Corporate Lawyer in Bangladesh

Barrister Sarjean Rahman Lian, a top corporate lawyer in Bangladesh, is a practicing advocate at the Honourable Supreme Court of Bangladesh, who has years of experience in advising MNC's and National companies in regards to many different aspect, significantly labour, insurance, aviation etc and he is a Junior Partner of FM Associates.


Reference to Prior Work/Assignments that Best Illustrates Capability to Handle the Assigned Tasks, by a Top Corporate Lawyer in Bangladesh, Sarjean Rahman Lian

  • Advised several multinational companies like Syngenta Bangladesh Ltd, Microsoft, Rolls Royce, Cisco, Isolux on employment matters such as maternity leave, termination of employment, Provident Fund and Gratuity, Workers’ Profit Participation Fund etc. 
  • Advised MNCs in energy sector which includes project like Bibiyana II 420 kV substation, 180 MW cycle gas-fired power plant in the Khulna. Engaged as consultants for power plant projects at Matarbari, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. 
  • Assisted World Bank in several PPP Projects and he is a contributor in Doing Business Reports of World Bank. 
  • Assisted Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) in conducting studies on Legal issues. 
  • Assisted Japan External Trade Organization on the laws of Bangladesh and issues relevant to the investors in Bangladesh. Engaged as an advisor on behalf of Cobra Tedagua JV on completion of water supply networks MODS, Zone 10, ICB 02.5, 10 DMAS under Dhaka Water Supply Sector Development Project (2014-2017). 
  • Advised several industries in EPZ area on labour matters such as trade union, constitution of Provident Fund, Participatory committee and Workers’ Profit Participation Fund etc. Engaged as a legal advisor on behalf of different companies for various company matters such as share transfer, preparing Joint Venture Agreement, conducting AGM and EGM etc. 
  • Acted on behalf of Dhaka Regency Hotel in establishment, company formation, obtaining various approvals, drafting agreements etc. 
  • Acted for World Bank on Bangladesh Bank Restructuring as Specialist to provide legal inputs, suggest changes in existing legislations, regulations, etc. 
  • Advised Mori Hamada & Matsumoto on foreign exchange regulations, Bangladesh Bank inward and outward remittance rules, money laundering issues etc. Engaged as consultants for Premier Bank Limited Bangladesh, advising on current banking legislation and banking matters. 
  • Advised BRAC in Bangladesh, providing advice in relation to money suit. 
  • Advised and represented Sumitomo Corporation in a dispute regarding public procurement of a power plant project in Cox’s Bazar. 
  • Advised Asian Paints Bangladesh Ltd. on property law matters such as providing opinion on the title and right of the owner, vetting different land documents, conducting search in different land departments in Bangladesh 
  • Advised, drafted and implemented HR policy and overall internal employment policy in line with labour laws of Bangladesh for one of the largest Japanese company having their liaison office in Dhaka. 
  • Advised a leading technology company, based in the US, in relation to terminating its employees in Bangladesh. The assignment included formulating a strategy for the exit of the employees, one to one discussion with the employees, advising on the termination benefits, drafting and executing releases, confidentiality agreements and dealing with the protection of intellectual property matters. 
  • Advised a UK based multinational retail company on employment laws of Bangladesh. The assignment involved, inter alia, assessing the governing labour laws and regulations in relation to termination on grounds of misconduct, liability of employees in managerial positions and permitted methods of investigating employee misconduct. 
  • Advised an individual in relation to unfair dismissal issue and drafted plaint for Labour Appellate Tribunal. 
  • Advised a former government employee regarding employment dispute pending before the Administrative Appellate Tribunal. 
  • Advised a renowned company to establish solar power plants in Bangladesh. The task involves drafting Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and Site Lease Agreement (SLA).
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Sarjean Rahman Lian

Junior Partner, FM Associates

Barrister at The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn. 

Advocate at the High Court of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

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Barrister Sarjean Rahman Lian being among the top corporate lawyer in Bangladesh has worked with several different MNC', Branch offices, National Companies in correlation with the hardworking team of lawyers of the firm. 


Sarjean Rahman Lian is a Junior Partner at FMA who has completed his BPTC from City Law School, City University, London and become a Barrister at The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

He is a member of the Dhaka Bar Association and a qualified Advocate at Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

Handling potential inquiries from clients regarding their legal disputes, arranging confidential conferences with clients and providing initial advice regarding the outcome of the trial and promoting alternative dispute resolution, providing legal opinion on civil and corporate matters, analysing the contemporary international common law and statutes for practical outcome of disputes, drafting and reviewing various agreements based on company and corporate matters, vetting various types of service agreement. Company & Commercial law, Arbitration law, Labour law and Constitutional law.

Contributions to Professional Guides

 

  • Contributor, Doing Business 2019, Training for Reform (Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2019);
  • Contributor, Doing Business 2016, Equal Opportunity for All (Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2016);
  • Contributor, Doing Business 2017, Reforming to Create Jobs (Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2017);
  • Contributor, The World Justice Project, 2014, Washington, DC, USA 

 

Certification

Institute

Location



Enrolled as an Advocate at Supreme Court of Bangladesh , Membership No.6862

Supreme Court of Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh



Enrolled as an Advocate for practicing in the lower court, Membership No.17188.

Bangladesh Bar Council , Dhaka Bar Association

Dhaka



Bar Professional Training Course

City University London

London



 

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Publications

Overseas Insurance Relating To Public Projects in Bangladesh - a contemporary article published in the Daily Sun on 9th September 2018 written by our  Junior Partner Barrister Sarjean Rahman Lian, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh.


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