Guest Columnists


Ayesha Siddique Khan

Beyond Precedent

Beyond Precedent The recent judgement on the changes made to Election Act 2017 (which repealed the Political Parties Ordinance 2002 — PPO), whereby Nawaz Sharif was removed as party head, has driven


Hammad Hassan Mirza

Increasing the Retirement Age and Enhancing Pakistan’s Economic Outlook

Increasing the Retirement Age and Enhancing Pakistan’s Economic Outlook A recent recommendation (by the then Senate Chair) to enhance the retirement age of a professor to 65 years, along with a 75%


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Restricting Cartels

Restricting Cartels As the 20th century dawned, Queen Victoria was in her 63rd year on the British throne. However, world affairs since Her Majesty assumed the throne in 1837 had definitely acquired


Shayan e Shahid

The De Facto Doctrine Should Not Be Taken Lightly

The De Facto Doctrine Should Not Be Taken Lightly Background The release of Panama Papers (commonly termed as the ‘Panama Leaks’) took Pakistan by storm, as in addition to many Pakistani citizens,


Hassan Raza

Foreign Arbitration Laws – An Appellate Adventure of Pakistani Courts

Foreign Arbitration Laws – An Appellate Adventure of Pakistani Courts Pakistan is an agro-economic country that benefits from the sale of grains, rice, cotton yield and textile to the foreign investors. These


co authored

The Need To Develop Constitutional Torts In Pakistan

The Need To Develop Constitutional Torts In Pakistan Abstract: Tortious claims are private law civil remedies availed by those who suffer harm and seek compensation. Over time and across the world, public law


Taimur Malik

Should FATF Put Pakistan On Its Terrorist Financing Watch-List?

Should FATF Put Pakistan On Its Terrorist Financing Watch-List? Pakistan is in the spotlight again. This time due to a motion moved by certain member states of the Financial Action Task Force


Noor Ul Ain Iftikhar

Khula: A Gateway Of Escape For Women

Khula: A Gateway Of Escape For Women Most of us, including myself, before penetrating into this issue, may be heedless about a women’s right to khula (khulʿ in Arabic) in Islam. Marriage is


Mahroo Rashed

Abortion: The Autonomy Of A Woman?

Abortion: The Autonomy Of A Woman? Abortion has always been a universally controversial issue and will always remain to be one. It cannot be denied that it is under debate everywhere in