MANAGING COUNSEL

Alan Smith

BARRISTER MASROOR SHAH MCIArb.

ADVOCATE SUPREME COURT OF PAKISTAN

Education

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London, United Kingdom
Bar – at – Law (2001)

Inns of Court School of Law, City University, London, United Kingdom
Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Skills (2001)

University of Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
LL.B (Hons) (1999)

Edwards College, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
B.A (1995)

Work Experience

Managing Counsel Jan. 2003 - Date          
Barrister Masroor Shah & Company
Advocates & Legal Consultants
Islamabad

Chief Legal Advisor Feb. 2012 – Oct. 2013
Legal Advisor May 2009 – Jan. 2010
Capital Development Authority
Cabinet Division, Govt. of Pakistan

Legal Consultant Jan. 2006 – Jun. 2007
BP Pakistan Exploration & Production Inc.
Formerly British Petroleum

Legal Advisor 2011 – 2017               
Energy Conservation Fund
Ministry of Water and Power,
Govt. of Pakistan Islamabad

Legal Advisor 2016 – Date               
MOL Pakistan Oil and Gas Company B.V
(A Hungarian Multi National Oil and
Gas E & P Company) Islamabad

Legal Consultant 2010 – 2012              
J.E Austin Associates Inc.
Islamabad, Pakistan

Management Consultant 2011 – 2017              
Benazir Income Support Program
Government of Pakistan, Islamabad

Corporate Consultant 2011 – 2014             
Pakistan Television Corporation
PTV Headquarters, Islamabad

Legal Advisor 2011 – 2013             
Pakistan Cricket Board
North Zone, Islamabad

Associate Counsel 2001 – 2002             
Senator Dr. Babar Awan Law Company
Blue Area, Islamabad

Mini Pupil Sept. 1998                
19- Old Building, Lincoln’s Inn
London, United Kingdom

Teaching Experience

Adjunct Member, Faculty of Law2000 – 2010             
University of London (External) – LL.B
Islamabad, Pakistan

Adjunct Member, Faculty of Law 2005                         
International Islamic University – LL.M
Sector H – 10, Islamabad, Pakistan

Voluntary Leadership

Director, Female Governed Dispute Resolution Centre, Islamabad
(2016 – Date)

Member, Board of Governors, Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar (2016 – 2017)

Member, Management Committee, The Gun and Country Club, Islamabad (2015 – 2018)

President, British Alumni Association , Pakistan (2004 – 2006)

President, Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Students’ Association, London (1999-00)

President, The Students’ Union, University of Buckingham, UK
(1997-1998)

Students’ Representative, The Senate, University of Buckingham, UK (1997-1998)

Memberships of Professional Organisations

Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, UK (MCIArb).

Member, The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London, UK

Member, High Court Bar Associations, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar

Member, Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan, Islamabad

Trainings

BP Pakistan Exploration and Production Inc.2006
Formerly British Petroleum

Training in Health Safety and Environmental (HSE)
Laws Compliance

National Advocacy Training Program, Pakistan2004
Under auspices of the Bar Council of England & Wales

Founder Member and received training as Qualified Trainer

Media Experience

Anchorperson Live Weekly Talk Show on Legal & Constitutional Affairs
Titled “Insaaf Ka Kathera” on ATV                  2012-2013


Columnist The Express Tribune and Daily The News                       

Legal & Political Analyst

  • BBC World
  • Geo News
  • Express News
  • ARY News
  • Dawn News
  • Samaa TV
  • Aaj TV
  • Capital TV
  • PTV World
  • PTV News
  • News One
  • Abb Takk
  • 24 News
  • Such News
  • Roz News
  • Hum News
  • Khyber TV
  • Waqt News
  • Neo News
  • 92 News
  • Dunya News
  • BOL News
  • Public TV
  • GNN News