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News Archive 2016

International Film Festival of Human Rights in Pakistan
International Film Festival of Human Rights in Pakistan

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

To honour Human Rights Day, the European Union, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), and the Swiss Confederation organized the International Film Festival of Human Rights in Pakistan. UMT School of Law and Policy participated in event by screening a film highlighting human right...

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Convocation
Convocation

Monday, November 28, 2016

UMT School of Law and Policy LL.M. students graduated on 28 November 2016.

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Short course: Introduction to Project Finance
Short course: Introduction to Project Finance

Friday, November 18, 2016

Salwa Peterson [LL.M. (Harvard), Former Adjunct Professor of Law, American University, Former Counsel at the World Bank, Washington DC] taught the short course between 18 and 20 November 2016 to LL.B. and LL.M. students at UMT School of Law and Policy. This was the second time she offered a course...

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Short Course : International Investment Law
Short Course : International Investment Law

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Dr. Niels Peterson [Professor of Public Law, International Law and EU Law at the University of Munster, Germany] taught the short course between 17 and 19 November 2016 to LL.B. and LL.M. students at UMT School of Law and Policy. This was the third time he offered a course to the students of School...

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Study Tour to Belgium
Study Tour to Belgium

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Professor Asad with LL.B. and LL.M. in Commercial Law candidates who have been invited by University of Antwerp (UA), Belgium, to attend a summer program from 21 August 2016 to 03 September 2016. UA will not charge any fee for the program; UA will register SLP students as UA students; SLP students...

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Nadia Ahmad joins SLP
Nadia Ahmad joins SLP

Monday, August 01, 2016

Nadia Ahmad has joined UMT School of Law and Policy as an assistant professor. She has a B.A./LL.B. from Lahore University of Management Sciences; an LL.M. from University of Michigan Law School; and is a member of the New York Bar Association.    Prior to joining SLP, she taught comparat...

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Sheikh responds to Pakistan Bar Council

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Mohammad Akram Sheikh [Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan] has sent a formal reply, dated 08 June 2016, to the chairman of Pakistan Bar Council’s Legal Education Committee regarding the show cause notice, dated 31 May 2016, issued to University of Management and Technology about its ...

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Professor Schmolke in Conversation with Hamid Khan
Professor Schmolke in Conversation with Hamid Khan

Friday, May 20, 2016

On 20 May 2016, Hamid Khan [Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan] hosted Prof. Dr. Schmolke and Prof. Asad. The discussion revolved around the perception of Pakistan in the international community, law and order situation in the country, and developments in legal education in Europe, South East Asi...

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Professor Schmolke at LHCBA

Thursday, May 19, 2016

On 19 May 2016, Prof. Dr. Schmolke and Prof. Asad were hosted by the President of Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) in order to discuss various possibilities of collaboration between LHCBA and SLP. The two sides identified various areas of mututal interest and agreed to take things forwar...

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Course on Islamic Finance at KU Leuven
Course on Islamic Finance at KU Leuven

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

As part of the ongoing collaboration between Katholieke Universitiet Leuven (KU Leuven) and UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP), Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [LL.M. (Harvard); Founding Director and Associate Professor, SLP] again taught a graduate-level course on Islamic finance at KU Leuven in February 20...

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Course on comparative law
Course on comparative law

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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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Course on European Company Law

Monday, May 16, 2016

The course was taught by Professor Dr. Klaus Ulrich Schmolke [Chair of Private Law, Commercial Law, Company Law, and Business Law at Friedrich Alexander University (FAU), Germany] at UMT School of Law and Policy from 16 May 2016 to 19 May 2016. Prof. Schmolke awarded FAU certificates to successful...

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Talk on Latest Initiatives by Lahore Police
Talk on Latest Initiatives by Lahore Police

Friday, April 29, 2016

On Friday, 29 April 2016, UMT School of Law and Policy hosted a talk by Haider Ashraf [M.A. (Columbia); Deputy Inspector General (Operations), Lahore Police] on the latest initiatives taken by Lahore Police in order to improve its performance. The participants included law professors, lawyers, and ...

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Talk on Mergers and Acquisitions
Talk on Mergers and Acquisitions

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

On Wednesday, 27 April 2016, UMT School of Law and Policy hosted a talk by Sehrish Malik [LL.M. (BPP University); Advocate, High Court] on mergers and acquisitions in South Asia. The participants included law professors, lawyers, and law students.

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Meeting with DIG (Operations), Lahore
Meeting with DIG (Operations), Lahore

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

On 20 April 2016, Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [Founding Director, UMT School of Law and Policy] had a detailed meeting with Haider Ashraf [DIG (Operations), Lahore] to discuss possibilities of collaboration between SLP and Lahore Police. The two identified various areas of mutual interest and agreed to t...

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Talk to Doctoral Candidates from Different European Universities
Talk to Doctoral Candidates from Different European Universities

Friday, March 18, 2016

On 18 March 2016, Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [LL.M. (Harvard); Advocate, High Court; Associate Professor and Founding Director, UMT School of Law and Policy] gave a talk, titled "Europe and Islamic Law," at KU Leuven, Belgium, to doctoral candidates from nine European universities and institutes, includ...

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Talk to Law Students at Heidelberg University
Talk to Law Students at Heidelberg University

Friday, March 11, 2016

On 11 March 2016, Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [LL.M. (Harvard); Advocate, High Court; Associate Professor and Founding Director, UMT School of Law and Policy] gave a talk, titled "Europe and Islamic Law," to the graduate students at Faculty of Law, Heidelberg University, Germany. The talk not only focuse...

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Talk to Law Students at KU Leuven
Talk to Law Students at KU Leuven

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

On 02 March 2016, Professor Dr. Eric Dirix [Judge, Supreme Court of Belgium; Professor, KU Leuven] hosted a talk, titled “Introduction to Islamic Law,” by Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [Advocate, High Court; Associate Professor and Founding Director, UMT School of Law and Policy] to the graduat...

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Faiqa Ibrahim joins SLP
Faiqa Ibrahim joins SLP

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Faiqa Ibrahim has joined UMT School of Law and Policy as an assistant professor.She has an LL.B. from University of the Punjab; an LL.M. from McGill University; and she is a member of Lahore High Court Bar Association. Before joining SLP, she researched on CEDAW – Pakistan chapter; worked wit...

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