Dhaka, Bangladesh:

The Law Counsel

The Law Counsel
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • City Heart (14th Floor), Suite No. 15/1, 67 Naya Paltan, Dhaka, Bangladesh 1000
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About our Dhaka, Bangladesh: office

Established in 1990, 'The Law Counsel' is an international law firm based in Bangladesh which is widely recognized as one of the leading firms in the country. It was founded by Mr. Abdur Razzaq, currently the Senior Partner of the firm and in the year of its inception had only two associates. In the last 25 years, the firm has grown in size and stature, with many of its former associates establishing successful independent practices of their own. Recently, two new partners were inducted into the practice. Currently the firm has three partners, including the Senior Partner, three senior associates and eight associates.

The Law Counsel regularly collaborates with foreign firms in providing services in Bangladesh. It has worked extensively with Baker & Mckenzie LLP and Willkie Farr & Gallagher in the United States. In the United Kingdom, it has provided legal assistance to Mayer Brown LLP, Field Fisher and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. From 2011 to 2014, the firm collaborated with 9 Bedford Row of London, UK in providing legal services in Bangladesh. The firm's associated office in London provides consultancy services regarding various aspects of UK and Bangladesh legislations. The firm's senior partner, Mr. Abdur Razzaq, practices in both Bangladesh and the United Kingdom.

The Law Counsel is best known for its specialisations in commercial, employment, labour and public law and has been involved in a number of landmark Supreme Court cases of profound jurisprudential significance. The firm also has a substantial practice in telecommunications, intellectual property and securities and exchange laws. As a TRACE Partner firm, The Law Counsel frequently advises banks and financial institutions regarding application of anti-corruption and anti-money laundering legislations.

Office Details

Contact Information:
+880-2-934-9647-8  Phone
+880-1713302963  Phone
+880-1776771876  Phone
+880-2-934-9866  Fax
Mailing Address:
City Heart (14th Floor), Suite No. 15/1, 67 Naya Paltan, Dhaka 1000
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Year Established:
English, Bengali.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Clients
    REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Tyco International Inc (Singapore); Tyco Healthcare Pte. Ltd. (Singapore); Dhabi Group (UAE); Baker & Mckenzie, Nokia, AYM Anis, C/O. Calvin (USA); Dottore Commercialista Revisore Contabile (Italy); AgustaWestland Holdings Limited; Expeditors Corporate Headquarters (USA); Ima Spa (Italy); Morrison & Foerster LLP (Singapore); Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (Japan); Sanofi-Aventis (Paris); Bank of America NT & SA (San Francisco, U.S.A.); Korea Exchange Bank (Seoul, Korea); Youngone Corporation (Seoul, Korea); Royal Crown Company Inc. (Florida, USA); Regent USA Corporation (New York); Northrop Grumman Corp.; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (USA); The Korea Development Bank (Tokyo); Genting Power Holdings Ltd. (Malaysia); Motorola, Inc. (USA); T.C.M. Group International (Australia); Hyundai Corporation (Seoul, Korea); McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust.) Pty Ltd. (Australia); Mitsubishi Corporation (Tokyo, Japan); Aerovista Co.; (Sharjah, U.A.E).; Business for Social Responsibility (San Francisco, California); Mellon (USA); ATR France; Alltech Inc. (USA); Bloomberg LP (USA); Datapool Pte Ltd. (Singapore); Datacom Southeast Asis (M) Sdn. Bhd., 3 Com. Corporation (California); Emirates Group (UAE); Gulf Oil International Ltd. (UK); Bangladesh Petroleum Corp.; SITA Information Technology Computing B.V.; Saudia Airlines (KSA); Smith Cogeneration (USA); Bangladesh Biman Airlines; Shamil Bank (Bahrain); Travelex Money Transfer (UK); General Electric (USA); Fonterra Co-operative Group (New Zealand); Citi Group (USA); Bank of Scotland (UK); Elton Limited (Hong Kong); Emirates Group; Global Credit Solutions Ltd. (Australia); Dutch Bangla Bank Limited; Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd; Exim Bank Ltd; Bhaia Group (Bangladesh); Akij Group (Bangladesh); KAFCO (Bangladesh); Management Sciences for Health (MSH) - USAID, (USA); Wells Fargo Corporate Human Resources (USA); Research Triangle Institute International (USA).

    Areas of Practice (59)

    Specific Areas of Practice for our Dhaka office:

    • Administrative Law
    • Admiralty And Maritime Law
    • Advertising And Marketing
    • Agency And Distributorship
    • Arbitration
    • Mediation
    • Aviation And Aerospace
    • Anti-Trust
    • Trade Regulation
    • Bankruptcy
    • International Banking Law
    • Business Law
    • Commercial Law
    • Telecommunication Contracts
    • Company Law
    • Computer Contracts
    • Constitutional Law
    • Construction Law
    • Copyrights
    • Corporate Law
    • Criminal Law
    • Customs Law
    • Excise
    • Defense Contracts
    • Energy Law
    • Exchange Control
    • Environmental Law
    • Debtor And Creditor
    • Foreign Investment
    • Joint Ventures
    • Human And Civil Rights
    • International Finance
    • Insurance
    • Intellectual Property
    • International Trade
    • Investments
    • Insolvency
    • Immigration Law
    • Naturalisation
    • Labour Laws
    • Leases
    • Licensing
    • Libel And Defamation
    • Litigation
    • Mergers And Acquisitions
    • Petroleum Contracts
    • Oil Exploration
    • Oil And Gas Taxation
    • Patents
    • Designs
    • Trade Marks
    • Securities
    • Stock Exchange Regulation
    • Taxation
    • Shipping
    • Mortgages
    • Negligence
    • Product Liability
    • Transportation

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    Dhaka, Bangladesh

    • Dhaka, Bangladesh
      City Heart (14th Floor) , Suite No. 15/1, 67 Naya Paltan
      Dhaka,  1000

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