Ms. Justice Mussarat Hilali

Born in Peshawar on 08.08.1961


  • Received Law Degree from Khyber Law College Peshawar University

Professional Career

  • Enrolled as an Advocate of District Courts in year 1983.
  • Enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court in year 1988.
  • Enrolled as an Advocate of Supreme Court of Pakistan in year 2006.

Activities at Bar

  • First Female elected office bear on the post Secretary from 1988-1989, vice president (Twice) 1992 till 1994, general Secretary 1997-1998
  • First Female twice elected as Executive member of Supreme Court Bar Association(S.C.B.A) from 2007-2008 and 2008-2009


  • First Female Additional Advocate General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from Nov. 2001 till Mar. 2004
  • First Female appointed as Chairperson Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Environmemental Protection Tribunal
  • Appointed as First Female Ombudsman for Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace

Judicial Career

  • Elevated to the Bench as Additional Judge on 26.03.2013.
  • Confirm as Permanent Judge of the Peshawar High Court on 13.03.2014.

Seminar Attended

  • U.S.A. 1993, U.K. 1993, Japan 1999, Singapore 2000, Nepal 2008 and India 2009

As a Chief Justice

  • Took oath as Acting Chief Justice of the Peshawar High Court on 1st April 2023
  • Took oath as Chief Justice of the Peshawar High Court on 12th May 2023.