Board of Directors >> Ms. Huma Ejaz Zaman

Senior Partner Mandviwalla & Zafar


She is a high profile lawyer and senior partner, having legal practice of two decades engaging with local and international clients, specializing in matters involving complex corporate transactions and commercial contracts, high profile legal, advisory, contentious and non contentious matters including constitutional, civil , banking, commercial and cross border family disputes. She has largely contributed to human rights issues and gender related pro bono work. She has been a legal advisor to Government of Punjab in matters of contractual and regulatory framework and constitutional drafting.


Serving as Independent Director on Boards of

i) Pak Arab Refinery Limited (2020 to date)
ii)Public Private Partnership Authority-Federal (2020 to date) and
iii) Pakistan Mineral DevelopmentCorporation (2019 to 2022)

She has fourteen years experience in leading as partner and managing a team of twenty lawyers for rendering services in corporate, commercial, advisory and court matters for the firm in Lahore and Islamabad. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Energy & Power including LNG, Coal, Oil & Gas
  • Arbitration (foreign and local) & Dispute Resolution
  • IT, Telecom and sports
  • Project Finance
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Company matters
  • Custodial cross border jurisdiction disputes
  • Family and succession law
  • Constitutional & public interest litigation
  • Regulatory framework and legislative drafting specialist

Two decades of extensive advisory in banking, corporate & commercial practice and dispute resolution including arbitration
Advisor in legal and transactional projects of Government of Punjab including industry, Punjab Disaster Management, Consumer Association Punjab, Ring Road Authority, Lahore Development Authority and Punjab Power Board
Pioneered in legal structuring of LNG Projects and Terminals in Pakistan
Advisor to companies on issues of Media Rights in Pakistan Super League series
Advisor to Privatisation Commission for privatising Distribution companies
Legislative work includes Punjab consumer laws amendments, Punjab Disaster Management laws, laws for gems and precious metals
Specialized in structuring complex commercial transactions and agreements
Pioneered setting up of arbitration center in Lahore
World Bank journal Doing business: Contributor since 2010 to date
Herbert Smith Guide to Privilege Asia Pacific journal: Contributor since 2012 to date
Consultant for Asian Development Bank: Pioneered in Branchless Banking regulations
Trainer for US AID international project: money laundering regulations
Founder private arbitration center: IACP for mediation & arbitration
Socio-political related articles published in leading news papers in Pakistan