Legal Services | Bangladesh
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DFDL Bangladesh is a full-service law firm in Dhaka, Bangladesh combining both international offshore expertise with dedicated local know-how, expertise, and experience in a variety of practice areas including energy and infrastructure, banking and finance (including project, international trade and structured finance), corporate and corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, employment, general commercial matters, and other areas. Our advisers at DFDL Bangladesh are currently advising a number of major international banks on a variety of offshore and onshore financings, numerous sponsors of major greenfield IPPs, and various entities on a range of corporate and other finance transactions.

Year this Office was Established: 1994
Lawyers Worldwide: 140

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L-Martin  Desautels

L-Martin Desautels

Regional Managing Partner


Mahboob  Aziz

Mahboob Aziz

Senior Associate
Saiful  Islam Bhuiyan

Saiful Islam Bhuiyan

Junior Associate
Tarannum  Tasnim

Tarannum Tasnim



Bulbul  Ahmed

Bulbul Ahmed

Senior Lawyer


Cambodia: Issue of Sub-Decree on the Organization and Functioning of the Competition Commission

On 17 February 2022, the Royal Government of Cambodia issued the Sub-Decree on the Organization and Functioning of the Cambodia Competition Commission (“CCC“) (No. 37 ANKR.BK) (“Sub-Decree“). The Sub-Decree provides the structure and function for the Cambodia Competition Commission, the regulatory authority designated under the Law on Competition.  At writing, the CCC members have not yet been appointed and there are a number of internal rules, procedures and decisions that will be required before the CCC and its secretariat will be fully implemented...

Myanmar: SAC Reconstitutes Energy Sector Ministries

The State Administration Council (“SAC”) of Myanmar, by way of Order 33/2022, has reconstituted the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (“MOEE”) into two separate ministries: the Ministry of Electric Power (“MOEP”) and the Ministry of Energy (“MOE”)...



DFDL Nominated in Two Categories at ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2022

Asian Legal Business (“ALB”), a branch of Thomson Reuters, has nominated DFDL for two honors at its 18th Annual ALB SE Asia Law Awards: Audray Souche: Managing Partner of the Year (Emerging Markets) Energy and Resources Law Firm of the Year  DFDL extends its congratulations to Audray Souche (Regional Managing Partner) as well as to the members of our Regional Energy Practice team. These nominations are the result of dedication and hard work, attributes that led to remarkable achievements and successful energy and resource projects over the past year...

Jonathan Blaine Moderates Discussion with the Thai Revenue Department on BEPS Pillar 2 and the Global Minimum Tax

On 5 May 2022, Jonathan Blaine (Thailand Tax Director) moderated a discussion with the Thai Revenue Department organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, addressing the question: What Does the Global Minimum Tax Mean for Thailand?. Jonathan moderated the high-level discussions between an expert panel and the Thai Revenue Department on the latest international tax developments from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (“OECD“) and the impacts on Thailand.  dots