Mr. Muhammad Waqas Sana

He has an extensive background in Judicial Service, showcasing a remarkable career marked by dedication and versatility. Over the years, he has been actively engaged in various roles and responsibilities within the District Judiciary, consistently striving to enhance its functionality and impact.

His career highlights include:

  1. Muhammad Waqas Sana did his Bachelors in Law from University of the Punjab and during his practice as an Advocate he secured 1st position and Gold Medal in LLM.
  2. Before joining the judicial service as Civil Judge, he has five years of experience as a High Court Advocate, during which he has dealt with cases spanning Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, and Corporate disciplines.
  3. Civil Judge/Judicial Magistrate: He has dedicated nearly 10 years of his professional life to serve as a Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate across six different Districts. During this period, he has adeptly handled a wide range of cases within his jurisdiction.
  4. Deputy Registrar, Directorate of District Judiciary, Lahore High Court, Lahore: He held a pivotal administrative role as Deputy Registrar for approximately two years at Directorate of District Judiciary, Lahore High Court, Lahore. In this capacity, he made significant contributions in several key areas, including:
    • Coordinating the National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC) and managing statistical data related to District Courts, Special Courts, and Administrative Tribunals.
    • Supervising the coordination and follow-up of NJPMC meetings, ensuring the effective execution of policies and directives by District Courts throughout Punjab.
    • Evaluating the performance of judges in Punjab's District Judiciary in terms of case disposal on a fortnightly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis.
    • Devising strategies to expedite the resolution of cases that are five years old or three years old, aligning with directives from the Hon’ble Inspection Judges.
    • Data Management and Analysis: He possesses extensive experience in maintaining statistical data for NJPMC, Lahore High Court, and various cadres of judges across Punjab. His responsibilities encompass analyzing this data, preparing comprehensive reports, identifying issues, proposing solutions, and facilitating the issuance of necessary directives from the High Court.
    • Capacity Building and Monitoring: He has been actively engaged in collaboration with the Punjab Judicial Academy to enhance the skills and knowledge of judges within the District Judiciary. Additionally, he has undertaken responsibilities related to the monitoring of Daar-ul-Amans/Shelter homes, data analysis from District Jails, and ensuring discipline maintenance among judges through presentations before Hon’ble Inspection Judges.
    • Communication and Reporting: He has demonstrated effective communication with the Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan, the Law Ministry, and other Provincial High Courts concerning queries, data, and performance-related matters. He has also played a pivotal role in facilitating the dissemination of judicial decisions and guidance from the Higher Courts to the District Judiciary.
    • Specialized Court Oversight: He has been instrumental in monitoring and maintaining data related to Gender-Based Violence Courts, ADR centers, MCTC & MCAC Courts, as well as inspections of courts. His contributions have extended to data preparation for annual publications by Lahore High Court and LJCP.
    • Overseas Courts and IT Solutions: He has effectively regulated data pertaining to overseas Courts, Commercial Courts, and evening Court, while also actively contributing to the implementation of IT solutions aimed at streamlining procedural requirements within the District Judiciary.


  1. He joined as Research Officer, Research Centre, Lahore High Court on 18th of July, 2023.

            In summation, his career in Judicial Service stands as a testament to his unwavering commitment to the judiciary, his adaptability across a diverse spectrum of responsibilities, and his significant impact through data analysis, communication, performance & evaluation and continuous efforts towards judicial service.