Barrister Mohammed Forrukh Rahman



The Head of Chambers is responsible for the overall affairs of Rahman’s Chambers in its entirety, whether it is legal issues, management affair, client handling etc. Out of our 5 Practice Divisions comprising 9 (Nine) Practice Departments, he leads one or two of them. The performance of divisions and departments which are lead by other senior members, are routinely assessed by him. He oversees the management assisted by supervisor, coordinator and attache'(s) of branches and experienced management staffs.


He has altogether 16 years’ experience of working in the field of corporate & finance, shipping and dispute resolution. For the last 12 years, he leads the firm, Rahman’s Chambers. Previously, he worked with Lee, Khan and Partners and also A Hossain & Associates, Dhaka office, the Chambers of Mr. Ajmalul Hossain QC from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Rahman was a Legal Consultant of Power Cell, Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources and also a member of Legal Counsel, Central Bank Strengthening Project of Bangladesh Bank.

Mr. Rahman is now one of the leading practitioner in Bangladesh, ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific in the field of Corporate, Finance, Shipping and he is also ranked by Chambers Global for international works involving both contentions and non contentious matters.

International

Mr. Rahman is the head of the International Division. His Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree with specialisation on International Dispute Resolution from the University of London gave him insight into international law, international arbitration, international trade laws etc. In 2018, Mr. Rahman has been appointed as a panel arbitrator of SAARC Arbitration Council (SARCO) upon nomination from the Government of Bangladesh and BIAC. Mr. Rahman obtained his Fellowship from Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (FHKIArb) in 2017 and has been recognised as a full Member of Singapore Institute of arbitrators (MSIArb) in 2019. He passed Accredited Mediator course from CEDR, UK in 2013. Mr. Rahman has been involved in a number of international arbitration, cross border shipping and commercial litigation involving private international law issues. He advised clients over cross border shipping issued involving India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Mr. Rahman is a member of International Bar Association and International Division of New York State Bar Association. Several inbound (Bangladesh) cross border litigation e.g insolvency, acquisition etc and also issues involving International law such as taxation, investment, etc were handled by him. Starting with the most recent, notable works of Mr. Rahman are as follows:



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