Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Saquib Rahman

Full Time Faculty
Senior Lecturer

LL.M. (Warwick);
M.S.S. (Dhaka); LL.B. (BRAC)
Advocate, Dhaka Judges' Court

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext- 6176
Office: NAC 11108

Curriculum Vitae



ADVOCATE MR. SAQUIB RAHMAN attained a Bachelor of Laws from BRAC University, a Master of Social Sciences in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Dhaka, and a Master of Laws in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation from the University of Warwick, UK from where he graduated with 'merit'. He has publications in acclaimed law journals, and is an avid contributor to national dailies.

Mr. Rahman is a lawyer of the Dhaka Bar Association and served as a Lecturer at the University of Asia Pacific, prior to joining North South University as a Lecturer in Spring 2017. He has been promoted to the rank of Senior Lecturer in Fall 2020.

Mr. Rahman is credited with hosting the NSU Law Lecture Series and moderating the NSU Law International Webinars. He is also the Faculty Advisor of the North South University Ethics & Diversity Club. 

Mr. Rahman, over the years has been involved in activism for proper justice of the BDR Pilkhana carnage of February 2009, that killed 57 Bangladesh Army Officers in Dhaka, including his father Col. Quadrat Elahi Rahman Shafique, ndc, psc.

Academic journal articles (International peer-reviewed)

Academic journal articles (Local peer-reviewed)
  • Rahman S., ‘The Extent to Which the Rotterdam Rules Solve Problems of Multimodal Transportation’ (2016) Volume 16, Issue 2, Bangladesh Journal of Law, pp. 85-118. 
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Opinion pieces at national dailies (Selected)
  • Graduated with ‘Merit’ at the convocation in January 2016 (University of Warwick)
  • Achieved Distinction marks in LL.M. dissertation paper titled ‘The Law of Multimodal Transportation: A Critical Assessment of the Rotterdam Rules’ (University of Warwick)
  • ‘Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement’, for the semester of Fall 2008 (BRAC University)


  • 1st Dan Black Belt, Wado-Ryu style of Karate (Black Belt Academy, Dhaka)
  • 2015: LL.M. (International Corporate Governance & Financial Regulation)
    School of Law, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • 2013: M.S.S. (Criminology & Criminal Justice)
    Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka
  • 2012: LL.B. (Hon’s.)
    School of Law, BRAC University

  • 2008: A' Level
  • 2006: O' Level
  • October 2020 – Present: Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, North South University 
  • January 2017 – October 2020: Lecturer, Department of Law, North South University
  • March 2016 – January 2017: Lecturer, Department of Law and Human Rights, University of Asia Pacific
  • November 2013 – July 2014: Associate at Quader Chambers, an established law firm specialising in company, corporate, land, real-estate, employment, banking, insurance, finance and foreign investment matters.
  • January 2013 – March 2013: Mini Pupillage at Chowdhury & Ullah, a corporate law firm where interns focused mostly on legal conveyancing.
  • Corporate Governance [LLM512]
  • Legal System & Legal Process [LAW101]
  • Legal Environment of Business [LAW200]
  • October 2014 – Enrolled as an Advocate at the Bangladesh Bar Council 
  • January 2017 – Member, Dhaka Bar Association
  • Corporate Governance
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Labour Law