AFMalik Law Founding Principal Attorney Dr. Ammara Farooq Malik has been elected as the Chair of the APAC Regional Board of the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers (GAIL) for 2023-2024.
The nominations for election were accepted in November and the elections were held in December 2022.
The new term started in March 2023. The Express Tribune highlighting the importance of this development specifically with respect to Pakistani female lawyers and the role of GAIL. The new APAC Board comprises of Dr. Ammara Farooq Malik, Sung-Hui Park, Brian W. Tang, Steven Moe, Michael Ryland, Jon Cheung, Phillippa Wilkie, Vivien Teu, Tze-wei Ng and others.
AFMalik Law is excited to embark on this next phase of our journey in impact law, impact investing and impact entrepreneurship in the APAC region and we look forward to forging regional collaborations for greater impact.
“Dr Ammara Farooq Malik, a female lawyer, has made history by becoming the first Pakistani to chair the Asia Pacific board of the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers (GAIL).
GAIL is a global community of legal leaders working to have a positive impact on people and the planet by accelerating the just transition. The community has regional boards in the United Kingdom, North America, South America, Asia Pacific, and Europe.
Dr Ammara, who is the founding principal attorney of AFMalik Law- Attorneys & International Development Consultants, a Pakistani law firm, has been working in impact entrepreneurship development for over 20 years. She has been a social enterprise and impact lawyer since 2018, making her the first impact lawyer in Pakistan. AFMalik Law is the first female-led law firm in Pakistan to go global.”
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