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Bangladesh Law Partners | BDLP > The Legal 500 Rankings
Leading firms Tier 3Bangladesh Law Partners | BDLP is experienced in advising on high-value financial transactions and has been involved in a number of major corporate and commercial deals recently. The team has particular expertise in advising on complex security documents as well as advising on all aspects of key corporate matters from business formations to mergers and acquisitions as well as regulatory filings and all licensing requirements. Shajib Mahmood Alam is a highly regarded practitioner who is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in the UK and regularly takes part in private arbitrations and mediations. ‘The team is very professional and responsive to its clients and delivers on time’.
‘What is impressive about the firm is its commitment to providing honest legal services and no cutting corners attitude. The lawyers are a joy to work with. We appreciate Mr. Shajib Mahmood Alam’s commitment to reaching goals and his hardworking attitude. He sincerely tries to achieve the best goals for his clients. The firm’s other lawyers are also friendly and accommodating‘.
‘BDLP is an important support system for our company. The team is well equipped and has the best turnaround time compared to other firms. The lawyers are also very modern in terms of their utilisation of technology. We have found them to be experienced, energetic and honest in their practice. We have worked with Shajib Mahmood Alam and Rafinur Rahman‘.
‘The team has a friendly attitude, has clear and transparent communication and always meets deadlines’.
‘The firm’s use of technology and quick responses are of note. Barrister Shajib Mahmood is a trusted advisor to our company and an excellent lawyer. He is knowledgeable and experienced in commercial transactions and dispute resolution. He is very active, a delight to work with and extremely committed to his clients‘.
‘It is a top law firm in the city with a very client centred approach. The firm is extremely experienced in banking, finance and commercial matters. Its industry knowledge is a big advantage to us whether it is regarding an advisory matter or litigation‘.
‘Barrister Alam is a pleasure to deal with. The whole group is the example of a wonderful legal firm and a pleasure to work with. But, Mr. Alam seems to be the driving force and motivator behind its success. He was highly regarded and recommended to me before I went to BDLP‘.
‘Bangladesh Law Partners is made up of a group of energetic and very talented lawyers. The firm’s efficiency in handling commercial disputes is unique in my experience. The team has successfully worked in making big recoveries for my company. Its use of technology is also impressive when compared to many others. The lawyers are also a very friendly bunch‘.
‘Shajib Mahmood Alam – his hands on approach is very much appreciated by myself and my colleagues. No matter how short-notice our instructions are, he manages to get the job done within the deadline‘.
Borak Real Estate Limited
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Bangladesh Law Partners | BDLP > Firm Profile
Bangladesh Law Partners | BDLP is a full service law firm in Dhaka with multiple departments. It is one of the leading independent practices in Bangladesh reviewed highly by its clientele and peers.
In Bangladesh, the legal service industry is going through a transitional phase with a move from individual one lawyer centered practices to more diverse and dynamic law firms consisting of a number of leading lawyers and associates akin to those commonly seen in the west. BDLP takes pride in being one such force in this newly dawning era of the industry.
The law firm has already been recognized as one of the top law firms in Bangladesh with its one-stop legal services, multi-disciplinary approach and customer service focused establishment. In recent times, the firm’s litigation team has seen unprecedented success in both trial and appellate courts. The firm also provides retainer services to large conglomerates and high-net-worth individuals and has been involved in cross-border financing valued at US $400m, issuance of debt securities equivalent to US $18m and formation of multiple joint venture companies with stakeholders from Japan, Malaysia, UK, USA, China etc among others.
Apart from the above, recent highlights of the firm include its work in relation to Hyatt Centric Dhaka (proposed), Sheraton Dhaka, Statutory Reviews and Vetting, Land Due Diligence for proposed power plant, conducting arbitration on a Trade Organization dispute, providing opinion on a proposed statute on Foreign Worker and Migrants Welfare, Joint Venture between a Bangladesh investor and Japanese software company to provide human resource management solution for the Government of Bangladesh, drafting and finalizing Deed of Trust and codifying gratuity rules for Borak Real Estate Ltd which one of the top real estate developers in the country, Vetting of Service Agreements and related documentation for a multi-million dollar worth deal between a five star hotel (The Westin Dhaka) and Hansa Management Ltd., completing land due diligence for Feni Lanka Power Ltd. 114 MW power plant, credit rescheduling as per central bank regulations for multiple troubled agro-based businesses in Satkhira etc.
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|IP & Trademarks||Advocate Md. Rafinur Rahmanemail@example.com||+8801714404060|
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|Commercial Disputes||Advocate Md. Rafinur Rahmanemail@example.com||+8801714404060|
|Banking & Finance||Barrister Shajib Mahmood Alamfirstname.lastname@example.org||+8801714404050|
|Subordinate Courts||Ms Sarmin Aktheremail@example.com||+8801707241611|
|General Queries||Mr Akram Hossainfirstname.lastname@example.org||+8801678604010|
|Mr Md Rafinur .Rahman||PartnerHead of Litigation, Family & Divorce||View Profile|
|Ms Sarmin Akther||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Shajib Mahmood Alam||Managing Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Nabil Bhuiyan||Junior Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Akram Hossain||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Forhad Mahmudullah||Junior Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Tanjina Rahman Orna||Associate||View Profile|
|Towfique T Ahmed||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Asif Z Ahmed||Junior Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Abir Z Ahmed||Junior Associate||View Profile|
Staff FiguresTotal Lawyers : 12
LanguagesEnglish (fluent) Arabic Bengali Hindi
MembershipsChartered Insitute of Arbitrators Commonwealth Lawyers Association Corporate International
- Advising a local conglomerate relating to a foreign fund arrangement by an U.S based asset management company (Transaction/Funding Value= 400 million USD).
- Review of Charge documents in relation to obtaining of credit facilities from Commercial Bank of Ceylon Limited PLC by a local conglomerate (Transaction value = 1.18 million USD).
- Preparing of mortgaged documents in relation to sanction of credit facilities by Commercial Bank of Ceylon Limited PLC (Transaction Value= 589,094 USD).
- Advising, drafting and reviewing documents and negotiating with key steak holders in relation to issuance of debt securities (Zero Coupon Bond) by a local conglomerate with Strategic Finance Limited (An investment banker) acting as the Mandated Lead Arranger (Transaction Value= 8.83 million USD).
- Vetting of Corporate Guarantee Documentation in favour of CHB Building Technologies for a local client (Transaction Value= 1.5 million USD).
- Formation of a Japan- Bangladesh Joint Venture Tech Company.
- Drafting of Gratuity Trust Deed and Rules for BORAK Real Estate Limited.
- Facilities Management Agreement between HANSA Management Limited (H.R Sourcing Company) and a Five Star Luxury Hotel (Westin, Dhaka).
- Leading an arbitration arranged by Bangladesh Ministry of Commerce representing one of the biggest local Trade Organization (BAIRA).
- Vetting and Advising on amendments to the Overseas Employment and Migrants Rules, 2019.
- Land Due Diligence for a joint venture power plant project in Bangladesh (Total Land Area=630,000 square feet approx.).
- Advising El Corte Ingles on Bangladesh Labour Laws.
- Assisting El Corte Ingles with recovery of Debt from a third party Freight Forwarding agent.
- Handling Acquisition of Star Padma Television Channel.
- Advising and handling legal processes for establishment of Mastermind Abacus franchise in Bangladesh.
- Litigating against China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) on behalf of Honeycom IT Pvt Limited in relation to commercial dispute.
- Other notable work: Conducting 100+ litigations successfully, numerous private arbitrations and mediations, Helping setup around 50 foreign-Bangladesh joint venture businesses and liaison offices.
Press Releases31st May 2020 Bangladesh Law Partners BDLP, a concern of BDLP Consultancy Ltd reopened its doors on 31st May 2020 after a 10 week physical closure in line with Government & health department directions.
22nd January 2020 - by Barrister Shajib Mahmood Alam In a move to fulfill the conditions of its Private Sector Power Generation Policy, the Government of Bangladesh issued a new circular on the 2nd Day of January, 2020. By operation of the new circular, apart from coal based companies, all power generation companies will enjoy 100% tax exemption. This incentive will be available to all power generation companies who will start operation before 31st December 2022.
Legal Developments25th March 2021
A patent is a type of intellectual property that provides its owner or the inventor the legal right to exclude others from inventing, using, or selling the invention for 16 years on payment of the prescribed fees and such period of protection may be renewed.
5th October 2020 The Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020 was recently passed in the Parliament by amending the existing Companies Act, 1994, which was published in the Gazette on 25 February 2020 with the consent of His Excellency the President and has been in force since that day. Earlier, an initiative was taken to enact a new Companies Act, which seems to have been discontinued for the time being.
5th October 2020 Most Bangladeshi companies are registered as private limited liability companies, commonly known as private limited companies. A private limited company in Bangladesh is a separate legal entity and shareholders are not liable for the company’s debts beyond the amount of share capital they have contributed. According to the Companies Act 1994, any person (foreign or local) above the age of 18 can register a company in Bangladesh.
5th October 2020 It is often seen that many clinics, hospitals, and other medical service providers like diagnostic centers lack basic facilities to handle medical emergencies in their vicinity. In other cases, we have seen cases where certain patients of road accidents or attacks are rejected medical care by hospitals and clinics instead of treating them.