Mirza Zafar Hussain, Honorable Ombudsman AJK was born in the year 1944 at village Doongi Zaffarabad in Distt. Bhimber. He got his early education from Government High School Barnala and did his matriculation and Intermediate from Punjab Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Lahore.
He did Graduation and LLB from the University of Punjab in 1971 and 1975 respectively and started his career as a Lawyer from District Courts in the year 1981.
He has a vast experience of legal profession as a Lawyer of High Court and Supreme Court. He remained President of Supreme Court Bar Association from 2007 to 2009.
Mirza Zaffar Hussain, was appointed as Ombudsman of Azad Jammu & Kashmir on 04-12-2017 and was administered oath on 07-12-2017 by the Acting President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir at Aiwan-e-Sadar in Muzaffarabad. He assumed the charge of his Office (Ombudsman AJK) on the same day.