ABID HASSAN MINTO

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Legal Career

Admitted to practice in the High Courts of Pakistan 1957
Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Pakistan 1963
Appointed Senior Advocate Supreme Court 1997

Positions Held

Member of the Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan (2012 – 2015)
Elected Member of Pakistan Bar Council (1966 – 1983)
Elected President Lahore High Court Bar Association (1982 – 1983)
Elected President Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan (1997 – 1999)
Elected Vice President International Association of Democratic Lawyers
at the Barcelona Congress (1990 – 1995)
Elected Member International Bureau of the International Association
of Democratic lawyers at the XVth Congress at Cape Town (1995)
Visiting Professor, University Law College, University of the Punjab (1963 – 1983)

PROFILE

Mr. Minto is a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and a former president of both the Supreme Court Bar Association and Lahore High Court Bar Association. He has also served as the Vice President of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (1990-1995 – elected as Vice President at the Barcelona Congress in 1990). Mr. Minto is an icon with more than fifty years of experience in litigation before various courts of law and forums. He is regarded as one of Pakistan’s foremost jurists / legal thinkers and constitutional law experts.