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FM Associates

PREMIER FM HEIGHTS, 1ST FLOOR, HOUSE#88, ROAD#10/1BLOCK-D. NIKETON, DHAKA, BANGLADESH
Tel:
Work +8802 9853440
Email:
Web:
www.fmassociatesbd.com
Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Dhaka and 7 more

The firm: FM Associates is the affiliate of the Fox Mandal, and was founded in the year 1896. It is an international law firm with a presence in several countries and cities around the globe. The firm has a legal tradition and experience of being the legal advisor for the East India Company, and the successive governments. It has over 450 lawyers around the globe tied in a web where information is shared between the experts to provide the best legal assistance. The firm is a full-service law firm and has been recognised as the leading law firm in Bangladesh by several international and national forums.

The firm's strength is its team of experienced and trained lawyers who treasure the value of diligence and knowledge as well as creativity and innovation in addressing their clients' needs. FM aims to offer legal advice that meets clients' needs and expectations, and in this it has been hugely successful as is evident by the firm's rating by various international journals.

Areas of practice: FM Associates is among the very few leading law firms in Bangladesh which meet the standard of the international legal community in many different horizons. Over the years, the firm has achieved several domestic and international awards and has worked with several Fortune 500 companies, MNCs, private individuals and corporations with great success. Its biggest achievement lies in the satisfaction of its clients in every possible manner.

The firm preserves a high level of confidentiality when disclosing information about clients.

Over the years, FM Associates has been ranked as the top firm in the South Asian region by various international journals. It has won several awards and recognitions worldwide: Leading Law Firm in Bangladesh, The Legal 500; Innovative and Excellence Award 2017 by Corporate Live Wire, Cross Border M&A Law Firm of the Year 2017; National Tax Firm of the Year, 2016; Best Labour Law Firm in 2017 by Finance Monthly; Commercial Law Firm of the Year by Global 100. FM won Lawyer Legal Award 2016; Most Outstanding Law Firm of 2016 by Wealth & Finance; Best Administrative Law Firm in 2016 by Finance Monthly; Acquisition International M&A award 2014; Acquisition International Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year Award 2013; Intercontinental Finance 2012 Global Award; Dispute Resolution Law Firm 2012, Finance Monthly Law Awards; The Best National Law Firm, Paris 2008; Employer of Choice, 2008; Client Choice Award, 2007; and The Best Law Firm of the Year 2006.

The firm's practice areas include: banking and finance (including project finance, capital markets and mutual funds), initial public offerings, insurance, commercial disputes, property law and conveyance, corporate and commercial law, energy (including coal, oil and gas), mining, telecommunications, intellectual property, partnership, testamentary, air law (including aircraft leasing), shipping, taxation (direct and indirect), and dispute resolution by litigation and arbitration before international and domestic tribunals.

  • Number of lawyers: 450
  • at this office: 31
  • Languages
  • English
  • Bengali
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Member
  • Fox Mandal

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