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 DOULAH & DOULAH

   Advocates, Attorneys, IP Agents & Notaries

 

 

   
         
   
   

 

 

Established in 1965, Doulah & Doulah is now one

of the oldest law firms in Bangladesh

 

 

   
         
   

PARTNERS

 

A.B.M. BADrud Doulah

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Admiralty Law, Corporate Law, Banking, Finance, Energy & Mining, Litigation

 

EXPERIENCE: A Who is Who in Global Banking & Finance (Barons) and a Who is Who of Professionals Mr. Doulah is one of the high profile and active lawyers in Bangladesh in the areas of Banking, Finance and Shipping Litigation. He has worked in numerous matters involving complex legal issues. He is not only reputed in the context of Bangladesh but also holds a strong reputation internationally among Foreign Clients and Law Firms.

 

RECENT DEALS: He led the World Bank's Corporate Governance Assessment project team in Bangladesh and drafted the Bankruptcy Act under Financial Sector Reform Project. He is adviser to ABB for a number of BOO/BOT projects in Bangladesh. Besides he is an adviser to Baker Hughes, BAE, BAT etc. multinational companies. He is acting in litigations for a number of clients namely BNP Paribas, Pratt Finance etc. He has been consultant to a number of banks leading the global baking sector e.g. SCB, HSBC, Citigroup etc. Mr. DOulah is an expert in energy project finance as well - he has been involved in most of the power plants as legal advisor to different counterparts.

 


 

DR. A.B.M. Shamsud Doulah

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Commercial Litigation, IP Litigation, Corporate Law, ADR

 

EXPERIENCE: Advocate and Senior Partner of Doulah & Doulah, Mr. Doulah is one of the best-known figures in Commercial and Corporate matters including litigation and arbitration in Bangladesh. Client base includes numerous foreign Clients. His strong reputation in litigation and dispute matters keeps him well respected among the international law firms

 

RECENT DEALS: He was an active member of the Financial Sector Reform Project in Bangladesh. He attended a substantial number of ADR matters representing clients like HAM. Saipem, Cargill, Singtel etc. He is also representing numerous clients like Statoil, Cargill, Sony etc. in commercial litigations. He is a regular consultant to corporate bodies like Hewlett Packard, Etihad Airways, Sony, Grameenphone, Alteco etc. in Bangladesh. He is also a giant figure in the areas of IP litigation - he was the first to enforce well known marks concept for Nokia in Bangladesh. He also worked in international anti dumping suits and facilitated Omnicorn win over private port dispute before a US Court. He is also a consultant to USAID

 


 

BARRISTER RAFIQUL ISLAM

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: ADR & Commercial Litigation, Company Matters, Employment Laws

 

EXPERIENCE: Mr. Islam is a prominent litigation figure in the firm with huge experience in commercial disputes, arbitration, admiralty claim, appeals and reviews. He is also an expert in contentious and non-contentious company matters. 

 

RECENT DEALS: Mr. Islam has represented a number of local and international clients in numerous litigations. His client base include clients like Esso, Exxon Mobile, Globeleq. Caritas etc. He is also a consultant to a number of corporate bodies in Bangladesh namely Alltech, Sears, Intellisoft, Yiecheng, Millennium, Samsung, ABX etc.

 


 

DR. MOHAMMED ALI

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Documentary Credit, Syndicated Lending, Banking & Finance

 

EXPERIENCE: A prominent figure in the firm with huge experience in the areas of  Documentary Credit, Syndicated Lending, Banking & Finance.  

 

RECENT DEALS: Mr. Ali has represented a number of local and international clients in a number of commercial deals. His recent works include representing Royal Bank of Canada in a secured lending involving substantially large value. Recently he worked on a US$30m syndicated financing arrangement for Grameenphone Ltd, the leading, cell phone network provider in Bangladesh controlled by Norwegian based Telenor . He also represented Pershing Securities in SEC tribunal and advised Commerzbank on its money market / OTC products marketing in Bangladesh.

 


BARRISTER ROWSHAN ALI

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Company Law, M&A, Employment Law & Corporate Taxation

 

EXPERIENCE: Mr. Ali is highly experienced in company and regulatory compliance issues.  He also have experience in amalgamation schemes such as, equity investments and mergers & acquisitions. He is also an expert on Labour & Employment and Tax laws.

 

RECENT DEALS: Mr. Ali works for and advises a number of local and international corporate bodies. His recent works include directing El Paso capital gain tax issues in selling its power plants, advising ABB in obligations and arbitration issues involving a major gas contract etc. He is a consultant to a number of multinational corporate bodies in Bangladesh. He also worked for General Electric in its sublease issues in Bangladesh.

 



A.B.M. Nasirud Doulah

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate Law, Capital Market. M&A, Banking & Finance, Telecom

 

EXPERIENCE: Mr. Doulah is one of the few legal experts on Capital Market in Bangladesh. He is long experienced in dealing Corporate matters especially in corporate financing, corporate restructure and Mergers & Acquisitions, With his good knowledge in Banking and Finance issues Mr. Doulah is serving a number of corporate offices and Banks on all corporate issues.

 

RECENT DEALS: Custodian Agreement finalization of ABN Amro, Morgan Stanley etc. Acting in regulatory matters for Bank of New York. Negotiating for Al Aqeeq, UK in US$ 30 million equity investment. Lease Finance on Behalf of General Electric Company. He is consultant to investment companies such as Citibank, Etrade, etc. Three M&A facilitation in respect of three Power Plants for El-Paso, Sale of two Oil Companies. Restructure involved restructure of Khulna Power Company Ltd.

 



Dr. Amina Khatoon

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Banking & Finance, Syndicated Lending, Corporate Law

 

EXPERIENCE: Dr. Khatoon is highly experienced the areas of Banking & Finance , Besides she has acted in finalization of a number of syndicated lending. She has also acted in a number of corporate finance issues.

 

RECENT DEALS: He is acting for some of the leading Banks such as Wachovia Bank, Rabobank etc on various credit, swap and option etc. issues, She actively advised on the acquisition of Credit Agricole Indosuez by Standard Bank of Ceylone. Also she advised telenor in a recent US$200, syndicated financing to its subsidiary Grameenphone. Besides she is working on the acquisition B2M Technologies by Zingmobile.

 



Dr. Mariam Khatoon

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate Law , Commercial Law, Employment Laws, Intellectual Property

 

EXPERIENCE: Dr. Khatoon is highly experienced the areas of Corporate Law and Intellectual Property matters. She has also finalized a number of key commercial deals.

 

RECENT DEALS: She assisted a number of foreign investments of Bangladesh by way of appropriate structurizations. Clients include Intellisoft Yiecheng Logistics, Hewlett Packard, Etihad Airways etc,, Besides she is actively advising those companies in their day today business, employment issues, regulatory issues etc.

 



Shamsun Nahar

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate Law, Litigation, Enforcement of Judgments, Intellectual Property

 

EXPERIENCE: Ms. Nahar is highly experienced the areas of Corporate Law , She is also a next generation emerging litigant acting for some of the leading corporates and Banks.

 

RECENT DEALS: She advises Bangladeshi corporates  in their day to day issues, regulatory isuues etc .Clients include Alteco Chemical Industries, Sony Corporation etc. Besides she is involved in litigation for clients like, Indutech, Cargill, BNP Paribas etc, 

 



Hazera Khatoon

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate Finance, Corporate & Commercial Law, Taxation

 

EXPERIENCE: Ms. Khatoon is experienced the areas of Corporate Finance. She has finalized a number of key commercial deals in Bangladesh.

 

RECENT DEALS: She acted in the corporate finance of Consistel Solutions. She finalized a deal on behalf of ABB for supply of equipments to power plants in Bangladesh. Besides she finalized a US$ 75m structured financing in AKTEL GSM by Calyon Bank of Paris. 

 



Nurun Nahar

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Micro Credit Finance, Intellectual Property, Litigation, ADR

 

EXPERIENCE: Ms. Nahar has experience in Micro Credit Fianance, Litigation and Intellectual Property matters. She is an expert in intellectual property matters including enforcement litigation. She is also an expert in Alternative Dispute Resolution matters including Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation, Conciliation etc.

 

RECENT DEALS: She is working in a number of projects involving micro-credit finance for different NGOs . Also she is involved in a number of public interest litigations. She is also acting for a number of international clients like Nokia,  Sony etc, for Intellectual Property Enforcement Matters

 



A.B.M. Shafiqud Doulah

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Admiralty Maritime & Shipping, Commercial & Corporate Law

 

EXPERIENCE: Mr. Doulah has experience in Admiralty, Maritime & Shipping matters. Besides he also advises in corporate and commercial matters

 

RECENT DEALS: He is involved in a number of shipping litigations on behalf of shipping companies, P&I Clubs, ship suppliers etc. He is also acting for different corporates like Children's  Space Ltd,. Millennium Homes Associates etc.

 



A.B.M. Sohailud Doulah 

 

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PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate & Commercial Law and Intellectual Property

 

EXPERIENCE: Mr. Doulah is experienced in corporate matters and multi aspect commercial deals ..

 

RECENT DEALS: He is acting for some of the leading Corporates like ABX Logistics, Hewlette Packard etc. He finalized the Standard Chartered Bank's global product financing program on behalf of Hewlette Packard etc. He has also worked in US$ 30million financing in PEB Steel Limited.

 


 

Fahmida Doulah

 

BIO | EMAIL

 

PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate Law, Employment  & Taxation

 

EXPERIENCE: Ms. Doulah is an expert in contentious corporate matters including Labor Laws, Employment Laws and Corporate Taxation .Ms. Doulah is rendering her regular service to some of the corporates in Bangladesh.

 

RECENT DEALS: She has been involved in the drafting of employee guidelines etc. for some of the corporates in Bangladesh such as Hewlette Packard, Etihad Airways, Chemonics International, etc. Besides she has recently completed a corporate taxation exemption matter on behalf of El Paso on an significant amount.


 

 

   
         
   
       

     
 
 
     
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