Mohammad Hassan Habib, one of the principal associates at AS & Associates, is an enrolled advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. His practice areas include administrative and constitutional matters, civil and criminal litigation, VAT and customs appeals, commercial arbitration, trademark disputes, company matters and labour disputes. Mr Habib has also served as in-house counsel for an international non-profit organisation in Bangladesh.
He has worked with various national and international organisations and represented them in various courts and tribunals in connection with multifarious legal disputes, including arbitration proceedings. Mr Habib has participated in various domestic and international arbitration proceedings and represented one of the renowned international beverages company in Bangladesh in a civil suit, helping the bottler to dispose of the case filed against it by successfully striking out the case at the court of first instance. Mr Habib has also represented one of the leading non-profit organisations in challenging an arbitral award in the High Court Division.
In another arbitration proceeding at the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, Mr Habib represented a foreign-invested joint-venture company in challenging an arbitrary imposition of an electricity purchase tariff by the Bangladesh Power Development Board, helping the company to avoid unwarranted financial liability by securing an arbitral award in its favour.