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Dr Kamal Hossain & Associates

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Dr Kamal Hossain & Associates has an accomplished legal team in Dhaka, which advises clients on both domestic and international arbitration, as well as the enforcement of arbitral awards. Often handles disputes in the oil and gas and construction sectors, as well as employment and tax cases. Possesses expertise in public interest and human rights cases. Acts for leading domestic corporates, as well as foreign entities. Frequently handles cases at the Supreme Court. Clients include Grameenphone, LafargeHolcim and Unilever.

Strengths

A client comments that the lawyers at Dr Kamal Hossain & Associates are "well organised and available even outside normal business hours."

Work highlights

Dr Kamal Hossain & Associates represented DrillTec GUT as Bangladesh legal counsel in an UNCITRAL arbitration against a state-owned company, relating to sub-surface drilling attempts.

Notable practitioners

Kamal Hossain is a revered figure for his great experience in dispute resolution in Bangladesh. His expertise extends to international arbitration, as well as local administrative and constitutional matters.

Sara Hossain is a prominent name for human rights and public interest litigation, including pro bono matters. She also has expertise in administrative and constitutional disputes, as well as family and employment law matters. A market source enthuses: "Sara Hossain is brilliant."

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Overview

The firm has been involved in both domestic and international arbitration, including international commercial arbitration. Dr. Kamal Hossain has extensive experience in international arbitration, both as counsel and arbitrator. He has served as Chairman and Member of several international arbitral tribunals formed under the ICC, ICSID, LCIA and UNCITRAL Rules and under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and as a Member and Panel-Chairman of the United Nations Compensation Commission. Dr. Sharif Bhuiyan acted as lead counsel in several international commercial arbitrations in which the Tribunal comprised arbitrators of multiple nationalities and the disputes involved substantial sums.

Members of the firm have expertise and experience in commercial arbitration and have acted as counsel in ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitrations. The firm advises on a wide range of arbitration issues, including arbitration clauses and submission agreements, choice of forum and rules of arbitration, enforceability of awards and the role of national courts during arbitration proceedings. The firm has been involved in litigation for enforcing arbitration awards, staying court proceedings initiated in violation of arbitration clauses and obtaining interim relief in support of pending arbitration proceedings.

Dispute Resolution

Dr Kamal Hossain & Associates

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Location

Chamber Building

2nd Floor

122-124 Motijheel C/A

Dhaka

Dhaka District

Bangladesh

1000

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Bangladesh

Dispute Resolution


Kamal Hossain
Senior Statespeople
Sara Hossain
Band 2