Senator Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem , Federal Minister for Law and Justice

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Muhammad Farogh Naseem, a politician and a leading lawyer, assumed the responsibilities of the Federal Minister for Law and Justice in the present tenure of the PTI-led coalition Federal Government. He was elected to the Senate of Pakistan from Sindh against a Technocrat seat in March 2012. In year 2018, he was re-elected as a Senator on the General seat from Sindh. On a number of occasions he rendered his services as amicus curiae before the High Courts and Supreme Court of Pakistan in intricate cases. Besides, he has also conducted international arbitrations. As a top lawyer, he has hundreds of reported judgments to his credit in constitutional, services, civil, corporate, commercial and tax matters. He has previously served as the youngest Advocate General of Sindh in 2008. He has also served as the Head of the Pakistan Bar Council in the year 2016-17.

 

 

He has the honour of heading key committees and task-forces on legislation, reforms, including Cabinet Committee for Disposal of Legislative Cases (CCLC), Cabinet Sub-Committee on the Exit Control List (ECL). As the Federal Law Minister, he has spear-headed legislative reforms, brining about state-of-the-art legislation.

 

He holds Bachelor of Laws (LLB, Honours) from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Master of Laws (LLM) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London and PhD in Law from the University of  London. He has also qualified as a Barrister-at-Law from Lincoln’s Inn, London.

Senator Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem

Federal Minister for Law and Justice