Junayed Ahmed Chowdhury

Supreme Court of Bangladesh

Junayed Ahmed Chowdhury is the Managing Partner of Vertex Chambers. He is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, and a Barrister-at-Law of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London, United Kingdom. He also holds the license to practice foreign law as a Registered Foreign Legal Consultant under the Law Society of New South Wales, Australia. Mr. Chowdhury completed his LL.B from University of London and holds an LL.M from the University of Chicago Law School. He specializes in Corporate and International Taxation, Legislative Drafting, Corporate law, Construction and Infrastructure laws, Media and Entertainment, International Finance law, Aviation, Telecommunication Energy, Environment, Private Equity, Commercial, Litigation and ADR. Mr. Chowdhury is the author of the leading Bangladeshi practitioners’ textbook “Corporate Tax Law and Practice” (published by Mullick Brothers Brothers in 2015), which has been catalogued by the British Library and the University of Chicago D’Angelo Law Library.The second edition of the book has been published by University Press Limited in 2021 and also catalogued by the British Library.

Mr. Chowdhury is the draftsman of the draft Secured Transaction (Moveable Property) Act (currently under review) for the Government of Bangladesh and the draft Bangladesh Local Authority Bond Act, 2017 (for the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF). He is also the co-author of the Bangladesh Chapter in the pre-eminent book “Secured Transaction Law in Asia”, which is due to be published by Hart Publishing in 2021. The Legal 500, a leading international law firm directory quoted about him as possessing “vast knowledge and is very professional”. Mr. Chowdhury has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Connecticut Law School, USA and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London, and has lectured as a guest faculty at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka University and Chittagong Independent University.