Honourable Justice


Mr. Justice Muhammad Faisal Kamal Alam

Mr. Justice Faisal Kamal Alam is a fourth-generation member of the legal fraternity, who was enrolled to practice before the High Courts of Pakistan in the year 1997 and subsequently admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pakistan in the year 2008. Over the course of his 20 year career as a lawyer, he advocated approximately 800 cases in the High Courts of Pakistan, a number of landmark cases in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, and has 42 reported judgements to his name as a lawyer. Mr. Justice Alam also concurrently practiced in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, between the years 2009 to 2014. His legal practice comprised of advisory and representation in commercial disputes, service disputes, regulatory disputes, election disputes, and constitutional matters.

In July 2014, Mr. Justice Alam was appointed as Advisor Legal Affairs to the President of Pakistan [Secretariat], and served in this position till 29.10.2015.

On 30.10.2015, Justice Alam took oath as Judge of the High Court of Sindh and has served on the Bench for almost 7 years. During the course of his tenure, he has also served as, Chairman of Legal Research Cell (Sindh High Court), Member Information Technology Committee, and Member Board of Governor for Sindh Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS).

Professional Career:
  • Judge, High Court of Sindh
    30.10.2015 to present
  • Advisor Legal Affairs, President of Pakistan
    23.7.2014 to 29.10.2015

    Served as legal consultant/advisor on Legal Affairs to the President of Pakistan, with the status of a High Court Judge. During this period, I authored approximately 250 opinions, which later became decisions of the President of Pakistan in his capacity as Appellate Authority of Five Federal Ombudsmen viz 1. Wafaqi Muhtasab, 2. Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO), 3. Federal Insurance Ombudsman, 4. Banking Mohtasib and 5. Ombudsperson for the Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace.

    Other than the above, rendered opinions on Service Appeals preferred under Civil Servants (Appeals) Rules, 1977, and advised the President of Pakistan from time to time on various legal issues.

  • Advocate High Courts, and Advocate Supreme Court
    Practiced as an Advocate for 20 years, and enrolled as an Advocate Supreme Court in the year 2008.
  • Elected Member of Pakistan Bar Council [2010 to 2014]
  • Member Supreme Court Bar Association
  • Member Sindh High Court Bar Association
  • Member Karachi Bar Association
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