Myra Khan is a graduate of the University of London and a Barrister at Law from Lincoln’s Inn and has been practicing law in Pakistan since 2010. She is as an Advocate of the High Courts, a Member of the Bar in Pakistan and was selected as the Vice Chairperson of the Women Rights Committee of the Lahore High Court Bar Association in 2013-2014.
Myra Khan has provided legal services in various areas of law. She routinely undertakes drafting assignments including drafting of agreements, regulatory forms and documents, court proceedings and legal opinions for public and private limited companies and banking companies. She has extensive experience, and regularly advises clients, in matters related to company law, regulatory compliance, commercial law, contract law, labour law, banking law, intellectual property law, property law, the laws relating to mergers and acquisitions and environment law.
She was involved in the legislative drafting of the recent Companies Act, 2017 and various internally-circulated sexual harassment policies for multi-national and local companies. She has also assisted in various publications including a paper on environment law presented at the prestigious Yale University and published in the 2015 Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, the chapter on minority shareholders in the book titled ‘The Corporate Governance Landscape of Pakistan’ (2016) published by the Oxford University Press, and the legal research on the book titled, ‘Resolving Disputes through Environmental Commissions’ (2018) published by the Pakistan Law House. She was recently requested to submit a paper on rape laws in Pakistan to the Pakistan Centre for Legal Research and Publication, Lahore.
She has remained actively involved in pro bono work for various not for profit institutions providing health care, financial aid, medical aid, and educational facilities to the underprivileged particularly in Sindh and Punjab.