Mr. Samiul Huq’s practice focuses on all major aspects of litigation having gained massive experiences in handling complex legal and commercial disputes. Over the years, he has developed a high level of expertise on banking disputes, company and constitutional matters. Furthermore, he consistently helped his clients in obtaining legal assistance in high-stake public procurement cases and disputes.
He has also gained wide range of experience in advising and representing clients before the Courts and tribunal in Customs and VAT matters. Mr. Huq further specializes in properly law and real estate matters and successfully litigated numerous cases before the Courts. He has also been actively involved in disputes relating to recruitment of labour migrants in Gulf Countries and represented GCC Approved Medical Centres’ Association (GAMCA), Dhaka in a number of high-profile litigations.
He also famously represented and gave advice to general recruiting agencies against syndicate in manpower business in Malaysia. In recent years, he served his clients in dealing with complex income tax issues such as Advance Income Tax and Minimum Tax. Mr. Huq also developed expertise in advising local and foreign clients in obtaining foreign loan in Bangladesh; one of his notable clients taking such advice was Damen Shipyards, a Dutch company and a major international group doing business in 120 countries. He also takes particular interest in legal issues in supply chain management and has been consistently providing legal support to his clients in this area. Mr. Huq also works for a number of Government organizations, including Roads, Transport and Highway Division and Dhaka WASA. Mr. Huq founded Credence LP and carries the legacy of his late grandfather Mr. Md. Nurul Huq, who was a legendary civil practitioner of both Pakistan and Bangladesh Supreme Court as well as his father Mr. Justice A.K.M. Shahidul Huq, who is currently sitting as a Hon’ble Justice of High Court Division.
Mr. Huq studied law at University of London and later was called to the Bar of England and Wales. Prior to founding Huq’s Law Counsel, he worked as a Senior associate at MMHC & Associates, which is one of the leading law firms in Bangladesh dealing with Customs and VAT matters. Previously, he also worked as an Intern at Lee, Khan and Partners. He also served as a senior lecturer of law in three different institutions under the LL.B. (Hons) course of University of London (International Programme).