Federal Judicial Academy

Supreme Court of Pakistan Lahore High Court, Lahore Peshawar High Court High Court of Sindh High Court of Balochistan Islamabad High Court Government of Pakistan
Mr. Salman Farooq
Director Research & Publications

Personal Information


Full Name:  Salman Farooq               DOB: 31st May 1979                             Nationality: Pakistani



Employment History



§  Partner Nishtar and Zafar, Advocates and Consultants.

§  Legal Officer at National Tariff Commission (Ministry of Commerce) from 01-07-2009 to 18 March, 2013, working on Trade Remedy laws and Policy issues.

§  Part-time visiting faculty member at International Islamic University (teaching Corporate law, WTO Law, and Commercial Law to LLM students).

§  External and Internal Research Supervisor at IIUI. (conducted three LLM dissertation researches with the research students at the University).

§  Research Associate with Professor of the International Islamic University.

§  Part-time visiting faculty member at the University of Lahore (teaching Corporate Governance).

  • Advocate High Court (Enrolment Date)                                                           14-07-2006
  • Advocate District Court                                                                   01-06-2003


  • SHEIKH LAW ASSOCIATES                                                         03-03-2003 to 15-05-2007

§  Carrying out research in Corporate, Trade, Civil, Property, Rent.

§   Presentation of the cases.

§  Client dealing.

§  Drafting and preparation of files.







September 2007-08   SOAS, University of London LLM              WTO and Trade Linkages

                                                                                       International Trade Law      

                                                                                      Company Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution





August 1998 – March 2003                  International Islamic Univ.                   LLB Hons. Shariah and Law.


1995-1997                                             IMCB F-8/4                                             Fsc. Pre Medical.                                                                                                                    

1984-1995                                           St. Mary’s Cambridge School                Matriculation.




Interests and Activities


  • Participant of the WTO National Seminar on Trade and Development, 2010.
  • Covered some events in the U.K for a Pakistani Journal.
  • Host shows varying from social, creative and competitive nature.

·         September 2001 - International Humanitarian Law Competition

 Participated in the International Humanitarian Law Competition held in September 2001 and 2002   under the supervision of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

·         1998-99-  Received scholarship in the first year of my studies at IIUI.

·         Sub-Editor of the “Voice of Shariah”, IIUI.

·         Vice-President of The “Young Jurists Forum”. 

  • Arranged and participated in the first law moots among the senior students of the Faculty of

        Shari’ah and Law.





  • Languages                    Score of 8 in IELTS, Good Command of Arabic Language.