Position

Associate

Mobile

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Fax

+88-02-8110982

Email

farhana.siraj@akhtarimam.com

farhana siraj

Professional qualification

  • 2011, Barrister-at-Law, Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, England

Academic qualification

  • 2002, LLB, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • 2003, LLM, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • 2010, LLB, University of London, England

Representative Work:

    • Advised multinational companies on tobacco laws
    • Advised foreign multinationals on all foreign exchange control and regulatory matters, including tax, capital, dividend and profit repatriation, company incorporation, branch office set up and closure, etc.
    • Advised multinationals on Labour and Employment Laws
    • Revised and drafted commercial agreements
    • Assisted in case preparation by drafting court pleadings and conducting legal research in the areas of Company Law and Constitutional Law

Positions held:

  • Lecturer of Business Law, Department of Business Administration, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Associate, Corporate Counsel, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Associate, Hasan & Associates, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Research Experience:

  • Field Researcher under Dr. Muhammad A. Hossain, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh on Commercialisation of Women's Work in Urban Bangladesh: Implications for Women's Empowerment and Children (2004)
  • Assistant Researcher under Empowerment through Law of the Common People on Diversion and Alternative Models of Care and Protection to Deprivation of Liberty of Children (2003)
  • Co-researcher under Empowerment through Law of the Common People on Community Law Review: The Santals of Bangladesh (2002)

Publications:

  • "Paharkata Mamla: Janaswartho Vestay Jaowar Udhahoron" in Janaswarthey Mamla [Public Interest Litigation], Ain o Salish Kendra, June 2003
  • "Bangladesh Retired Employees Welfare Association vs. Bangladesh" in Janaswarthey Mamla [Public Interest Litigation], Ain o Salish Kendra, June 2003
  • "In Search of a Withering Community: The Santals of Bangladesh", Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP), August, 2002
  • "Genetically Modified Food: Solution to Hunger!", RISE, Issue 2, December, 2001
  • "Freedom of Information: Bangladesh Perspective", Law Vision, Issue 6, December, 2000