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)

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

Curriculum Vitae



ADVOCATE SAQUIB RAHMAN is an academic lawyer teaching full-time in the Department of Law at North South University. He has research publications in acclaimed law journals and is an avid contributor to national dailies. He is also the Editor of Progress Magazine.

Saquib served as a Lecturer at the University of Asia Pacific prior to joining North South University as a Lecturer in the Spring of 2017. He was promoted to the rank of Senior Lecturer in the Fall of 2020. He was vested with the responsibility of Faculty Advisor of the North South University Ethics & Diversity Club (2020-2022).

Over the past decade, Saquib has been devoted to activism for proper justice of the BDR Pilkhana carnage that killed 57 Bangladesh Army officers in Dhaka on 25-26 February 2009, including his father, Col. Quadrat Elahi Rahman Shafique, ndc, psc.

Saquib’s last degree was awarded from the Warwick Law School, UK.


Academic journal articles (peer-reviewed)

  • Rahman S., Saha H., ‘A comparative analysis of crossborder insolvency proceedings between UK and Singapore’ (2016) Issue 8, Bocconi Legal Papers, pp. 131-147.
  • Rahman S., ‘An attempt to critically discuss why blurring is a conceptually difficult area of trade mark law’ (2016) Volume 4, Issue 2, Legal Issues Journal, pp. 91-107.
  • 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.

Book Review

Opinion pieces at national daily newspapers (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