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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
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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 democratic socialist party, and a close associate and aide of former Prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Pirzada was a close confident of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and was a pioneering member of Bhutto's legal team fighting for case of Bhutto, along with dr. Mubashir Hassan. ...more

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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 Senate. Inspired by the Russian communist party, Khattak joined pro-Soviet Communist Party, later joined the socialist party, the Awami National Party in 1980. He is the President of the Avami National Party's central secretariat based in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province and as well as Chairman of the special standing committee senate. Khattak started his political activism in the 1970s, but escaped to Soviet Union to divert the effects of Great Purge authorised by far-right wing regime of General ...more

Birthplace: Kohat, Pakistan

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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 1977-78. His initial selection in the Test side, when England toured Pakistan during 1968-69 amid political turmoil, had less to do with his cricketing abilities than with his position as a student leader, in an attempt to placate the rioters. Gul scored more than 1000 runs in the tour of England in 1971. In the first over of the First Test at Birmingham in that series, he was struck on the head by a ball from Alan Ward and was forced to retire. This injury drew the famous line from Brian Johnston on the ...more

Age: 72

Birthplace: Gujar Khan, Pakistan

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Aitzaz Ahsan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawyers from Pakistan
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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 Pakistan. Ahsan is a has been a member of Pakistan Peoples Party since 1975 when he become the Planning and Development Minister for Punjab. After the Operation Fair Play Ahsan became a prominent figure of the Movement for the Restoration of Democracy. Ahsan was elected to the National Assembly from Lahore in 1988, he was again elected to the National Assembly in 1990 and 2002, while served in the senate between 1994 till 1999. Ahsan served twice in the cabinet of Benazir Bhutto between 1988 till 1990 and ...more

Age: 72

Birthplace: Murree, Pakistan

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