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Judicial Education

Pakistani judicial leadership has been showing increasing concern for improving judicial education across the country.

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Expeditious Justice Initiative

Roadmap to Time-bound Criminal Trial Regimen Under the Supervision of the Hon'ble Chief Justice of Pakistan/Chairman BoG, FJA.

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One hostel of the Federal Judicial Academy Islamabad is declared as Judicial Officers Mess.

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Umar Ata Bandial
CHIEF JUSTICE OF PAKISTAN

Justice Umar Ata Bandial was born on 17.09.1958 in Lahore. He received his elementary and secondary education at different schools in Kohat, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and Lahore. He secured his B.A. (Economics) degree from Columbia University, USA followed by a Law Tripos degree from Cambridge University, UK and qualified as Barrister-at-Law from Lincoln’s Inn, London. In 1983, he was enrolled as an Advocate of the Lahore High Court and some years later, as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

In his law practice at Lahore Justice Umar Ata Bandial dealt mostly with commercial, banking, tax and property matters. After 1993 until his elevation, Justice Umar Ata Bandial also handled international commercial disputes. He appeared in arbitration matters before the Supreme Court of Pakistan and also before international arbitral tribunals in London and Paris.

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Mr. Hayat Ali Shah
Director General

After gaining his law degree from the University of Peshawer, Mr. Hayat Ali Shah started his career as a lawyer in the province of Khyber Pakhtun Khwa, the then North West Frontier Province (NWFP). He successfully practiced law for ten years (1981–1990), following which he was appointed as Additional District and Sessions Judge (AD&SJ) by the Peshawar High Court, Peshawar (NWFP). As AD&SJ, Mr. Hayat Ali Shah served in various stations including Nowshehra, Mardan, Bannu, and Malakand. He was promoted as District and Sessions Judge (D&SJ) in 1997, and served in various stations and positions. The stations he served as D&SJ at include Karak, Mardan, Swat, Peshawar, Abbottabad, and as Judge Anti-Terrorism Court between 2008–2012. The positions that Mr. Hayat Ali Shah served as D&SJ include Registrar Peshawer High Court, Director General KPK Judicial Academy, Peshawer (Feb. 2012 – March 2015), and Administrative Judge Ehtesab Court, KPK (March 2015 – June 2017).

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FJA News 2022-06-13

Inaugural

Pre-service Training of Judicial Officers from Khyber- Pakhtunkhawa begins at ...

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FJA News 2022-06-11

Concluding

Lawyers asked to uphold the highest standards of professional conduct ...

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FJA News 2022-06-06

Inaugural

Professional Development Package for Members of the Bar- Islamabad High ...

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FJA News 2022-05-16

Inaugural

Auxiliary Management Course for Senior Most Civil Judges/ Judicial Magistrates ...

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FJA News 2022-03-08

Inaugural

Exploring Concepts in Trial Procedures course for Additional District and ...

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FJA News 2022-02-28

Inaugural

Capacity Building Workshop for Judicial Magistrates on Cases of Rape ...

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FJA News 2022-02-07

Inaugural

Exploring Concepts in Trial Procedures course for Additional District and ...

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FJA News 2022-01-29

Concluding

Training on Capacity Building for Improved Service Delivery for Civil ...

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FJA News 2022-01-11

News

Police Officers Delegation Visits FJA Coordination between Police, Courts stressed

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FJA News 2021-12-13

Inaugural

Training on Capacity Building for Improved Service Delivery for Civil ...