Ms. Tania Amir L.L.B. Honours, U.K. Barrister-at-Law, being called to the Bar in 1990, from Gray's Inn; practiced in the U.K.; enrolled as an advocate of the Dhaka High Court 1991 and an Advocate of Bangladesh Supreme Court 1993 and a partner of THE LAW ASSOCIATES. Presently working in Dhaka in a wide range of Practice, which include advising foreign investors, Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCOL), OPIC, IFC, Turnkey Projects, International Finance and Banking, General Corporate/Commercial and Constitutional law, etc.

International practice includes Commercial and international arbitrations and other methods of alternative dispute resolution. Acted as a Consultant to the World Bank, which led to arbitral laws reforms and enforcement mechanisms for recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Bangladesh.

Advised the Ministry of Women & Children Affairs to withdraw the reservation on key Articles of UN Convention on elimination of all forms of discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Trainer and resource person at the Legal Education & Training Institute (LETI), Bangladesh Bar Council, conduct training programs on human rights and gender issues and the Bar Vocational Course.

An activist on human rights issues, Women’s empowerment, Child rights, Environment, Consumer rights, initiated many Public Interest Litigation (PIL), working closely with acid survivors and other NGOs.

Legal advisor to national, international and transnational organization, enjoys a vibrant practice in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh both at the High Court Division as well as the Appellate Division; acted as consultants to NGO’s, human rights organizations, poverty alleviation and good governance projects; Acted as expert Consultant to UN bodies and WHO, Executive Body member of SAARC LAW, member of International Bar Association (IBA), Law Asia, International Development Law Organization (IDLO), etc.

Experience & Credentials




Tania Amir

Name of the Firm











Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh, Bar‑at‑Law

Date of Birth



27th  September, 1964

Years with Firm



1994 Onwards




Bangladeshi & British


Membership in Professional



Member of the English           Bar, Grays Inn.




Enrolled in the Bangladesh Bar; Member of the Faculty in the Bar Council's Institute for Legal Education and Training;





Member of the Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs;





Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association;





Member of International Bar Association;





Member of SAARCLAW;





Member of UNION INTERNATIONALE DES ADVOCATES and sponsor of Bangladesh Chapter;





Member of LAWASIA;





Executive Director of LAW & SOCIETY TRUST.





Advised towards the setting up of a permanent institution for the conservation of the Tropical forests in the Chittagong Hill Tracts Area pursuant to a bilateral Agreement between the Government of U.S.A. and the Government of Bangladesh.

Teaching at Bangladesh Bar Council ‘Human Rights’ and other subjects.





Inns of Court School of Law (ICSL). Successfully completed the Bar vocational course and called to the English Bar from Grays Inn.





LLB (Honors) University of Buckingham, Buckingham.





A‑Levels, Scholastica Int. School, Dhaka, Bangladesh.





7‑O‑Levels Green Herald International School.





United Nations International  School, New York.





Actively participated and organized MOOTS at the University;





Member of the Executive Committee of the Student union at Buckingham





Members of the Grays Inn debating and Mooting Society.





Partner of THE LAW ASSOCIATES, practicing in Commercial, Corporate law, International trade, Documentary credit, Banking, Syndication, Bond and Securities law, Shipping/ Admiralty, construction, turnkey, project on BOO / BOOT basis, etc. Also undertaken commercial arbitrations. The Firm also has a strong bias for Judicial Review by way of Writ Petitions and upholding fundamental rights, gender issues, pro‑bono public interest litigation.

Standing legal counsel for Coca‑Cola in Bangladesh, the Foreign Ministry of the Government of Italy, Canadian Immigration Board, Government of Canada, Bangladesh Central Bank, Unilever, Bank of New York, U.S. Justice Department, OPIC, Youngones, Cemex Cement, Caltex, Hong Kong Group of Banks, General Motors, Berjaya group, Malayasia, Motorolla‑ Hong Kong, Singapore, HBO‑ Singapore, Samsung Corporation, Shipping Companies, and General Counsel for Multinationals, Construction Companies including drilling and boring companies and other local corporation, Infrastructural project, i.e. Oil, Gas, Telecom, etc., company matter, joint ventures, National and International Arbitration.





Bedford Row Chambers, Chamber of Evan‑Stone QC, London, WCI; Practiced at the English Bar, drafted pleadings, court appearances, etc. The chamber has a vast reputation, experience in the filed of commercial, property and construction law.





Acorn Growth Associates, An Investment Company, affiliated with SUN ALLIANCE New Bond, St, London.

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