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Rahman's Chambers

Corporate & Finance

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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. Additionally has a recognised practice in such areas as business formation, M&A and employment matters, alongside energy, infrastructure and real estate matters. Notable clients include China Road and Bridge Corporation and InterContinental Dhaka.


Clients say about Rahman's Chambers: "They are friendly and work for us enthusiastically."

Work highlights

Rahman's Chambers assisted Maruha Nichiro with Bangladesh legal matters surrounding its acquisition of a fishing company.

The team also represented Maersk Line in a dispute relating to the delivery of cargo without production of shipping documents.

Notable practitioners

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. Market sources describe him as "a very competentlawyer."

Department Information

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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.


Rahman, Mohammed Forrukh (Head of Department)

Abdullah, Sheikh

Khan, Narita Navin

Sarker, Amir Hossain

Sharmee, Tanzina

Sohel, Salah Uddin Reza

Uddin, Mohammad Nasir


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



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




Corporate & Finance

Rahman's Chambers


Suite 5B (4th Floor), Ataturk Tower

22, Kemal Ataturk Avenue

Banani Commercial Area


Dhaka District



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Corporate & Finance

Mohammed Forrukh Rahman
Band 2