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Asia-Pacific Guide 2023
Bangladesh Corporate & Finance

1 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Rahman's Chambers

Our Corporate & Finance practice includes the following:

Corporate Department:

  • We associated with Deloitte Bangladesh Limited and prepared a report on Insolvency Law Reforms of Bangladesh for Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).

Construction Department:

  • We have advised a leading local RMG on a transaction involving Engineering, Procurement, Construction related to an Effluent Treatment Plant. We have advised them on legal and regulatory issues involving the environment and also drafted the EPC contract.

Finance Department:

  • We have successfully argued before Hon’ble Court on complex issues involving legal interpretation of GRI, World customs laws, NBR orders involving HS code classification of a new AI-based data processing machine for an RMG (dyeing) manufacturing unit. The judgment addressed the issues like the process to be followed by customs in determining HS code, etc. It is a landmark judgement because it affirmed for the very first time in our jurisdiction a set procedure to be followed by customs while determining the HS code of imported goods.

Investment Department:

  • Successfully registered a 100% foreign investment company in the logistics and retail sector.

Our Shipping practice includes the following:

Shipping Department:

  • We have successfully launched a proceeding against a receiver of cargo, consignees and notify parties, the receiver has taken delivery of cargo by producing cancelled BL by exercising fraud upon several parties.

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Shipping - Bangladesh
What the team is known for

Rahman's Chambers has a specialist shipping law practice in Bangladesh, covering the full scope of maritime issues including ship arrests, marine insurance, bills of lading and admiralty. The team is also active on collision cases, often representing international P&I clubs and shipping companies. The practice is additionally recognised in areas such as business formation, M&A and employment matters, alongside energy, infrastructure and real estate matters. Advocates at the firm are knowledgeable on restructuring and insolvency procedures. Notable clients advised by the firm include the likes of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Prantik Marine Services and Global One International Logistics.

Work Highlights

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  • Rahman's Chambers assisted Global One International Logistics with registration as a 100% foreign investment company in the logistics and retail sectors.

  • The team also represented Yusen Logistics in a dispute relating to the non-delivery of cargo and a related detention and demurrage claim.


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Notable Practitioners

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Mohammed Forrukh Rahman
Mohammed Forrukh Rahman
Head of Corporate & Finance
Band 3

Mohammed Forrukh Rahman is particularly recognised for his expertise in shipping law matters in Bangladesh, while he also assists clients with M&A and employment law.

"He has the specialised knowledge and rich experience for dealing with the different types of legal issues the client faces."

"Forrukh is always very responsive and provides clear commercial advice."

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Corporate & Finance

Mohammed Forrukh Rahman
Mohammed Forrukh Rahman
Head of Corporate & Finance
Band 3


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Amir Hossain Sarker

Mohammad Nasir Uddin

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Mohammed Forrukh Rahman

Head of Department

Narita Navin Khan

Salah Uddin Reza Sohel

Sheikh Abdullah

Tanzina Sharmee


Provided by Rahman's Chambers

Atrium Maritime S.A.

China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC)

Continental Traders (BD) Ltd.

Cosco Shipping Specialised Carrier Co. Ltd

Dong fang Electric International Corporation.

Ernst Komrowski holding KG (GmbH & CO.)


Felda IFFCO Group of Companies.

Hildebrand Singapore Private Limited

Integr8 Fuels Inc., U.K.

Komrowski Maritim GmbH

Maersk Line Limited

Marodi Services SAS, Italy

Momentum International Trading INC.

Northeast No.3 Electric Power Construction Co. Ltd.

Ocean International Limited

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL)

Philips Lighting BD Ltd.

RamaDBK Ltd

Samsung Engineering Company Ltd.

Sea Energy Limited, Monaco

Sea Power Shipping Enterprises Inc., Philippines

Sea Satin Oceanway S.A.

Seramontt Limited

Shakti Pumps (India) Ltd.

Sojitz Machinery Corporation

Surjin Tech Co., Ltd.

The London P&I Club

UK P & I Club

Union Resources & Engineering Company Limited (UREC)

Unitex LP Gas Limited

WoolWorths Group


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Chemical & Pharmaceuticals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Engineering



Garments & Textile

Group of Industries

Industrial Engineering


Marine Insurance

Mining & Metals


Power, Oil & Gas

Private clients/ individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance


Shipbuilding & Shipbreaking

Shipowner & Agent

Shipping, Supplies, Logistics & Services