Rai Shahid Saleem

About 16 years of Post-Qualified Experience Law Practice to work with a rich experience of Trial and Appellate Work. I have developed myself into a highly skilled professional who can see a legal issue from the perspective of both the client and lawyers.
With sound understanding of legal philosophy and legal structure and current legal trend as well as commercial and management concern. I am skilled in finding a commercially viable solution to a problem through creative thinking, negotiation, mediation and dispute resolution. 
Flexible and adaptable to working environment; organised in prioritising workload to meet deadlines.
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
  • Re-Appointed as Assistant Advocate General
07 Dec 2018
22 Apr 2021

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. 

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