Our People

M. Usama Rauf
Senior Associate


  • Advocate of the High Courts
  • Bar of England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn)
  • Islamabad Bar Association


  • Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Law School
  • LL.B. (Hons.), University of London

A practicing barrister, Usama leads the firm’s Islamabad presence in litigation and dispute resolution. He has represented the Government of Pakistan in multiple arbitrations before the International Chamber of Commerce, and also focuses on civil, accountability, and administrative matters.

Besides appearing regularly before the Islamabad, Peshawar, and Lahore High Courts, Usama also heads the Advanced Center for International Law Development, a policy institute that conducts research and provides advisory services regarding Pakistan’s international legal obligations.

Usama previously worked with the Office of the Attorney-General, where he assisted the federation before the Supreme Court of Pakistan on matters involving electoral disqualification, the Supreme Judicial Council, and the constitutionality of presidential ordinances.

Sughran Bibi v. The State 
PLD 2018 SC 595 | Supreme Court of Pakistan
Hon. Khosa J: Criminal investigation

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council v. Muhammad Fahad Malik
2018 SCMR 1956 | Supreme Court of Pakistan
Hon. Nisar CJ: Validity of PMDC Ordinance, 1962