Justice (R) Mohammed Ather Saeed
Senior Partner & Former Judge of Supreme Court of Pakistan
Overview and Experience
Mr, Muhammad Ather Saeed joined his father late Syed Saiduddin in 1973 as tax associate. He was enrolled as an advocate in May 1975 and Advocate of the High Court in May 1981. In 1981 he on the death of Mr. Syed Saiduddin took over the firm and practiced tax laws and corporate laws from original side up to the Supreme Court of Pakistan and number of his cases have been reported in legal and tax journals.
In October 2005, he was elevated as a Judge of the Honorable High Court of Sindh and served with distinction in this Court and headed the Tax Bench of this Court for almost four years. On 17th November 2011 he was elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and retired from this Court on 28th September 2014. After his retirement he re-joined Saiduddin & Co., as a partner. He has authored a number of land mark judgments not only in tax matters but in the field of banking, criminal law, intellectual property, arbitration, service law and almost all branches of law. Presently he is involved in number of arbitration proceedings and rendering opinion and advices on tax and other branches of law.
During his advocacy days Mr. Muhammad Ather Saeed was a prolific speaker on tax and corporate matters on various forums and discussions on various TV channels. During this period he served as President of the Income Tax Bar Association for 3 terms and Karachi Gymkhana for 2 terms.
J.D., 1991 – 1994, William Mitchell College of Law (Status : Excellent – Top 5 of School) – B.S., 1995 – 2000, University of Wisconsin, Platteville (Status : Excellent)
Environmental and Natural Resources Law Certificate (Status : Excellent) – Business and Commercial Law Certificate (Status : Great)