Mr. Azam Nazeer Tarar , Federal Minister
Azam Nazeer Tarar is a lawyer, a bar representative and a politician who was elected from the technocrat seat from Punjab in the Senate of Pakistan in March 2021 representing Pakistan Muslim League (N). Mr. Tarar assumed the responsibilities of Federal Minister for Law and Justice in April 2022. He completed his intermediate from the prestigious Government College, Lahore where he remained active in student politics and was elected as the Secretary General of the Ravians Front. Moreover, Mr. Tarar was an eloquent bilingual debater and represented his college and university in several debating competitions and bagged numerous awards. He hails from a respectable family of district Hafizabad in Punjab. Mr. Tarar completed his early education from St. Mary’s School and Government School Hafizabad. Thereafter he completed his BA-LLB from the iconic Punjab University Law College in the year 1992 and did his LLM from the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom in 1994. He was enrolled as an Advocate of the High Courts in the year 1995 and as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in the year 2006.
During his career, Mr. Tarar established himself as a leading Criminal and Constitutional Lawyer and has hundreds of reported judgments to his credit. He has also assisted the Supreme Court and High Courts by rendering his services as amicus curiae thereby assisting the Honorable Courts in complex legal matters.
Throughout his career, Mr Tarar remained active in bar politics and was elected as the Secretary Lahore High Court Bar Association in the year 2004. He has been elected as Member of the Pakistan Bar Council for a third consecutive term spanning from 2010 to date. Mr. Tarar has also been elected as the Vice Chairman of the Pakistan Bar Council in 2015 and lead the apex regulatory body of lawyers for one year. He also served as Chairman Executive Committee of the Pakistan Bar Council. Mr. Tarar in his role as Chairman Legal Education Committee of the Pakistan Bar Council since 2011 has spearheaded large-scale structural reforms in the field of legal education including the introduction of five-year comprehensive LLB program and has worked tirelessly to uplift the standard of legal education in Pakistan. He has also represented Pakistan in numerous International legal conferences as a delegate, speaker and moderator in various countries including United Kingdom, Malaysia, China, Georgia, Morocco, India and Srilanka. He is also a board member of Justice Project Pakistan, Asma Jahangir Foundation and Old Ravians Association.
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