Mr. Md. Ashari Islam

Junior Associate


Mr. Md Ashari Islam despite being a new addition to the Firm has demonstrated strong analytical ability and keenness for knowledge. He is a hardworking and talented lawyer, who is eager for career advancement through continuous learning. He has got excellent ability to complete new and challenging work within deadlines. 

Mr. Md. Ashari Islam completed his LLB from the University of London and Master of Laws in International Commercial Laws from the University of South Wales in 2016. Post-graduation, he has had hands-on experience working at a litigation-based law firm in Dhaka prior to joining the Firm. Mr. Islam is a member of ADR, Land and Tribunal team, and a member of the Shipping Department and Commercial Department. 

Shipping 

  • Advising and drafting pleading for Intgr8, the UK regarding a claim against local bunker supplier.
  • Assisted in a collision matter at Chattogram anchorage securing ship owner’s interest on behalf of leading P & I Club.

Commercial 

  • Dispute Resolution for Spark F.M AGRO FOODS LTD of KDS Group involving claim of breach of contract arising from failure to provide notice of arrival of a Fully Automatic Rice Milling Plant (Boiler) and consequential loss and damages.
  • Advised How Are You Textiles Ltd on issues involving supply of fabrics and non payment under back to back LC.

Construction 

  • Advised an MNC on matters involving appointing an EPC contractor for the construction of a steel building for their project at Savar.

As a Legal Consultancy team member, advised on the following matters

  • HS codes-related disputes involving textiles machinery for a multinational company.

Organisation Plan 

A associate lawyer is an experienced member of a Team, senior to/promoted from the post of Junior Associates. They assist the Chambers with legal research, fact analysis,  coordinating with clients on procedural issues. They also prepares legal opinion, draft pleading and finalise the same under the supervision of  the senior colleagues.

Education

  • 2016 LLM in International Commercial Law (University of South Wales)
  • 2015 LLB (University of London)
  • 2009 A’Levels (Law)
  • 2007 Higher Secondary School Certificate (4.80 GPA)
  • 2005 Secondary School Certificate SCC  (4.13 GPA)

Employment History

  • 2022 Junior Associate, Rahman’s Chambers
  • 2020 Associate Lawyer, Abdullah -Al-Munsor & Associates
  • 2017 Trainee, Liberty Law Firm Dhaka.
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