Mohammad Ozair Farooq

Mr. Mohammad Ozair Farooq established these Chambers in the year of 1973. Within a few short years after his entry into the profession, he earned the reputation of being a quick-witted lawyer with fierce intellectual rigor and a striking capacity of swift but thorough rationalization. As his portfolio of experience broadened, he garnered esteem for his ability to read and comprehend the courts, intuitively and accurately interpret legislation and harness his leviathan intellect to tackle the facts of any case.

Mr. Farooq conducted numerous civil and criminal trials all over the country and at the same time pursued with vigor his role as a leading Senior Counsel in the appellate courts. He established a long history of success in commercial disputes, international trade disputes, insurance/reinsurance claims, shipping and financial proceedings, as well as criminal litigation and more.

Reported judgments have been published for numerous cases in which he was counsel before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. His body of work leaves behind a legacy that has served to establish, define and reform numerous provisions of the law and methods of interpretation of legislation. The Honorable Courts regularly commended Mr Ozair Farooq for his excellent work and steadfast used of fine judgment.

His rapport with his clientele was exemplary. His client-oriented approach and an open door policy had earned him the reputation of being the ‘Peoples Lawyer’. This dedication has been the corner-stone of our client-centered values in Chambers ever since. Mr. Farooq enjoyed a thriving international practice representing wide-ranging clients in Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, the UK, US and others. His excellence in negotiation and conducting commercial arbitrations earned his fame internationally. He also acted as arbitrator in various commercial disputes involving multi-nationals and Government Departments.

For his endeavors in strengthening and preservation of professional values across the Bangladesh Bar, he was elected as a Member of the Bangladesh Bar Council by the Lawyers’ community of Bangladesh foe the term of 1998 – 2001.