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Wazir Shakeel Ahmed hails from present Kharmang District having a political and judicial family background. His father Wazir Farman Ali RTD Joint Secretary after getting his LL.B. from Punjab University Lahore in the year 1955 was the first public prosecutor of the then Northern Areas who afterwards appointed as Civil Judge Northern Areas in the early 70s. At that time no post further to that of Civil Judge was existed in the whole of the then Northern Areas. Wazir Shakeel Ahmed was born on 1.10.1961 at Skardu, after passing his matriculation examination from Government High School Khaplu he was shifted to Islamabad where he got his intermediate and bachelor degree from FG Degree College, H-8 Islamabad in the year 1978 and 80 respectively. He got his LL.B. degree from Khayber Law College in the year 1983. He started his practice in the year 1984 from District Courts Skardu. Contested the District Council Election in the year 1987 and became Chairman District Council Baltistan from 1987 to 1991. During the long 22 years of continuous practice he represented District Bar Skardu as president and General Secretary for numbers of tenurs. During a legal practice Mr. Wazir Shakeel Ahmed represented Ministry of Defence and Agha Khan Rural Supports Programs for more than a decade as Senior Counsel. He was elevated as Member of Chief Court on 22 August 2013.



Date of Birth                  :           29th August 1959

Date of appointment.  :           17.03.2016




M.A.   :           (Islamic Studies) University of Punjab

M.A.   :           (Political Science) University of Punjab

L.L.B. :           University of Punjab




Started practice in subordinate courts in 1990

An advocate in Judicial Commissioner Court upto 1992

Practiced in Chief Court Gilgit-Baltistan since its establishment.

Practiced in Supreme Appellate Court Gilgit-Baltistan since its establishment.

Being a custodian of law served profession with precious 24 years of life and contributed best to galvanize the legal system.


Enrolled as an Advocate of Supreme Court of Pakistan in 2010

Elected 1st President of Supreme Court Bar Gilgit Baltistan for the year 2011-12

Only lawyer from Gilgit Baltistan, who was enrolled in Supreme Court of Pakistan


Have been appearing in very important cases in Supreme Court of Pakistan and conducted high profile cases during his practice on criminal side as a defence/ prosecution counsel.


Has a unique record of reputed cases during his tenure of practice.

Have unique record of reported cases in various law journals of Pakistan




Earned A name as a criminal lawyer that most lawyers dream of, by having recognition in the form of reported cases in national journals.


Being part of the legal community was awarded with many accolades in different forums for the participation in betterment of system of justice in this part of the world.




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