The author, Sobia Aftab, aims to create awareness amongst the public and clarify the understanding of the elevation procedure to the Apex Court. The article highlights the career and achievements of her ladyship, Justice Ayesha Malik, while focusing on the debate of the principle of seniority versus competency for elevation.
Ms. Sobia Aftab completed her L.L.B (Honors) from the University of London (external programme) in 2010. She worked as a litigator for 3 years and subsequently enrolled as an advocate of Karachi High Court in 2014. In 2015, she was appointed as a judicial officer. Currently, she is the Assistant Session Judge & Senior Civil Judge in Karachi.