Muhammad Raiq was born in the city of gardens - Lahore - into a police family. He attended the Government High School Township - a top class government educational institution. He completed his intermediate education at Government College Township (GCT) in Lahore and went on to obtain his Bachelors in Law (LL.B) from Pakistan College of Law Lahore.
His passion for reading, history geography and geo-politics helped him in excelling early on, in law practice. He started his career in law as an apprentice in 2016 in a practice set which specialized in civil matters. He gained extensive knowledge of civil procedure and practice and went on to work on disputes involving international power producers (IPPs) and Central Power Purchasing Agency-Guarantee (CPPA-G).
Raiq assists in all domestic and international arbitration cases, constitutional cases as well as service law matters (i.e. disputes between government employees and their departments). He appears regularly before the Civil Courts, District and Sessions Courts, Regulatory Authorities / Tribunals and High Courts of Pakistan.
Raiq’s passion outside his profession is classical music of Pakistan, in particular, classical “raag '' which are particular melody patterns of eastern classical music that form part of a long piece. Raiq subscribes to the belief that “A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.”