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General business law
AS & Associates
Work highlights

Assisting UK charity Christian Aid in reviewing various labour and employment-related templates and carrying out an internal grievance process investigation appertaining to financial fraud.

Advising Sichuan Road & Bridge Group on the execution of a PPP contract of an expressway construction in Dhaka.

Key clients

Bangladesh Clinical Trials, Bank of China, International Finance Corporation, Vivo

Bangladesh Law Partners
Work highlights

Represented Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies (BAIRA) in an arbitration before the Ministry of Commerce regarding the jurisdiction of the executive committee of a trade organisation.

Advising the Westin Dhaka on banking and finance and dispute resolution issues regularly and providing legal opinions on financial debt recovery from one of its corporate clients.

Key clients

CBI Hong Kong, Envelope Group, Topstar Cargo Systems, Unique Hotel & Resorts

Doulah & Doulah
Work highlights

Assisted China Shandong Hi-Speed Financial Group and Sinohydro in completing the financing of First Dhaka Elevated Expressway, the very first PPP project in Bangladesh.

Acting as lead counsel for a consortium of four Chinese banks in a $1.7 billion coal-fired power plant project financing.  

Key clients

CREC International Renewable Energy, General Electric Capital Aviation, Total Eren, Whirlpool

Stellar Chambers
Work highlights

Assisted Footsteps Bangladesh, a local social enterprise, in drafting the agreement and negotiating the arrangement of setting up a nationwide water filtration and treatment system with the government and other NGOs involved, in an effort to achieve compliance with WHO water quality standards in marginalised communities.

Represented a Chinese automobile company in negotiation for terms of payment and IP protection with a third party.

Key clients

Feastmakers, Hydroquo+, iPage, Komar Sourcing, Planet X

Tanjib Alam & Associates
Work highlights

Representing Robi Axiata in challenging the legality of the audit conducted by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) and applying for a temporary injunction.

Drafting opinions and providing advisory services to a Bangladesh-Germany consortium in a solar power plant project.

Key clients

Bangladesh Bank, Mashreqbank, STS Holdings

Vertex Chambers
Work highlights

Advised the Bangladeshi arm of a global FMCG company on a dispute with Bangladesh Customs pertaining to the import duty exemption.

Represented a tobacco company as the lead counsel in a judicial review against the levy of VAT by the National Board of Revenue.