Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has taken back charge as Chief Justice of Pakistan. He has become the first chief justice who has been suspended and reinstated twice. At last after 2 year long struggle of Lawyer’s and civil society and thanks to the amazing Long march on 15-16 March, 2009. here is the portfolio of Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan
Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry
Chaudhry Jan Muhammad
Date of Birth :
54-B Zarghon Road, Quetta.
Judge, Supreme Court of Pakistan, Constitutional Avenue, Islamabad
Started Practice as Advocate in the year 1974.
Enrolled as Advocate High Court in the year 1976.
Enrolled as Advocate Supreme Court in the year 1985.
Appointed as Advocate General Balochistan in the year 1989.
Elevated as Addl: Judge High Court of Balochistan in the year 1990.
Confirmed as Judge High Court of Balochistan in the year 1993.
Appointed as Chief Justice High Court of Balochistan on 22nd April 1999.
Elevated as Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan on 4th February 2000.
Appointed as Chief Justice Pakistan on 30th June 2005.
Fields/Subjects ofPractice as Advocated:
Practiced as Advocate in all fields/subjects i.e.Constitutional, Criminal, Civil, Tax,Revenue, etc.
o Elected as President High Court Bar Association,Quetta.
o Elected twice as Member Bar Council.
Besides functioning as Judge High Court of Balochistan, Quetta discharged duties as Banking Judge Special Court for Speedy Trials, Judge Customs Appellate Court as well as Company Judge.
Appointed as Chairman Balochistan Local Council Election Authority in the year 1992 and thereafter for second term in the year 1998.
Appointed as Chairman Provincial Review Board for the Province of Balochistan on the recommendations of Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan.
Appointed twice as Chairman of Pakistan Red Crescent Society Balochistan by Government of Balocistan.
Nominated by Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan as Chairman, Enrolment Committee of Pakistan Bar Council.
Appointed as Judge Incharge Supreme Court Staff Welfare Committee by the Hon’ble Chief Justice.
International visits as Chief Justice of Pakistan:
o Attended 22nd Biennial Congress on the Law of the World held in Beijing & Shanghai, China in September, 2005.
o Participated in International Conference and Showcase on Judicial Reforms held in Philippines in November, 2005.
o Visited United Kingdom in February, 2006 in connection with The UK-Pakistan Judicial Protocol on Children Matter.