Our law firm, Hossain & Khan Associates (“H&K”), is one of Bangladesh’s most pre-eminent law firms with significant depth, experience and range of resources. We are a dynamic, rapidly expanding law firm focused on providing a complete legal service to the clients. We pride ourselves on our approachable, collegial and team-based way of working.
We always strive to exceed the expectations of our clients, which include corporates from all the commercial and industrial sectors, governments, regulators, trade bodies and not-for-profit organisations. Our experience, knowledge and resources allow us to efficiently adhere to the clients’ requirements in the most cost-effective manner. Till date, we have been able to secure the confidence of many multinational companies, financial institutions, corporate houses, real estate companies and other individual clients.
Our strength lies in providing highest quality advice and legal insight in relation to all the key industry sectors: corporate finance, energy, maritime & admiralty, aviation, infrastructure projects, banking & insurance, merger & acquisitions (M&A), foreign direct investment, and information & communication Technology (ICT). We leverage our industry experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses. H&K has extensive expertise in litigation matters and all kinds of proceedings before various tribunals such as arbitration tribunals (local and foreign), Income tax, Customs & VAT Tribunals, District Courts, Labour Courts and the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. Our interests range in almost all branches of law, including Corporate Law, Criminal Law and Civil Law.
We also have a dedicated team of experienced litigators to deal with contentious civil and commercial litigations and alternative dispute resolutions (ADR). Our approach is to resolve these matters quickly and cost effectively using an approach tailored to the litigation, business and personal needs of the client. We pride ourselves on taking a practical and holistic approach to litigation by getting to know our clients and understanding their needs, which often go above and beyond the legal issue in dispute.
WHAT SETS US APART
CLOUD-BASED LAW PRACTICE
We use cloud-based law practice management software for managing client information and files, strictly complying with our data protection policies. It allows us to assimilate our clients’ information in one place and access it from anywhere. Such an approach has been crucial to our service system during the lockdown due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
We have an actively operating client portal through which we exchange casefiles and other documents. It allows us to collaborate efficiently with our clients in a completely safe environment. Furthering our service quality, the clients are able to check and keep track of all the transactions, exchanges of documents case dates and updates, reducing confusions arising out of any communication gap.
USAGE OF DATA SECURITY THREAT MODELS
We protect our e-mails, client files and other recorded communication with our client using a data security threat model. Through proper encryption models, the said files and information are coded in a way that only those with the key can access the information.
We train our associates to indulge in video conferences to promote cross-platform communication. It allows us to deal with foreign clients more efficiently in a professional appearance. Such practice has proven to be very crucial when the courts in Bangladesh have started operating online during the lockdown due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
ELECTRONIC LEGAL RESOURCES
H&K has got access to wide varieties of legal research platforms such as Manupatra, Westlaw, Lexisnexis etc. We train our associates on researching through these platforms in improving their efficiency.
REDUCING CARBON FOOT PRINT
Due to storing our files on a cloud-based platform and interacting with our client through our client portal, the usage of paper is significantly reduced. We also have the policy to reduce the usage of papers to the minimal extent and rely primarily on e-documents.
CONTRIBUTION TO LEGAL JURISPRUDENCE
H&K understands the importance of contributing to the legal jurisprudence of the Bangladeshi Legal system, and thus dedicates much of its time to further the advance of the legal system as a whole. We have drafted several legislations and have also been actively contributing to the local
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We aim to deliver the highest standards of legal services to our clients across our global business. For us, achieving this is not just a matter of technical capability; it is also about knowing the detail of our clients’ businesses and understanding what drives their industries and markets. We also place a strong importance on advising clients in a commercial and pragmatic manner.
We view feedback from our clients as being key to understanding their commercial and legal requirements. We regularly solicit feedback on our performance on transactions and cases as well as on our standards of client care.
For our clients, innovation and cost effectiveness are paramount. We have a strong focus on developing innovative solutions which are designed to help our clients achieve their legal and business objectives in the most efficient way possible.
Our clients have exacting expectations of us. To meet these expectations, we recruit the best people and work hard to develop them to perform to the highest level. Above all, our culture, the work we do for our clients, and what we stand for, is driven by our business principles: Quality, Unity, Integrity
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