Maarij Shabbir


Maarij Shabbir

Maarij Shabbir

Phone: 02071124946



The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Advocate Member

Karachi Bar Council


Maarij is a Barrister (unregistered), having recently completed the Bar course with an “overall Outstanding”. Her legal journey began in 2017 when she started LLB Honours Degree with the University of London, and secured multiple distinctions, including a World Distinction in Commercial Law. She then went on to complete the Bar Training course and Masters in law. Prior to joining SAJ Legal Solicitors, Maarij worked at the Office of the Deputy Attorney General of Pakistan and several reputable international law firms. Maarij also taught Jurisprudence and Legal theory in a reputable law school. Maarij has received a number of awards and honours. She received the “Academic Excellence Award” from the University of London and “Achievement Award” from Women Lawyers Forum, Pakistan. Maarij also received a scholarship for her Bar Training course. Maarij regularly attends training for professional development. She has completed advocacy training with the Western Circuit, training on trial advocacy and International law by the United States Department of Justice and training on intellectual property law by the University of Pennsylvania. Having participated and won many international and national moot Competitions and Model United Nations Conferences, Maarij now regularly adjudicates moots and Model UN conferences, including Philip C. Jessup International Moot Competition. Maarij is a social activist and writes for national newspapers in Pakistan and speaks publicly on social issues on media. Maarij is interested in politics and philosophy, and enjoys nature, poetry, and socialising.

My Education

University of the West of England

University of London

Practice Area

At S A J Legal Solicitors, Maarij deals with litigation matters pertaining to different areas of legal practice, including but not limited to public, administrative, property and commercial law. Maarij’s sharp understanding and in-depth knowledge of civil procedure rules, coupled with her high intellect enables her to thoroughly analyse and deal with complex High Court and Court of Appeal matters.

Public and administrative Law:

Maarij deals with a wide range of public and administrative law litigation matters at SAJ Legal Solictors. She regularly deals with claims for maladministration and damages against the Government and has successfully obtained relief for her clients either through settlement or through court proceedings.

Commercial Law:

Maarij regularly deals with Breach of contract claims involving Business to Business and Business to Consumer contracts.

Compensation claims:

Maarij also undertakes claims for compensation, and has recently worked on a number of compensation claims against airlines for flight delays and / or lost / delayed baggage. Many of these cases were concluded following extensive litigation.

Property Law:

Maarij deals with a broad range of property law matters involving landlord and tenants rights and covenants, both under long term and short term leases, forfeiture proceedings and property insurance matters.