Shaiq Usmani is the Senior and founding Partner of Usmani & Iqbal – Advocates and Solicitors. He is the holder of a Master of Laws Degree from the University of Southampton, is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London and as is a Member of the International Bar Association. Mr Usmani has also served as a Judge of the High Court of Sindh. He regularly appears before the Supreme Court of Pakistan in various civil and constitutional matters. In addition to being one of the most experienced practicing lawyers and general counsel Mr Usmani is considered to be an expert on Admiralty and Maritime Law, as well as often being asked to give his interpretation on Islamic Jurisprudence of which he is a researcher and scholar.