After obtaining an M.A. (Political Science) and an LL.B. from the
Mr. Wasim Sajjad proceeded to as a Rhodes
Scholar, from where he obtained the degrees of M.A. Jurisprudence and B.C.L. He
is a Barrister-at-Law from the Oxford
University Inner Temple and is an honorary fellow of Wadham College,
Mr. Wasim Sajjad is a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and one of the leading lawyers of the country. He was elected Senator in 1985 and thereafter became the Minister for Justice, Law and Parliamentary Affairs in 1986, which acts as Legal Advisor to the Federal Government and to the Public Sector Organizations in the country and is also responsible for introducing and handling legislative business of the Federal Government in Parliament. Mr. Wasim Sajjad became Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan in 1988 and held the office for 12 years. He has travelled extensively and led numerous delegations to countries all over the world. He has also held the office of the Acting President of Pakistan on several occasions.
As Law Minister, Mr. Wasim Sajjad established the
the purpose of which was to train Lower Court Judges, in Case Handling and
Management so as to expedite the disposal of cases. The Academy has now become
an important centre for this purpose. Islamabad
After an absence of some years on account of his responsibilities in the Federal Government, Mr. Wasim Sajjad has now rejoined Sajjad Law Associates as its Head and Senior Partner.