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N. M. Eftakharul Alam Bhuiya

The Legal Circle

Location Dhaka

About N. M. Eftakharul Alam Bhuiya

Eftakharul Alam Bhuiya has over nine years' experience across a broad range of corporate and commercial practice areas. He is an enrolled Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and a part-time Lecturer of The Millennium University.
Prior to joining The Legal Circle, Eftakhar worked as acting Head of Legal Department of bKash Limited, a large mobile financial services (MFS) provider. He also has in-house experience as legal counsel of Grameenphone Ltd., the largest Mobile Network Operator of Bangladesh. 

Eftakharul's employment law expertise includes:  

  • Drafting and implementing a Human Resources Policy for banks, garments and MFS provider in Bangladesh.
  • Advising both employers and employees regarding termination and dismissal procedure, claims arising thereto, compensation package and disciplinary matters.  
  • Drafting policy documents and agreements on Gratuity and Provident Funds in light of local labour and tax laws.
  • Drafting and reviewing employment agreement, confidentiality agreement, policies etc.
  • Representing both employers and employees in Labour Court on employment disputes.

Years of experience

9

About their firm

The Legal Circle brings together a team of experienced lawyers, several of whom have previously worked at leading law firms in Bangladesh and internationally, to provide approachable yet client-focused, solutions-oriented legal services tailored to the individual needs of our clients. Our firm is committed to providing the highest level of legal services and achieving cost-effective legal results for our clients by being flexible and highly responsive in our approach. The Legal Circle has been recognized as a leading law firm in Bangladesh for “Corporate and Finance” by Chambers and Partners since 2011 and ranked by Chambers and Partners for regularly advising foreign entities on their investments in Bangladesh with focuses on the TMT, natural resources and energy sectors and having substantial activities in real estate transactions, including handling acquisitions and due diligence. The firm has been also awarded with the Mergers and Acquisitions Law Firm of the Year – Legal Awards 2015 by Lawyer Monthly. We provide legal services across a broad range of practice areas including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance (both equity and debt capital markets), projects and project finance, bank lending and bank regulation, fund formation and regulation (both private equity and mutual funds), general company and commercial matters, foreign direct investment, distribution and agency law, civil and criminal litigation (in both the lower and appellate courts), telecommunications, competition and media law, trusts and estates, employment and industrial relations law and intellectual property (including copyright, patent and trademark).

Areas of expertise