Bar Admissions:

  • High Courts, 2009 (Punjab Bar Council)
  • Lower Courts, 2007 (Punjab Bar Council)


  • LL.B. (Punjab)
  • B.A. (Punjab)


RUQIA ISMAIL did her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from the University of the Punjab, Lahore in 2003 and Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of the Punjab, Lahore in 2006.

Prior to joining Azam & Rai as an Associate in June 2008, Ms. Ismail interned at Rizvi & Rizvi (Advocates, Solicitors & Corporate Consultants), Lahore and worked as an Associate at Walker Martineau Saleem (Advocates & Legal Consultants), Lahore and Hanif, Adnan & Faisal (Corporate Law Consultants), Lahore.

Ms. Ismail handles both contentious and non-contentious legal matters, including litigation at the High Courts, Banking Courts, District Courts and Civil Courts as well as legal research. She also handles statutory compliance and due diligence issues for the Firm’s corporate clients with the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan, the Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and other regulatory authorities.

Ms. Ismail is a Partner in Azam & Rai’s Real Estate Practice Group and handles land, property and real estate matters for the Firm’s clients.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Banking
  • Civil
  • Commercial/Business Transactions
  • Contracts
  • Corporate
  • Dispute Resolution (Litigation)
  • Employment & Labour
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment
  • Land, Property & Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Telecommunications

Professional Affiliations:

  • Punjab Bar Council
  • Lahore High Court Bar Association
  • Lahore Bar Association


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