Management Team

Farah Jamshed
Director General

On 22.3.2022, Ms. Farah Jamshed, took over the charge as the Director General, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Judicial Academy. Having a judicial career spanning about three decades, she was appointed as Dean Faculty on 05.05.2021. On completion of the contract period of Zia Ud Din Khattak on 19.03.2022, she was appointed as Director General of the Academy. She has vast experience working on deputation in the Law, Parliamentary Affairs & Human Rights Department such as, Section Officer (Opinion), Deputy Secretary (Admin) as well as Deputy Secretary (Assembly). She has worked as Section Officer (Budgets & Accounts), Section Officer (Litigation), and also served as Solicitor and Deputy Solicitor in Law Department.

Ihsan Ullah Khan Mehsud
Senior Director Administration

Mr. Ihsanullah Mehsud was appointed as Senior Director Administration (SDA), KP Judicial Academy on 29.04.2021. He joined District Judiciary as Civil Judge cum Judicial Magistrate on 03.08.1998. He was promoted as Senior Civil Judge on 16.09.2006, as Additional District & Sessions Judge on 26.12.2007, and as District & Sessions Judge on 11.07.2018. He has also worked on important assignments such as PSO to hon’ble Chief Justice, Peshawar High Court and Special Judge Anti-Terrorism Court. Earlier, he had served the Academy as Director Administration as well.

Muhammad Shoaib
Dean Faculty

Mr. Muhammad Shoaib joined career as Civil Judge in 2001 and promoted as District and Sessions Judge in 2019. He competed LLM Human Rights Law from Queen Mary University of London on prestigious Chevening Scholarship in 2020. He completed DL-Intellectual Property Course for Judges in WIPO Academy, Netherland in 2022 and Post Graduate Diploma in International Human Right Law from University of Peshawar. He attended in-land trainings at Federal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab Judicial Academies and Executive Development Institute, and Seminar on Judicial System Construction in Peking University, China. He has also attended a number of online courses, trainings, workshops and conferences organized by international reputed institutions and organizations like BIICL, IBA, IALS, LSE, IJM, NJC, UNESCO. At present, he is Dean faculty, KPJA since April 2022.

Farah Attaullah
Senior Director Research & Publications

Ms. Farah Attaullah joined the Academy as Senior Director Research & Publications in December 2021. She received Law degree from Khyber Law College, University of Peshawar with distinction (gold medalist) in 1996. She joined the District Judiciary as Additional District & Sessions Judge in 2009, whereafter, she was promoted to the rank of District & Sessions Judge in 2020. She delivered lectures on Limitation Act, Research Methodologies, Online lectures for Lawyers on “Criminal Trial with focus on Mental Health including forensic health assessment”. She has also completed a TOT (Training of Trainers) Program in the University of Hull, UK. She has delivered lectures on “Medical Jurisprudence” at District Headquarters Hospital, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. She attended various trainings, seminars, workshops covering diverse topics of law.

Azhar Ali Khan
Station Director (Radio Meezan FM 96.6)

Mr. Azhar Ali took over the charge as Station Director in the year 2021 of Station Director, Radio Meezan, a subsidiary organ of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Judicial Academy. He has on job experience of 25 years as judicial officer. He worked on important assignments such as Consumer Court Judge and Anti-Terrorism Court Judge. During his tenure as Station Director, the traditional scope of Radio Meezan was transformed by introduction of cutting-age technology such as Podcast. The Radio Meezan is now accessible from all over the world and anyone across the globe interested in Pakistani legal research can benefit from the Podcast available on the website of KP Judicial Academy. During his tenure, he performed his duties as Senior Director Research & Publication and Senior Director Administration, on additional charge. He also delivered online lectures on “Mental Illness Legal Regime” and “ADR”. He also performed his duties as resource person in various training to Lawyer, Civil Judges cum Judicial Magistrates and Additional District & Sessions Judges.

Hina Khan
Director Instructions-I

Ms. Hina Khan was posted as Director Instructions KP Judicial Academy in November 2023. Belong to Abbottabad. Did LLB from Justice Law College, Abbottabad. was appointed as Civil Judge in the year 2003. promoted as Senior Civil Judge in 2010 and remained posted as Senior Civil Judge in Charsadda, Swat and Haripur. Promoted as Additional District and Sessions Judge in the year 2014 and served on the same post at Haripur and Nowshera. Promoted as District and Sessions Judge in 2022 and remained posted as Presiding Officer, Labour Court, D.I. Khan until October 2023. She was awarded with appreciation sheet by the hon’ble Chief Justice, Peshawar High Court in year 2023.

Faryal Zia Mufti
Director Instructions-II

Ms. Faryal Zia Mufti joined Academy as Director Instructions since May 2023. She received LLB degree with distinction from Khyber Law College, University of Peshawar. Whereafter, she joined District Judiciary as Civil Judge cum Judicial Magistrate in the year 2003. She was promoted as Senior Civil Judge in 2010, as Additional District and Sessions Judge in the year 2014 and as District and Sessions Judge in year 2021. As a civil judge, she received best civil judge certificate under the incentive and reward policy of Peshawar High Court for the year 2004 and a letter of appreciation from the hon’ble Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court Mr. Ijaz Afzal Khan. She was also awarded a certificate for being the best Senior Civil Judge (South Zone) by the hon’ble chief Justice Peshawar High Court in, 2013-14.

Zafar Ullah Khan
Director Administration

Mr. Zafarullah Khan joined Judiciary in 2004. He has served mostly in different regions of the province. In the year 2018 promoted as Senior Civil Judge on the newly created post of Senior Civil Judge (Admin). Also, the first ever Senior Civil Judge of the newly merged District Khyber. He was promoted as Additional District & Session Judge in 2021. He assumed charge as Director Administration, KPJA on 04.04.2024. Since then, he is working on different projects like establishment of KPJA Campus at Regi Model Town, Solarization, Renovation, Repair & Maintenance, Landscaping, furnishing of Hostel Building and development of green belt.  


Habib ur Rehman Orakzai
Research & Publications Officer

Mr. Habib Ur Rehman Orakzai assumed the charge of Research & Publication Officer at KP Judicial Academy on 05.06.2023. He received law degree in 2011 and LL.M in 2018. Before joining judiciary as Civil Judge cum Judicial Magistrate in 2016, he was appointed as Deputy Assistant Solicitor, in Ministry of Law & Justice, Islamabad. He pursued certified online course work focused on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Legal System and its implications for upholding the Rule of Law titled “Artificial Intelligence & Rule of Law” as well as ethical considerations of AI in the court room, from The National Judicial College, USA. He also completed online courses on “Ethics in the Age of Generative AI” and “Prompt Engineering: How to talk to the AIs” from LinkedIn Learning. He attended several trainings at Federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Judicial Academies and Seminars held by prestigious International Organizations like UNDP, UNWOMEN, ICRC, UNESCO, and UNFPA. He also moderated various trainings at KPJA.


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