Mr. Navid Rasul Mirza has been appointed as the Advocate General Punjab: According to the Advocate General Punjab’s office, Mr. Navid Rasul Mirza, SJ started his legal career in 1980 as an apprentice with the late Chief Justice (Retired) Sardar Muhammad Iqbal. In the year 1982 he qualified to be an advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan from where he rose to become an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in 1992. Throughout his career Mr. Mirza remained an active member of the Bar and enjoys great respect amongst the legal fraternity. He is also a life member of the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Lahore High Court Bar Association.
During his career as a practicing advocate he was appointed Additional Advocate General of Punjab in 1993 and 1996. He was appointed Deputy Prosecutor General for Punjab in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in 2000, a position he retained till May 2001. In August 2002, he was appointed as the Prosecutor General for Pakistan in the National Accountability Bureau where he served till July 2003.
Mr. Mirza has also been associated with the academia in the capacity of member of the visiting faculty at the Punjab University Law College, the Punjab Law College and the Quaid-e-Azam Law College at Lahore as a Professor of Constitutional Law, Law of Evidence and Criminal Procedure.
Mr. Navid Rasul Mirza not only has a wide experience of criminal and civil trials but also an equally wide-ranging understanding of criminal, civil and constitutional areas of legal practice at the High Courts and the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He specialises first and foremost as a litigator albeit with emphasis on Accountability/ Anti-corruption, Constitutional, Criminal, Civil, Banking, Labour/ Service, Land and Rent laws.