CONSTITUTIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
Constitutional and administrative law forms a major chunk of the firm’s practice with senior members of the firm being involved in ground breaking decisions of the Supreme Court.
The firm is known for its ability to provide solutions to commercial and employment law related problems using an administrative law framework. The firm’s lawyers have multiple areas of expertise and are known for their capacity to draw on their diverse experience to provide innovative solutions to clients.
The firm has extensive experience of conducting public interest litigations, ranging from challenging the constitutionality of legislations and constitutional amendments to questioning the transparency in the granting of television licences. The firm was involved in as many as three legal proceedings challenging the legality of the 1st, 5th and 13th amendment to the Bangladesh Constitution. An appeal filed by the firm to enforce the right of freedom of association of a political party is currently pending in the Supreme Court. Senior Partner of the firm has represented the country’s leading daily newspapers in highly publicised proceedings involving interpretation of the fundamental right of freedom of press.
Recently, the firm won a highly publicised appeal before the Supreme Court upholding the fundamental right of freedom of speech and expression of religious clerics.