Muhammad Yawar Ali is a Pakistan based jurist who has served as Lahore High Court’s 46th Chief Justice. He received his LL. B (Honors) degree from Leeds University in the United Kingdom. He started his professional life as a visiting lecturer at Punjab University Lahore during the early years of his law practice.
He has authored a book published in 1999 entitled ‘The Effect of Revolutions on Legal-Order Within States.’ This article contains all the information about him, including Muhammad Yawar Ali Biography.
|Name:||Justice Yawar Ali|
|In Urdu:||جسٹس یاور علی|
|Appointed a High Court Judge:||19 February 2010|
|Seniority List of LHC Judges:||Justice Yawar Ali is at 12th Number|
|Served as :||Deputy Attorney General and Assistant Advocate General|
|Government was:||Nawaz Sharif|
|7 February 2018:||Justice Yawar Ali takes Oath as Chief Justice LHC|
|Chief Justice of Lahore High Court:||46th|
|Will Remain in the office:||Eight Months and Fifteen Day|
|Retire On :||22 October 2018|
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Muhammad Yawar Ali Biography
Justice Yawar Ali completed his early studies from Lahore and secured Law degree in 1979 and began legal practice in LHC in 1980, and in 1986 became a lawyer of the Supreme Court. He holds vast experience in human rights, administrative, and constitutional services.
As of 46th CJ of Lahore High-Court, he gave verdicts in some high-profile cases that were appraised internationally. During his oath ceremony as 46th CJ, Governor Punjab Rafeeq Rajwana expressed his hopes that new Chief Justice Ali would play his part in justice provision to people and give verdicts according to law.
He is at number-12 in the seniority list of judges of Lahore High Court.
Yawar Date of Birth
He opened his eyes on 23rd Oct 1956.
Education of Yawar
He cleared his O/A levels from Lahore’s Aitchison College and completed his Bachelor’s from theUniversity of Punjab in Lahore. Ali secured his LL. B (Honors) degree from Leeds University in the United Kingdom. Middle Temple University in the U.K. recognized him as Barrister-at-Law.
He has served as the visiting lecturer at Punjab University Lahore during the early years of his law practice. He got his book published in 1999 entitled ‘The Effect of Revolutions on Legal-Order Within States.’
As an Advocate
In 1980 he got enrolled at lower courts as an advocate and later in that same year enrolled at High Court as an advocate. In 1986 Ali got enrolled at Pakistan Supreme Court as an advocate.
Career as CJ
He got appointed as Lahore High Court’s additional justice on 19th Feb 2010. On 7th Feb 2018, he became Chief Justice of LHC. Upon his retirement on 22nd Oct 2018, Justice Mohammad Anwar-ul-Haq replaced Ali as CJ of LHC.
Cases of Public-Significance Held by Ali
He dealt with many public-significance cases before Appellate Court, Supreme Court, and High-Court, representing different clients including National Bank, PIA, WAPDA, Pakistan Railways, Federal Government, and Muslim Commercial Bank.
Oath Taking Ceremony
In Ali’s oath-taking ceremony as 46th CJ of Lahore High-Court, Governor Punjab Rafeeq Rajwana administered his youth. At the same time, CM Shehbaz Shareef, Speaker of Punjab Assembly Rana Iqbal, provincial ministers, high-court judges, LHC Bar Association, federal and provincial law-officers attended this oath ceremony.
A smartly dressed squad of police presented him a guard of honor on his arrival at Lahore High Court. Court-officials and judges congratulated him for holding this office.
Cases Judged by Yawar
As an LHC judge, he settled on several cases that appeared in the legal-journals, such as PLD (Pakistan Legal Decision) 1996 S.C 152, PLD-1996 S.C 274 1996, MLD 01. 1996, PLC (CS) 678, PLD 1995 SC 546, 1996 SCMR 1510, 1999 SCMR 2744, 2005 SCMR 445, and 2008 SCMR 1377.