Barrister Raheel Ahmed

Adjunct /Visiting Faculty Member






207, Puran Arcade, E-11/2, Islamabad


Education and Qualifications

September 2017 – 2018: BPP University, United Kingdom

BPTC (Bar Professional Training Programme), class of degree: Competent


September 2015 – 2016: Coventry University, United Kingdom

LLM (International Business Law), class of degree: Merit

(Dissertation on Intellectual Property Rights)


September 2010 – August 2014: University of London International Programmes

LLB (Hons), class of degree: 2:2, (All Law Society UK qualifying subjects studied)

(Dissertation on US First Constitutional Amendment)


May 2016: World Intellectual Property Organisation Geneva, Switzerland

Summer Law Course on Intellectual Property Rights


June 2018: ADR-ODR International, United Kingdom

International accredited Civil-Commercial Mediator


Bar Qualification


Licensed to practice in Pakistan (High Courts and District Courts)

International accredited Civil-Commercial Mediator


Work Experience


August 2018 – Present: UMR Practice, Islamabad

Managing Partner

·         Advising Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and representing before superior courts.

·         Advising Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDCL) and providing representation before superior courts

·         Providing services in contract drafting and management to a range of clients.

·         Representing clients before superior and district courts


Legislation and Policy


·         Serving as Legal Advisor to honourable Chairman of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privilege

·         Serving in Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice as ‘Special Invitee’ to assist on in the matters and legislation relating to law reform

·         Assisting honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan and the team constituted for law reform in the civil justice system




November 2016 – August 2017: The Law and Policy Chamber, Islamabad

Senior Associate Lawyer


·         Advised and represented multinational companies such as DHL and Salov Food Italy

·         Serviced public sector organization such as Pakistan Engineering Council and represented clients before Competition Appellate Tribunal and Arbitration hearings

·         Assisted in contract management, reviewing and negotiations

·         Represented clients before High court and lower courts in matters relating to criminal and civil law

·         Assisted senior partner in human rights cases and high profile public interest litigation which includes: enforced disappearance cases, challenging vires of unjust tax ordinance and directives issued by Federal Government and challenging the directives pertaining to frequent suspension of telecommunication services by Federal Government through PTA etc

·         Provided legal assistance to the United Nation Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Government of Pakistan to develop comprehensive policy in relation to ‘voluntary repatriation and management of Afghan refugees in Pakistan’


November 2014 – August 2015: Ajuris, Advocates and Corporate Counsels

Associate Lawyer


  • Represented clients in lower courts in matters relating to chancery and inheritance
  • Assisted senior partner in contract management, reviewing and negotiations
  • Assisted senior partners in research and drafting bylaws of public bodies such as the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) and National Highway Authority (NHA)
  • Conducted research and prepared case briefs for senior partners and senior associates


July 2016 – August 2016: Crown Court Wolverhampton and Magistrates’ Court Birmingham

Judge Marshall


  • Shadowed and served as Judge Marshal with the Circuit Judge of Crown Court Wolverhampton
  • Shadowed and served as Judge Marshal with the District Judge of Birmingham
  • Shadowed the Circuit Judge and District Judge at the bench and in retiring room
  • Shadowed the District Judge on the bench in Criminal court, Youth court and Family courts
  • Had the opportunity of examining the case files, sensitive documents and understanding the perspective of the Judge in terms of applying sentencing guidelines and writing judgments
  • Understood jury trails and sentencing guidelines through meticulous briefings given by the learned Circuit Judge


December 2014 – March 2015: Lead Pakistan/United Nations Development Programme

Legislative Gap Analyst/Report writer   


  • Conducted in-depth research to compile and examine environmental legislation of Provicial and Federal Parliament passed in last sixty-five years
  • Alluded to inefficient nature, obsolete mechanism, gaps and ineffectiveness of statutes on the subject
  • Proposed reforms to meet exigencies of time and international obligation of Millennium Development Goals 2015 of United Nations relating to environmental laws
  • The report was approved for publications by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)




Internships and other Legal Experiences


·         Completed mini-pupilage and a year-long mentoring scheme at 43 Temple Row Law Chamber, Birmingham

·         Completed internship at the Office of the Additional Attorney General of Pakistan

·         Served as Visiting faculty at the School of International Law and taught Professional Legal Ethics.

·         Attended seminar/lecture series in Geneva held by various United Nation agencies: United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), World Trade Organisations (WTO) and Office of the High Commissioner of the Human Rights (OHCHR) (May 2016)

·         Participated in various mooting/debating competitions organised by my Law School and United States Educational Foundation of Pakistan (USEFP) – Best Team Awards.

·         Participated and represented Coventry University in Swansea University Commercial Law/Maritime Mooting Competition organised by Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, UK.

·         Letter of Appreciation by UNDP/LEAD Pakistan in acknowledgement of my work as a Gap Analyst/Report Writer

·         Awarded certificate of Effective Communication by USEFP

·         Appointed as the Secretary CSR (Community Social Responsibility) of Law Society of School of international Law (2013-2014). Served as the Student Ambassador of Law Society of Coventry University (2015-2016).

·         Excellent computer skills include; Email, Word, Power Point and Excel.


Hobbies and Interests


My hobbies and interest stems from the ideology of paying back to the society. In my leisure time, I like volunteering and writing public awareness articles. Moreover, I like to travel in different legal jurisdictions to enhance my legal understanding of global contemporary arena and I have visited courts in United States, Netherlands (International Court of Justice – The Hague), United Kingdom, Dubai (DIFC) and Pakistan. I have also travelled to the USA to conduct specialised research for my undergraduate dissertation. I have attended various workshops/conferences including Schuitema workshop and Magna Carta Conference (UK High Commission Pakistan).


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