AS & Associates
A.S & Associates is a leading Bangladeshi law firm based in Dhaka with a branch office at Mymensingh and a networked legal firm at Moulvibazar, Sylhet. The firm provides a comprehensive range of modernized legal services for both national and international clients.
A.S & Associates was founded by late Alhaz Abdus Samad, one of the pioneer advocates of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. Furthermore, MrSamad is considered to be one of the veteran and leading income tax advisors of Bangladesh having long standing experience of more than 40 years. Besides excelling in his profession, he was a renowned social activist and, was elected as the President of Dhaka Taxes Bar Association and Treasurer of the Supreme Court Bar Association.
Currently, the Chamber is managed by four (04) Partners and is comprised of a group of young energetic lawyers and seasoned veterans. The team of A.S & Associates ensures highly professional and positive legal assistance and advice in quick time. As a law firm, A.S & Associates believes in efficiency, effectiveness and success, which also define the characteristics of the firm. In recognition of its professionalism and the quality of the service it provides, for consecutive years, Legal 500, in its 2017 and 2018 Asia Pacific ranking of law firms, ranked A.S & Associates as Top Tier full-service law firm in Bangladesh.
Also, for its significant contribution in the legal arena for Financial & Corporate matters, IFLR 1000 has ranked A.S & Associates as the Recommended F&C Firm of 2017 and Recommended Firm for Bangladesh for 2018, 2019 and 2020. The Firm has recently been ranked as one of the 09 Recommended Firms of Bangladesh by AsiaLaw for 2019. The firm has been ranked as a Leading Team for Corporate Practice by Chambers & Partners. The Managing Partner and one of the Partners of the firm are also ranked as “Recognized Practitioners” by Chambers and Partners.The Firm has recently announced as the Winner of three prestigious awards at the AsiaLaw Regional Awards 2019, as the “Bangladesh Firm of the Year”, the “Client Service Award: Bangladesh” and Mr. Ferdaus Rahman, Partner of the Firm has been awarded as the “Outstanding Practitioner”.
Furthermore, A.S & Associates has become a Global Law Experts recommended Law Firm with a Global Law Experts Recommended Attorney in the Firm. Two of the partners of the Firm have been ranked as Highly Regarded Practitioners by IFLR1000 and the Managing Partner of the Firm has been recognized as a Leading Lawyer within the Jurisdiction by AsiaLaw. A.S & Associates has also become the first and the exclusive Bangladesh member of Tag Law-a worldwide alliance of independent Law Firms over 90 countries, and ADVOC, international network of independent law firms over 70 countries. Moreover, in recognition of its excellent and pioneer service, World Bank approached A.S & Associates to contribute in its several projects on pro-bono basis, which A.S & Associates gladly accepted, and since 2012, as part of its CSR activities, A.S & Associates had been participating in various projects of World Bank including “Doing Business Project” where the Chamber contributed to ‘paying tax’ and ‘enforcing contracts’, “Benchmarking Public Private Partnership (PPP) Procurement in Bangldesh-2017 Project” and “Benchmarking Public Procurement in Bangladesh-2017 Project”. Managing Partner of the Firm has been selected as the National Tax Reporter of Bangladesh by the International Bar Association (IBA) and he has been ranked as Recommended Lawyer by AsiaLaw.