S.M Zafar

Posted on December 21, 2014

Name : S.M Zafar

Designation : Member of Senate

Profession : Lawyer

Political Affiliation : PMLQ

Career : S.M Zafar is a Pakistani human rights activist, noted lawyer (Senior Advocate Supreme Court), politician, and present senator, PML-Q.Zafar began his career as a lawyer in the 1950s. He played an important role during the 1958 imposition of martial law in Pakistan and again in forcing amendments to Pakistan’s 1962 constitution, which at first did not have sufficient protections for basic human rights. After serving as a judge of the high court and as Pakistan’s minister for law and parliamentary affairs, Zafar retired from the government in 1968 and started his own law practice.