Jural Acuity was established as a boutique law firm specializing in Corporate, Commercial and Investment related legal practices. The main area of Practice of the Firm in Corporate Law, Commercial Documentation, Foreign Direct Investment, International Trade Laws, Labour Laws, Commercial Litigation, Energy Disputes, Taxation, Construction & Engineering Laws & General Litigation. This Law Firm consists of experienced lawyers and consultants, providing one-stop solutions to clients. The Firm also works with several Chartered Accountant Firms and Tax Advisors to provide one-stop solutions to the Client. The ability to appreciate the client’s needs and deliver services that meet and, where possible, exceed their expectations is vital for the continued strength of the Firm’s business and growth. Jural Acuity is a member firm of IR Global in Bangladesh and is also the Member Firm (Bangladesh) for Privacy Group.
Our extensive range of legal services includes the following areas:
Corporate and Foreign Direct Investments: Corporate and commercial legal services, particularly in relation to foreign direct investments, constitute a major part of our practice. We have been involved in several of the country’s ground-breaking corporate and financial transactions, and advise listed and unlisted domestic, international and multinational corporations, banks, financial institutions, industries, and government departments.
Business Setup: We provide a one-stop solution for the incorporation of companies & partnerships, obtaining Board of Investment Registrations, Securities & Exchange Commission approval for capital issuance, Environmental Clearance Certificate, Import & Export Registration Certificates, Foreign loan approvals, Registrar of Joint Stock Companies related work. We have dedicated consultants & lobbyists in our panel dealing with government approvals and clearances.
Litigation: We provide a full-service litigation experience for our clients with a high degree of expertise in Criminal and Civil Appeals, Writ Jurisdiction, Company Matters, VAT, and Tax issues & Money Suits. We specialize in Company Cases, Commercial Cases, and Property Disputes.
Property Vetting: We have good experience working for Banks and Developer Companies for property vetting. We do extensive checking as to the chain of ownership, local diligence, record verification, etc.
Construction & Engineering Laws: We provide advisory services and legal support in drafting, vetting, preparing, a n d negotiating various engineering contracts, EPC contracts, turn-key contracts, supply
contracts, project documents, etc. We are also involved in several construction-related due diligence and advisory services including land acquisition, partner vetting, and licensing compliances.
Telecommunications & Broadcasting: We have extensive experience in advising and acting for clients in the telecommunications and broadcasting sector, ranging from mergers and acquisitions, general regulatory advice, data protection, licensing, and compliance. We advise the leading telecommunication brand of the country in the context of particular transactions as well as litigation and regulatory obligations.
Banking: The law firm deals with all types of securities, documentation, drafting, and perfecting of the securities including insurance and marine insurance, as well as the litigations on all sorts of matters relating thereto, including drafting and reviewing of loan and security documents of all types of borrowers and other financial institutions; preparation of notices for the defaulting borrowers; drafting of banking and commercial documents and agreements, viz. all sorts of Syndicated Loan Agreements and related documents, Master Franchise Agreements, Loan Agreements, Pari-Passu Security Sharing Agreements, Agreements relating to online banking and electronic bill payments, etc.; giving legal opinions on banking and commercial issues and matters in relation to documentary credits.
Labour and Employment: We represent state-owned enterprises, local government institutions, development corporations as well as major listed and unlisted domestic and international corporations, benefits schemes, and employers’ organizations in the field of employment law. Our areas of expertise include dispute resolution and litigation, restructuring and retrenchment planning, employment discrimination, and the development and drafting of wide-ranging policies, procedures and employment contracts, restraints of trade, and all existing employment-related legislation.
Intellectual Property: We provide a wide array of legal services related to the establishment and protection of intellectual property rights. In addition to registration and assignment of patents, trademarks and design and patent searches, our firm holds an impressive track record in enforcing and defending patent, trademark, and copyright infringement claims.
Trade and Commerce: Our clients in this sector, multinational organizations, local companies, and sole proprietors are among the highest tax-payers in the country. We advise domestic and international clients in all sectors of the economy including building, engineering and transport. Our practice covers the drawing up of general terms and conditions of trade and commercial contracts, as well as dealing with negotiated settlements and commercial litigation.
Taxation: We provide specialized legal services in the sphere of taxation law and offer a wide range of services including customs and excise, tax structuring of mergers and acquisitions, structuring of private equity funds and transactions, exchange control, capital gains, and tax structuring of corporations.
Alternative Dispute Resolutions / Amicable settlements: The Firm believes that the amicable settlement or settlement out of the court is the best solution for its clients with the view to saving the cost, time, and effort of its clients. It represents its clients before all sorts of arbitration, mediation, negotiation, and before the table of amicable settlement to protect and secure the best interest of its clients.
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