Firm History & Profile
Founded in 1980, Akhtar Imam & Associates is a full service law firm providing a wide range of legal services to national and multinational corporations, in all sectors of industries. Akhtar Imam, the founder, is now a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and regarded as a leading expert in corporate and commercial law in the country. He is also widely respected for his integrity and high ethical standards. Prior to establishing the firm, he was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1970 and enjoyed a successful law practice in London from 1971 to 1979. Underpinning our firm and our work is our commitment to excellence. We are well known for our expertise in corporate and commercial law, litigation, banking law, arbitration, industrial and employment law, and constitutional law. All our lawyers have been educated in leading national and international universities, including Oxford and Cambridge. We have worked in collaboration with many renowned law firms and eminent lawyers across the globe on diverse projects and have established a reputation for responsiveness and availability in our dealings with clients. Our profound understanding of our clients’ businesses enables us to provide commercially viable and cost effective solutions to our clients. In this way we have built strong and trusted relationships with our clients, which, include, an impressive array of multi-nationals, large private and state-owned enterprises, international and domestic banks and high profile business personalities. Our lawyers and consultants regularly contribute to their areas of practice by speaking in seminars, conferences on current legal issues and by writing articles and papers for leading newspapers, and legal and business publications on issues related to their areas of specialization. They also frequently appear in media interviews on topical legal, political and social issues. At Akhtar Imam & Associates we view diversity as critical to the increasingly international nature of our business and have created a working environment where people from different backgrounds can thrive.