Pakistani lawyer Nida Usman wins Justitia Award 2021 in Austria

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani lawyer Nida Usman Chaudhry has won the prestigious Justitia Award 2021 in Austria. The award is bestowed upon female laureates of the legal profession for their outstanding performance. The award ceremony was held virtually on September 10. Nida

Biden appoints Pakistan-origin Khizr Khan to key US commission

WASHINGTON: United States President Joe Biden has announced plans to nominate Pakistan-born lawyer Khizr Khan to a post with the US Commission on International Religious Freedom. Khizr Khan famously criticised former President Donald Trump for his disparaging remarks against Muslim-Americans

Woman protests after being harassed by lawyer in Attock

ISLAMABAD: A woman had staged a protest at D-Chowk in the federal capital alleging that a lawyer had harassed her to gain a favourable verdict. While speaking to MM News, the woman named Shaista said a case has ongoing in

British lawyer Karim Khan elected new ICC prosecutor

NEW YORK: British human rights lawyer Karim Khan has been elected as the new prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a politically daunting position whose incumbent was slapped with US sanctions. Khan previously led a special UN probe into

Woman exposed impersonating as lawyer for eight years

RAWALPINDI: A woman had been working at the District Court Rawalpindi and impersonating her as a lawyer for the past eight years. The woman had been posing as an advocate and deceiving complainants and other lawyers for over eight years.

Lawyer lodges fake case against elderly woman

ISLAMABAD: A lawyer has lodged a bogus case against an 80-year-old elderly woman and her two daughters, and also attacked her house and injured her daughters. According to details, a lawyer named Nusrat along with his brother Tahir and sister

Gujranwala lawyer thrashes truck driver after accident

GUJRANWALA: A lawyer thrashed two men including the driver who accidentally rammed a truck into his car in Wazirabad. According to police, Advocate Mubashir Cheema beat up the truck driver and his helper at the site of the accident and

PHC directs lawyer to file written argument of military court convictions

PESHAWAR: On Tuesday the Peshawar High Court ordered military court convicts lawyers, federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments to submit written appeals on about 230 applications against those prosecutions until 20 February. A bench comprised of Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth

SC orders federal govt to produce arrested lawyer in court

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday has ordered the federal government to present Advocate Inamur Rahim who was picked up from his home in Rawalpindi on Dec 17, 2019. The Rawalpindi bench of the LHC on Thursday had ruled Rahim’s

Lawyer’s house robbed, son tortured by three gunmen

ISLAMABAD: Three armed men forcibly entered into the house of a senior advocate on Thursday in the federal capital and injured his teenage son. As per sources, the suspects entered the house of advocate Agha Syed Faisal Hussain Shah at