The Firm continues growing and maintains a full strength of over twenty (20) persons including partners, associates and junior associates, as well as support staff consisting of court clerks, paralegals and secretaries.

Partners and Associates

M. Shaiq Usmani
(Senior Partner)

Mr. Usmani is the Senior and founding Partner of Firm. 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 Honorable High Court of Sindh at Karachi (and includes in his attributes having a judgment reported in the English Law Journal Lloyds Law Report [2000] Vol. 1 pg. 563) . Mr. Usmani regularly appears before the Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan in various civil and constitutional matters, and has been appointed amicus curiae by both the Supreme Court and the High Courts of Pakistan in several instances. 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.


Mr. Mazher-ul-Islam

Mr. Islam is an associate and has been at the Firm since 1999. He has over 30 years experience in the legal profession. He holds a B.A., LL.B and LL.M (in Shipping Law) degrees from Karachi University. He joined Usmani and Iqbal in 1999. He currently manages and supervises the District Court matters.

Mr. Syed Shakil Ahmed

Is an associate in the Firm having joined in 1987. He holds B.A. and LL.B degrees from Karachi University. He has a wide range of experience, focusing particularly in Intellectual Property law matters. He handles the intellectual property matters before the the Trade Mark Registry.

Mr. Manzar Bashir Memon

Is an associate in Firm having joined in the year 2013. He read law and completed his LL.B. Degree from the University of Essex, U.K. He has been in the legal profession for over four years and is licensed to practice before the Honorable High Courts since the year 2013.

Ms. Asmara Parveen

Is an associate in the Firm and is the holder of a B A. degree from Karachi University and her LL.B degree from Sind Muslim Law College in the year 2002. She joined the firm in 2010 and primarily focuses on handling evidence in civil litigation matters before the Courts.

Mr. Ahmed Bashir Subhani

Ahmed Bashir Subahni is also an associate. He has a Masters degree in Law and has vast experience in Shipping, Banking, Taxation, Customs, as well as family law and Civil, and others laws.

Mr. Abdul Qayyum

Joined Usmani & Iqbal as an associate in October 2011. He graduated with an LL.B Degree from Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur - Sindh in the year 2008. He is a licensed advocate and currently handles some of the Firm's matters before the District Courts.



M. Shaiq Usmani (Senior Partner)