Hira Arif Riar

Research Fellow


Hira Arif is a Research Fellow at RSIL’s Lahore Office. Ms. Riar holds a B.A.-LL.B. (Honours) from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), and an LLM from Duke University.

After graduation from LUMS she worked for 2 years in the field of litigation at Ahmed and Qazi, in Karachi and primarily focused on areas related to constitutional and intellectual property law. During her LLM she worked as a Research Assistant (RA) for Professor Ralph Michaels on the conflict of state and non-state law in dispensing justice in the sub-continental region. During 2017 she worked as a Legal Consultant for the Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (Project Management Unit) where she worked with the Hepatitis Wing in drafting the Hepatitis Rules 2017.

She is currently teaching Pakistan Legal System and Legal Reasoning as an Adjunct Faculty Member at LUMS and is enrolled as an Advocate of the Sindh High Court.


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