Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to admit The Legal Circle as its exclusive member firm for Bangladesh.
The Legal Circle is a leading full-service law firm in Bangladesh with expertise in a broad range of practice areas including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance (both equity and debt capital markets), projects and project finance, bank lending and bank regulation, fund formation and regulation (both private equity and mutual funds), general company and commercial matters.
The firm also has considerable experience advising clients on foreign direct investment, distribution and agency law, civil and criminal litigation (in both the lower and appellate courts), telecommunications, competition and media law, trusts, employment and industrial relations law and intellectual property (including copyright, patent and trademark).
Clients include major foreign and domestic corporations, commercial banks, NBFIs, investment banks and other financial advisors, private equity funds, mutual funds, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and high net worth individuals.
Anita Ghazi Rahman-Islam, Managing Partner of The Legal Circle, stated, “Our Lex Mundi membership will enhance our ability to serve our clients and contribute to their success. We look forward to working with Lex Mundi’s outstanding member firms around the world.”
Carl Anduri, President of Lex Mundi, commented, "We are pleased to welcome this outstanding firm to our network. With the addition of The Legal Circle, Lex Mundi strengthens its presence in Asia and the Pacific and underscores its commitment to provide its member firms and their clients access to the most experienced and most highly regarded counsel around the world."
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Lex Mundi is the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries. Lex Mundi member firms offer clients preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide – a global resource of unmatched breadth and depth. Each member firm is selected on the basis of its leadership in – and continued commitment to – its local market. The Lex Mundi principle is one independent firm for each jurisdiction. Firms must maintain their level of excellence to retain membership within Lex Mundi.
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