Senior Of Counsel

Email: imtiaz@nexalegalasia.com

Being trained at University of Oxford, Mr. Farooq has worked with leading counsels in the United Kingdom. He is an expert in Corporate and Project Finance and Investment, Bankruptcy and Insolvency. He has published in the field of Project Finance, Intellectual Property, International Commercial  Arbitration and Commercial Property Disputes.

Mr. Farooq is the head of chambers of Farooq Associates and has developed a niche  practice in advising clients on banking and finance, corporate structuring, public and private mergers and acquisitions, both domestic and cross-border;  joint ventures and inward investment, investment funds, and tax issues in Bangladesh and large scale private development and investment projects secured through various financing models including formation of SPVs, Syndicated loan arrangements, Securitisation etc.

Mr Farooq regularly advises various clients including International Finance Corporation, Asian Development Bank, Deutsche Investitions-unde Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, UNESCAP and the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation. Mr Farooq has rich experience in Project Finance and Banking and advises Bangladesh’s leading corporate and financial institution on infrastructure projects and also international lenders such as IFC, ADB, FMO, DEG, CDC in similar transactions. He has several international publications on various aspects of property law, including security creation and enforcement.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Company Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Cross-Boarder transaction
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Corporate and Project Finance and Investment
Educational Qualification &  Memberships:
  • Called to the Bar (Barrister-at-Law) from the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London, UK.
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Law (PGDL) awarded by the Inns of Courts School of Law (ICSL), London, UK.
  • BCL, (Oxon).
  • LL.B (Hons.), Cardiff University, UK.
  • Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
  • General Secretary, Supreme Court Bar Association.