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Rahman's Chambers, Mohammed Forrukh Rahman, Dhaka, BANGLADESH

Mohammed Forrukh Rahman

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Rahman's Chambers

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Supreme Court Team, District & Magistrate Court Team, ADR & Tribunal Team


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Mr. Mohammed Forrukh Rahman, LLB(London); PGCertLaw(Corporate & Commercial)(London); Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators,  is a Barrister of Hon’ble Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London and Advocate,Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He was called to the Bar in 2003 after successful completion of Bar Vocation Course from the College of Law, (now the University of Law) Bloomsbury, London.

Mr. Rahman completed internship from reputed Lee, Khan and Partners (now dissolved) in 2004 on banking and corporate law and pupillage on banking, commercial and corporate Litigation with Mr. Ajmalul Hossain QC. He worked for A Hossain & Associates, Dhaka under Mr. Hossain QC for nearly 4 years as an associate. In 2006 he joined his family law practice, originally commenced by his grandfather in 1920s followed by his father, under a new name and title of Rahman’s Chambers.

For nearly 11 years, he is running the firm successfully as Head of Chambers. He has all together 14 years background of working in the field of banking, finance & investment, maritime, international trade, commercial transactions, power, energy and infrastructure projects and also M & A and major corporate fraud etc.

He also acted as a lawyer for A Hossain & Associate in Central Bank for the Central Bank Strengthening Project of World Bank from 2005-2006 and was the Legal Consultant for Power Cell, Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources of Bangladesh from 2007 to 2008.

On power and infrastructure mater, Mr. Rahman acted as legal counsel in several power plant projects e.g. dual fuel, coal, rental, solar, IPP, Small IPP at several stages ranging starting from due diligence. Besides, he appeared as a counsel in a number of litigation before High court, District court and arbitration.

On banking a finance matters, Mr. Rahman was involved in a number of major syndication, project finance transactions, drafting of several laws, circulars, regulation and guidelines. Mr. Rahman advised central bank from 2004 until 2015 on various complex banking legal issues and acted as counsel over various major complex commercial, banking litigation involving local and cross border transaction.

As the Head of Chambers Mr. Rahman and the firm acted as a retainer for several companies since the inception of the Chambers and advised clients on several corporate matters such as takeovers, as well as handled several corporate litigation, for example winding up, minority protection, merger etc.

In the capacity of a Counsel, Mr. Rahman has successfully argued in a the ground breaking litigation involving House Bill of lading, cross border transaction and International Trade: Freight Management vs. Bangladesh Bank reported in 2 CLR (HCD) 58619 MLR (HCD)336

Mr. Rahman was a lawyer for Central Bank from 2006 to 2015. While working for Central Bank as its counsel in the High Court and the District Court matters, Mr. Rahman was involved in matters on several areas of law, not restricted to banking only, but also foreign exchange on International Trade etc. in which he had developed significant expertise.

Pertaining to the in-depth knowledge, understanding and the higher education of Mr. Rahman, the Chambers rapidly developed its reputation in the area of Admiralty Maritime Laws, which is presently one of the core areas of practice of the firm.

Mr. Rahman is a Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators and a CEDR Accredited Mediator. As a counsel in arbitration Mr. Rahman has been successfully involved in international sales, Power, IT, shipbuilding, Construction related arbitration. Mr. Rahman successfully conducted ADR on a national payment switch project over dispute valued at $1.08 million.

He regularly advises major multinational companies, new start up business, local and foreign investors, garments and textiles etc.


Bengali, English, Hindi.


International Bar Association.
Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association.
Dhaka Bar Association.
Barristers’ Association of Bangladesh.


Barrister-at-Law of Lincoln’s Inn, London (2003)
Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh
Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (FHKIArb)
Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (ACIArb)
Associate Member, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Singapore (ASIArb)
Panel Mediator, Bangladesh International Arbitration Center (BIAC)
CEDR Accredited Mediator, London, UK
Postgraduate Certificate-Laws (Commercial and Corporate law),University of London,UK (2017)
Bar Vocation Course, the College of Law, London, UK
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of London, UK (2002)

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