Syed Ahmad Hassan Shah is Founder Partner of Hassan Kaunain Nafees Legal Practitioners & Advisers. He commenced practice in Lahore after receiving the LL.B degree (1991 – 92) from the University of Punjab. He has also been awarded the LL.M. degree (1996 – 1997) by King’s College London. Before founding HKN, he was resident Partner at the Islamabad Offices of an international law firm and has also previously associated with leading law firms in Lahore. He is Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Syed Ahmad Hassan Shah is a Britannia (Chevening) Scholar and also a recipient of a NORAD Fellowship for research at International Development Law Organisation (IDLO), Rome. He has acted as the Pakistan Legal Resource Person for the IDLO. He has been a member of the Joint Task Force on regulatory reform in governance related issues in non-profit sector organizations, set up by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan; a member of the Review Board for Public-Private Partnership Standardization documentation for User Pay model set up by the Infrastructure Project Development Facility (IPDF) of the Government of Pakistan; and also served as an independent director on the Board of the Islamabad Stock Exchange.