Minahil Khan

Senior Visiting Fellow


Minahil Khan is a Senior Visiting Fellow at RSIL’s Islamabad Office. Her areas of expertise are human rights, detention regimes, counter-terrorism and environmental law.

Ms. Khan worked in the lower courts for a year before joining the Supreme Court as a Law Clerk to Justice Gulzar Ahmed from 2014-2016. She worked extensively on the military courts judgment and also drafted opinions on jail petitions. During her time at RSIL, Ms. Khan has led an extensive project on Pakistan’s domestic implementation of its international human rights obligations. She has been engaged in developing modules for Prosecutors in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, has worked extensively on environmental law in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and the Office of the Inspector General Forests and has also developed a legal reference guide for Law Enforcement Agents on the deprivation of liberty.

Ms. Minahil completed her LLB from the University of London and holds an LLM degree from the University of Sussex in International Commercial Law. Ms. Minahil is also part of the faculty at The Institute of Legal Studies where she teaches Private International Law.


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