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News Archive 2015

Talk on the making of a lawyer
Talk on the making of a lawyer

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [LL.M. (Harvard); Ph.D. Candidate (FAU); Advocate, High Court; Founding Director and Associate Professor, UMT School of Law and Policy] gave a talk, titled "The Making of a Lawyer," to LL.B. (1st Year) candidates on 09 December 2015.

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SLP Fall 2015 orientation
SLP Fall 2015 orientation

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

  An orientation session for some of the incoming LL.B. and LL.M. in Commercial Law students was conducted on 30 September 2015. Professor Dr. Mathias Rohe [Chair of Civil Law, Private International Law, and Comparative Law at Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU), Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany] w...

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Visit to Punjab Safe Cities Authority
Visit to Punjab Safe Cities Authority

Saturday, November 21, 2015

  A delegation of SLP faculty and students, led by Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [Founding Director and Associate Professor, UMT School of Law and Policy], was hosted by Akbar Nasir Khan [Chief Operating Officer, Punjab Safe Cities Authority], on Saturday, 21 November 2015. Mr. Khan and his team gave ...

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Course on comparative law
Course on comparative law

Friday, November 13, 2015

Professor Dr. Mathias Rohe [Chair of Civil Law, Private International Law, and Comparative Law at Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU), Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany] taught a short course on comparative law at UMT School of Law and Policy.

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Dr Tilmann Roeder visits SLP
Dr Tilmann Roeder visits SLP

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

  Dr. Tilmann Roeder [Managing Director, Max Planck Foundation] called upon Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [Founding Director and Associate Professor, UMT School of Law and Policy] on 11 November 2015. Professor Asad showed him the under-renovation SLP offices and introduced some of the LL.B. and LL.M....

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LLM farewell dinner 2015
LLM farewell dinner 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015

On 30 October 2015, Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [Founding Director, UMT School of Law and Policy] hosted a farewell dinner, on behalf of the School, in the honour of the graduating LL.M. in Commercial Law class and the faculty at The Tollington, Avari Hotel. Azam Nazeer Tarar [Vice Chairman, Pakistan Ba...

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Developments in Germany
Developments in Germany

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

  Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU), Erlangen, Germany, offered a summer program for LL.B. and LL.M. in Commercial Law candidates at SLP from 21 July 2015 to 03 August 2015. As part of the program, Constitutional Law was taught by Dr. Meβerschmidt; Private International Law ...

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5th Harvard University Muslim Alumni (HUMA) iftar in Lahore
5th Harvard University Muslim Alumni (HUMA) iftar in Lahore

Monday, July 20, 2015

The iftar was hosted at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club, sponsored by UMT School of Law and Policy, organized by Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [LL.M. (Harvard)] on Saturday, 20 July 2015. The U.S. Counsel General in Lahore, Zachary V. Harkenrider, also attended the event.  

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Book launching ceremony and round table
Book launching ceremony and round table

Saturday, June 06, 2015

  The launching ceremony of "The Politics and Jurisprudence of the Chaudhry Court" and a round table was held on 06 June 2015 at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club, Lahore. The book has been edited by Moeen H. Cheema [LL.M. (Harvard)] and Ijaz Shafi Gilani [Ph.D. (MIT)] and published by Oxford U...

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Talk on protection of IP rights in Pakistan
Talk on protection of IP rights in Pakistan

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

  On 20 May 2015, Saad Nasrullah [LL.M. (WIPO-Turin); Advocate, High Court] gave a talk on protection of intellectual property rights in Pakistan.The participants comprised of law students, lawyers, and law professors. Mr. Nasrullah began his talk by introducing the concept of intellectual pro...

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Talk on legislative drafting in Pakistan
Talk on legislative drafting in Pakistan

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

On 06 May 2015, Mohsin Abbas Syed [Director (Legislation & Parliamentary Affairs), Department of Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of the Punjab] gave a talk on legislative drafting in Pakistan. The participants comprised of law students, lawyers, and law professors. The speaker began ...

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Talk on corporate governance at a government company
Talk on corporate governance at a government company

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

On 29 April 2015, Mujtaba Jamal [Bar-at-Law (Lincoln's Inn); Advocate, High Court] gave a talk on his experiences in corporate governance at a government company.The participants comprised of law students, lawyers, and law professors.Mr. Jamal began by stating that he would focus on the practical ...

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Talk on piercing the corporate veil
Talk on piercing the corporate veil

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

  On 15 April 2015, Ambreen Ashfaq [LL.M. (Saarland); Advocate; Lecturer, UMT School of Law and Policy] gave an interactive talk on piercing the corporate veil. The participants comprised of law students. Ms. Ashfaq began by asking questions regarding limited liability and she moved on to elab...

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Talk on private equity
Talk on private equity

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

  On 24 March 2015, James Chang [B.A. (UPenn), J.D. (Harvard); Member of the New York Bar; Associate, Skadden (Beijing)] gave a talk on private equity. The participants included law students and law professors. The speaker commenced the talk by giving an overview of the topic. Mr. Chang gave s...

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