Industry Sector Expertise
Mr. Mohammed Forrukh Rahman, LLB (London) PGCertLaw(Corporate & Commercial)(London), Fellow Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, is a Barrister of Hon’ble Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London and Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
On power and infrastructure matters, Mr. Rahman acted as legal counsel in several power plant projects e.g. dual fuel, coal, rental, solar, IPP, Small IPP at several stages ranging starting from due diligence. Besides, he appeared as a counsel in a number of litigation before High court, District court and arbitration.
On banking an finance matters, Mr. Rahman was involved in a number of major syndication, project finance transactions, drafting of several laws, circulars, regulation and guidelines. Mr. Rahman advised central bank from 2004 till 2015 on various complex banking legal issues and also acted as counsel over various major complex commercial, banking litigation involving local and cross border transaction.
As the Head of Chambers Mr. Rahman and the firm acted as a retainer for several companies since the inception of the Chambers and advised clients on several corporate matters such as takeovers, as well as handled several corporate litigation, for example winding up, minority protection, merger etc.
In the capacity of a Counsel, Mr. Rahman has successfully argued in a the ground breaking litigation involving House Bill of lading, cross border transaction and International Trade: Freight Management vs. Bangladesh Bank reported in 2 CLR (HCD) 586; 19 MLR (HCD)336
Mr. Rahman was a lawyer for Central Bank from 2006 to 2015. While working for Central Bank as its counsel in the High Court and the District Court matters, Mr. Rahman was involved in matters on several areas of law, not restricted to banking only, but also foreign exchange on International Trade etc. in which he had developed significant expertise.
Pertaining to the in-depth knowledge, understanding and the higher education of Mr. Rahman, the Chambers rapidly developed its reputation in the area of Admiralty Maritime Laws, which is presently one of the core areas of practice of the firm.