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Jarif Ahmed Rumman

Jarif Ahmed Rumman

Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh
LLB (UoL), PGDL (City University, London)
LLM (City University, London)
Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn)

M: +8801914083954
E: [email protected]

Jarif Ahmed is a senior associate of The Legal Circle and has been with the Firm since 2014. He qualified as an Advocate in Bangladesh in 2018 and as an Advocate of the High Court Division of Bangladesh Supreme Court in 2022, and is an active member of the Supreme Court Bar Association.
Jarif obtained his LL.B (Hons) degree from University of London (UOL) in 2012 and was called to the Bar of England and Wales from Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 2014, completing his Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) and LL.M from City University London.
Jarif is known for his exceptional client management skill, work ethics, deep legal knowledge, professionalism and dynamic problem-solving skills. He focuses his practice on various aspect of laws, including but not limited to:

  • Intellectual Property (trademark, copyright and patent);
  • Employment Law;
  • Real Estate;
  • Company Law;
  • Contract Negotiation;
  • Merger & Acquisition;
  • Data Privacy and Protection;
  • NGOs and Non-Profit

Jarif’ is also a sub-editor of Legal Circle Law Reports (LCLR), which is a quarterly law report in Bangladesh, and in Think Legal Bangladesh-, which is one of the first comprehensive free legal resource websites in Bangladesh.
Jarif’s detailed profile can also be found in his LinkedIn profile.


Business Incorporation/ Registration

• Advised from time to time on formation of foreign, joint venture and local businesses, branch offices and liaison offices at the Registrar of Joint Stock (RJSC) and Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA).
• Advised from time to time on striking off, winding up including initiation of creditors’ winding up process.


• Advised both employers and employees in wrongful termination claims and disciplinary matters.
• Advisory, drafting/review and registering gratuity and provident Funds in light of Bangladesh labour and tax laws.
• Review of employee contracts, handbook, confidentially and non-disclosure agreements and policies.


• Acted as a Legal Secretary in a landmark Arbitration case, where the Sole Arbitrator was Mr. Justice Md. Tafazzul Islam, Former Chief Justice of Bangladesh.


• Advised clients in participating tender of mobile number portability Service (MNPS) conducted by Bangladesh Telecommunication and Regulatory Commission (BTRC) and supply of electrical meter and other equipment called by BREB, BPDB, DESCO etc.

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

• Advised BD Venture Limited, a venture capital firm in its investment in Edtech startup,


• Sub-Editor of LCLR (Legal Circle Law Reports), a quarterly law report.
• Co-Author of Bangladesh Chapter of “LexisNexis Company Law Guide 2017-2018”, published by Lexis-Nexis (a reputed international legal publication company).
• Co-Author of Bangladesh Section of “The Employment Law Review“, 8th Edition, published by Law Business Research Ltd. (a reputed international legal publication company).
• Spokesperson of “Is Your Startup Legal”, published by Hifi Public. Detail of the publication can be found in


Acted as a ‘Coach’ at the first ‘Dhaka Meetup’ organised by OPEN Accelerator (OPEN), and provided entrepreneurs with 1 and 1 support in technical/legal areas such as structuring the business entity of the entrepreneurs keeping in mind their business needs as well as the investors requirements.