Malik Akhtar Javed

Malik Akhtar Javaid did his M.A. in English Literature from Government College University, Lahore, and LL.B from University of the Punjab, Lahore and LL.M from USA. He successfully cleared his CSS examinations and was also selected by the Punjab Public Service Commission for Lectureship in English. In 2003. He worked as a Consultant with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Project on Planning and Budgeting in the North West Frontier Province. He also wrote a Book Review on “Humane Governance for Human Security and Sustainable Human Development”. He has also drafted a Report on Mountain Area Conservancy Project for the UNDP. He has remained the Chairman of the Youth Conference organized by the Rotary Club. President of the English Literary Council, Government College, Lahore and was the winner of the Feroz-ud-Din Creative Essay Writing Competition in 1998. He led a Lawyers’ Delegation to India and held meetings with the Indian Lawyers at Supreme Court Bar Association of India at Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Ajmer and Jaipur regarding the new emerging demands in the legal profession. He also headed the Lahore Chapter during his meetings with Raja of Jodhpur in India, pertaining to the normalization of relations between India & Pakistan, which was an offshoot of the track two diplomacy strategy formulated by the Govt. of Pakistan.

For seven consecutive years, he has worked as Senior Associate/Consultant in a Corporate Law Firm “Walker Martineau Saleem” as Head of Banking and Corporate Wing. He had been appearing on behalf of Allied Bank of Pakistan, United Bank of Pakistan, Bank of Punjab, Mybank Limited, Faysal Bank Limited, Habib Metropolitan Bank, Saudi Pak Commercial Bank, Trust Investment Bank, Silkbank Limited, Bank of Punjab, Meezan Bank, Bank of Khyber, Summit Bank Limited, Habib Metropolitan Bank Limited and Emirates Global Islamic Bank. In addition to this he has worked for ORIX Leasing Pakistan Limited for seven years and successfully won the cases in favor of the above Financial Institutions and the said Leasing Company. He has had an ample exposure of drafting commercial agreements, joint venture agreements, deeds, and franchise agreements and in this regard rendered his legal services to various public and private organizations. He has been a recipient of a token of Appreciation/Acknowledgement from Annemarie Schimmel Haus, Goethe Institute, the institutes governed and controlled by Federal Public of Germany for successfully disposing of the cases filed by and against the said institutes. He remained a member of Banking Reforms Committee and also a member of Executive Committee of Lahore High Court Bar Association (2009-2010) and has contributed a lot for bringing a vicissitude towards reformation of legal fraternity. In recognition of his extraordinary contributions in maintaining and developing bilateral relationships among countries, he was appointed Chairman Pak-US Relations Committee, Lahore High Court (2011-2012), Chairman Anti-Corruption Committee, Lahore High Court in (2012-2013) while he also served as Chairman International Relations Committee, Lahore High Court (2013-2015) and remained chairman of International Media Relations Committee. He also remained as Chairman/Head Advisory Board Information commission Punjab and rendered his legal services to various government departments. Moreover, he has served as Chairman Advisory Committee of Punjab Information Commission (G.O.P) and has provided consultancy services to Punjab Employees Social Security Institution (G.O.P)., and Worker’s Welfare Board. Additionally, he has been Chairman Advisory Board American Lyceum School System and Board Member School of Law Policy University of Management and Technology.

Malik Akhtar Javaid has, over the years, earned a wealth of litigation experience, having handled over 3000 cases in the High Courts & Supreme Court of Pakistan and over 1000 cases in the District Courts. He has been a key figure in the legal advisory for Ajman Bank in the United Arab Emirates and many reputable institutions like Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Haier Pakistan, Munir Wool Company, Emirates Worldwide Investments, Hot & Spicy, Nobel Marble (Pvt.) Ltd., Esakhel Estate Private Limited, 101 Group (Pvt.) Ltd., Noor Classic Dyeing Private Limited, Finsoft Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd., Adamjee Insurance Company Limited, OPTICA, Gomila Inter sole (Pvt.) Ltd., Agri Farm Securities Private Limited, OPTP (One Potato Two Potato), G.S Computers Private Limited, Agri International Private Limited, Special Flour Mills Private Limited, Gulshan-e-Rehman Private Limited, Alamgir Power (Pvt.) Ltd. Planning and Developing Department, H.J Textile Private Limited, Al-Zikar Brands, Government of Punjab (Pre-qualified Firm), Integrated Construction Solution Pvt. Ltd., American Lyceum Private Limited, Starlite Entertainment Co., Idroid Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd., Asmar Textiles (Pvt.) Ltd., Swallow International, Khas Foods (Khas Catering), Auto Soft Dynamics Pvt. Ltd., Sunshine Industries Private Limited, Lumensoft Technologies Private Limited, Canada Orthopedic & Rehabilitation Center Tivoli Enterprises (Pvt.) Ltd., Rnack-Business Innovators, Clevtron Lifestyles & Management Strategists, Value Entertainment (Pvt.) Ltd. (Silver Screen), Coral Sky Marketing, Toyota Ravi Motors (Pvt.) Ltd., Ravi Exchange Private Limited Directorate of Customs and Intelligence, Wasi Securities Private Limited, Professional Builders Private Limited, Diamond Industries Ltd., Western Brands (Pt.) Ltd., Marble Slab Creamery, Dominos Pizza, KKT Pakistan Center of Spine (Pvt.)Ltd., Ammar Textiles (Pvt.) Ltd., Elixir Laboratories (Pvt.)Ltd., American Lyceum School System, and American Lycetuff School System. etc. 

Serving as the Additional Advocate General approximately December 2018, he has disposed of cases in favor of Govt. of Punjab with a victory ratio of 99.5% and also worked as Law Officer in the Court of Her Ladyship Mrs. Justice Ayesha A. Malik. He has been responsible for handling matters of paramount importance on behalf of Government of Punjab before the full bench constituted by Honorable Lahore High Court. Amongst the cases which he handled, over 40 of the judgments on different aspects of law were published as PLD, CLD, SCMR, and CLC as reported citations. He has been Incharge of Mental Health Cases in around 750 cases on behalf of Advocate General Punjab under section 29 of Mental Health Ordinance 2001. He drafted “Act of Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority” for the Government of Punjab in 2019. Further, he proposed Amendment in Section 2 (a) of ‘Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929’ and Section 4 of Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961. He has served the office as Acting Advocate General (officiating basis) from December 2019 till January 2020. Also, he has presented on behalf of Advocate General Punjab ‘Full Court Reference’ in the Honour of Ex-Chief Justice His Lordship Mr. Justice Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan. He has excelled in another course ‘Introduction to English Common Law’ from University of London in 2021. He has been teaching at Punjab Institute of Professional Development and Management to the PMS officers.  Moreover, he delivered lectures at LUMS and Judicial Academy on various topics of law. He is also the author of a book titled “Ephemeral Pleasures”. His articles have appeared in various magazines, journals and newspapers. He has vast experience and practice in areas of civil, commercial, constitutional, property, banking, labor, service, tax, cybercrimes, corporate and intellectual property laws. 




Date of Birth

12th Jan. 1975

Date of Appointment as:   

Additional Advocate General

7th Dec. 2018

Date of Enrollment as:  
  • Advocate Lower Court
  • Advocate High Court
  • Advocate Supreme Court

23rd May. 2001
3rd Jul. 2003
6th Apr. 2016


Educational Background MA(English Lit), LL.B(Pb),  LLM(USA)
Specialized course "Introduction to Egnlish common Law" University of London.
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