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Barrister Abdur Razzaq-Siddiq

Barrister at Law (Called year: 1980)

Head of Chambers 

Razzaq was called to the Bar in 1980. After practising for a few years in the Bar of England and Wales,  he went to Bangladesh and became a senior advocate in the Supreme Court. In the three decades since the commencement of his practice in Bangladesh in 1986, Mr. Razzaq has built up a substantial constitutional/administrative law practice, and been involved in numerous high profile public law cases which have had a lasting impact in the legal arena.

He represented foreign and local clients in a variety of commercial disputes in  the  civil  courts  as  well  as  in  arbitration  proceedings,  with  particular  expertise  in international  trade  and  commerce.  Mr Razzaq was also  engaged  in all  major litigations involving issues of Shariah in the banking sector. Chambers and Partners (Asia Pacific,  2014)  described  him  as  having  ‘a  longstanding  reputation  for  litigation  and Islamic  financing  work.’ As  a  specially  appointed  counsel  of  the  National  Board  of Revenue,  he  has  represented  the  Bangladesh  VAT  and  Customs  authorities  in  the Supreme Court in numerous customs, VAT and Income tax cases. As  Senior  Partner  of The  Law  Counsel  (which  is a  TRACE  Partner  Firm), he prepared and updated country reports and guidelines on anti-corruption issues. Mr Razzaq advised the largest private bank in Bangladesh regarding allegations of counter terrorism financing operations made  by  the  U.S.  Senate Permanent Sub Committee on Investigations.

He has returned to England in 2015 and resumed his practice, and has achieved numerous success in Human Rights and Asylum claims. He is regarded as an expert in Asylum matters. His areas of practise includes Immigration, Judicial Review and Civil Litigation

Barrister Saif Uddin Khaled

Direct Access Barrister

 

Barrister Saif Uddin Khaled was called to the Bar at the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. He is a Direct Access Barrister. He has wealth of experience in Immigration, Asylum, Nationality, Human Rights, Family & other areas of law. He regularly appears on local TV Channels on various legal and other contemporary issues.