Our Services

Arbitration

The Firm has consistently maintained a strong presence in alternate dispute resolution processes and more particularly, in domestic and international commercial arbitrations, including in Singapore and London. Over the years the team has developed and sustained a diversified client base to include individuals, companies (both local and multi-national) and Institutions of high standing across diverse sectors including finance, telecommunications, real estate, joint ventures, natural resources, environment laws, oil and gas, construction and infrastructure etc. The Firm has handled and continues to handle some of the largest claims in Bangladesh.

 

Banking and other Financial Institutions

The firm is currently providing all sorts of legal services relating to banking and all types of financial institutions and insurances. Amongst them loan syndication documents and furnishing pari passu documentation are one of them. In addition to these, it drafting various types of banking documents and agreements including Loan Agreements, Tripartite Agreements, Lease Agreements, Security sharing Agreements etc. It is to be noted that furnishing legal opinion on specified legal issue such as whether the bank/financial institution should grant loan in favour of its client or if it should enter into any contract with the third party is the common matter the firm does on a regular basis. The firm has capacity to pursue the aforesaid matters in any courts of the country.

The Firm has established itself as one of the reputed players in the country in the Banking and Finance practice area. The practice is involved in some of the largest and complex transactions, requiring exhaustive knowledge of the Bangldesh finance market and its legal framework; our counsels are also involved in a large number of cross-border financing transactions and on account of that have developed a deep understanding of international regulations, industries and legal & financial techniques.

 

 

 

Corporate Law

The Law Portal is showing its expertise on corporate matters which obviously include company matters. It has built up its wide ranging legal services to corporate clients by drafting Partnership Deeds, various kinds of Agreements, preparing and filing Memorandum and Articles of Association and so on. It also extends its services to make necessary amendments or modifications of the aforesaid documents. This firm has the capacity to do all the necessary administrative works at the office of Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms to fulfil the clients’ demands.

Law Portal has an enviable Corporate Practice which continues to be a powerhouse of high value, complex corporate activity and corporate advisory matters. The team has in-depth knowledge and expertise in all areas of corporate practice (including stock acquisitions, takeovers, business / asset transfers, joint ventures, privatisations, due etc- many of which have global/ cross border aspects) which is combined with an astute understanding of the business and commercial requirements. Apart from drafting and negotiating the entire gamut of transactional documents the team also advises multinational clients on optimal structuring options and entry/ investment strategies.

In addition, the team also works extensively on commercial contracts such as equipment purchase/ supply agreements, distribution/ franchise arrangements, trademark licenses, master service agreements, consultancy/ employments contracts and so and so forth. The team is well equipped to take a transaction from start to finish – and is known for expert advise on all ancillary aspects to matters like post acquisition advisory, entity formation, applications for regulatory approvals, corporate secretarial matters etc. Further, general corporate advisory (including securities and foreign exchange law) also forms a core aspect of the practice and the team has extensive experience in the same.

The Law Portal deals with litigations, arbitration in relation to every possible corporate matter in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh including lower courts and tribunals

 

 

Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property [IP] law Practice at Law Portal is a top ranked IP practice from among general practice firms in Bangladesh.

The IP practice at the firm asserts considerable expertise in IP based transactional and regulatory matters and additionally excels in IP prosecution and IP litigation (anti-piracy / enforcement based and big ticket litigation).

The practise is populated by specialist IP practitioners who have spent years living and breathing Intellectual Property law combined with expert grounding & sectoral experience in every aspect of the IP Practice spectrum such as:

  • Prosecution [Trademark, Patent, Copyright & Designs];
  • Business transactions [structuring, licensing, franchising, joint-ventures, mergers & acquisitions, IP audits / Due Diligence];
  • Litigation (including enforcement / anti-piracy);

 

Laws relating to land and transfer of property

The Law Portal has strong base to make proper evaluation of the land property documents and papers corroborating to these and to draft necessary deeds such as Mortgage Deeds, Irrevocable General Power of Attorney (‘IGPA’) Deeds, IGPA to stocks and goods etc. to ensure the secured financial transactions between the financial institution and its client. Additionally, it regularly gives legal opinion on the basis of those documents as to whether the financial institution should grant loan facilities to its clients’’. This firm is capable of conducting search and inquiry in the appropriate land registry office. In order for the convenience of its clients the firm extends its services be deploying personnel to the land registry office to get the aforesaid deeds registered in the concerned land registry office.

The firm furthers its business through litigation to get the disputes solved in case of land and real property by way of partition suit, suit for khas possession and recovery of land, permanent injunction, obtaining succession certificate etc

 

Customs, VAT and Income Tax Law

The firm has the ability to deal with customs, VAT and tax law related matters in a professional and problem solving way. In this regard, it does litigation both in the courts of law and tribunals. ..............................

The Tax Practice Group at Law Portal provides comprehensive advice and contemporary tax solutions to its clients. Well equipped to render solution based advice on direct as well as indirect taxation issues, the inter-disciplinary team at the Tax Practice Group comprises of Lawyers, Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries and Tax Specialists. This places the Tax Practice Group in a unique position to effectively guide clients on challenging tax issues in a holistic manner.

The Tax Practice Group advises several overseas, domestic and multinational clients operating in diverse sectors. Armed with a long experience on various taxation matters including experience in policy formulation positions, the Tax Practice Group also has hands on experience of carrying through its advice to implementation and successful defense of such advice before Tax Authorities, Tribunals and Courts. The Tax Practice Group has also pioneered out of the box thinking to provide innovative solutions for tax optimization and risk mitigation. The Group has been successful in defending many of its clients at various forums from the Deputy Commissioner of Taxes to High Court Division and Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

The Direct Tax Group has been involved in a host of cross border taxation issues, including structuring of inbound and outbound investments to optimize tax incidence, advising clients on several withholding and transfer pricing related issues in respect of transactions undertaken / proposed to be undertaken, undertaking comprehensive due diligence and identifying areas of risk, representing multi-national clients at various appellate forums. The Group also has significant experience in addressing matters pertaining to corporate tax issues for its domestic clients.

The Indirect Tax Group has been involved in a number of transaction structuring exercises in order to optmise the tax incidence and also to prevent leakage of taxes, undertaking comprehensive health checks, advising clients on complex indirect tax issues, representing clients at various appellate forums including the Commissioner of Appeals, Tax Appellant Tribunal, etc.

 

Alternative Dispute Resolution

The Law Portal is very keen to solve the matters elsewhere instead of going to the court as the later one is time consuming and expensive a bit. The firm does it by way of alternative dispute resolution in the form of arbitration, mediation, negotiation etc.

 

Tax

The Tax Practice Group at Law Portal provides comprehensive advice and contemporary tax solutions to its clients. Well equipped to render solution based advice on direct as well as indirect taxation issues, the inter-disciplinary team at the Tax Practice Group comprises of Lawyers, Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries and Tax Specialists. This places the Tax Practice Group in a unique position to effectively guide clients on challenging tax issues in a holistic manner.

The Tax Practice Group advises several overseas, domestic and multinational clients operating in diverse sectors. Armed with a long experience on various taxation matters including experience in policy formulation positions, the Tax Practice Group also has hands on experience of carrying through its advice to implementation and successful defense of such advice before Tax Authorities, Tribunals and Courts. The Tax Practice Group has also pioneered out of the box thinking to provide innovative solutions for tax optimization and risk mitigation. The Group has been successful in defending many of its clients at various forums from the Deputy Commissioner of Taxes to High Court Division and Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

The Direct Tax Group has been involved in a host of cross border taxation issues, including structuring of inbound and outbound investments to optimize tax incidence, advising clients on several withholding and transfer pricing related issues in respect of transactions undertaken / proposed to be undertaken, undertaking comprehensive due diligence and identifying areas of risk, representing multi-national clients at various appellate forums. The Group also has significant experience in addressing matters pertaining to corporate tax issues for its domestic clients.

The Indirect Tax Group has been involved in a number of transaction structuring exercises in order to optmise the tax incidence and also to prevent leakage of taxes, undertaking comprehensive health checks, advising clients on complex indirect tax issues, representing clients at various appellate forums including the Commissioner of Appeals, Tax Appellant Tribunal, etc.

 

Civil Law

In case of civil laws, the firm has strong footing to deal with all sorts of cases suits as title suit, declaratory suit, money suit, family suit, artha rin adalat suit and so on in any courts and tribunals in Bangladesh.

 

Criminal Law

The firm has proficiency to deal with any type of criminal matters either under general laws or special laws in Bangladesh. The firm is in a position to extend its service to any courts or tribunals in the country. In particular, Nari O Shishu Nirjatan Tribunals, Special Tribunals, Druto Bichar Tribunals, etc. The Criminal practice at the firm asserts considerable expertise in m,atters related to Anti Corruption.

Contact Us

Law Portal

382, Tangi Diversion Road
(3, Shahid Tajuddin Ahammed Sarani)
4th Floor , Moghbazar, Dhaka- 1217
Tel: 02 9337951,02 9341060
Mobile: +880 17135383838
Email: 382lawpotal@gmail.com

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