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Honourable Mr. Justice Sh. Azmat Saeed

 

 HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE SH. AZMAT SAEED

 

Born on the 28th of August 1954 at Rawalpindi. Completed basic education from the same city. Did his Senior Cambridge from the St. Mary’s Academy in 1970. Graduated from Sir Syed College Rawalpindi in 1974.

Joined the Punjab University Law College Old Campus Lahore and obtained LL.B. Degree in 1978.

Joined the legal profession in the same year at Rawalpindi and after completion of apprenticeship was enrolled as an Advocate in 1978.

After working in various chambers started his independent practice in Lahore in 1980 and was enrolled as an Advocate of the Lahore High Court Lahore and 1981 and subsequently as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

He was appointed as legal advisor to the Lahore Development Authority in 1996.

Appointed as Special Prosecutor by Ehtesab Bureau in 1997 and was a Member of the Legal Team prosecuting high profile cases before the Lahore High Court Lahore and Rawalpindi Bench.

Appointed as Deputy Prosecutor General NAB at Islamabad in the year 2000 for a period of one year. Appointed as Special Prosecutor NAB in 2001 to prosecute cases before the Accountability Courts at Attock Fort and Rawalpindi.

Taught in the Quaid-e-Azam Law College Lahore for three years.

During the course of legal professional career conducted a large number of cases before the Civil and Banking Courts and the High Courts of Sindh, NWFP and Lahore High Court Lahore. He also appeared as an Advocate before the Cricket Inquiry including in proceedings held at Malborne (Australia) in addition to litigation he was also involved in negotiations of various commercial and financial transactions both inside and outside Pakistan.

He participated in the international conference on financial crimes and money laundering. On account of his personal and professional commitments has visited various countries including USA, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Australia, Turkey, Singapore, UAE, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Thailand.

Appointed as an Additional Judge of the Lahore High Court from 1.12.2004 and on confirmation took oath as Judge of the Lahore High Court on 1.12.2005.

In June 2006 nominated as Member of the Board of Governors National College of Arts.

Elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan on 1st June, 2012
 
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