Rai Shahid Saleem Khan

Having a unique blend of about 18 years’ of Law Practice with a rich experience of civil Trial, Appellate and constitution work, I have developed myself into a highly skilled professional who can see a legal issue from the perspective of both the Client and the Lawyer. 

Having a brought and extensive and complex litigation and arbitration matters, Contractual, Commercial, Civil, Company, Banking, Constitutional, Criminal, Intellectual Property and Labour, Land Acquisition, Arbitration including Legislative Drafting,  Corporate Affairs, Legal Opinions, Drafting & Vetting of legal document. Also having sound understanding of legal philosophy, legal structure & current legal trends as well as commercial and management concerns, He is skilled in finding a commercially viable solution to a problem through creative thinking, negotiations & dispute resolution.

Awais Law Associates, Lahore, Pakistan Full Time  
Mar 2003 -Continue 
Worked in different capacities from Trainee to Senior Associate Lawyer during the period and responsibilities varied according to the position. 
Main responsibilities were consultation with the clients, taking notes and preparing legal draft, case law research, typing and vetting legal opinions and legal documents, contesting cases (defending the rights of the client) before the court of first instance to appeals in High Court. 
Field of Experience Corporate Affairs, Legal Opinion, Drafting & Vetting, Legal Documents Banking Law, Contractual Law; Commercial Law, Company Law; Constitutional Law; International Law; Intellectual Property Law, Revenue Laws, Labour Laws; Civil & Criminal Law



Date of Birth

12th Jan. 1978


Date of Appointment as: 


  • Assistant Advocate General Punjab
  • Re-Appointed as Assistant Advocate General Punjab
  • Promoted as Additional Advocate General Punjab
07 Dec. 2018 to 08 Jul. 2019
22 Apr. 2021  to 27 Nov. 2021
27 Nov. 2021 to date.

Date of Enrollment as:


  • Advocate Lower Court 
  • Advocate High Court



Educational Background B.A LL.B 

Modules studied: English Jurisprudence; Islamic Jurisprudence; Arbitration Law; Law of Contract; Criminal Law; Constitutional Law; Law of Evidence; Company Law; Negotiable Instruments; Property Laws; Civil & Criminal Procedure. 

Skills gained: Understanding the whole new legal world and attained excellent grounding in legal skills; Development of methodical, inquisitive and enthusiastic approach; Analysing and relating legislation and how to fill gaps by applying case law on given propositions. 

  • Appointed as Addl. Advocate General Punjab w.e.f. 27.11.2021 till date
  • Appointed/designated as a Focal Person to represent Advocate General Office before all respective Forums where it is so required.
  • Appointed by the Advocate General Punjab to oversee professional functioning of the Advocate General Office viz-a-viz litigation of all Government Departments as also to watch the professional performance of Law Officer before different Courts.
  • Nominated Member of Committee to Monitor Litigation Business of Government of Punjab constituted by Law Minister under the Instructions of Worthy Prime Minister of Pakistan.
  • Assistant Advocate General Punjab - (08.12.2018 to 08.07.2019)
  • Assistant Advocate General Punjab (22nd April, 2021 to 27.11.2021)

Professional Body Memberships:



  • Advocate High Court (Lahore) since 2005.
  • Enrolled with Punjab Bar Council (Lahore) as an Advocate since 2003
  • Life Member Lahore Bar Association
  • Member Lahore High Court Bar Association
  • Chairman & Member of different Committees, Lahore High Court Bar Association
Office Number 042-99214034