Md. Asaduzzaman

Md. Asaduzzaman

Associate Professor & Coordinator, LLM Program
Department of Law & Human Rights
University of Asia Pacific, Bangladesh
LL.B. (Honours), University of Dhaka
LL.M. University of Dhaka
Cell: +88-01712-710496

  • Educational Qualification
  • Professional Qualification
  • Publications
  • Experience
  • Research Interest

LLM, Department of Law, University of Dhaka-2002
Result: First Class

LLB Honours, Department of Law, University of Dhaka-2000
Result: Second Class

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC), Jessore Board -1994
Result: First Division with star marks

Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Jessore Board -1992
Result: First Division with star marks


January 2002: Bangladesh Bar Council (Advocate)

July 2002: Dhaka Bar Association (Member)

April 2004: Supreme Court of Bangladesh (Advocate)

March 2009: Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association (Member)

August 2012: Legal Education Committee, Bangladesh Bar Council (Member)

July 2019: Asian Association of Law Professors (Executive Member)

♦ Articles:

  • M. Asaduzzaman, Review of electricity laws and regulations of Bangladesh”Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law, Taylor & Francis, (2020), DOI: 10.1080/02646811.2020.1826673.
  • F. Islam, M. Asaduzzaman, Workers’ Right to Compensation for Personal Injury in Bangladesh with Special Reference to the Garments Sector” Southeast University Law Journal, Volume 01, Issue 01, (2015)
  • F. Islam, M. Asaduzzaman, Legal Framework of Trade Unionism in Bangladesh IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science”, Volume 20, Issue 11, Ver. III (Nov. 2015)
  • F. Islam, M. Asaduzzaman, Labour Courts in Bangladesh: Problems and Solutions BANGLAVISION Research Journal, Volume 12, No. 1, July 2013
  • M. Asaduzzaman, I Mahmud, Dishonor of Cheque: A Review on Legal Remedies under Different Statutes Southeast University Journal of Business Studies, Volume IV, No. 2, 2008


♦ Book chapter:

  • Asaduzzaman and others, Customary Laws, Usages and Traditions of the three largest communities of Rangamati District Tying the Knot: Community Law Reform & Confidence Building in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Edited by Professor Dr. Mizanur Rahman– Research work Conducted under the Human Rights Summer School & Community Law Reform Project (Joint author)
  • Asaduzzaman, ME Karim, “Trends in Legal Education in Bangladesh: A Critical Review on Practical Aspects: Chapter 13 of a book titled Legal Education in Asia Eleven International Publishing/Boom Juridischeuitgevers, The Netherlands 


♦  Conference and Seminar Papers:

  • M. Asaduzzaman, “Role of International Law for Sustainable Development in South Asian Region” presented at the International Conference on Realising Asian Century: Understanding International Law & Governance, Kathmandu, Nepal (09-10July 2019)
  • M. Asaduzzaman, attended as a session chair to Panel 5 titled “Law of the Sea” at the 2nd International Conference on International Law, Dhaka, Bangladesh (29 – 31 March 2018).
  • M. Asaduzzaman, “Promoting Quality Legal Education in Bangladesh: Role of Regulators” presented at the 1st International Conference on Legal Education, Dhaka, Bangladesh (15-17 June 2017)
  • M. Asaduzzaman, “Dispute Settlement in the Energy Sector of Bangladesh’ presented at the Regional Seminar on Energy Security and Regional Cooperation: Role of Regulators”, Dhaka, Bangladesh (09-10 May, 2012)


♦ Teaching

December 2018- Ongoing- Associate Professor, University of Asia Pacific, Bangladesh

October 2017- October 2018- Associate Professor, Southeast University, Bangladesh

June 2015-September 2017- Assistant Professor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University, Bangladesh

October 2008- May 2015- Assistant Professor, Southeast University, Bangladesh

August 2005- December 2008- Assistant Professor, Southeast University, Bangladesh

February 2004-August 2005- Lecturer, Southeast University, Bangladesh


♦ Academic Administration

May 2021- Ongoing- Coordinator, LLM Program, Department of Law and Human Rights, University of Asia Pacific, Bangladesh 

March 2019- March 2021- Head of the Department, Department of Law and Human Rights, University of Asia Pacific, Bangladesh 

July 2015-June 2017- Academic Coordinator, LLM in Maritime Law Program, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University, Bangladesh

October 2008-June 2015- Chairman, Department of Law and Justice, Southeast University, Bangladesh 


♦ Professional work

January 2019-August 2019- Legal Expert, Environmental & Social (E&S) due diligence Report for DEG (Deutsche Investitions) loan finance to Meghna Economic Zone (MEZ)

June 2018-July 2018: Visiting Scholar, Kansai University, Japan

May 2017-February 2018- Legal Expert, The Update of Gas Sector Master Plan of Bangladesh (GSMP) Project, Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources funded by World Bank.

November 2017- June2018- Legal Consultant, Bangladesh Oil, Gas & Mineral Corporation (Petrobangla)

June 2011-June 2015- Legal Consultant under the TA Project for Institutional Development of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission/ IDA & GOB

March 2012-May 2012- Independent Consultant under the Promoting Democratic Institutions and Practices in Bangladesh (PRODIP) Project, a USAID Funded project of The Asia Foundation (TAF) and the SUNY Center for International Development (SUNY/CID), USA

January-August 2010- Legislative Drafting Expert under Bangladesh Code Translation Project of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh/United Nations Development Program\

January 2008- October 2008- Deputy Manager, Legal and Compliance Department, Grameenphone Limited (Multinational telecom operator), Bangladesh

January 2001-February 2004- Lawyer, Hasan & Associates (Law firm), Bangladesh


Professional interest:

  • Energy and Sustainable Development Law
  • Maritime and Shipping Law
  • Administrative and Regulatory Law