Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry was born on 12 December 1948, in Quetta, Balochistan. He was born in a Punjabi Rajput family. His father was a police constable and posted from India to Quetta before the independence of Pakistan and Spend all of his life in Quetta.
Rana Sanaullah a famous politician from PMLN is Iftikhar’s Cousin. Iftikhar Chaudhry can speak different languages including English, Urdu, Balochi, Brahui, Punjabi, and Pashto.
He is also a part of political party Pakistan Justice and Democratic Party (PJDP)
He completed his education in Bachelors of Arts and Bachelors in Law (LLB) from the University of Sindh Jamshoro.
|1976||Advocate of the High Court|
|1985||Advocate of the Supreme Court|
|1990-1999||Additional Judge||Balochistan High Court|
|1999||Cheif Justice||Balochistan High Court|
|1992||Chairman||Chairman of Balochistan Local Council Election Authority|
|Chairman||Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Balochistan.|
|2000||Justice||Supreme Court of Pakistan.|
|2005||Cheif Justice of Pakistan|
Awards and Honors
|2007||the Medal of Freedom||Harvard Law School|
|2007||Lawyer of the Year||National Law Journal|
|2008||symbol of the movement for judicial and lawyer||The Association of the Bar of the City of New York|
|2012||100 most influential people in the world||Time Magazine|
|2012||International Jurists Award|
|contribution in the field of administration of justice in administration of justice in pakistan for all the odds.||Supreme Court of the UK|
There are very fewer people who are honored with so much all around the world. He is one of the most experienced people in the law field and has got so much respect from the colleagues.
He had done tremendous work for all the odds in Pakistan and got the appreciations through awards in different countries due to his outstanding work.
People like him is the source of inspiration for all the law students who want to pursue their career under the roof of judgment.