Job Title: Chair, Lawfare & International Law.
Ms. Maham Naweed, is an international lawyer who completed her Bachelor of Laws from the Lahore
University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and her Master of Laws from Yale Law School, USA. Currently,
she is the Chair, Lawfare & International Law at the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI).
Previously, she was working as a Consultant at the Office of the Attorney-General for Pakistan, in the International
Disputes Unit. She has been a part of the team that has represented the Federal government in historic international legal cases such as the Karkey arbitration, Reko Diq Arbitration and national security issues with India. She has also worked at the Paris office of the international law firm, Shearman & Sterling LLP in the public international law and international arbitration group. She has taught as an Adjunct Professor at the Lahore University of Management Sciences and the Institute of Law. Her areas of interest and research expertise include public international law, particularly international human rights law, laws of conflict and national security law.