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  • Pakistan’s lawyer at ICJ discusses Jadhav case with AG

    ISLAMABAD: Khawar Qureshi, who represented Pakistan at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague in Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case, called on Attorney General of Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf Ali at his office on Monday and discussed the matter with him...

    The lawyer came under severe criticism in Pakistan after the ICJ stayed the Indian spy’s execution...

  • Asia Bibi's lawyer leaves Pakistan citing threats to his life

    The lawyer who saved Asia Bibi, a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy, from the gallows left the country on Saturday, saying his life was under threat...

    “In the current scenario, it's not possible for me to live in Pakistan,” the 62-year-old told AFP before boarding a plane to Europe early Saturday morning...

  • Aasia needs German passport to leave Pakistan: lawyer

    FRANKFURT: The lawyer for Aasia Bibi, a Christian mother who was acquitted of a blasphemy charge, has appealed to Germany to give citizenship to her whole family so that they start a new life in Europe...

    Saiful Mulook told a news conference in Frankfurt on Tuesday that Aasia was acquitted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan last month but she and her family needed a passport to leave the country...

  • Prominent lawyer Naeem Bokhari joins Tehreek-i-Insaf

    ISLAMABAD: Prominent lawyer and television host Naeem Bokhari announced his decision to join Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) after a meeting with party chief Imran Khan in Islamabad on Saturday...

    Imran Khan arrived at Bokhari's residence just before Iftar and held a brief meeting with the lawyer, after which Bokhari announced the decision before media...

  • Peon thrashed for stopping lawyer from entering DCO office

    OKARA: A group of lawyers thrashed and injured a peon on Monday when he tried to stop a lawyer from entering the office of the district coordination officer (DCO) through a gate locked for security reasons...

    According to sources, a local lawyer, Zulfiqar, tried to enter the office on his bike through the building’s north side gate that had been closed for security reasons on the DCO’s orders...

  • Lawyer quits Altaf team

    LAHORE: Advocate Mobeen Qazi has disassociated himself for personal reasons from a legal panel representing the MQM and its leaders before the Lahore High Court in the Altaf Hussain’s media blackout case...

    Advocate Qazi also informed a full bench about his decision by filing a civil miscellaneous application
  • Nawaz Sharif's lawyer asks IHC to consolidate at least two corruption references

    Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's lawyer on Monday argued before the Islamabad High Court that similarities have been noted between the Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investment references ? both on-going in accountability courts in Islamabad ? and therefore, they should be combined...

    The lawyer pointed out that the references list the same three individuals as accused and added that six out of 13 witnesses in both references...

  • Lawyer released hours after remand order

    KARACHI: A judicial magistrate on Monday released a lawyer just hours after handing him over to police on two-day physical remand in an attempted murder case...

    When sub-inspector Ijaz, the investigating officer, produced both the suspects before a judicial magistrate (Central), the court handed over the lawyer to police on two-day physical remand for questioning and sent the woman to prison on judicial remand...

  • Lawyer asks for details of loans obtained, written off by LHC CJ

    ISLAMABAD: A Rawalpindi based lawyer on Monday filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking details of the loans that the incumbent chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Mansoor Ali Shah has obtained for his textile mills and those he has gotten written off...

    The Rawalpindi-based lawyer has petitioned for relevant authorities to provide money trail for Justice Shah’s properties in Dubai as wellIn his...

  • Model Town inquiry report: LHC seeks summary of lawyer’s posting as private counsel for govt

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed a senior lawyer to furnish a summary of his appointment as the private counsel by the Punjab government to represent it in its appeal against a decision for release of the Model Town inquiry report...

    A three-judge full bench sought the summary after a lawyer opposing the appeal objected to appearance of Khwaja Harris advocate as a counsel for the provincial government...

  • Imran's request to change stance amounts to contempt, PML-N lawyer tells SC

    A three-member bench of the Supreme Court ? headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Atta Bandial and Justice Faisal Arab ? has been hearing a petition filed by Abbasi which seeks the disqualification of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief and the party's Secretary General Jahangir Tareen for not disclosing their assets and owning offshore companies...

    The chief justice told the lawyer that the court had...

  • Gulalai violated PTI's laws, Imran's lawyer tells ECP

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan's lawyer on Tuesday argued before the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that MNA Ayesha Gulalai had violated party laws and therefore, should be deseated...

    The lawyer added that Gulalai had violated party laws by abstaining from voting for PTI’s designated candidate in the elections for the office of prime minister, which were held after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was...

  • Thai lawyer drops defamation suit against BBC reporter

    A Thai lawyer has dropped a criminal defamation suit against a BBC journalist over his investigation into foreigners being scammed out of retirement homes in the country, the broadcaster said on Thursday...

    The lawyer who brought the suit — Pratuan Thanarak — decided to drop the charges against Head on the first day of the trial on Wednesday...

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