The Legal Circle, Bangladesh is a full service law firm of specializing in representing clients on both domestic and international legal matters. We have a deep bench of experienced lawyers with high standards of delivery and work product developed over several years of practice.

The team members come from diverse academic backgrounds, are experts in their fields ensuring that clients are represented well in a wide range of practice areas. PQE of the Partners ranges between 10-22 years. The Legal Circle has built a reputation in the industry as being trustworthy, efficient and results-oriented. The Firm mainly practices in the field of corporate and finance, power and energy, dispute resolution, employment, business formation and IP.

The Legal Circle has been recognized as a leading law firm in Bangladesh by Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific and Legal 500. The Firm has been recognized for ‘Corporate and Finance’ by Chambers and Partners - Asia Pacific since 2011 till date for regularly advising foreign entities on their investments in Bangladesh. Legal 500 since 2016, has recognized the Firm for representing major national and international corporations, commercial and investment banks, private equity funds and other entities, including non-governmental organisations and high-net-worth individuals.

We have a full spectrum of practice areas across numerous industries including FMCG, Healthcare, Aviation, Transport & Logistics, Corporate and Finance matters, alongside Technology, Media, Telecommunication, Energy and Real Estate Property. Also, Partners of the Firm, Ms. Anita Ghazi Rahman-Islam and Mr. Masud Khan have been ranked as Leading Individuals of the year 2019 by Chambers & Partners Asia- Pacific.

Main Areas of Practice

  • Banking
  • Advisory and Compliance
  • Loan Structuring
  • Dispute Resolution and Loan Recovery Business Formation
  • Business Structuring Advisory
  • Business Registration Assistance
  • Mandatory and Sectoral Licenses Competition and Consumer Protection
  • Advisory and Compliance
  • Dispute Resolution Corporate and Finance
  • Debt and Equity Investments
  • Projects and Infrastructure Financing
  • Corporate Advisory and Transactions
  • Registration and Regulation of Alternative Investment Funds
  • Company Secretarial Services
  • Compliance
  • M&A and Corporate Restructuring
  • Due Diligence Dispute Resolution
  • Civil and Criminal Litigation
  • Constitutional Litigation
  • Employment
  • Corporate
  • Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Taxes and Customs
  • Consumer Protection
  • International and Domestic Arbitration
  • Negotiations, Conciliation and Mediation Employment
  • Advisory and Compliance
  • Employment Disputes
  • Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining Agent
  • Misconduct & Grievance Management and Investigations Intellectual Property
  • Registration and Enforcement
  • Branding, Franchising, Distribution and Licensing
  • Privacy and Data Protection Media and Telecommunications
  • Advisory and Compliance
  • Licensing and Registration NGO and Non-Profit
  • Structuring, Advisory and Compliance
  • Registration and Approvals
  • Regulation of Donations Power and Energy
  • Advisory and Compliance
  • Registration and Licensing
  • Project Advisory and Implementation Real Estate
  • Advisory and Compliance
  • Development and Construction Projects
  • Land Acquisition and Due Diligence
  • Dispute Resolution Taxes and Customs
  • Advisory and Compliance
  • Dispute Resolution and Settlement (Supreme Court of Bangladesh)