Mian Saqib Nisar (Urdu: میاں ثاقب نثار, b.18 January 1954), is the 25th and current Chief Justice of Pakistan, in office since 31 December 2016. In addition, Justice Nisar also remains a visiting professor of law at the Punjab University where he provides instructions on constitutional law. == Ascended as the Justice of the Supreme Court on 18 February 2010, he was elevated as chief justice when Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali reached his constitutionally set retiring age. In legal circles, Justice Nisar has been described of taking a textualist-conservative philosophical approach in his jurisprudence of cases of importance.
Saqib Nisar’s father was Mian Nisar, an advocate belonged to a Arain family of Lahore. He was educated at the Cathedral High School in Lahore where he matriculated and enrolled at Government College University (GCU) where he graduated with a B.A. degree in 1977. He later went to attend the Punjab University where he secured LLB in civil law in 1980.