Name : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry
Father’s Name: Chaudhry Jan Muhammad
Date of Birth : 12-12-1948
Qualification : B.A., LL.B.
Domicile:  Balochistan (Quetta)
N.I.C. No. 61101-4936568-7
Residential Address 54-B Zarghon Road, Quetta.
Postal Address Chief Justice of Pakistan, Supreme Court of Pakistan, Constitutional Avenue, Islamabad

     Professional Experience:

  • Started Practice as Advocate in the year 1974.

  • Enrolled as Advocate High Court in the year 1976.

  • Enrolled as Advocate Supreme Court in the year 1985.

  • Appointed as Advocate General Balochistan in the year 1989.

  • Elevated as Addl: Judge High Court of Balochistan in the year 1990.

  • Confirmed as Judge High Court of Balochistan in the year 1993.

  • Appointed as Chief Justice High Court of Balochistan on 22nd April 1999.

  • Elevated as Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan on 4th February 2000.

  • Appointed as Chief Justice Pakistan on 30th June 2005.

     Fields/Subjects of Practice as Advocated:

Practiced as Advocate in all fields/subjects i.e.Constitutional, Criminal, Civil, Tax,Revenue, etc. 

     Additional Experience/Activities:

  • Elected as President High Court Bar Association,Quetta.

  • Elected twice as Member Bar Council.

  • Besides functioning as Judge High Court of Balochistan, Quetta discharged duties as Banking Judge Special Court for Speedy Trials,     Judge Customs Appellate Court as well as Company Judge.

  • Appointed as Chairman Balochistan Local Council Election Authority in    the year 1992 and thereafter for second term in the year 1998.

  • Appointed as Chairman Provincial Review Board for the Province of Balochistan on the recommendations of Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan.

  • Appointed twice as Chairman of Pakistan Red Crescent Society Balochistan by Government of Balocistan.

  • Nominated by Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan as Chairman, Enrolment Committee of Pakistan Bar Council.

  • Appointed as Judge Incharge Supreme Court Staff Welfare Committee by the Hon’ble  Chief Justice. 

    International visits as Chief Justice of Pakistan:

  • Attended 22nd Biennial Congress on the Law of the World held in Beijing & Shanghai, China in September, 2005.

  • Participated in International Conference and Showcase on Judicial Reforms held in Philippines in November, 2005.

  • Visited United Kingdom in February, 2006 in connection with The UK-Pakistan Judicial Protocol on Children Matter.