Road no:2, Gulshan-1 Dhaka



Road no:2, Gulshan-1 Dhaka


Mr. Md. Sanwar Hossain

Academic Qualifications

Foundation in law, Holborn College, UK (2003)
LL.B. (Hons.), University of Wolverhampton, UK (2006) 
Postgraduate Diploma (Bar Vocational Course), Northumbria University, U.K. (2007)
MSS (Industrial Relations & Labour Studies), Dhaka University
Professional Qualifications
Of Lincoln’s Inn, Barrister-at- Law
Bangladesh Bar Council Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh


Barrister Sanwar Hossain is an Advocate in Bangladesh Supreme Court and Managing Partner of S Hossain & Associates, law firm in Bangladesh. He has been practicing law from 2007 and has built an implacable reputation as a go to lawyer in Bangladesh in Foreign investment, family disputes, white color litigation cases. He has conducted many cases in courts starting from Magistrate Court to the High Court Division and has appeared in different tribunals such Tax tribunal, Right to Information Commission, Election Commission. He has established himself as one of the most dependable, prominent and result oriented advocate in Bangladesh. He is the Researcher of China South Asia legal research center in Yunnan University, Kunming. He delivered a key note speech in 1 st China-South Asia Legal exchange conference in November 2015 in Kunming China, the topic of legal framework of energy sector in Bangladesh. He has advised multinational companies on matters such as Energy, Banking and insurance, enforcement of foreign judgment in Bangladesh, Divorce and child custody, criminal, property matter etc. He is a active member of i-probono in Bangladesh and regularly advises different social organizations on pro-bono basis.


A short interview with Barrister Hossain

Setting up a business in Bangladesh

Professional membership

Major litigation

  • Appearing and successfully defending an Arbitration claim worth USD 15 million
  • Appearing in numerous ship arrest/ release cases
  • Successfully appearing in Writ matters (Constitutional matters) for no Suit injunction (very rare order in Bangladesh)
  • Successfully writing off around 200 Million BDT loan penalty in a Writ Petition
  • Conducting Criminal trial for white color fraud / share embezzlement worth of BDT 5000 Million
  • Defending celebrity Defendant in a Cyber crime case
  • Appearing on behalf on Banasree Society in a case regarding their election and successfully overturning the decision of appointment of Administrator by Government
  • Appearing in a Public procurement matter for a leading Chinese Construction company for a Project worth of USD 15 MILLION
  • Successfully appearing for a leading construction firm in Bangladesh in High Court and helping a legal-Administrative process to secure a Construct contract to construct Election Commission building in Dhaka a project of BDT 2000 Million.
  • Successfully appearing in a Criminal appeal and securing release of food supplements which was confiscated by DG Drugs as unauthorized medicine.

Immigration cases

  • Successfully filing a Waiver petition for US immigrant visa on a 212 inadmissibility
  • Successfully preparing affidavit of witness and explanation affidavit of delay birth certificate for more than 10 clients in 2020
  • Successfully filing Schengen Visa appeal

Transnational matters

  • Working as Legal counsel in M&A matter of Cement factory in Bangladesh worth BDT 2000 Million.
  • Setting up business operation of leading supply chain company
  • Advising on a Country Distributorship arrangement worth of BDT 200 million
  • Advising on property distribution of a noted business family worth of BDT 4000 Million.
  • Drafting and advising on terms and conditions, data privacy policy, return policy of a leading e commerce site in Bangladesh.
  • Drafting HR policy of National Bank of Pakistan-Bangladesh office, Grameen Uniqlo, Moringo Organics Bangladesh Ltd and many more companies.
  • Advising Padma bank on project financing of Doctors Feed

Family matters (Divorce, child custody)

  • Barrister Hossain has appeared in child custody matters for fathers in Bangladesh and has obtained very favorable orders in favor of fathers
  • Barrister Hossain has legal completed more than 100 cross border divorce in Bangladesh


Brief life sketch

Barrister Sanwar Hossain is practicing as a lawyer in Bangladesh for nearly 15 years now. He has established him as a leading lawyer in Bangladesh. He is the go to lawyer for Divorce, child custody matters in Bangladesh. He is result oriented, detailed and thorough. Timely result with best legal mind is the key to success for him in legal battles.


Barrister Sanwar Hossain, Advocate in Bangladesh speaking at a radio show on Divorce law in Bangladesh in Radio shadhin 92.4 FM recently.

Barrister Sanwar Hossain, Advocate in Bangladesh has given Interview on Anti Corruption law in Radio ABC.