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Muhammad Zeeshan Khalil



Legal Professional having more than 5 years Experience in the Legal field starting from Law practice to imparting a responsible role in the organization's Legal Wing as In-house Counsel. Always endeavored to display utmost level of professionalism, follow directives, employ all necessary steps to excel in high-pressure situations and safeguard the interest of the organization. Willing to continually learn new developments and techniques on how to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the department.   




Pakistan College of Law, Lahore affiliated with University of The Punjab

Major Subjects included Corporate Laws , Civil Laws and Criminal Laws.


Bachelor of Arts

University of The Punjab

Intermediate of Computer Science

Govt. Islamia College Civil Lines, Lahore.


Govt. Central Model School, Lower Mall, Lahore.

Professional Experience

Nov 2015Present

Senior Legal Officer

Pakistan State Oil Company
  • Administering, Negotiating, Drafting, vetting and executing MOUs, Agreements, Contracts and other legal documents, as to their validity and legality, particularly Finance Agreements and Bank Guarantees.
  • Handling Court Cases including Arbitration Proceedings.
  • Preparing to institute/file law suits/appeals/petitions.
  • Providing legal opinions, on daily basis, to different departments.
  • Reviewing property ownership/title documents and rendering legal opinions accordingly.
  • Regular legal advisory service to HR/IR departments on disciplinary matters.
  • Maintain/update list of Court cases and presenting the same to the management  as and when required.
  • Monitoring and attending Court cases alongwith the Company’s external lawyers.
  • Preparing & finalizing parawise comments/written statements to the petitions/suits, filed against Company in consultation with the concerned department.
Apr 2014Nov 2015

Assistant Director Law

Lahore Development Authority
  • Ensured timely preparation of para-wise comments/ replies of all assigned legal cases.
  • Maintained updated list of all legal cases and their regular follow up.
  • Rendered Legal opinion on the queries raised by client departments.
  • Ensured timely availing of remedy against the orders passed against the interests of Authority.
  • Kept liaison with and Evaluate the performance of external Counsels.
  • Ensured Authority's attendance and evidence in the Courts in timely manner.
Mar 2012Mar 2014

Recovery Officer Legal

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd.
  • Handled all litigation cases involving Billing dispute filed by the domestic, Commercial and Industrial Consumers of Lahore Region against the Company. 
  • Advised swift action against the consumers upon vacation of Injunction Orders by Courts to recover outstanding dues.
  • Handled Recovery Suits filed by the Company.
  • Ensured attendance, production of Evidence by the Department.
  • Public dealing with litigant consumers. 
  • Prepared para-wise comments to be filed in the courts.
  • Kept strict liaison with Company counsels for early vacation the injunction orders and recovered the amount stuck-up owing to litigation.
Apr 2011Mar 2012

Legal Associate

A.K & Company Law Firms, Lahore
  • Drafted Plaints, Written Statements and miscellaneous Applications to file/contest the cases before the Courts. 
  • Appeared before Civil, Criminal and Banking Courts on behalf of Clients.
  • Conducted research and examined case laws for different court cases.
  • Assisted Senior lawyers in different civil litigation cases and Arbitration matters.
  • Maintained strong liaison with bank officials for their banking/legal issues/queries.


Certificates of Merit

A Number of Certificates of Merit Awarded by "Pakistan College of Law" for Excellent academic Performance in both College and University Examinations throughout Session of LL.B [2007-2010]

Certificate of Merit

Certificate of Merit Awarded by "Lahore University of Management Sciences "For Securing 2nd Position In Law Moot Court Competition LUMS Olympiad 2010.

Certificate Course on Refugee Law

Participated In Certificate Course On “International Human Rights and Refugee Law” Conducted By Dr. MarjoleineZieck Of University Of Amsterdam And Pakistan College Of Law In October 2008.

Certificate of Participation 

Certificate Of Participation Awarded By “TRANZCRIPT” Training School UK, In Certificate Course On Beginners Level Legal Transcription Skills, Legal Research Skills, Legal Writing, Drafting Skills, Legal Interviewing And Advising Skills In 2009.


Management Skills

Able to prioritize and delegate tasks effectively to ensure timely project completion within a team environment.

Communication Skills

Excellent in presenting and communicating complex ideas clearly.

IT Skills

Tech-savvy, good understanding of MS Office, E-mail handling and internet surfing.

Soft Skills

Ability to critically analyse the problem and try to solve it with team effort and collaboration within deadlines.


References are available upon demand.