Rashna Imam: Lawyer with Akhtar Imam & Associates

Rashna Imam

Managing Partner
Dhaka,  Bangladesh
Phone+88 01714136071

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Foreign Investment in Bangladesh
  • Labour and Employment
  • Banks and Banking
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Telecommunications
  • Power
  • Insurance
  • Aviation
  • Education
  • Anti-corruption and Bribery Laws
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Landlord and Tenant
EducationUniversity of Buckingham, England (LL.B., 2002; LL.M., 2003); Inns of Court School of Law, City University, England (Bar Vocational Course, 2003); University of Oxford, England (Bachelor of Civil Laws, 2007)
Admitted2003, England and Wales; 2005, Advocate, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Memberships Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn; Dhaka Bar Association; Oxford University Students' Union; Oxbridge Society, Bangladesh.
LanguagesBengal, English, Urdu and Hindi

Achievements/Career Highlights:

Career Highlights:
- Partner at Akhtar Imam & Associates
- Corporate Associate at Baker & Mckenzie, London: acted for global giants like Arcelor Mittal, Schneider Electric on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and post-acquisition integration spanning multiple jurisdictions
- Junior legal consultant in the acquisition of Sheba Telecom by Egyptian telecom giant Orascom Telecom Holding: first international acquisition in the telecom sector in Bangladesh (Deal value: USD 50 million)
- Acted in the proposed acquisition of the fourth largest state-owned bank, Rupali Bank Ltd (Deal value: USD 500 million)
- Currently representing a multinational in its acquisition of the entire passive telecom infrastructure of one of the largest telecom operators in Bangladesh: this deal is set to become the first of its kind in Bangladesh (Deal value: USD 250 million)
- Invited by Bangladesh Bar Council to teach Company law as part of the Bar Vocational Course taught by senior High Court Judges and lawyers
- Invited by Bangladesh Bar Council to design and amend the curricula of the various law related courses offered there.

Academic achievements:
- First Class Honours, LLB
- Good Performance Prize, LLB Finals
- Best Performance Prize in Land Law, LLB
- Best Performance Prize in Intellectual Property Law, LLB
- Merit-based International Students Scholarship, LLB and LLM

Previous Positions:
- Corporate Associate, Baker & Mckenzie, the largest law firm in the world
- Member of Baker & McKenzie's India Focus Group
- Instructor, Company Law, Bar Vocational Course, Bangladesh Bar Council
- Instructor, English for Law Course, Bangladesh Bar Council
- Lecturer, Company Law, London School of Legal Studies, Dhaka, Bangladesh
- Lecturer, Tort and Land law, New Castle Law Academy, Dhaka Bangladesh
- Represented the University of Buckingham in the National Blackstone Mooting Competition
- Executive Member of Barristers' Association of Bangladesh: acted for the welfare of the barristers' community in Bangladesh, organized social events, raised funds, etc.
- Member, Junior Chambers International, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Office Information

Rashna Imam

Flat C2, House No. 51/A, Road No. 6/A (New), Dhanmondi

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