Bangladesh

Team Leader, Bangladesh Anisul Hassan bangladesh@laborlawplus.com

17 years of experience in labor and employment law.

Other Areas of Practice:

  • Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Litigation

Professional Experience:

  • Senior Associate,  Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed & Associates, Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 2014-Present
  • Associate, Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed & Associates, Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 2009-June 2014  
  • Consultant, Newcastle Legal Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, January 2007-June 2009
  • Pupil, Jamiruddin and Jurists, Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 2004 – July 2005

Education:

  • Enrolled as Advocate of the High Court Division, Supreme Court of Bangladesh, 2013  
  • Enrolled as an Advocate Bangladesh Bar Council, Bangladesh, 2010  
  • Inns of Court School of Law, City University, London, UK, 2005-2006 Bar Vocational Course. (Called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn in November 2006)  
  • University of London, External Programme,  LL.B (Hons), 2000-2004

Languages: English, Bangla

Professional Memberships:

  • Member  The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, United Kingdom  
  • Advocate Supreme Court of Bangladesh  
  • Member Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association  
  • Member Dhaka Bar Association  
  • Trainer Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre, Bangladesh

Publications:

  • Actively assisted Norton Rose Fulbright by briefing and co-writing a publication titled ‘Financing and taking security in Bangladesh’ in 2013
  • Actively assisted Herbert Smith Freehills by briefing and co-writing a section on Bangladesh in the publication titled Asia-Pacific Employment Law Guide 2014; and
  • Presently assisting Norton Rose Fulbright, Hong Kong in drafting and preparing a section on Bangladesh in its publication titled ‘Formal Guide for Banking and Security in Asia’

Overview:

Our affiliate is a leading law firm in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Our team has a broad based legal practice, offering a full range of legal advice and assistance to business clients in all sectors of industries, both domestic and international. 

The firm is highly ranked in Chambers and Partners for many of its practice areas.

Labor and Employment Practice:

The firm has an experienced team of labor and employment lawyers who are experts in their field and provide advice and assistance on all labor and employment issues faced by businesses operating in Bangladesh.

Our affiliate firm advises numerous organisations including multi-nationals and supranational organisations on labor and employment issues. The firm’s range of work includes drafting agreements, writing legal opinions on a variety of matters, drafting employment contracts and other related documents, advising on contractual matters, provident fund and gratuity rules to representing clients in the courts and employment tribunals and all other aspects of labor and employment law necessary to operate in Bangladesh.

The team regularly advises leading banks, non-banking financial institutions, statutory corporations and private sector corporate clients, including multinational companies, in manufacturing, retail, distribution, logistics, computers, energy, power and telecommunications among many others on a regular basis.

The Plus - Business Law Capacity: 

Our affiliate is highly ranked in Chambers for both its lawyers and the firm for its work in mergers and acquisitions and corporate and commercial law both nationally and internationally.

The team undertakes a large amount of advisory work for corporate clients on matters including M&A; corporate and commercial law; intellectual property and unfair competition; real estate; litigation and arbitration; Public law (including competition, data protection; aviation; shipping; banking and finance; commercial law; company law; corporatization; insurance; media; telecommunication and technology law; oil; gas; fertilizers and power sector; PPP laws among many others.

The partners and associates our affiliate are highly experienced in litigation and arbitration and have a sizeable legal practice in both the High Court Division and Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

Key Facts:

  • Locations: Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Size: 5 Partners, 10 Associates 
  • Business Law Practice Areas: Labor & employment; M&A; corporate and commercial law; intellectual property and unfair competition; real estate; litigation and arbitration; Public law (including competition, data protection (including labor related matters); aviation; shipping; banking and finance; commercial law; company law; corporatization; insurance; media; telecommunication and technology law; oil; gas; fertilizers and power sector; PPP laws  among many others.
  • Languages: English, Bangla

Listings/Rankings:

  • Lead partners have been ranked in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas. 
  • Ranked in Chamber Asia Pacific 2016 as a highly ranked firm with leading lawyers in their respective field.
  • The firm has also been recognised in Chambers Global for its  M&A work alongside other practice areas.

Contact: bangladesh@laborlawplus.com