He was appointed as the 24th Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan on 14 July 2012 and served until he resigned on 31 ...more

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Farogh Naseem is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Farogh Naseem age 50 Barrister Dr. Mohammad Farogh Naseem is a leading constitutional lawyer from Pakistan. He is the youngest lawyer to hold the office of Advocate General of Sindh.

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Ghulam Farooq Awan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Ghulam Farooq Awan age 57 Ghulam Farooq Awan, is a Pakistani lawyer and former adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan for law, justice and parliamentary affairs. He is also the former additional Attorney General of ...more

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Hamid Khan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
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Hamid Khan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Hamid Khan age 71 Hamid Khan is a Pakistani writer, politician, supreme court lawyer who is currently serving as the Senior Vice-President of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

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Hina Jilani is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Hina Jilani age 65 Hina Jilani is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and a human-rights activist from Lahore in Punjab, Pakistan.

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Irfan Yusuf is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Irfan Yusuf age 49 Irfan Yusuf is an Australian social commentator and author of the memoir Once Were Radicals: My years as a teenage Islamo-fascist.

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Khalid M. Ishaq is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Khalid M. Ishaq Died at 78 (1926-2004) Khalid Muhammad Ishaq, Senior Advocate Supreme Court, was an eminent Pakistani jurist and scholar of law, Islamic studies and literature.

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Khalil-ur-Rehman Ramday is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Khalil-ur-Rehman Ramday age 73 Honourable Justice Khalil-ur-Rehman Ramday was an ad hoc judge later appointed as a permanent judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He remained permanent judge of Supreme Court from 2002 to ...more

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Khan Amirzadah Khan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Khan Amirzadah Khan age 99 Khan Amirzadah Khan was a Khudai Khidmatgar and a leader of the National Awami Party in Pakistan. He was born on 15 November 1918 in the house of Khan Khoidad Khan at Bakhshali village, Mardan ...more

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Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri age 76 Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, is a Pakistani senior foreign service statesman, politician, and diplomat who as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from November 2002 until November 2007. Hailing from a ...more

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Mahmud Ali Kasuri is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Mahmud Ali Kasuri Mian Mahmud Ali Kasuri was a prominent Pakistani opposition politician, human rights advocate and lawyer who became a Senior Advocate Supreme Court. He served in the Indian National Congress ...more

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Malik Mohammad Qayyum is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Malik Mohammad Qayyum age 73 Malik Mohammad Qayyum, Senior Advocate Supreme Court, is the former Attorney General of Pakistan, who was replaced with Senator Latif Khosa when President Pervez Musharraf resigned on 18 August ...more

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Mazhar Kaleem is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Mazhar Kaleem age 75 Mazhar Kaleem is a Pakistani novelist chiefly known for his Imran Series novels, Urdu spy fiction written within Imran Series mythos created by Ibn-e-Safi. He is known for writing the Imran ...more

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Mian Tufail Mohammad is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Mian Tufail Mohammad Died at 95 (1914-2009) Mian Tufail Mohammad was a renowned Pakistani religious political leader, lawyer, Islamic theologian, and former Secretary General and Emir of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan. He was born Kapurthala, ...more

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Muhammad Ali Jinnah is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Muhammad Ali Jinnah Died at 72 (1876-1948) Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Gujarati: મુહમ્મદ અલી જિન્ના}}, Urdu: محمد علی جناح‎ was a lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan. Jinnah served as leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 ...more

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Muhammad Iqbal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Muhammad Iqbal Died at 61 (1877-1938) Sir Muhammad Iqbal, widely known as Allama Iqbal, was an academic, poet, barrister, philosopher, scholar mystic and politician in British India, who is widely regarded as having inspired the ...more

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Muhammad Rafiq Tarar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Muhammad Rafiq Tarar age 88 Muhammad Rafiq Tarar, is a retired senior justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the ninth President of Pakistan, serving from 1998 until voluntarily resigning in the favour of Pervez ...more

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Muhammad Zafrulla Khan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Muhammad Zafrulla Khan Died at 92 (1893-1985) Chaudhry Sir al-Hajj Muhammad Zafarullah Khan, KCSI was one of the leading Founding Fathers of modern Pakistan, politician, statesman, diplomat, international jurist, and a prominent scholar of ...more

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Naeem Bokhari is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Naeem Bokhari age 69 Naeem Altaf Bokhari, born on October 27, 1948 is a Pakistani TV personality and a Senior Advocate Supreme Court. Bokhari was born in Lahore, Pakistan to Dr Syed Altaf Hussain Bokhari. He is the ...more

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Nasir Aslam Zahid is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Nasir Aslam Zahid age 84 The Honourable Justice Nasir Aslam Zahid Urdu: ناصر اسلم زاہد‎; Barrister-at-Law, is one of the most respected names of Pakistani judiciary. Son of the first Governor of the State Bank of ...more

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Nazia Hassan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Nazia Hassan Died at 35 (1965-2000) Nazia Hassan was a Pakistani pop singer. Her song, "Aap Jaisa Koi", from the Indian film Qurbani made her famous in Pakistan and all of South Asia in the 1980s. Her debut album, Disco ...more

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Qazi Anwar is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Qazi Anwar Qazi Anwar or Qazi Muhammad Anwar is a former attorney general, constitutional lawyer, president of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan and former senator. A former activist in the ...more

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Rabia Qari is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Rabia Qari Rabia Qari was the first Muslim woman barrister of the South Asia and Pakistan. She was also the first woman elected Lahore High Court Bar Association president in the 1960s, and the only woman ...more

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Rana Muhammad Akram Khan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Rana Muhammad Akram Khan age 56 Rana Muhammad Akram Khan is a Pakistani lawyer and landowner. He has been chairman executive of the Punjab Bar Council. An office he was elected to by having secured 44 votes out of 75. His ...more

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Raza Rabbani is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Raza Rabbani age 64 Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, is a Pakistani nationalist–left-wing politician and a constitutional lawyer who serves as the Chairman of Senate of Pakistan since 12 March 2015; as chairman senate, ...more

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S.M. Zafar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
S.M. Zafar age 88 S.M. Zafar, is a Pakistani human rights activist, noted lawyer, politician, and present senator, PML-Q.

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Fraz Wahlah is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Fraz Wahlah age 37 Sardar Fraz Wahlah is a lawyer and entrepreneur.

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Shah Mehmood Qureshi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Shah Mehmood Qureshi age 61 Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi is a Pakistani politician, agriculturist and a parliamentarian who is currently serving as the Vice-Chairman and deputy parliamentary leader of the Pakistan ...more

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Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada age 94 Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada NI, is a noted Pakistani lawyer, serving as a senior advocate at the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He gained his legal education as a barrister at Lincoln's Inn in the ...more

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Tariq Mahmood is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Tariq Mahmood Tariq Mahmood was a Pakistani lawyer and judge. Born in Pakistan, he is most famous as a leader of the Lawyers' Movement in Pakistan. As a judge of the Balochistan High Court, he refused to take ...more

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Wajihuddin Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Wajihuddin Ahmed age 79 List of Justices of the Supreme Court of Pakistan Senior Justice Wajihuddin Ahmed is a retired senior justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, human rights activist, and former professor of law ...more

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Wasim Sajjad is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Wasim Sajjad age 77 Wasim Sajjad, is a Pakistani retired statesman, lawyer, diplomat, professor of law, conservative and Rhodes scholar who served as the Acting President of Pakistan in two nonconsective terms, as ...more

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Yasser Latif Hamdani is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Yasser Latif Hamdani age 37 Yasser Latif Hamdani is a lawyer and writer based in Lahore, Pakistan. He has authored the book "Jinnah; Myth and Reality" which argues that Jinnah, the founding father of Pakistan, ...more

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Zafar Iqbal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
Zafar Iqbal Zafar Iqbal born in 1923, an Urdu poet, based in Okara, Pakistan, in the genre of ghazal. The diction of his ghazal is entirely different from traditional Urdu poetry. He is a lawyer by ...more