The “Corporate, Transactional and M&A Department” of Accord Chambers is best known for providing complete legal solutions including contract negotiation, transaction structuring and legal documentations in complex corporate transactions, EPC turn-key contracts & project documentations, JV and Public-Private Partnerships projects, general commercial & supply contracts, real estate acquisition and management. Accord Chambers has emerged to be the pioneer in the growing energy practice of Bangladesh and has successfully handled US$ 1.25 Billion mega oil refinery project which is the first of its kind in Bangladesh’s energy sector. It has also been instructed as legal counsels for take-over and set-up of multiple large-scale power plant projects.
The firm regularly assists foreign corporations with their acquisition of Bangladeshi target companies and also represents Bangladeshi companies with in-bound M&A transactions and joint venture projects in collaboration with off-shore partners. Accord Chambers has also earned its solid reputation in providing one-stop legal services to foreign investors and not-for-profit organisations to set up businesses and operations in Bangladesh, establish Branch Offices or wholly foreign owned subsidiaries and ensure licensing & regulatory compliance for start-ups.
The firm represents multinational companies as well as local and foreign corporations, including real estate sector market leaders, commodities suppliers, leading oil & gas corporations, MNCs. Accord Chambers also works in close collaboration with top tier international law firms headquartered in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and India and is frequently instructed by them to advise on Bangladeshi law and regulatory framework.
The firm thus advises not only on mainstream legal affairs but also on investments, transactions, business strategies and operations from the perspective of Bangladeshi laws and regulations. It recognizes the sub-continental challenges in general and the economic realities of Bangladesh in particular that are often faced by foreign investors, MNCs as well as local companies. Taking such challenges and on-ground realities into consideration, the firm is known for taking the most pragmatic approach and engages with its intuitive regional knowledge and deep market understanding so as to achieve the desired commercial outcomes for its clients while keeping their legal interests protected.