Mohammad K Shahnewaz

Associates

Mohammad Shahnewaz

Professional Qualifications:

2014: Enrolled as an Advocate, Dhaka Bar. 

2009: Called to the Bar of England and Wales from the Hon’ble Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

Academic Qualifications:

LL.B(Hons) from University of Wolverhampton, UK.

LLM in International Commercial Law from University of Buckingham, UK.

LLM in Professional Legal Practice from BPP University, London, UK.

Currently a PhD candidatein Comparative Intellectual Property LawUniversity of Exeter, UK.

Work Experience:

Dec 2020-Present: Associate, The Law Counsel, Chambers of Abdur Razzaq, Barrister-Law, Senior Advocate.

He is also teaching as a member of the Adjunct Faculty at University of Asia Pacific, Bangladesh. Previously, he worked as an Adjunct Senior Law Lecturer at North South University, Bangladeshand a Visiting Law Lecturer at University of Exeter, UK. 

Publications:

  • “Who owns folklore? The relationship and struggle between cultural rights and the right to culture” (June 2015) http://newiplawyers.wixsite.com/newiplawyers/cultural-heritage-and-ip-panel-3 conference paper presented and published at New IP Lawyers Network’s conference “Who owns arts and Science” held at University of Exeter. 
  • “The impact of Digital Economy Act 2010: balancing the un-balanceable?’ (Autumn 2013, at Business Brief at BPP Professionals, http://www.bppstudents.com/files/tinybrowser/business_brief_autumn_2013.pdf) 
  •  “Legal Services Act 2007 and the threat of the retail industry to traditional law firms: Is QualitySolicitors the answer?” (Jan 2013, at BPP Professionals)
  • “Illegal music file sharing and the loss of sales: Is prosecuting the End-Users the answer?” (2006), comparative legal study of UK, USA, Canada; University of Buckingham.
  • “Should Online Intermediaries be held liable for breaches by the End-User?” (2005), comparative study of the laws in UK, USA, Canada and Australia; University of Wolverhampton.