Current Bench

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Raja Saeed Akram Khan

Chief Justice of Azad Jammu and Kashmir

Mr. Justice Raja Saeed Akram Khan was born on 10th March, 1962 at Lalamusa. His forefathers migrated from Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. He passed his Secondary School Certificate Examination from Pakistan High School Lalamusa and graduated from Punjab University. He did his LLB from the Punjab University Law College, Lahore. After having Bachelor of Law he joined the Chamber of Kh. Sultan Ahmed Advocate. He started his legal practice as an Advocate on 25.10.1989.

He was enrolled as an Advocate of High Court on 11.11.1991 and as Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan on 19.6.2004. Elected as the Member of Executive Committee of Lahore High Court Bar Association in the year 1992-93 and was elected as the Finance Secretary of the Lahore High Court Bar Association in the year 1993-94. He was appointed as the Assistant Advocate General Punjab on 03.4.1995. He was elevated as Judge Islamabad High Court on 15.2.2008 and confirmed as Judge Islamabad High Court on 15.2.2009. He was appointed as the Special Prosecutor Anti–Narcotics Force at Supreme Court of Pakistan on 01.02.2010. He also remained part time Lecturer in ALMEEZAN Law College Rawalpindi and worked as the Special Public Prosecutor for the Government of Punjab and the counsel of Lahore Development Authority.

He was appointed as the Chairman of the Ehtesab Bureau of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on 16.3.2010. He was appointed as the Additional Advocate General Punjab on 6.4.2010 but did not join as he had already assumed the office of the Chairman Ehtesab Bureau of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. He was Elevated as permanent judge of the Supreme Court of AJ&K on 16 December,2011.

His lordship took oath as the acting Chief Justice of Azad Jammu & Kashmir on 01 April, 2020 and Chief Justice of Azad Jammu & Kashmir on 18 May, 2021.

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Khawaja Muhammad Nasim, J.


Senior Judge

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Raza Ali Khan

Judge


Mr. Justice Raza Ali Khan born on 3rd of July, 1969. After completion of his matriculation in 1985, he did his intermediate and bachelor’s programme from Post-Graduate college, Abbottabad in 1988 and 1990 respectively. He joined Khyber Law College, Peshawar University in 1991 and completed his LLB degree with excellence in 1993.


He started his legal practice from the same year in the chamber of Mr. Justice Ghulam Mustafa Mughal (former Hon’ble Judge Supreme Court AJ&K), who was an eminent lawyer of that time. He was enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court in 1997, and as Advocate Supreme Court of AJ&K in the year 2002.


His lordship has also taken part in politics of Bar Association and remained President of Supreme Court Bar Association in the year 2011-12, Secretary General, Supreme Court Bar Association in the year 2010-11, President of Central Bar Association Muzaffarabad in 2014-15, Member of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Bar Council (in the year 2002 to 2007 and from 2007 to 2012) and Chairman Executive Committee of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Bar Council in the year 2012. His Lordship was appointed as Advocate General in 2016 and held the office of Advocate General till his elevation as Judge, High Court of AJ&K. He remained judge of the Hight Court of AJ&K for more than 2 years.


His Lordship elevated as Permanent Judge of the Supreme Court AJ&K on 26th May,2021 and up till now he is performing his function as Judge Supreme Court of AJ&K.