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The increase in foreign investment has led to an important shift in work for lawyers in Bangladesh; previously, only a few local firms had experience in working with overseas clients but deals of an international nature are now more the norm. Furthermore, instructions are moving more towards corporate law and away from traditional litigation. The Bangladesh market has recently experienced a rise in infrastructure and power projects work, and other growth sectors include telecoms and technology.

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Tanjib Alam & Associates

Tanjib Alam and Associates was founded by Tanjib-ul Alam, advocate (Supreme Court of Bangladesh) in 2009, who is also the Head of the Chamber. Mr Alam has been practising before the Supreme Court of Bangladesh since 1999. In his 19 years of practice, Mr Alam has gained an excellent reputation and has recieved praise from judges, lawyers and clients. Mr Alam was involved in drafting the Bangladesh Telecommunication Act, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission Act and the Information and Communication Technology Act for Bangladesh.

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The Law Counsel

Established in 1990, ‘The Law Counsel’ is an international law firm based in Bangladesh which is widely recognised as one of the leading firms in the country. It was founded by Mr Abdur Razzaq, currently the senior partner of the firm and in the year of its inception had only two associates. In the last 25 years, the firm has grown in size and stature, with many of its former associates establishing successful independent practices of their own. Currently the firm has three partners, including the senior partner, three senior associates and eight associates.

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A.S & Associates

A.S and Associates is a Global Law Experts Recommended, Bangladeshi law firm based in Dhaka with a branch office at Mymensingh and a networked legal firm at Moulovibazar, Sylhet. The firm is the exclusive Bangladesh member of TAGLaw®, a worldwide alliance of independent law firms over 90 countries. The firm provides a comprehensive range of modernised legal services for both national and international clients.

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In a notable recent development, the parliament passed the controversial Foreign Donations (Voluntary Activities) Regulation Act in 2016, which subjects all non-governmental organisations to extensive supervision by the NGO Affairs Bureau, a government body. The law applies restrictions to funds brought from abroad and has drawn criticism from international human rights organisations and local activists for allegedly limiting freedom of expression.

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