Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti sworn in as LHC Chief Justice

Staff Reporter

Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar on Tuesday administered oath to Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti as Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC) during a graceful ceremony at the Governor’s House here. He is 51st Chief Justice of LHC.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Khan Buzdar, Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat, Minister Housing Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed, Corps Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Naval Station Commander Lahore Capt Amir Iqbal Khan PN, SACM Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Inam Ghani, judges of the LHC, Vice Chairman Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), President, office bearers of Lahore High Court Bar Association, and a host of legal luminaries were present on the occasion.

Chief Secretary Punjab Jawad Rafique Malik read order of appointment of the Chief Justice LHC. Mr. Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti was born on March 8,1962 and his date of retirement is March 7, 2024. Mr. Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti was born in a noble family at Burewala, District Vehari.

After his early education from Multan, he obtained degree of Bachelor of Arts from the University of Punjab.

With a clear vision of rule of law as bedrock of just and peaceful society that makes the institutions accountable and safeguard human rights, he opted for legal education. He completed his LLB in 1985 from Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) Multan.

The longstanding aspiration was translated into reality when he embarked on his journey as professional lawyer in the year 1986 and subsequently enrolled as an Advocate High Court in 1988.

He pursued legal profession proactively and endeared himself to the members of Bar with his professionalism.

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