RSIL hosted Ms. Amber Darr, for a talk on “Democracy Matters: A Comparative Analysis of Law Making Processes in India and Pakistan and their Impact on the Effectiveness of Laws.”
Ms. Darr is a Barrister-at-Law and an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. She has a Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude in Economics (concentration in International Economic Relations) and English Literature (with Honors) from Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania.
Ms. Darr started her legal career with Mr. Makhdoom Ali Khan (1997 to 2001) and has also worked with Mr. Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim (2001 to 2005). In 2005 she was appointed Executive Director (Law), Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan for a period of two years. She returned to practice in 2007 as a Partner at Haidermota & Company and led the Islamabad office of the firm. She then practiced with ABS & Co, Islamabad until 2013.
Ms. Darr is currently a Fellow at the UCL Centre for Law, Economics and Society.