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Hamid Khan (lawyer)

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President  Javed Hashmi
Name  Hamid Khan
Residence  Islamabad, Pakistan
Preceded by  Abdul Haleem Pirzada

Spouse  Gulnaz khan
Preceded by  Position established
Role  Politician
Party  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
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Appointed by  Imran Khan Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
President  General Pervez Musharraf
Books  Constitutional and Political, Islamic Law of Inheritanc, Principles of Administr, Eighth Amendment: Constituti, Administrative Tribunals for Civil S

Prime Minister  Zafarullah Khan Jamali
Education  University of the Punjab

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Hamid Khan (Urdu: حامد خان‎ b. 16 April 1945) is a Pakistani writer, politician, supreme court lawyer who is currently serving as the Senior Vice-President of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.


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Hamid Khan wrote several books that are recommended reading for Pakistani students of law. Hamid Khan studied law at the University of Punjab and University of Illinois and has been practising for over thirty years.

Personal life

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Hamid Khan is married to Gulnaz Khan and has three sons and one daughter. One of his sons, Sikandar, is also a lawyer. Hamid Khan has three granddaughters (Rubeena, Malaak and Sheza) from his daughter (Fizza Khan). His daughter-in-law, Shirin Sadeghi, is an Al-Jazeera English contributor. She is married to his second son, Dilawar. He currently resides in Lahore, in the prestigious AFOS neighbourhood within the city's Cantonment.Now Hamid Khan serves as the vice-president for fellow Pathan Imran Khan's Tehreek-e-Insaaf (Justice Party) Party. In General Election 2013 PTI leader and senior Supreme Court lawyer Hamid Khan will represent the party, which claims it was ‘erroneously’ defeated by PML-N leader and Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafiq in NA-125. The PTI chairman had filed a petition in June in the Supreme Court seeking the verification of thumb impressions in NA-110 Sialkot, NA-122 Lahore, NA-125 Lahore and NA-154 in Lodhran.

Professional background

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Khan a prominent lawyer has served as the chairman & Vice-Chairman of Pakistan Bar Council, former vice-Chairman of Punjab Bar Council, former President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan. In earlier positions he served as the President of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (1992–93). He is an Advocate of the Supreme Court and High Courts of Pakistan and is one of the founding partners of Cornelius, Lane and Mufti, a law firm based at Lahore.

Lawyer of Chief Justice

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Khan was the lawyer of the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, when General Pervez Musharraf put forward a reference against the Chief Justice and Chaudhary decided to defend his case in the court. Hamid Khan contributed considerably to the Lawyers' Movement of Pakistan which led to the restoration of Chaudhry as Chief Justice of Pakistan. Khan regularly lectures on various legal subjects at Punjab University, the Civil Services Academy, the National Institute of Public Administration and the Pakistan Administrative Staff College.

Books authored

He has authored five books on legal subjects, three of which-Islamic Law of Inheritance, Principles of Administrative Law and Administrative Tribunals for civil Servants in Pakistan-are prescribed as Textbooks at law schools. He is an Ebert and DAAD Fellow, as well as a member of The Hague Academy of International Law. His book "Constitutional and Political History of Pakistan" is taught at the LLB level, and is a comprehensive reference on the making of Pakistan. His work is also taught at the LLM level.


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