Mr. Suhan Khan, FCIArb, is a Fellow of the prestigious Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), UK, a Barrister-at-law called to the Bar of England and Wales, and an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, with 12 (twelve) years of experience in the jurisdiction of Bangladesh.
Mr. Khan has successfully acted as the lead counsel in several international arbitrations seated in Singapore, London and Dhaka, alongside participation in numerous domestic arbitrations and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. He regularly represents clients before the arbitration bench, admiralty and company bench of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, High Court Division, and is frequently instructed by top tier international law firms for cross-border contentious and non-contentious matters involving the jurisdiction of Bangladesh.
Beyond the boundaries of courtroom, Suhan advises his clients on legal and regulatory compliance, foreign investment facilitation, M&A transactions and large scale industrial, energy and infrastructure project documentations. Suhan has acted as the lead counsel for some of Bangladesh’s largest projects that are truly first of its kind having national importance.
Notably, Mr. Khan has been advising multiple MNCs, INGOs, foreign investors as well as esteemed organisations such as the United Nations (UNHCR), the American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh etc. He has previously worked as an international consultant and researcher for the University of California Berkeley, War Crimes Studies Center and the East-West Center based in the United States. He was also a part-time faculty member for the University of London International Programme and taught at its affiliate centre. Prior to commencing his professional career in the year 2009, Mr. Khan obtained Bachelor of Laws from the University of London and a Master of Laws from the Bristol Law School, UWE Bristol, UK.
He was also professionally trained as a Barrister at the Bristol Institute of Legal Practice, UK from where he obtained PGDiL. He has also completed extensive international arbitration assessments and training at North America, New York and Canada Branch of CIArb, UK.