Shanjid Siddique & Jurists is a corporate and commercial law firm in Dhaka, Bangladesh recognized for its expertise across diverse practice areas.

Founded in 1989, we confer legal solutions in matters of commercial law, labor and employment law, financial crimes, banking and dispute resolution. Our lawyers are acclaimed for rendering practical and dedicated industry-oriented legal support at every stage of a company's life from issues arising on incorporation, directors’ duties and governance/compliance, through to employment and regulatory proceedings, shareholder disputes and crisis management

The head of chambers, H M Shanjid Siddique, is a Barrister-at-Law and Advocate of the Appellate Division and High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is on the List of Assistants to Counsel of the International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague, Netherlands. He regularly advises and represents Government organizations, large public companies and MNCs as their legal counsel. He completed LLB (Hons) under the University of London International Programme and subsequently, pursued the Bar Professional Training Course at the Northumbria University, UK. He was then called to the Bar of England & Wales by the Hon'ble Society of Lincoln's Inn. He undertook MSS in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Dhaka. He is a member of the Hon'ble Society of Lincoln's Inn, Supreme Court Bar Association and Dhaka Bar Association.

To schedule an appointment or discuss about a legal issue:
Email: mail_shan@hotmail.comPhone: +88 01842183702, +88 01819195592
Our International Partner:
corporate and commercial law

We regularly handle a diverse and comprehensive range of corporate and commercial matters across a wide spectrum of domestic and cross-border transactions, having been involved in many regional and international deals across numerous industries and sectors. Our practice encompasses the complete range of corporate and regulatory advice for businesses, including corporate re-organisations and restructurings, licensing requirements, regulatory approvals, employment and industrial relations, safety and health standards, and environmental regulations.
Criminal lawyer

Shanjid Siddique and Jurists is one of the leading law chambers on crime and criminal litigation. We act as defence counsel and conduct trials, bail applications, criminal appeal and revisions from the lower tier to the Supreme Court of Bsngladesh. Mr. A H S Rashed, who heads this practice, has 33 years of experience and he is considered as one of the best criminal lawyers in the Magistrates Court and Sessions Court. In particular, he is vastly skilled in dealing with anti-corruption and money-laundering cases. 

Constitutional law expert

We provide advise and representation on enforcement of fundamental rights by means of judicial review or writ petition before the High Court Division. In addition, the firm conducts writ petition concerning unlawful eviction and demolition of buildings by the Government, service matters, illegal detention by law enforcing agencies, banking, auction, customs, land survey tribunal, labour court and public interest litigation.
Labour law in Bangladesh

Dedicated to address employment-related issues that arise in the workplace, our highly rated Employment practice is committed to provide practical, result-oriented and customised legal solutions. We have significant experience by advising and representing MNCs and large public limited companies in relation to their labour and employment law issues. We regularly advise HR managers in ensuring compliance with the Bangladesh Labour Act, 2006 and Bangladesh Labour Rules, 2015.

Exclusive interview with Mr H M Shanjid Siddique, our Head of Practice, in ATN Bangla

Barrister Shanjid Siddique discussed about labour rights in the awake of Covid-19. He talked about the rights of a worker under the Bangladesh Labour Act, 2006 and Labour Rules, 2015, the jurisdiction of the Labour Court and Labour Appellate Tribunal and the legal mechanisms available to a worker for protection of his rights. In particular, he suggested about developing law of Tort within the civil justice system to ensure that workers who sustained injuries in their workplace owing to negligence of the employee are adequately compensated.

Barrister Shanjid Siddique discussed about arrest, remand and bail procedures in ATN Bangla which was telecasted on 7th June, 2020. He elaborated his discussion on the police power to arrest any suspect under section 54 of the Code of Criminal Procedure without any warrant of arrest and how this power should be exercised following guidelines laid down by the Appellate Division. Furthermore, he talked about when an accused can taken on remand by the police and in what circumstances a Magistrate may allow remand of the accused. Lastly, he has explained about the provisions of obtaining bail including pre-arrest bail.

Our Social Responsibility >> Pro Bono

The provision of advice and support to those who need it the most, yet who are often least able to afford it, is at the very heart of our Chamber's pro bono philosophy. We believe that we can use our legal expertise to ‘give something back’ to our country and the citizens.