Anowar Hossain

Advocate, Bangladesh Supreme Court

Mr Anowar Hossain is the firm’s Senior Associate. He has a wide breadth of legal experience (13 Years) with particular focus in Civil, Commercial, VAT, Customs, Tax, Insolvency and Financial Services Litigation.  He acts for a wide range of clients from entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals, SMEs to PLCs.  He brings to the practice his sound legal knowledge obtained through many years of legal learning and advisory experience together with his ability to put clients at ease.

He has full rights of audience before all Courts and Tribunals in Bangladesh.  As well as Civil, Commercial, Insolvency and Financial Services Litigation, He represents clients in VAT assessment and penalty surcharge appeals before the Tax Commissioner, Tribunals & High Court.  

He provides both personal tax law advice as well as corporate tax, in order to complement wider corporate transactions.  For business tax he mainly advise on corporation tax, efficient corporate tax structures and tax related legal problems such as investigations, disputes or tax related insolvency proceedings and value added tax (VAT).  For personal tax, his expertise includes inheritance tax and succession planning, income tax, capital gains tax, stamp duty land tax and annual tax on enveloped dwellings, Employment related tax advice especially for senior employees and owner managed businesses where options might include taking salary or dividends and Tax on corporate transactions such as buying or selling of businesses or assets or investing into a business.

He has vast knowledge on Foreign Company Registration, set up a factory or business, yearly return filling, share tranfer, title transfer, mortgage registration, share allotment, capital enhancement, Liquidation of Companies, Getting BIDA permission, Partnership registration, Foundation/Society/Trust/Club registration and approval of executive committee etc.

He is elected Assistant General Secretary (2020-2021), Dhaka Taxes Bar Association, Bangladesh and General Secretary of Bangladesh Company Law Practitioners Society.


  • Dhaka Bar Association
  • Dhaka Taxes Bar Association
  • Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association

Educations:  M. Com (Accounting), M. Com (Management), CA (CC), ITP (NBR), VAT Consultant (NBR), LL.B