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Asia-Pacific Bangladesh Corporate & Finance

Some chapters feature a Corporate/Commercial section. It covers the broad range of commercial legal work, without subdivision into specialist areas; however, matters relating to a specialist practice area that features elsewhere in the chapter should not be duplicated here. A broad-based definition of banking transactions, which include both borrower and lender clients. The following topics are included: acting for either the lender or the borrower on general bank lending, syndicated lending, asset finance and leveraged finance.

All Departments profiles

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Band 1
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    Dr Kamal Hossain & Associates
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Dr Kamal Hossain & Associates houses an outstanding corporate and commercial law practice in Bangladesh. The firm regularly advises clients on high-value cross-border transactions and offers expertise in a wide range of M&A, corporate restructuring, capital markets, employment, insurance and tax matters, as well as banking regulatory matters. The team is especially active on project financing and development mandates and advises both international and domestic clients from a variety of sectors. The firm also provides a range of both contentious and non-contentious IP and shipping services.
  2. Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed & Associates
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Doulah & Doulah
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    Doulah & Doulah
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 2 | 12 Years Ranked
    Doulah & Doulah maintains its market-leading reputation in Bangladesh for IP legal matters, regularly handling trade mark and patent prosecution and enforcement, while it also advises clients on banking and finance and M&A, as well as project finance and aviation finance. The team advises both sponsors and lenders on numerous projects, including PPPs, and also cover matters requiring expertise in Islamic finance. A trusted adviser to a wide range of multinational clients across a variety of industry sectors, where the team represents the likes of Amazon, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and PepsiCo.
  2. A.S & Associates
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 2
  3. Sattar & Co.
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 2
  4. The Legal Circle
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 2
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Band 3
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    Akhtar Imam & Associates
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Akhtar Imam & Associates is a well-regarded law firm in Bangladesh skilled in M&A, tax and compliance issues. The team also provides banking and finance regulatory advice, and assists with joint ventures, liquidations and corporate restructuring. Key sectors that the team is specialised in include consumer goods, technology and pharmaceuticals. It regularly represents domestic corporates and banks and is also experienced in assisting multinational companies with regulations and their business activities in the country. Marico, the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and Visa are among the notable clients that the firm advises.
  2. DFDL
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    DFDL
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years Ranked
    Regional law firm DFDL's Bangladesh office regularly advises foreign and domestic clients on cross-border transactions. The team of lawyers is noted for its strong expertise in infrastructure, energy and infrastructure projects, as well as M&A deals. The team also covers bond documentation and issuance mandates. The firm draws on its network across the ASEAN region to handle international mandates.
  3. Tanjib Alam & Associates
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 3
  4. Vertex Chambers
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Accord Chambers
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    Accord Chambers
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Accord Chambers is an emerging corporate legal practice in Bangladesh and is deft in assisting international and domestic clients with project financing, acquisitions and development, particularly in the energy and natural resources sector. Its lawyers are experienced in advising clients regarding cross-border M&A and investments from a wide range of industries. The team is also well versed in employment issues, as well as the healthcare, engineering, insurance and telecommunications sectors. The corporate and finance practitioners advise the likes of Asian Light Engineering Manufacturing, Truvalu Enterprises and Beximco Communications.
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    Mahbub & Company
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 4 | 4 Years Ranked
    Mahbub & Company offers a notable corporate law practice in Bangladesh, offering a broad service to both domestic and international clients. The firm is experienced in assisting companies with employment issues in Bangladesh, in addition to M&A, corporate governance, tax and IP. The team is well versed in the technology sector, including in relation to startup companies. The team also advises on loan restructuring, financial regulations and fundraising. Key clients represented by the firm include Asian Age Enterprise, Omicon Tech Ventures and ROOTs Edutech.
  3. Rahman's Chambers
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    Rahman's Chambers
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 4 | 5 Years Ranked
    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.
  4. Farooq and Associates
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 4
  5. Legal Counsel
    Corporate & Finance
    2023 | Band 4