What others say about us…
Accord Chambers has an excellent practice that advises its domestic and international clients on the full range of legal issues. Its corporate offering has been busy advising on a variety of large scale construction and infrastructure projects and on numerous foreign investments and M&A transactions. The agile team frequently works in close collaboration with major international law firms in the UK, Singapore, China, UAE, Hong Kong, Vietnam and India. Its Admiralty and Dispute Resolution practice is also flourishing. Managing partner Suhan Khan has been called to the Bar of England and Wales and also practises as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. Senior partner Mamun Chowdhury is a seasoned practitioner who is vastly experienced in all aspects of commercial litigation. ‘Accord Chambers is an extremely professional law firm composed of highly dedicated lawyers. It is a mixture of experienced professionals and young talent‘.
What the team is known for
Emerging corporate practice, deft in assisting international and domestic clients with project financing, acquisitions and development, particularly in the energy sector. Additionally experienced in advising clients regarding cross-border M&A and investments from a wide range of industries. Also well versed in employment issues, as well as the healthcare, insurance and telecommunications sectors.
Suhan Khan is “very cooperative and accommodating, and readily accedes to clients’ requests,” according to an interviewee. He possesses particular expertise in assisting clients with M&A and joint ventures in various sectors, as well as matters relating to energy, infrastructure, technology and telecommunications.
“The biggest strength of Accord Chambers is its team and its experience. The firm’s arbitration practice stands out as it is one of the very few law firms in Bangladesh that has first-hand experience of representing clients in international commercial arbitrations. It is the first choice for corporations in Bangladesh when faced with international and cross-border disputes.”
‘The team is readily available and accessible around the clock with impressive response times. Unlike many conventional law firms in Bangladesh, members of Accord Chambers speak boardroom language and always come up with innovative yet practical solutions to critical business problems‘.
A source notes: “Accord Chambers has performed in an exemplary way. The quality of the work is excellent and the responsiveness is very good.“
Another interviewee comments that “their team assists with clear explanations and the exact amount of precision needed, and they are always there to support you.“
‘Members of Accord Chambers have a thorough understanding of EPC and turnkey contracts and various industrial projects and can thus act as your trusted partners in the course of negotiating highly complex industrial contracts. The team has an extensive understanding of how businesses function in Bangladesh and will, therefore, make sure that the required legal, technical and commercial outcome is achieved.’
‘What distinguishes Accord Chambers from other firms in Bangladesh is its ability to maintain international standards and professionalism. The members of the firm have a deep understanding of legal and business risks involved in complex cross-border contracts and have the experience of regularly handling project documentation and transactional structuring.’
‘What is impressive about Accord Chambers is that it does not confine itself to typical legal services but rather acts as your domestic business solutions partner. Starting with the very negotiation and drafting of joint venture agreements all the way to the incorporation of JVC and contracts thereafter, the firm really provided a one-stop-shop and added value at every stage of the deal’.