Real Estate and Environment Legal Services in Bangladesh | FM Associates | Legal Firm in Bangladesh


FM Associates provides extensive and specialized real estate and environment legal service in Bangladesh in relation to investigations of commercial and residential properties, determination of title and interests, examination property documents etc. We also regularly advise clients in relation to compliance issues arising out of building codes and laws applicable in Bangladesh. We offer assistance in acquiring non-encumbrance certificate, mutation certificate, succession certificates etc 


At FM Associates has the best land and real estate and environment lawyers in Bangladesh, clients are offered with a one-stop legal service where they can not only identify the true owner(s) of the property but can also acquire assistance in obtaining various certificate, drafting of sale deeds along with attending hearings in the land offices when the arises. We also conduct litigation in relation land disputes.  

FM Associates | Real Estate and Environment lawyers in Bangladesh

When it comes to real estate and environment lawyers in Bangladesh, FM Associates pays special attention because we understand the complexity of the laws and the balance needed to be struck between clients’ interests and that of the environment for the future. The lawyers of FM Associates have advised multiple international and national companies belonging to the energy and power sector, garments sector, shipping and maritime sector along with oil and gas extraction companies. We have expertise in preparing legal registers concerned with environment, health and safety where we emphasize and simplify the complex laws and their application in the business of our client. At FM Associates, the real estate and environment legal services in Bangladesh and the clients of its real estate anenvironmentnt lawyers in Bangladesh are offered with ancillary services such as assistance in obtaining environmental clearance certificate and various other licenses required to operate business in an environment-friendly manner.

Environment Clearance Certificate is provided by the Department of Environment (DOE), Bangladesh. The laws regulating the requirements to obtain this certificate are the Bangladesh Environment Conservation Act (ECA) 1995, the Environment Conservation (Amendment) Act (ECAA) 2010, and Environment Conservation Rules (ECR) 1997. 

It is mandatory to obtain Environmental Clearance for each and every type of industry and project as per Bangladesh ECA 1995 and ECAA 2010. Environmental Clearance Certificate can be classified into the following four categories:

· Green

· Orange-A

· Orange-B

· Red

Environmental Clearance for Green category industries and projects is provided through comparatively simple procedure. In case of Orange-A, Orange-B and Red Category industries and projects, Site Clearance is mandatory at the beginning, then EIA approval and finally Environmental Clearance is issued.

For industrial units and projects falling in the Orange-A, Orange-B, first a Site Clearance Certificate and thereafter an Environmental Clearance Certificate shall be issued. In case of Red category industries, firstly a Location Clearance Certificate, then Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) approval and thereafter an Environmental Clearance Certificate shall be issued. The Environment Clearance is to be renewed after three (03) years for Green category and one (01) year for Orange-A, Orange-B and Red category industries.

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