LONDON – Pakistani Barrister Zahra Viani has made historical past by making it to the celebrated Committee of Representatives of Lincoln’s Inn Bar.
BBC Urdu reported that Viani is the primary girl from a South Asian nation to be part of Lincoln’s Inn Bar. Together with her achievement, she will likely be a part of this physique for subsequent 4 years.
Sharing her journey with the Urdu web site of Britain’s nationwide broadcaster, Barrister Zahra revealed she contended strenuously to get elected by way of on-line voting. Greater than 1,000 voted for 19 candidates from throughout the globe.
Zahra, who hailed from a enterprise household in Karachi, expressed gratitude to individuals who voted for her and supported her for the function. Delving into particulars about her intention, the proud Pakistani girl revealed that she took half within the election to advertise a smooth picture of Pakistan. It would additionally assist to advertise scholarships for deserving college students from South Asian nations, she mentioned.
The brand new member of Lincoln Inn Bar hailed from Sindh capital Karachi the place she acquired her early training after which moved to Manchester for LLB.
Zahra additionally talked about working her personal legislation agency, which she referred to as her mission, including that she made it to the celebrated panel on her personal.
Sharing her view on Pakistani bar panels, Zahra referred to as them political and cited it as one of many explanation why she has not stepped into any Pakistani authorized practitioner’s physique.
Lincoln’s Inn, a thriving society of barristers, is thought for being the oldest instructional establishment. Some famous graduates of this establishment embrace Pakistan’s founder Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Allama Iqbal, and former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.