Conference Presenter Profile

Angbeen Atif Mirza

Name: Angbeen Atif Mirza

Professional Title: Advocate

Affiliation: Praxis Legal, Advocates & Consultants

Country: Pakistan

Title of Presentation(s):

  • The role of street law in bringing out social change - a pilot study in Lahore
  • Pakistan

Short Bio: Angbeen Atif Mirza is a practising lawyer and researcher. She is a partner at Praxis Legal, Advocates & Consultants and a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMS. She is also a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the Punjab Judicial Academy. She holds a B.A., LL.B from LUMS (2008), and an LL.M with a special focus on environmental law from the University of Michigan Law School (2010). Currently, she is part of the core team setting up the Punjab office for Legal Aid Society, a Karachi based NGO with a mission to connect vulnerable and disempowered end users of justice with effective and expedient services for the delivery of justice. She has been involved in human rights work in various capacities including public interest litigation, development of training material for judges and police staff, and preparation of community outreach material relating to constitutional, women’s, minorities and children’s rights. Her areas of interest include environmental laws, access to justice and women’s rights.

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