Waleed Usman




Waleed Bin Usman


Waleed Bin Usman joined The Law and Policy Chambers as an Associate in 2017.

A graduate of Army Public School and the Lahore University of Management Sciences, Waleed is passionate about public interest law and interested in pursuing a career in litigation. Before joining the Chamber, he remained an intern at Akram Sheikh Law Associates and Kamran Sheikh Law Associates and Associate at Khan and Muzzein. From April 2016 to April 2017, Waleed served as an elected member of the Students Council at LUMS and in that capacity he represents accused students before the LUMS Disciplinary Committee.

Waleed also teaches International Protection of Human rights at The Millennium University College, Bahria Springs, Rawalpindi.

RESEARCH PROJECTS
1. Research Project on Civil Military relations in Pakistan; an economic study based on Acemoglu's Model and its extension as applied in Pakistan. The Project closely looked at the history of Pakistan governance with a constant transition between civilian government and military dictatorships and how the power shifts between them.

2. Research project on Labor laws in Pakistan and the prevalent vacuum for special laws for internally displaced persons in Pakistan.

3. Research Project on Legality of Drone strikes in Pakistan.

4. Research Project on Workplace harassment against women and Family laws regarding marriage.

5. Research Project on Reservations against Death Penalty.

6. Multiple Researches on Constitutional matters in Pakistan.

7. Research Project on Legality of Durand Line.

SELECT CASES
1. Muhammad Abdul Shakoor V Islamabad Transport Authority - A petition in support of Taxi association, challenging the legalities of online cab services such as Careem and Uber.

2. Saeed Abdi Mahmud v NADRA - A petition for a Somali National to seek right to citizenship under the law. 10. Mahera Sajid v SHO and others - Habeas Corpus petition in Islamabad High Court

3. Nayatel v Zia-ul-Haq- A civil suit challenging unfair labour practises on part of employers 12. Worked in detail on the comparison of Companies Ordinance 1984 and Companies Act 2017.