Firm Profile > Bangladesh Law Partners | BDLP > Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bangladesh Law Partners | BDLP
2nd Floor, House 429, Road 7
Baridhara DOHS


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 $400 million, issuance of debt securities equivalent to US $18 million 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 & Japanese software company to provide human resource management solution for the Government of Bangladesh, drafting and finalizing Deed of Trust & 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.

Department Name Email Telephone
Arbitration, Admiralty & Litigation Barrister Shajib Mahmood Alam +8801714404050
IP & Trademarks Advocate Md. Rafinur Rahman +8801714404060
Foreign Investment & Business Setup Barrister Shajib Mahmood Alam +8801714404050
Commercial Disputes Advocate Md. Rafinur Rahman +8801714404060
Banking & Finance Barrister Shajib Mahmood Alam +8801714404050
Subordinate Courts Ms Sarmin Akther +8801707241611
General Queries Mr Akram Hossain +8801678604010
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Shajib Mahmood Alam  photo Mr Shajib Mahmood Alam MANAGING PARTNER
Mr Md Rafinur Rahman  photo Mr Md Rafinur Rahman Partner
Total Lawyers : 12
English (fluent)
Chartered Insitute of Arbitrators
Commonwealth Lawyers Association
Corporate International

  1. Advising a local conglomerate relating to a foreign fund arrangement by an U.S based asset management company (Transaction/Funding Value= 400 million USD).
  2. 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).
  3. Preparing of mortgaged documents in relation to sanction of credit facilities by Commercial Bank of Ceylon Limited PLC (Transaction Value= 589,094 USD).
  4. 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).
  5. Vetting of Corporate Guarantee Documentation in favour of CHB Building Technologies for a local client (Transaction Value= 1.5 million USD).
  6. Formation of a Japan- Bangladesh Joint Venture Tech Company.
  7. Drafting of Gratuity Trust Deed and Rules for BORAK Real Estate Limited.
  8. Facilities Management Agreement between HANSA Management Limited (H.R Sourcing Company) and a Five Star Luxury Hotel (Westin, Dhaka).
  9. Leading an arbitration arranged by Bangladesh Ministry of Commerce representing one of the biggest local Trade Organization (BAIRA).
  10. Vetting and Advising on amendments to the Overseas Employment and Migrants Rules, 2019.
  11. Land Due Diligence for a joint venture power plant project in Bangladesh (Total Land Area=630,000 square feet approx.).
  12. Advising El Corte Ingles on Bangladesh Labour Laws.
  13. Assisting El Corte Ingles with recovery of Debt from a third party Freight Forwarding agent.
  14. Handling Acquisition of Star Padma Television Channel.
  15. Advising and handling legal processes for establishment of Mastermind Abacus franchise in Bangladesh.
  16. Litigating against China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) on behalf of Honeycom IT Pvt Limited in relation to commercial dispute.
  17. Other notable work: Conducting 100+ litigations successfully, numerous private arbitrations and mediations, Helping setup around 50 foreign-Bangladesh joint venture businesses and liaison offices.

BDLP reopens its doors with significant Covid-19 precautionary measures

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.

Bangladesh Government Provides 100% Tax Exemption for Power Generation Companies

- 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.