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  Thursday, 19 May '22
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Barrister Anita Ghazi Islam

Independent Director

Anita Ghazi Rahman obtained her LL.B. (Hons) degree from University College London (UCL) in 2002 and was called to the Bar of England and Wales from Lincoln’s Inn in July 2003, completing her Bar Vocational Course with “Merit” from The College of Law. Anita qualified as an Advocate in Bangladesh in 2004 and an Advocate of the Bangladesh Supreme Court in 2006.

Anita focuses her practice on company, general corporate law and dispute resolution. She provides corporate and transactional advice with respect to business formation, employment, financing, energy, IP, services and procurement contracts, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions and other business restructurings and also advises on the acquisition, development, and disposition of commercial, industrial and residential real estate. Anita heads the firm’s Litigation practice.

She is Founder of The Legal Circle; Publisher & Co-Editor of LCLR (Legal Circle Law Reports), a quarterly law report; Editor of Think Legal Bangladesh, one of the first free resource websites in Bangladesh; Lead Author of Bangladesh Section of “The Employment Law Review”, 8th Edition; Co-Author of Bangladesh Section of “ The International Comparative Guide to: Project Finance 2016”, published by the Global Legal Group; Co-Author of Bangladesh Section of “Laws on Telecom and Media 2013”; Her “Framing  a social enterprise law”, published in The Daily Star on 13 June 2017; “ Cross Border Merger and Acquisitions – the new frontier”, written in conjunction , Published in the Financial Express on 26 May 2010; “ An easy conversion”, published in the Daily Star on 25 May 2010; She is Mentor & Director of Founder Institute, Bangladesh Chapter, the world’s largest entrepreneur training program; Mentor of Grameen Phone Accelerator Program; Panelist, "The State of Social Enterprise in Bangladesh" , 9 October 2016. Organised by the British Council; Speaker at “Legal Framework for Entrepreneurs”, 6 February, 2016. Event organized by Bangladesh Startup Lab; Panelist, “Tech Women Conference at Digital World 2015”, 9 February, 2015; Speaker at the “GIST Bangladesh Startup Boot Camp”, May 22-24, 2014; Panelist, “E-Learning in Bangladesh”, 13 December 2014; Mentor, “Legal Workshop for Startups”, at GrameenPhone presents Innovation Xtreme, 22 November 2014; “Corporate Law and Public-Private Cooperation in Political Development”, Co-Speaker at the Joint IPSA Conference in Bangladesh, 2014; “Access to Laws Online”, Featured Speaker at TEDxDhaka, 2012;  She has Speaking Engagement for Prepaid Cards Asia Conference 2010, Singapore “Mitigating risk and fraud successfully”.