Humzah Yazdani

2019-2020 MD Anderson Research Fellow in Transnational Law
Research Fellows (2019-2020)

Humzah Q. Yazdani is a 2019-2020 Research Fellow at the Institute for Transnational Law. Additionally, Humzah is pursuing his masters at The University of Texas School of Law in Global Energy, International Arbitration and Environmental Law. He is a Fulbright Scholar from Pakistan.

After earning his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of London in 2011, Humzah qualified as a barrister from England & Wales in 2012. Since then, Humzah has practiced law in the areas of commercial, projects and transactional law a focus on the energy sector.

Humzah’s diverse experiences have ranged from working at Legal500 law firms, where he worked on multiple projects, to a Government start-up tasked to set up the R/LNG infrastructure and commence LNG supplies to Pakistan. Humzah also worked at a USAID project, as a consultant, where he assisted the Government of Pakistan in formulating, and drafting amendments to, the E&P sector’s policy and regulatory framework.

Going forward, Humzah intends to work on transitioning to clean energy in a manner that not only meets the global burgeoning energy demand but also substantially reduces the global carbon emissions.