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Labour & Employment

AREA OF EXPERTISE

AREA OF EXPERTISE

  • Opinions to domestic companies and locally established foreign companies on compliance with Bangladesh’s labour and employment law
  • Drafting service contracts, consultancy agreements, agreements for hiring independent contractors and other agreements to represent different types of employment relationships
  • Opinions to domestic companies and locally established foreign companies on compliance with Bangladesh’s labour and employment law
  • Drafting service contracts, consultancy agreements, agreements for hiring independent contractors and other agreements to represent different types of employment relationships
  • Trade union matters
  • Disputes arising out of termination of service
  • Representing clients before specialized labour courts, the High Court Division and the Appellate Division on various labour and employment disputes

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

  • Successfully defended Bangladesh’s flag carrier airline, Biman Bangladesh, in multiple law suits filed by over 1000 former employees challenging Biman’s Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS)

SELECTED REPORTED DECISIONS

Parties Citation
Managing Partner vs. Second Labour Court
34 DLR (HC) (1982) 55
Mrs. Suraiya Rahman vs. Skill Development for Under-Privileged Women, represented by its Project Director and others
17 BLD (HC) (1997) 284
Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation vs. Shahid Hossain Bhuiyan (Md) and others
43 DLR (AD) (1991) 154
Bangladesh Biman Sramik Union vs. The Registrar of Trade Unions & others
13 BLD (HC) (1993) 20
Md. Farooque Ahmed and others vs. Biman Bangladesh and others
1 LCLR (2012)Vol. 2 HCD 102
Shamsuddin Ahmed alias Md. Shamsuddin vs. Managing Director, Bangladesh Mukti Juddha Kallyan Trust and others
44 DLR (HC) (1992) 524
PM August, Director Operations vs. Chairman, First Labour Court
4 BLC (HC) (1999) 402
Bangladesh Biman Corporation & ors. Vs. Md. Zahangir Farazi & ors.
2 LCLR (2013) Vol. 1 HCD 1