Mr. Ahmad Rafay Alam is a practicing advocate, with a background in commercial, civil and constitutional litigation and consultancy. He received training from some of the best advocates of Pakistan. A few years ago, he branched out with a practice of his own. His interests in the environment and urban development flourished. Since then, he has been actively advocating environmental and development issues, particularly in Lahore where he lives. He consistently worked on the projects that benefit the environment and urban planning. He contributes a column on environmental and urban planning issues in The News. He pursued a number of pro-bono public interest litigations before the Environmental Tribunal, Lahore and the Lahore High Court. His experience with â€œLahore Bachao Tehreekâ€ introduced him to a number of senior activists in the field. He also teaches property law at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and contributes to various academic papers.