About Us

The Female Governed Dispute Resolution Center (FGDRC) is a legal entity governed by female attorneys and retired judges working on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms to resolve family matters, civil matters, petty criminal offences and corporate matters by ensuring inexpensive and expeditious justice methods. FGDRC though it's Legal Incubator Program working to ensures access to justice for all and professional excellence among young lawyers.


“To establish a society which ensure access to justice for all by providing alternative dispute resolution mechanisms for justice delivery”

FGDRC Vision

FGDRC with its national and international expertise in arbitration and reconciliation provide win win solution to its clients though its team of expert counsels in contracts and dispute resolution. Through its efficient Client Management System (CMS), FGDRC provides client satisfaction at its maximum by providing its services. Lawyers in FGDRC are experienced in all forms of ADR and are skilled at using dispute resolution strategically to our clients’ advantage. We serve as client advocates, where we handle negotiations, mediations and arbitrations, and provide clients with ADR advice; our services also include early case assessments and guidance regarding how best to resolve disputes. In addition, we negotiate, draft and enforce ADR clauses, design conflict management systems for businesses, and provide educational seminars and instruction regarding the use of ADR.

Our cross-disciplinary ADR practice group at FGDRC includes certified mediators with deep experience in litigation mainly focusing public interest litigations, family law, labour & employment laws & protection, contract management, corporate, partnerships, intellectual property, Gender Based Violence disputes, settlement disputes, consumer protection, and international mediation/arbitration.

In addition, the FGDRC offers Mediation Training, Customized Mediation Training, and Community Education Programs designed to give individuals, businesses and communities the skills necessary to effectively mediate and resolve conflicts. FGDRC also provide Leadership trainings design for lawyers – mainly focused to Empower Women Lawyers.

FGDRC Team of Experts

  • Faiza Farooq
  • Rabia Bakhtavar
  • Rebecca Khattak
  • Sumayah Hasan
  • Sarah-Al-Luqman
  • Sana Khan
  • Hiring!


  • Barrister Masroor Shah , Director

    To cater the pendency in courts as well as to ensure the speedy justice, FGDRC is one of the best innovative model. Also FGDRC legal awareness programs/campaigns to enhance legal awareness and programs designed to increase access to justice is commendable. Me and my team will ensure full support to FGDRC in running a world class legal skills training program for the legal fraternity and create “ambassadors of change”.

  • Authug-Al-Shehail, Prime Legal Support

    FGDRC will become an effective means for ensuring Gender Equality and Women Empowerment by improving women Access to Justice for Women and supporting female legal profession in Pakistan.

  • Raza Ali, ED, PJN

    FGDRC will be a first of its kind intervention which on one hand helps promoting legal profession and on the other provides access to justice and legal empowerment to poor and vulnerable.  I'm really happy that, Female Governed Dispute Resolution Center is working on the principle of resolving conflicts inexpensively and expeditiously.

Our Skills

  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Early neutral Evaluation & Case Assessments
  • Negotiate, Draft & Enforce ADR Clauses
  • Moderated Settlement
  • Contract Management
  • Training & Development of Lawyers on Leadership Skills
  • Training & Development of Lawyers on ADR Skills

Our Partners

  • Prime Legal Support
  • Peace & Justice Network
  • Barrister Masroor Shah & Co.
  • Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • National Centre for Dispute Resolution
  • Dispute Resolution Council KP
We pursue excellence in every aspect of our professional lives, aiming to deliver quality, innovation and consistency in all aspects of our service. To be honest, trustworthy, respectful and ethical in our actions. To honor our commitments and to be accountable for our actions, successes and failures. We focus our utmost abilities and resources on our clients and their interests at all times, combining high standards of professionalism with a keen understanding of their requirements so that we can help them solve any problems and overcome any challenges they may face.