BDLP - A Legal500 Law Firm in Dhaka

Baridhara DOHS  .  Mirpur DOHS  .  Uttara  .  Supreme Court  .  District Court

BDLP is a full service law firm in Dhaka, Bangladesh that has been ranked & recognised internationally as one of the top 10 law firms in Bangladesh. The law firm and lawyers specialise in Business laws, Commercial, Arbitration, Civil, Criminal (including bail), Family, Writ & superior court matters. We are located at Baridhara DOHS near Gulshan, Dhaka which is a few miles away from the international airport at Dhaka, Bangladesh. The firm's partners have been ranked and recommended as good lawyers in the Dhaka region. Managing Partner Barrister Shajib Mahmood Alam has been published as one of the best lawyers in Bangladesh by the Legal500, IFLR1000, Asia Business Law Journal, AsiaLaw & Chambers Partners.

BDLP is one of the leading & best law firms in Dhaka, Bangladesh according to international rankings. The law firm is one of the top law firms in Dhaka and represents both foreign and local clients. The firm is ranked among the best law firms of our jurisdiction. In Legal500 2024 edn. BDLP is ranked as a Tier 2 Firm accross multiple practice areas, in International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 it is ranked among a handful of leading corporate & finance law firms and AsiaLaw ranked BDLP as a Notable Law Firm in 2022. Local directories have also consistently kept it in thier top law firm rankings. The firm is also featured in key international directories regularly. BDLP’s partners have also consistently been highly reviewed in client testimonials and recommended by ranking authorities. Barrister Alam is one of the top lawyers in Bangladesh for Banking & Finance, Business Laws & Dispute Resolution. The IFLR1000 ranks him as a "Highly Regarded" lawyer. Legal500, Chambers & Partners and AsiaLaw ranked him in their lawyer rankings as well. Both Mr. Alam & Mr. Rahman are well reviewed & ranked in the Legal500 2024 edition as leading lawyers. The firm operates as a partnership of several leading practicing lawyers who work together to represent BDLP's clients and has so far maintained an exceptional success rate overall both in litigation & ADR. The law firm is run by practicing lawyers as a partnership law firm. The law firm represents local and international companies, businesses, high net worth individuals, walk-in clients and generally clients from all walks of life. BDLP is supported by a strong team of lawyers and paralegals who works hard to achieve justice for their clients.

At Bangladesh Law Partners | BDLP, ‘knowledgeable and approachable’ group head Shajib Mahmood Alam utilises his skills as ‘a master problem solver' to assist clients with banking and finance matters and as a qualified barrister in Bangladesh. The team as a whole is lauded as ‘a diverse group of lawyers who have a strong local presence’, and the group counts large companies, start-ups, and mid-size companies in the country within its client roster. Md Rafinur Rahman is also a standout trial lawyer in the team, and often appears in court.

The Legal500 2024 Editorial

Managing partner Shajib Mahmood Alam and advocate Md Rafinur Rahman head up Bangladesh Law Partners | BDLP‘s team in Dhaka. The group handles a range of disputes, but predominately handles corporate and civil disputes. This incorporates arbitrations, enforcement procedures, civil suits of all types, and money recovery suits. Alam is a key contact for arbitration matters. More broadly, the group is closely linked to the firm’s family and divorce team and handles all kinds of family law-related disputes.

The Legal500 2024 Editorial

"It is a top law firm in the city with a very client centred approach. The firm is extremely experienced in banking, finance and commercial matters. Its industry knowledge is a big advantage to us whether it is regarding an advisory matter or litigation"


“BDLP has successfully handled every challenge thrown to them and continues to work on several key transactions. What is impressive about the firm is its commitment to provide honest legal services and no cutting corners attitude. They are a joy to work with. ”


"BDLP is an important support system for our  company. The team is well equipped and has the best turnaround time compared to other firms. The lawyers are also very modern in terms of their utilisation of  technology."


The lawyers in Dhaka working as partners, associates and paralegals of BDLP are highly qualified having both local and foreign qualifications and credentials. The present Managing Partner was trained in England having also been called to the Bar of England & Wales as a Barrister of the Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn. The partners and associates have significant experience and expertise in their respective practice areas ranging from Arbitration, Admiralty, Writ Matters, Corporate, Criminal, Bail to private law matters like Divorces & family practice. We are one of the most trusted law firms in Dhaka with a healthy track record. Chambers is regularly involved in formation of foreign and joint venture entitites including private & public limited companies. It has been listed as leading law firm in several directories all over the world. The law firm's head office is located in Baridhara DOHS which is only 10-15 minutes drive (6.2 kilometers) from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka and Uttara Residential Area. The firm is strategically located close to Gulshan & Banani commercial areas and is easily accessible from Bashundhara Residential Area and Badda. Other branches are located at Mirpur DOHS & Uttara to cater for the needs of our esteemed client from Dhanmondi, Agargaon, Uttara, Mirpur & surrounding areas better.

Bangladesh is now inviting more foreign investment than ever before in history as a result of continuous political stability, fast growing economy and massive infrastructure projects. As a top ranked corporate and commercial law firm in Bangladesh, the firm has excellent working relationships with Government authorities which gives its clients additional benefits during set-up and licensing processes. Inspired by leading international law firms, the firm is structured as a full service and diverse law firm which means that our clients can expect a one-stop service for most of their legal issues. We continue to grow our team to acommodate the needs of our clients. The firm operates under strict ethical guidelines and maintains international standards in handling its affairs. The firm strives to implement a solution oriented approach to provide fast and efficacious remedies to its clients. BDLP considers its clients as its biggest assets. Regardless of nationality, gender, religious beliefs or sexual orientation, our clients can expect an uniform and consistent level of service at all times.



Over 20 in house and affiliated lawyers

 Our Barristers, Advocates, Accountants and Tax Consultants make sure that you get an uninterrupted, one-stop-solution experience.


500+ clients

 We have served over 500 local and foreign corporate and personal clients, businesses and Govt./Semi Govt. bodies etc.

A top rated law firm 

with 15+ Practice Areas 

We have been ranked by the Legal500, IFLR 1000 and AsiaLaw consistently as a leading and recognised firm in the region.


Very professional and caring towards its client. Very best of luck and I wish its succes.

- Lodi Ikbal

Well recognised law firm & satisfied with their services😊😊

- Sumaiya Haider

Very dedicated & straight advice always. Really helpful in dealing with all the situation relating to the case.# professional # honest# trustworthy. Alhumdulillah, happy for being your client. Highly recommended.

- Q Lana

One of the Best Law Firm in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They have a Team of Highly Qualified and Experienced Barristers and Advocates. Specially Barrister Shajib Mahmood is a outstanding lawyer and very knowledgeable person. A Reliable Law Firm. Highly Recommended.

- Badhan Roy

Most Supportive and fast Working lawfirm. Adv. Rafin Rahman is really smart with his own working ways so that you will get a solution as soon as possible.

-Fahad Bin Mostofa

If you are looking for a professional lawyer in dhaka then contact Barrister Alam. I had to wait a little while to meet him but he was very friendly and cordial, most importantly, I got the result i wanted in my matter.

- Afroja Morshed

Key Practice Areas


BDLP has experience in conducting successful arbitrations. Arbitration is a process of dispute resolution out of court which involves neutral arbiters/judges and the decision is binding on both parties.


BDLP is top ranked for its banking & finance practice. The firm reviews and advises on local & cross border transactions. It is ranked as a top tier 2 firm by Legal500, IFLR1000 & AsiaLaw for its Banking & Finance practice.


BDLP is experienced in drafting all kinds of business documents including contracts, NDAs, Non Competes etc. The firm is experienced in business setup and establishment including limited companies, partnerships, sole proprietorships etc. 


BDLP offers ready assistance to clients in various criminal cases to offer bail pending appeal, bail on production, bail from custody etc. services. The lawyers of BDLP move bail applications regularly before the lower courts, tribunals and Supreme Court of Bangladesh.


From business disputes to murder cases, BDLP is a trusted source of criminal defence for many clients. The firm also prosecutes cirminal cases under various laws including Cyber Security Act, Penal Code, Nari O Shishu Nirjatan Daman Ain.


BDLP offers regulatory & licensing services which includes trade licenses, VAT, IRC, ERC, Environment Clearance, etc.


BDLP has a dedicated team of lawyers who conduct civil cases before the courts of Bangladesh. Efficacious remedy is often achieved for clients through various applications for injunctions, payment orders & other interim remedies.


BDLP is very experienced in dealing with family matters including child custody, maintenance suits, travel bans, mediations, negotiations & guardianships.


BDLP manages a wide array of IP portfolio for its global clients. The firm regularly assists with Trademarks, designs & copyrights protection.


Divorce is a difficult time for most people which is why BDLP's family law team tries to make the process as convenient as possible. We offer both male & female lawyer consultations with utmost confidence.


BDLP is a trusted name for its corporate practice which includes moving various applications before the honorable Company benches of the High Court Division inlcuding condonation of delay, memorandum/ objects change, minority protection etc.


From land due diligence, record search, verification to registration; BDLP does it all and offers an excellent team of lawyers' services for all land related matters.

Business Hours

Except Emergencies the firm's business hours are as follows:

Sunday-Thursday : 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Saturday: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Friday: Closed (Open on request)

Apart from the above hours, firm's lawyers & partners may be available for outside meetings and home consultations subject to fee arrangement and previous notice. 

Other addresses:

Mirpur Branch: Flat 4B, House 1186, Mili Aureate, Avenue 11, Mirpur DOHS, Dhaka (https://mirpur.bdlplaw.com)
Dhaka District Court: 
Room B12, Fatema Monjil, 1/2 Rajar Deuri, Court House Street, Dhaka

Supreme Court of Bangladesh: Hall Room, Supreme Court Bar Association

Uttara: House 27, Road 18, Sector 13, Uttara

A journey to remember

BDLP Post-Covid

Our law firm has been affected in more ways than imaginable by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. In order to address concerns raised by the spread of the virus in Bangladesh and to minimise risks for our clients, we have taken a number of steps. Our law firm in Dhaka is continuing to develop our digital infrastructure. BDLP's filing system was already computerised and databased from before so it was helpful when we had to switch many of our consultations online. At present, BDLP offers online consultations and court hearing services.

Moving on from the pandemic, the law firm continues to follow health guidelines in all of its offices. We are eternally thankful to our clients who stood by with us during the toughest of times.

For any queries, please e-mail us at info@bdlplaw.com

We seek your kind cooperation in these difficult times to let us be the best digital law firm in Bangladesh.