Justice Mrs. Kausar Sultana Hussain
For more than twenty five years, Justice Mrs. Kausar Sultana Hussain has been continuously contributing her rich professional expertise to the various judicial and administrative assignments given to her from time to time during her service carrier. She earned the degrees of M.A and LL.M from the prime alma mater of Karachi. Quite early in her career, she was enrolled as an Advocate by the Sindh Bar Council in the year 1987. She continued practicing as lawyer till 1992, when she was appointed as Civil Judge by the Sindh High Court. She was subsequently promoted as Senior Civil Judge and then Additional District & Sessions Judge and served in various Districts of the province of Sindh. On promotion as District & Sessions Judge in the year 2006, she was exposed to a variety of specialized fields and remained posted as District & Sessions Judge, District Sanghar; Presiding Officer, Special Court for Customs, Taxation & Anti-Smuggling, Karachi; In-charge Judge, Special Court (Offences in Banks) Karachi; Judicial Member, Customs Appellate Tribunal Karachi; Member, Inspection Team-II, Sindh High Court Karachi; Presiding Officer, Special Court, Sindh Public Property (Removal of Encroachments) Karachi and Judge, Anti-Terrorism Court, Karachi.
She attended the International Visitor Leadership Program on “Protection of Intellectual Property Rights” in the year 2006, organized by the Department of State, USA. She has remained a Chevening Scholar and was part of the extended 12-Weeks program in the year 2009 on “Democracy, the Rule of Law and Security” at the Centre for Studies in Security and Diplomacy [CSSD], University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. She also paid visit to the International Court of Justice, the Hague and European Union Secretariat, Brussels. She also undertook a study tour to Derry and Belfast in Northern Ireland to study the legacy of historical violent conflict (The Troubles) and consequent peace efforts during late 20th century.
During the year 2012, she was selected and successfully completed the training program in International Law at The Hague, Netherlands, arranged by the Hague Forum for Judicial Expertise, an affiliate of the University of Amsterdam and Council for Judiciary, the Netherlands. As part of her study tours, she also visited the International Court of Justice, International Criminal Court, International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Special Tribunal for Lebanon and the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague and European Union Secretariat, Brussels.
She has been an active participant to the numerous professional workshops, seminars and training programs conducted by the Sindh Judicial Academy, the Punjab Judicial Academy, the Federal Judicial Academy, the Ministry of LJ&HR, Government of Pakistan, The British Council and the Aga Khan Foundation Pakistan. She remained visiting faculty to the Sindh Judicial Academy, Karachi to deliver lectures to the participants from the judicial fraternity.
She was elevated as an Additional Judge, Sindh High Court on 6th February, 2018, where after she was confirmed as the Judge, Sindh High Court on 27th December, 2018. Currently she has been assigned the responsibilities of Monitoring Judge, District Thatta and is also on the Syndicate of the Jinnah University for Women, Karachi, as the representative of the Sindh High Court.