Zia Ullah Ranjah

Zia Ullah Ranjah

Zia Ullah Ranjah

Managing Partner

Mr. Ranjah is a brilliant lawyer in Pakistan. He did his LL.B and LL.M from Punjab University Law College, Lahore. Before establishing his law firm Jurist Panel, he worked with RIAA Barker Gillette, a leading international law firm. He has extensive experience in the legal profession. He has represented and advised various institutions and companies including National Bank, Union Bank, Union Leasing, Standard Chartered Bank, Barclays Bank, Samba Bank, Habib Bank, Habib Metro, NIB Bank, Citibank, Emirates Global Islamic Bank, Turkish Airline, Pakistan Engineering Council, LESCO, and Borjan (Pvt.) Ltd. He has also represented individual clients in civil, revenue, and criminal matters.

He has the honor of lecturing at National Defense University, Foreign Service Academy, National Police Academy, Civil Services Academy, Intelligence Bureau Academy, Punjab Judicial Academy, Pakistan College of Law and Punjab University Law College. He was invited as a visiting scholar at SOAS, University of London. He has participated in seminars at University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, and International Academy for Leadership. He has attended Public International Law Course and Advanced Course on International Criminal Law at the Hague Academy of International Law. He has been a consultant in law reforms project in Pakistan conducted in collaboration with Asian Development Bank.

He has contributed opinions in respected English newspapers including DAWN, The News International, and The Friday Times. He contributes to Jurist Blog. He has published in the LUMS Law Journal and the Journal for Law and Islam. He is also a member of International Law Association, International Law Foundation, and a prestigious International Advisory Board of the Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.

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Articles by Zia Ullah Ranjah

  1. Right to a fair trialDaily TimesMonday, Jan 13, 2020
  2. A sorry state of affairsDaily TimesWednesday, Dec 18, 2019
  3. Debating Life SentenceJurist BlogWednesday, Dec 11, 2019
  4. The Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in PakistanJurist BlogTuesday, Dec 03, 2019
  5. Comment on the Lahore High Court Judgment in Al-Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited v Province of Punjab through Secretary FoodLUMS Law JournalSunday, Nov 10, 2019
  6. Defining TerrorismThe NewsMonday, Nov 04, 2019
  7. How long is a life sentence?The Friday timesFriday, Oct 18, 2019
  8. Life SentenceThe NewsSunday, Oct 13, 2019
  9. Sages have SpokenThe Friday timesFriday, Oct 04, 2019
  10. Environment and judicial activismThe Friday timesFriday, Sep 27, 2019
  11. Policy and the lawThe NewsSaturday, Sep 21, 2019
  12. Applying international law in KashmirThe Friday timesFriday, Sep 20, 2019
  13. BJP and Indian federalismThe NewsSaturday, Aug 31, 2019
  14. How BJP is Destroying India’s Constitution and FederalismThe Friday timesFriday, Aug 30, 2019
  15. Flawed legislationThe NewsWednesday, Aug 28, 2019
  16. Article 370 in India: Modi’s BJP versus India’s Constitutional Basic Structure?SOAS University London BlogTuesday, Aug 27, 2019
  17. A challenge for the Indian Supreme CourtThe NewsSaturday, Aug 10, 2019
  18. Dignity of the legal professionThe Friday timesFriday, Aug 02, 2019
  19. Dark Clouds Over the JudiciaryThe Friday timesFriday, Jul 26, 2019
  20. Human rights in the digital ageThe NewsTuesday, Jul 02, 2019
  21. Human Rights in the Digital AgeThe Friday TimesFriday, Jun 28, 2019
  22. Judges under siege?The Friday TimesFriday, Jun 07, 2019
  23. Enforcing fundamental rightsThe Friday TimesFriday, May 31, 2019
  24. Welfare of minors remains the touchstone in child custody casesDaily TimesWednesday, Apr 24, 2019
  25. Strengthening rule of lawThe Friday TimesFriday, Apr 12, 2019
  26. Unburdening the JudiciaryThe Friday TimesFriday, Mar 29, 2019
  27. Supremacy of the parliamentJournal for Law and Islam, ZRI, GermanyWednesday, Mar 27, 2019
  28. Changing judicial behaviorThe Friday TimesFriday, Mar 15, 2019
  29. A Critical Review of Asia Bibi CaseLUMS Law JournalSunday, Feb 24, 2019
  30. Judicial introspectionThe Friday TimesFriday, Feb 22, 2019
  31. Defining fundamental rightsThe Friday TimesFriday, Feb 08, 2019
  32. Criminal JusticeThe NewsThursday, Jan 24, 2019
  33. Embracing LawtechThe NewsSaturday, Jan 05, 2019
  34. Ethical lawyeringDAWNSunday, Dec 23, 2018
  35. Interview, My legal lifeLawyers Monthly Magazine, UKWednesday, Dec 19, 2018
  36. Digital bankingPakistan TodayTuesday, Oct 09, 2018
  37. International law has yet to be applied in myanmarDaily TimesFriday, Sep 28, 2018
  38. Reforms for justiceThe NewsTuesday, Sep 04, 2018
  39. Judicial reformsThe NewsWednesday, May 30, 2018
  40. Limits of suo motu powersDaily TimesSaturday, May 26, 2018
  41. Women in the superior judiciaryThe Express TribuneTuesday, Apr 10, 2018
  42. Future firmsDAWNSunday, Mar 25, 2018
  43. Legal EducationDAWNMonday, Mar 05, 2018
  44. Supremacy of the ConstitutionThe Express TribuneSunday, Feb 25, 2018
  45. Ailing justice systemDaily TimesWednesday, Sep 20, 2017
  46. InterviewExpress NewsThursday, Aug 03, 2017
  47. The ICJ impassePakistan TodaySaturday, Jun 03, 2017
  48. The Paris agreementPakistan TodaySunday, Dec 18, 2016
  49. The ICC impasseDAWNWednesday, Nov 30, 2016
  50. Fragile rule of lawDAWNMonday, Nov 14, 2016
  51. Celebrating justicePakistan TodayThursday, Oct 27, 2016
  52. Celebrating justiceDaily TimesMonday, Oct 24, 2016
  53. A silver linningDAWNThursday, Sep 22, 2016
  54. Flawed rulesDAWNFriday, Sep 02, 2016
  55. A lawyers sojourn in LondonCourting the LawWednesday, Jun 01, 2016
  56. Judicial accountabilityCourting the LawFriday, May 06, 2016
  57. Criminal trialsPakistan TodayWednesday, Apr 06, 2016
  58. Speedy justicePakistan TodaySaturday, Mar 05, 2016
  59. An intellectual crisisDaily Times Sunday, Jan 17, 2016
  60. Legal EducationDAWNFriday, Oct 02, 2015
  61. Bar politicsDAWNWednesday, Sep 02, 2015
  62. Legal reformsDAWNSunday, Aug 30, 2015
  63. Blurring the boundariesPakistan TodaySaturday, Aug 15, 2015
  64. Delivery of justicePakistan TodaySaturday, Jul 04, 2015
  65. Am I a citizen of Pakistan?Pakistan TodaySaturday, Jun 27, 2015
  66. Reconstruction of our Education systemPakistan TodaySaturday, Jun 13, 2015
  67. ProfessionalismPakistan TodayWednesday, Jun 10, 2015
  68. Capacity building of lawyersPakistan TodaySaturday, May 23, 2015
  69. Our right to knowPakistan TodayFriday, May 15, 2015
  70. Establishing military courtsPakistan TodayWednesday, Jan 07, 2015