Mohammad Taqi Yasir

Educational Qualifications:
  • LLB – University of London
  • BPTC – City, University of London
Description:

Mr. Yasir is one of the 15 students around the world to be awarded with first class by the University of London in 2017, and is also a Barrister of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, UK. He has previously worked with reputed law firms in Bangladesh as well as in the United Kingdom and has gained significant experience in providing transactional legal services to local and foreign clients, and working as part of the team to provide contentious legal services for local and foreign clients. He is also an entrepreneur and social activists and this gives him an edge in providing legal services to profitable and non-profitable organisations as he is able to understand the needs of such organisations by placing himself in their seats.

Notable Engagements:
  • Drafted agreements and opinions for a foreign aircraft leasing company in leasing aircrafts in Bangladesh;
  • Drafted legal opinions for an American multinational retail corporation on the labour laws in Bangladesh;
  • Advised a Chinese mobile manufacturer on the competition laws and consumer protection laws in Bangladesh;
  • Carried out negotiations and drafted agreements for one of the largest acquisition in the pharmaceutical industry;
  • Provided regulatory and tax exemption advices to a leading power company of Bangladesh;
  • Advised a foreign oil exploration companies on the oil, gas and energy laws of Bangladesh;
  • Advised an European tech company on the laws appertaining foreign investment, partnership with local organisation and foreign exchange;
  • Advised a JV between a foreign and local company on project financing & credit facilities, and regulations & compliance matter concerning economic zones in Bangladesh;

**Disclaimer: Most of the works have been carried out under the guidance of a senior lawyer and as part of the team.

Publications:
  • An appraisal of minority shareholders in Bangladesh - Read Here
  • The implications of tax exemption laws in Bangladesh - Read Here
  • The Scope of Arbitration Act 2001 - Read Here
  • Resolving Companies' Board Meetings' Impracticability and Quorum Crisis - Read Here
  • Whether a landlord can evict a tenant with the expiry of a lease? - Read Here
  • Director's resignation: How, and when is it effective? - Read Here
  • Termination of an arbitration agreement - Read Here
  • The Laws Governing Admissibility of Sexual History Evidence in the UK - Read Here
  • Role of the courts in altering the memorandum of association of companies in Bangladesh - Read Here
  • Outward remittance from investment: a legal perspective (Coauthor: Anam Hossain) - Read Here
  • Trademark registration - an overview (Coauthor: Anam Hossain) - Read Here
  • For Whom is the Labour Act 2006 applicable? (Coauthor: Anam Hossain) - Read Here