Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed has nominated Justice Ayesha A. Malik for the elevation to the Supreme Court.
CJP Gulzar has summoned JCP meeting on September 9 to consider her elevation to SC. She is number 4 on LHC judges’ seniority. Justice Ayesha will work 10 years as SC judge. She will become first female CJP after Justice Yahya retirement in January 2030 for more a year, tweeted senior journalist Hasnaat Malik.
Justice Ayesha A. Malik is one of the only two women judges in the 40 esteemed judges of the Lahore High Court.
She came to fame after her landmark judgment against ‘two-finger test’ or two-finger virginity test of sexual assault survivors.
Justice Ayesha ,54, received her early education from Karachi Grammar School and her LLM degree from Harvard Law School in the United States, after which she returned to Karachi to practice law.