Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury graduated from the LSE and worked in the UK for two years before returning to Bangladesh and qualifying as an Advocate here. He was called to the Bar in England and Wales and is a member of Lincoln’s Inn. He was licensed to practice law in Bangladesh as an Advocate in 2010 and is enrolled at the Dhaka Bar. He is also a Director of Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (CMCCI), a trade organization approved by the Ministry of Commerce for which he routinely undertakes research on business laws and regulations.
Furthermore, Mohibul is currently serving as one of eight Organizing Secretaries of the governing Awami League Party 2016-2019 Central Working Committee (http://www.albd.org/index.php/en/party/organisation).
At The Legal Circle, Mohibul assists clients in Company, Real Property, Anti-corruption, Telecom, and Money Suit matters both in the High Court and in Subordinate Courts, including specialist Tribunals.
Mohibul has recently been instructed by Facebook Inc. as their resident Counsel in Bangladesh to assist Facebook on Bangladeshi technology, data-protection, anti-corruption and telecommunication laws. He routinely advises a Finnish technology outsourcing company on their operational subsidiary in Bangladesh. Mohibul recently represented UK based engineering firm with substantial operation in Bangladesh at the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission. He co-authored a GTDT publication (a section of International Bar Association) on Telecommunication and Broadcast laws of Bangladesh.
Mohibul is currently serving as the Deputy Minister of Education and a Member of Parliament for Chittagong 9 constituency. In line with constitutional obligation he is not allowed to exercise rights of audience in Court and sign as an Advocate while holding ministerial portfolio. He is however able to advice and act as a Consultant provided the instructions have no conflict with his ministerial responsibility.
Mohibul’s detailed profile can be found in https://bd.linkedin.com/in/mohibul-chowdhoury11693612