Corporate Matters Practice Lead (including Tax & Employment) Private Equity, Foreign Direct Investment, Corporate Finance and Restructure, Corporate Dispute & ADR, Tax, Employment, Real Estate, Project Development & Permitting, M&A
A leading corporate lawyer in Bangladesh. She is also very well versed in the areas of corporate finance. Client base includes numerous foreign Clients. She is a consultant to a number of Bangladeshi companies, Banks, Merchant Banks and NGOs. She is long experienced in handling large scale corporate deals, agreements and negotiations. Ms. Khatoon’s expertise in the areas of corporate restructure is considered to be one of the finest in the country. She has established herself as an authority in the field of private sector corporate governance.
Ms. Khatoon is a regular consultant to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and additionally assists ADB in its endeavor of reviewing existing laws of the country and identifying key issues towards impediment to growth of local economy. She was also a member to the D&D team participating in the IFC’s corporate governance assessment project. With specialization in the area of foreign and local investments Ms. Khatoon is well versed in dealing with regulators on various issues. Amina has extensive experience in tax and employment law arena. She also possesses extensive real estate property capabilities. Some transactional work highlights are provided below:
Retained by a number of conglomerates as their corporate counsel in Bangladesh such as GE, Wallmart, Gap, Kmart, Target, EWM, IDP etc.
Performed DD and issued legal opinion on thirteen industries of Evergreen Group for its $150m IPO in Hong Kong Exchange
Acted in transactional and real estate aspects of several solar parks including Suitakhali 50MW power project and Teknaf 200MW power project
Acted for an Indonesian State Owned Enterprise Semen Indonesia in a high value cement industry in Bangladesh
Advised Sinohydro in its river control contract for Padma Bridge
Acted for IFC and Exelerate Energy in Maheshkhali Floating LNG Terminal Project
Acted for China Railway Construction Company in its potential acquisition of $1billion First Dhaka Elevated Expressway Project
Acted in a number of corporate dispute matters and arbitrations for clients like Microsoft, EWM, Wendler etc.
Barrister-at-Law Advocate. University of Wolverhampton (LL.B., 2003); University of East London (LL.M., 2004); Inns of Court School of Law, City Law School (Bar Vocational Course, 2005); City University (Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, 2005