Mr Tanvir Quader > Vertex Chambers > Dhaka, Bangladesh > Lawyer Profile

Vertex Chambers
Millennium Castle (5th Floor)
Plot - 47, Road 27, Block - A
Banani, Dhaka 1213
Bangladesh

Position

Partner. Areas of practice include: Banking and Finance, Mobile Financial Services, IT and Telecommunication, Commercial, Employment, Aviation, Construction, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Corporate, Taxation, Media and Entertainment, Litigation and ADR.

Types of work undertaken include:

Advising the client on drafting contract and negotiating for the purchase of Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) from US sellers; Advised one of the world-renowned dredging companies on the laws relating to Public Private Partnership (PPP), income tax, value added tax, public procurement, construction and infrastructure, corporate, and banking and finance in connection with dredging activities to be undertaken by the client in Bangladesh; Advised one of the largest international NGO on its corporate governance restructuring in 19 (nineteen) subsidiaries located in 10 (ten) different countries around the world; Advised one of the leading power sector entity in Bangladesh on its amalgamation with two of its subsidiary companies; Advised a number of international NGOs for registration with the NGO Affairs Bureau in Bangladesh; Representing a leading international cotton supplier on multiple litigation in connection with enforcing foreign arbitration awards; Advised a leading tobacco company on cross-border trademark protection issue and labour laws (including union issues) in Bangladesh; Advised an international payment platform company on its entry into Bangladesh; Advised a leading venture capital firm in Bangladesh on structuring a PE & VC fund under the applicable laws; Conducted due diligence on 300 acre land for potential acquisition by an European energy company; Advised a professional body of architects in drafting model contracts; Advised several NGO’s on registration, renewal, restructuring and on labour, employment, foreign donation and immigration laws; Successfully represented a leading developer company before the labour court on matters involving termination of workers; Advised a Switzerland based financial company on several cross-border debt investments in Bangladesh; Advised a leading pharmaceutical company on patent laws; Advised a leading mobile telecommunication company regarding restructuring of non-core businesses & related tax implications.  

Career

Barrister at Law, of Lincoln’s Inn (2010)

Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh (2013)

Partner, Vertex Chambers (2015)

Head of Legal, bKash Limited (2012-2015)

Co Founder & Treasurer, Jaago Foundation (2007 onwards)

Director, Harriken.com Limited (2014-2015)

Languages

English, Bangla, Hindi

Memberships

Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Supreme Court Bar Association (Bangladesh)

Dhaka Bar Association

Education

Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills, City Law School, London (2010)

LL.B (Hons.), University of London (2008)

Negotiation Workshop, Harvard Negotiation Institute, Harvard Law School (2014)

Leisure

Traveling, music, religion, snooker, badminton

Lawyer Rankings

Bangladesh > Dispute resolution

Vertex Chambers’ dispute resolution practice, which is active in court litigation and commercial arbitration cases, is led by managing partner Junayed Ahmed Chowdhury. Under his leadership, the team handles a wide range of contentious matters for clients from industries such as energy, tobacco, construction and IT. Sajeda Farisa Kabir and Tanvir Quader are other key individuals.

Bangladesh > Corporate and M&A

Managing partner Junayed Chowdhury, who leads the corporate team at Vertex Chambers, is experienced in advising national and international companies on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. The firm’s client roster includes entities from the steel, tobacco and financial sectors. Tanvir Quader and Sajeda Farisa Kabir  (who divides her time between Dhaka and Sydney) are also recommended.