Saad Bajwa

  • Year of Call 2015

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Introduction

Introduction

Saad joined Chambers in August 2017 for a further period of training. He is Chambers' first international pupil. Previously, Saad worked as an associate in Pakistan’s top corporate law firm in Islamabad, focusing on corporate and commercial advisory and litigation matters, including dealing with the energy sector, project finance and infrastructure. In March 2017 he obtained his High Court licence in Pakistan. He has worked in a central London law firm for one year as a paralegal in civil litigation and judicial review teams.

Saad’s areas of expertise include contractual disputes, personal injury, company and shareholder disputes, landlord and tenant cases, immigration and judicial review. At 33 Bedford Row, Saad is gaining experience in drafting and advising on a wide range of domestic and international arbitration and commercial disputes.

During his BPTC he volunteered pro bono with Blackfriars Settlement Advice Clinic in Southwark to provide legal services on debt and landlord and tenant matters. He was also a copy editor for the Edinburgh Student Law Review in 2013.

Saad is a keen writer. He is an opinion contributor to a major Pakistani newspaper, the Express Tribune. In October 2014 his papers on corporate governance, Insolvency and public international law were published in a book in his own name. Saad’s writings on foreign policy and global security have also been published. 

Prior to commencing pupillage, Saad participated in Middle Temple’s Rosamund Smith Mooting Competition and won the Best Delegate Award at LUMUN 2009, Pakistan’s most prestigious model United Nations debating competition. Saad is also a US Department of State alumnus, having represented Pakistan in a five-week long programme in southern US and Washington DC, focusing on US civil rights movement, race, gender and faith in polity. 

Qualifications

Qualifications

LLB (Hons) University of Liverpool 

LLM, University of Edinburgh

BPTC City Law School, London

 

Publications

Publications

Saad takes a keen interest in topics of national and international interest.  He has published numerous opinion pieces in the Express Tribune, Pakistan.

Reflections on Corporate, Public and International Law: A Compilation of Undergraduate and Postgraduate 
Essays, (1st edition, Lambert Academic Publishing, October 2014). ISBN: 978-3-659-62239-7; 


Advocating National Security and Foreign Policy Narrative Today: The Language and Presentational Issues, 
Pakistan Army Green Book (Rawalpindi, December 2016); 


Need to Avoid Loaded Foreign Narrative, The News Pakistan (Islamabad, 23 September 2015). 


Awards & Prizes

Awards & Prizes

US State Department alumnus (represented Pakistan in US Institute for Global Student Leaders 2009)

Best Delegate Award at LUMS

Model United Nations debating team, 2009/10

 

Languages

Languages

Saad is able to assist clients with his knowledge of Urdu, Punjabi and conversational Hindi.