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Our Team

Faisal Siddiqi

Faisal Siddiqi is a leading Pakistani constitutional, civil and Human rights lawyer. He is one of the founders of two organizations; the Rasheed Razvi Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights and the Legal Aid Foundation for Victims of Rape and Sexual Assault. Mr. Siddiqi is an active member of the Board of Directors of Pakistan Institute for Labor Education and Research (PILER). He has been a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics. UK and at McGill University, Canada.

Education:

  • Bachelor in Arts (B.A.), from the University of Karachi, Karachi [1993 – 1994]
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.C.) in Sociology from the London School of Economics& Political Science, London, United Kingdom [1994 – 1998]
  • B.A. in Law from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom [1998 – 2000]
  • Masters of Arts (M.A.) from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom[2004]

Professional:

  • Enrolled as an Advocate of the District Courts of Pakistan [2002]
  • Enrolled as an Advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan[2004]
  • Enrolled as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan [2016]

Raheel Kamran Sheikh

Education:

  • L.L.B. London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Bar Vocational Course Lincolns Inn, UK.

Professional:

  • Enrolled as an Advocate of the District Courts of Pakistan
  • Enrolled as an Advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan
  • Enrolled as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan
  • Member of Pakistan Bar Council

Mohamed Vawda

Education:

  • Dip. Eng (2007) University of Birmingham, U.K.
  • L.L.B (2010) Buckingham University, UK.

Professional:

  • Admitted to practice at the District Courts, Sindh by Sindh Bar Council, 2011.
  • Admitted to practice at the Sindh High Court, 2013.

Amna Usman

Education:

  • L.L.B. (2008) University of Leeds
  • Bar Vocational Course (2009) Lincolns Inn, UK.

Professional:

  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales, 2009
  • Admitted to practice at the District Courts, Punjab by Punjab Bar Council, 2010
  • Admitted to practice at the Lahore High Court, 2011.

Saad Fayyaz

Education:

  • L.L.B. (2012) University of London External System (SZABIST).
  • L.L.M. (2013) Cardiff University.
  • Bar Professional Training Course (2014) Cardiff University, UK.

Professional:

  • Member of Sindh Bar Council, 2015
  • Member of Karachi Bar Association, 2016
  • Admitted to Practice at High Court of Sindh, 2017

Sheza Ahmed

Director Litigation

Education:

  • B.A. L.L.B. (2016) Lahore University of Managment Sciences (LUMS).

Professional:

  • Member of Punjab Bar Council, 2018

Mohammad Jibran Nasir

Education:

  • L.L.B. (Hons.) University of London Internation Programme
  • L.L.M. in International Commercial Law (2010) University of Northumbria

Professional:

  • Member of Sindh Bar Council, 2011
  • Admitted to Practice at High Court of Sindh, 2013

Hussain Idris

Education:

  • L.L.B (2016) University of London.

Shaheen Suleman

Mrs. ShaheenSuleman has been asscociated with the Legal Aid Foundation as a board member since its inception. She is also one of the founding members of the Patients’ Aid Foundation (PAF) and Honorary General Secretary of PAF.

Mrs. Suleman is a graduate in Political Science, Sociology and Education and Law from University of Karachi and holds various certifications in Rural Development, Problem Solving and Decision Making and Family Planning Programs. Mrs. Suleman has worked as a social worker in a free dispensary at Orangi Town and Kathor and has established various schools, maternity homes and libraries in rural areas of Sindh.

Amna Anjum

Education:

  • Education:
    • L.L.B Hons (2018); Queen’s University, Belfast

Aadil Channa

• Education
Bs. Accounting & Finance, IBA, Karachi
L.L.B Hons (2020); University of London, UK

Syed Altaf-ur-Rehman

Mr. Rehman is the Secretary of the Foundation and has 12 years of experience as a paralegal.