Viral35.com – Sahar Zareen Bandial is a prominent name in the legal profession in Pakistan. She is the daughter of Chief Justice Atta Muhammad Bandial of the Supreme Court and has made a name for herself as an accomplished lawyer and legal academic.
Education and Professional Career
Sahar Zareen Bandial received her B.A. (Hons.) in Political Science from Wellesley College in 2008 and her Tripos in Law from the University of Cambridge in 2010. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMs, and a High Courts Advocate.
She is currently employed by Hamid Law Associates and represents clients in civil, banking, labor, and family law cases before the Civil Court and the High Court. Sahar has also served as an instructor for the General Training Programme for Civil Judges and Additional District Judges at the Punjab Judicial Academy.
Sahar is very interested in the drafting of laws and how gender and the law interact. She has contributed to the legal profession by publishing research papers on legal and socio-political issues.
Resignation from PEMRA
In 2019, Sahar Zareen Bandial was appointed to the Council of Complaints of the Electronic Media Watchdog. However, she resigned from her position in response to criticism of her father, Justice Umar Ata Bandial.
Sahar Zareen Bandial is married to anchor and barrister Ahmad Pervez Malik. Her father-in-law is Pervaiz Malik, MNA-N league and president of N league Lahore. Her mother-in-law, Shaista Pervaiz Malik, is a member of the N League’s MNA on a special seat for women.
Sahar Zareen Bandial is the daughter of Chief Justice Atta Muhammad Bandial of the Supreme Court. Justice Malik Qayyum is her uncle, as he is the brother of her father-in-law, Pervaiz Malik. Justice Qayyum was removed from the Supreme Court due to an audio tape that had been leaked of him and Shahbaz Sharif.
Sahar Zareen Bandial is a successful lawyer and academic who has made significant contributions to the legal profession in Pakistan. Despite her family background, she has established herself as an accomplished legal professional in her own right. Her interests in the drafting of laws and gender issues in the legal profession are commendable, and she continues to inspire young lawyers in Pakistan.