Firm Profile > A.S & Associates > Dhaka, Bangladesh

A.S & Associates

Leading firms Tier 1

A.S & Associates is a full-service law firm that excels at structuring syndicated term loan facilities and debt securities as well as advising on the securisation of financial products. Other areas of expertise include providing tax management services and the promotion of ADR through its trained mediators. In addition, the skilled team routinely works with major international law firms. Managing partner A.S.A Bari leads the capital markets, energy and power groups as well as the financial and taxation practices at the firm. Ferdaus Rahman is another prominent member of the team with considerable experience in corporate governance and regulatory matters as well as in employment and labour law issues. Farhana Khan is another name to note for his work on complex corporate matters.

Practice head(s):

A.S.A Bari; Ferdaus Rahman; Farhana Khan


It is a knowledgeable team that is responsive and caring towards our queries‘.

The Firm has outstanding standards of professional service and a superior turnaround time. It is proactive about problem solving‘.

Ferdaus Rahman has an exceptional capacity of not only providing legal solutions, but the ability to drive complex projects of national importance forward‘.

Key clients

Apex Consulting International Inc.

Apparels Stitch Limited-Patriot Group

Banco Power Limited

Banco Securities Limited

Bangladesh Power Development Board, BPDB

Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA)

Biddyanondo Foundation

Bird & Bird LLP

Brothers Construction Company Ltd.

Capita Auto Bricks Limited

Codes & Labels Limited

Concept Knitting Limited

China Exim Bank Limited

City Capital Limited

Clyde & Co. Clasis

Deloitte Bangladesh


Devotech Technology Park Limited

Dhaka Euro Shoes Limited

Diran Enterprise Limited

Doreen Power Limited

Doreen Power House and Technologies Limited

East West Container Terminals Limited

EMX Limited

Energis Power Corporation Limited

Envoy Textiles Limited

EOS Textile Mills Limited

EPV Thakurgaon Limited

Equitable Group

Evonik Bangladesh Limited

Financial Excellence Limited

Freudenberg & Vilene International Limited

Godrej Household Products (Bangladesh) Limited

Great Western Energy (BD) Limited

Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Co.

Hogan Lovells

Hoque Bhattacharjee Das & Co

Humac Lab Limited

Huntsman Singapore Pte Limited

Hyundai Oilbank Co., Ltd

IBCS-Primax Software (Bangladesh) Limited

IDLC Finance Limited

Imagine Radio

Infrastructure Development and Company Limited

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)

International Corporate Protection Group Ltd.

JMI Group

Justice & Care

Khaas Food Limited

Kite Bangladesh Limited

Krishi Gobeshona Foundation

Kushiara Auo Bricks Limited

Lanka Bangla Investments Limited


Man Energy Solution

Mars Advisory Limited

Mayer Brown LLP

MBM Group

Medecins sans Frontieres, France

Mills & Reeve LLP

Midland Bank Limited

Milvik Bangladesh Limited

Mitsui & Co Limited

Modupur Consultancy Limited

Navana Electronics Limited

NCC Bank Limited

NRB Bank Limited

NRB Equitable Limited

NDB Capital Limited

New Mileage (Hong Kong) Technology Limited

Nishimura and Asahi

Noor Cold Storage Limited

Norinco Intl. Power Limited


Phoenix Finance Limited

Pubali Bank Limited

Rangpur Metal Industries Limited

Rural Power Company Limited

Safko Spinning Mills Limited

Sarens India Heavy Lifting Pvt Limited

Shaoxing Keqiao Douan Imp and Exp Co. Ltd.




Smart Health Bangladesh Limited

Solemate Footwear

Soorty Textile (BD) Limited

Sreemongol Consultancy Limited

Stadler Rail Valencia S.A.U.

Subra Limited

Subra Fashions Limited

Subra Systems Limited

Taj Industries Limited

Tajingdong Consultancy Limited

The City Bank Limited

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Treeshal Consultancy

Limited Walk Free Foundation

White & Case LLP

World Bank Group

Yonder Music Inc.

Zhejiang Huida Textiles and Garments Co. Ltd.

A.S & Associates (“the Firm”), is a full service Top Tier Ranked Law Firm in Bangladesh (as ranked by Legal500 in its 2017 and 2018 rankings), based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, having a branch office at Mymensingh and a networked legal firm at Moulovibazar, Sylhet.

The Firm provides a comprehensive range of modernized legal services to an ever-growing list of both national and international clients in all major business areas, including Admiralty, Banking and Financing, Corporate Structuring & Restructuring, including M&A, Capital Market, Construction, Consumer Protection, Employment, Energy, Foreign Investment, Foreign Exchange, Hospitality, Immovable Properties, Intellectual Properties, Immigration, Pharmaceuticals, Taxation, Telecommunication, Travel and Leisure, Trust etc.

The Firm, for its Corporate and Finance related practices, including M&A, has been recognized as one of the “Recommended” Firms in Bangladesh for three consecutive years (2016-17 to 2018-19) by ILFR1000 and has been ranked as a Recommended Firm by Asia Law in 2018 as well. The Firm is also ranked by the prestigious Chambers & Partners Ranking Guide. Multiple practitioners of the Firm have been regarded as Leading Practitioner, Highly Regarded Practitioner and Recommended Attorney by AsiaLaw, IFLR1000 and Global Law Experts.

A.S & Associates, directly or through its counsels, has the experience of working with some of the leading law firms of the world, including, Baker & McKenzie, Linklaters, Hogan Lovells, White & Case, Mayer Brown, Dentons, Bird & Bird, Zhong Lun Law Firm, Mills & Reeves etc and has been part of major international cross border transactions and ventures. Also, the Firm, through its exclusive memberships of two international law firm networks, TAGLaw and ADVOC, and a non-exclusive membership of NextLaw Global Referral Network, has extensive global reach and international exposure.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate financing and capital market ASA Bari +8801913924194
Energy and power sector ASA Bari +8801913924194
Banking and financial institutes ASA Bari +8801913924194
Taxation ASA Bari +8801913924194
Litigation Sayeed Abdullah Al Mamun Khan +8801926461020
ADR Sayeed Abdullah Al Mamun Khan +8801926461020
Immovable property and real estate Sayeed Abdullah Al Mamun Khan +8801926461020
Employment and labour Ferdausur Rahman +8801822222272
Compliance, governance and regulatory matters Ferdausur Rahman +8801822222272
Government, non-profit and chairtable org Ferdausur Rahman +8801822222272
Local, international and commercial contracts Ferdausur Rahman +8801822222272
Corporate affairs and restructuring including M&A Farhana Khan +8801830461716
Admiralty Farhana Khan +8801830461716
Telecommunication sector Farhana Khan +8801830461716
Number of lawyers : 19
at this office : 13
International Bar Association

Diversity Statement:

For every legal help-All of us- Together

We are as diverse as our clientele.  From all across the globe and our diversity results into value adding , effective, creative solution for our global clients. Let us be global, for all, for every legal help, by all of us-always… together!

CSR/Pro bono Statement:

A.S & Associates believes in giving it back to the community and to be there for those in need. We will work with organizations with humanitarian missions and for marginalised people, especially for women, children, disables and infirm.

Let’s be there for those in need for their every legal help!

A.S & Associates, as the exclusive Bangladesh member, joins TAGLaw®

A.S & Associates, as the exclusive Bangladesh member, joins TAGLaw®, a worldwide alliance of independent law firms with more than 155 member firms based in over 90 countries. TAGLaw members are invited to join TAGLaw only after undergoing a comprehensive vetting and selection process. Firms are carefully chosen based on professional competence, commitment to client service, reputation within the legal community and recommendations from existing members. Candidate firms are reviewed and if they satisfy TAGLaw's criteria, the TAGLaw Advisory Board approves the candidate as a member. Members then receive access to TAGLaw's international resources as well as the multidisciplinary resources found within the broader TAG AlliancesTM (TAGLaw, TIAG® and TAG-SPTM).