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APL congratulates Chief justice Lahore High Court

Amjad Malik Chairman APL( Association of Pakistani Lawyers (England) called on Mr. Justice Khawaja Mohammad Sharif, the honuorable Chief Justice of Lahore High Court in a delegation and congratulated him on taking his position. Chief justice thanked God for the successful outcome of the lawyer’s movement and long March. Mr. Malik invited CJ to visit UK with judicial delegation to resume judicial cooperation and interaction between both societies earlier discontinued by former Chief.

Earlier Amjad Malik addressed Lahore High Court Bar Association at Kiani Hall and congratulated young lawyers for their outstanding achievement. Malik said that judicial independence is not achieved with one judge but political will is required to achieve financial autonomy, security, and appointment in judiciary and lawyers will have to woo the parliamentarians to achieve that object for their children.

He condemned drone attacks which has a dubious legality and asked pak authorities to behave like an atomic state. He condemned the media maligning of Pak students at Manchester where they declared guilty before investigation and trial even takes place and said its breach of Vienna convention to disallow counselor service to young Pakistanis and reassured the audience to raise this issue at the highest and also said that its weakness of Pak high commission as they must impress upon their counterparts that they helped UK in releasing UK citizen Mirza Tahir Hussain but when it comes to Pakistan. He suggested for a LHCBA committee to oversee foreign detainees and access to justice matters to facilitate 8 million overseas Pakistanis who are voiceless. In the end he said Pakistani is there to live only if rule of law, justice and constitutionalism sways in the country and that is the way to progress.

About the author

Amjad Malik

Amjad Malik, Solicitor–Advocate of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, life member of SCBA of Pakistan, a specialist in immigration and Human Rights Law. He is a member of Law Society’s Immigration Law Committee’, he was awarded ‘Young Human Rights Lawyer Award’ for the year 2000. In the year 2001,Young Pro Bono Solicitor’s Group also named him for the national ‘Young Pro Bono Solicitor Award’. On 28 February 2007 he was awarded by (UICF) United International Community Forum (UK) in recognition to his outstanding professional contribution towards service of Asian and British community in role model capacity where Chief guest was Mrs. Cherrie Blair. He sits on ‘UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Pro Bono Lawyer’s Panel.’ He is UK representative on young lawyer committee of the International Bar Association & UK Director of Human Rights Foundation (USA) and is a current Vice chair of ‘Association of Pakistani Lawyers (UK)’.

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  • Dear Amjad Malik,AOA,
    It is my pleasure to know about you through TV News.. I am Advocate Punjab High Court and has passed LLM from the University of Bedford Shire.
    I am residing in Milton Keynes, UK. I wish to see you . If possible contact through e-mail or at phone,

    0044-(0)7780743976

    Thanks for co-operation,

    Sincerely Yours

    Abid Anwar