Message From District & Sessions Judge Karachi west
Welcome to the official website of District & Sessions Court Karachi West
Mr. Justice Qazi Faez Isa
Justice Qazi Faez Isa is the son of the late Qazi Mohammad Isa of Pishin, who was at the forefront of the Pakistan Movement, and the grandson of Qazi Jalaluddin, the Prime Minister of pre-Pakistan Kalat State. Justice Isa’s father was the first person from Balochistan to be called to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple). Upon his return from London Mr. Jinnah, the President of the All India Muslim League, nominated him as the provincial President of Muslim League which he made into a potent political force in Balochistan. Qazi Mohammad Isa had the distinction of serving as the only member on the Central Working Committee of the All-India Muslim League from Balochistan. Justice Isa’s mother, Mrs. Saida Isa, was a dedicated social-worker, and also worked in an honorary capacity on the boards of hospitals and other charitable organizations focusing on education, children, and women’s health issues.
Before his elevation to the Bench Justice Isa wrote for Pakistan’s premier English newspaper on a diverse range of subjects, including the Constitution, law, Islam and environment, and he co-authored ‘Mass Media Laws and Regulations in Pakistan’ (Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Singapore, 1997), which was the first book on the subject. He also wrote the report titled ‘Balochistan: Case and Demand’ (Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT), 2007).
Justice Isa has an association with the law spanning forty-five years. He studied law for four years, worked as a lawyer for about 27 years and was appointed as the Chief Justice of Balochistan High Court on 5 August 2009. He was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court on 5 September 2014.