Honourable Justice


Mr. Justice Syed Muhammad Farooq Shah

Syed Muhammad Farooq Shah
Date of Birth:
1st October, 1955
Academic Qualification:
M.A. , LLB (From Karachi University)
Enrolled As An Advocate:
  • In 23-11-1978, as Lower Court Advocate by Sindh Bar Council.
  • In 31-12-1980, as High Court Advocate.
Judicial Experience:
  • Appointed as a Civil Judge and F.C.M in 1984, took charge on 04-03-1984, remained posted at Taluka Gari Yasin, District Shikarpur, District Thatta, District Jacobabad, District Hyderabad and District Mirpurkhas.
  • On promotion as a Senior Civil Judge, posted at District Hyderabad & Jacobabad. On further promotion as an Additional District & Sessions Judge, in the year 1995, remained posted at District Karachi (South), Taluka Shahdadpur and again Karachi District (South).
Ex-cadre Experience:
  • Posted as Deputy Secretary, (Admin/F&A/Opinion).
  • Joint Secretary (Opinion/Administration) Law & Justice Division, Islamabad.
  • Secretary, Attorney Journal Office, Islamabad.
  • Senior Consultant Law Division.
Repatriated To High Court Of Sindh:
  • Posted as Project Director (Access to Justice Program), High Court of Sindh. Completed 14 Judicial Complexes including Judicial Complexes at Tando Adam & Sehwan Sharif. Those were inaugurated by Hon'ble Chief Justice Pakistan.
  • In the year 2009, posted as Judicial Member Appellate Tribunal Inland Revenue.
  • Elevated to the Bench in the year 2012.
During Service, Attended Following National/international Trainings, Workshops & Seminars:
  • Attended Refreshers Course/Training of Judicial Officers @ Pakistan Judicial Academy at Islamabad in The Year 1991-1992.
  • Fundamentals of Electronic office from 16-04-2001 to 12-05-2001 at Islamabad, Pakistan Computer Bureau.
  • Singapore Cooperation Program Training Awards at Singapore from 05 to 20 March, 2001, Conducted by Supreme Court, Singapore.
  • Promoting the rule of law and Strengthening the Criminal Justice System at the International Training Centers, SEOUL (South Korea), from 11 to 30th, October, 2001.
  • DIAL (Development Of Internet For Asian Laws), Training on 9th and 10th May 2002 at COMSATS, Institute of Information Technology at Islamabad.
  • Workshop on Computer Networking, Internet Firewall & Proxies Conducted By NIPA at Karachi from 18 to 22 March, 2002.
  • Judicial Training Course for ADJ's at Sindh Judicial Academy Karachi from 2nd July to 20th July 1995.
  • Workshops on Anti-Terrorism Laws at Vienna, Austria and Berlin/Germany in September, 2008.
  • Organized basic Computer Orientation Training Course at Sindh Judicial Academy from 20-02-2009 to 13-05-2009 for Judicial Officers.
  • Course on 'Mediation as an ADR Mechanism' on December 20 & 21, 2010 at Sindh Judicial Academy, Karachi.
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