Barrister Akram Sheikh

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Lawyer

Designation: Law Expert.
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Supreme Court of Pakistan

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Mr. Mohd Akram Sheikh is a Senior Advocate of Supreme Court of Pakistan. He graduated with an LL.B from one of the most prestigious educational institutions: Foreman Christian College, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan in 1970. He subsequently attained postgraduate studies from Punjab University in 1972.
To enhance his education, he then went to England and spent a year to complete his postgraduate studies at the Queens' Mary College, University of London, London.

He started his legal career in 1973 and was elected as Secretary General of the District Bar Association, Sahiwal in 1974. In recognition of his services to the Bar; and the Bench, he has been honored by his fellow members and was one of the youngest ever elected Members of the highly respected representative body of lawyer's i.e. Punjab Bar Council, 1978-1990.

He was elected head of the Punjab Bar Council in 1985 and also served as President of the Lahore High Court Bar Association, Multan (1988-89).

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Sheikh has been involved in various critical cases which effected major changes in various areas of law such as Constitutional and Human Rights matters. He won the national and international admiration when he acted before the Supreme Court (1988-1990) in a famous case pertaining to "determination of the powers and relations between the Federal Government & the Province of the Punjab".

He has introduced the provincial banking system, independent of the Federal regulatory system, which later resulted in the formation of one of the most successful banks, The Punjab Bank, Khyber Bank and other Banks.

He has conducted the first case of floor crossing before the Supreme Court of Pakistan in (1989) and later, in 1993 acted as Senior Counsel in the famous case of "Dissolution of the National Assembly".

Mr. Sheikh successfully challenged the establishment of Military Courts to try civilians on charges under anti terrorist laws in 1998 and has been a counsel in almost all landmark Constitutional cases.

He has always been a very vocal Member of the Bar - fighting for Human Rights, rights of women and Independence of Judiciary. The "blind girl" (Safia Bibi) case conducted by him in 1983 which won him international acclaim.

He has always been criticizing appointment of Judges on political basis and in violation of the principles of seniority and due to his very vocal criticism he has had to face contempt charges.

He has held numerous national and international positions including Member of Pakistan Bar Council for more than a decade and its Chief Executive for one year: President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan from 1995-97, Ambassador at Large (with the status of Federal Minister), and Roving Ambassador of Pakistan. He has also represented Pakistan in the United Nations Human Rights Sub Commission on "Prevention of Discrimination & Protection of Minorities" in 1997.


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NISAR AKHTAR ( washington D.C,United States) Wednesday, January 29, 2014 9:52:45 PM (MDT - USA)
GENERAL MUSHARRAF KI ANGIOGRAPPHY REPORT JAALI HAI. YEH KISI AUR KI REPORT MUSHARRAF SAHAB KI SHOW KI JARAHI HAI. FRESH TEST KAR WANA CHAHIYYEY.!

shoaib nazir ( bismarck ND,United States) Tuesday, April 10, 2012 8:41:09 AM (MDT - USA)
great patriot and up right pakistani who truly believes in pakistan and its objectives, he should be role model for other pakistani lawyers i am always praying for him.

Asma Khan ( Chicago,United States) Sunday, January 23, 2011 4:26:42 PM (MDT - USA)
I would like to have your contact information because I am residing in Chicago currently however I have some legal issues in Pakistan and I want to discusse it with you if you can help me. I will appreciate your time and efforts in this regard. Thank you

sheikh shahid ( faisalabad,Pakistan) Tuesday, December 07, 2010 9:40:04 AM (MDT - USA)
salam sir..please give ur contact number i want to discuess some imp case with u..kindly mail me on my mailing adress your contact number...or contact wid me on my number 0322-6250008 thnx a lot......

farman ullah ( wah cantt,Pakistan) Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:02:12 PM (MDT - USA)
Sir agar ap ka office numer ha to plz mojay is email; pa send kary "farman.ullah1994@yahoo.com " thank ma nay apnay kais kay baray ma baht karni ha

Anwar Ali Bhatti ( Lahore,Pakistan) Friday, November 12, 2010 9:25:12 PM (MDT - USA)
Would you like raise 15 to 20% and 25% medical allowance, incease in Pansion of transferred T&T employees to PTC / PTCL as announced Budget-2010-2011, which is still not paid to any poor / sick retired Fed. Govt. Empolyees as coverd under Act-1991 and 1996 and more over you know batterknows how pensioners passes their lives on pension and unable to hire any Advocate

mukhtar ahmed ( rawalpindi,Pakistan) Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:21:05 AM (MDT - USA)
salam salam .. men ap ki buhat izat karta hu .. mene hamysha ap k program dakhy han on . mujhy un se andaza hua ha k ap ak deendargharany se taluk rakhty han .. isly he mane ap se cotact kya . me detail se bat nahi kar sakta becouse mujhy nahi pata k ap ki tarf se mujhy reply hota hya nahi ... bas itna hi bata sakta hu k ak muslim ko pryshani ha or muhammad (saw) ne farmaya ha k jo kisi apny muslim bhai ki madad karta ha Allah us ki madad karta ha ... mukhtar ahmed 03455214033 ..

Abdul Khaliq ( Toronto,Canada) Sunday, March 15, 2009 7:08:09 AM (MDT - USA)
Mashaallah, Allah "Sirat-e-Mustaqeem" ki Hidayat ho AAP KO and whole Ummah.

ashraf khan ( lahore,Pakistan) Saturday, February 07, 2009 2:01:02 PM (MDT - USA)
a fake barrister.In fact he is not Addresser .you should update your record.He is a simple BA.,LL.B.He is a big fraud and a liar of his own class.

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Muhammad Nadeem ( Birmingham,United States) Friday, July 24, 2009 10:17:40 AM (MDT - USA)
Mr,Akram sheikh,is good speaker,knows about the law and justice,but i felt some time that his personality got some favorite colors of to sharif brothers,so this makes him non-neutral person.
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sarfraz ( Karachi,Pakistan) Monday, March 09, 2009 11:18:41 PM (MDT - USA)
Very well said and explained his points
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Asna ( toronto,Canada) Thursday, February 26, 2009 3:16:25 PM (MDT - USA)
he is good in his knowledge
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AQ ( sheffield ,United Kingdom) Thursday, February 26, 2009 10:35:15 AM (MDT - USA)
Good
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