Homayra Faizah Shifa

Educational Qualifications:
  • LL.B (Hons.) – University of London External Programmes
  • Bar Professional Training Course: Northumbria University, UK

Ms. Faizah is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and is a Barrister of the Hon’ble Society of Lincoln’s Inn, UK. Prior to becoming a partner of this firm, Ms. Faizah has worked for several other corporate chambers. She has good expertise in the areas of corporate, commercial, contract, company, labour and employment and industrial relations, mobile financial service, taxation law. She has undertaken various tasks including opinion writing, contract vetting, legal research and drafting of various legal documents. She has also conducted trainings and workshops on Bangladesh Labour Law for different types of organizations.

Notable Engagements:
  • Drafting and vetting of service/HR manuals, employment contracts, separation notices, warning letters, commercial agreements and procurement documents;
  • Drafting various types of Mobile Financial Service related agreements;
  • Providing legal opinion on issues related to laws of labour, company, tax, mobile financial service, regulatory matters etc.;
  • Drafting legal notices, plaints and written statements;
  • Conducting workshop, seminars and campaigns on labour law and its growing importance in Bangladesh;
  • Processing monthly payroll, calculating tax, preparation of pay-slips and such other services for different companies;
  • Drafting and reviewing of policies & processes of different companies;
  • Conducting training of various factory workers, members of management and trade union members of ready-made garments (RMG) sector;
Awards, Recognitions & Professional Memberships
  • Member, Supreme Court Bar Association
  • Member, Dhaka Bar Association
  • Member, Barristers’ Association of Bangladesh