A practicing Advocate of High Court since 2003, Ms. Amna Warsi has appeared before the High Court, Criminal Court, Special Courts and Tribunals in matters related to enforcement of fundamental rights, customs, sales tax, income tax, contractual matters, SECP, anti-corruption establishment, white collar crimes, environment, de forestation, high rise building, and commercialization matters etc.
Ms. Amna provided legal input on the following: the Country Report of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540, on behalf of the Government of Pakistan; the update of Pakistan’s Country Report under the 1540 Committee in 2013; and on the UK sponsored UNSC resolution 1617 on Incitement for Terrorism.
She also contributed to Pakistan’s Country Report on FATF-Recommendation Asia Pacific Group 2005. Ms. Warsi represented the Government of Pakistan, as legal adviser, in the Diplomatic Conference on Space Protocol held in Berlin in 2012.
Ms. Warsi has provided legal input on the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 1993 and on the Biological Weapons Convention 1972. Further, she has also provided input and assistance on the Draft Afghan Transit Trade Agreement and on counter-terrorism strategy.
An Advocate of High Court since 2005, Ms. Ayasha has provided regular legal advice to a diversified range of clients on matters relating to public and private partnership, joint ventures, acquisitions and development of mega projects, incorporation of companies, establishment of regulatory regimes, and service structures for employees of autonomous bodies and authorities, etc.
Ms. Ayasha Warsi has represented the Government of Pakistan, as legal advisor, in the Diplomatic Conference on Space Protocol held in Berlin in 2012. She has also provided legal input on a policy brief for implementation of the Convention Against Torture as well as a policy brief for the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Further, Ms. Ayasha has worked on the international Iran-specific sanction regime.
Ms. Warsi has provided legal input on the following: Pakistan’s Country Report under UNSC resolution 1540, on behalf of the Government of Pakistan; Pakistan’s Country Report on FATF-Recommendation Asia Pacific Group 2005; Pakistan’s periodic country reports on UNSC resolutions 1373, 1624, 1810 and 1977; and the update of Pakistan’s Country Report under the 1540 Committee.
Mr. Ali Sultan was appointed as the Vice-President of RSIL in March, 2016. Earlier, he served as the Executive Director of RSIL from 2012-2016. During this time, he supervised RSIL’s projects in several areas including counterterrorism and criminal justice system and police reforms.
Mr. Sultan is currently an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at the Lahore University of Management Sciences and has been invited to deliver guest lectures on international and comparative law topics at National Management College Lahore, Punjab Judicial Academy Lahore, Naval War College Lahore, Punjab University Lahore and National Defense University Islamabad.
Mr. Sultan holds a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Economics and Political Science from Middlebury College, Vermont, United States, where he remained College Scholar for six consecutive semesters, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia Law School in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. At law school, he was the senior editor of the Virginia Law and Business Review and the Journal of Law and Politics.
Mr. Sultan belongs to Lahore. Prior to attending college and law school in the United States, he was educated at Aitchison College Lahore.
Kamran Akbar joined RSIL in 1999 and has served as RSIL’s official treasurer since. Before joining RSIL, he gathered years of financial accounting and management experience serving a diversified set of clients, including manufacturers, importers and exporters, the tourism industry and corporate and legal services. Mr. Akbar holds an MBA (Finance) degree from the American College of Computer & Management Sciences, Pakistan.