Ferdous Rahman Leave
Ferdous Rahman Assistant Professor, Department of Law & Justice



Ferdous Rahman completed her LLB (Hons) in 2010 and LLM studies specialized in commercial law in 2011 from University of Dhaka. She was awarded with gold medal by the Justice Amin Ahmed Trust and the Fakir Abdul Mannan Memorial Gold Medal for Gstanding first in the LLM examination of 2011. She was nominated by the government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh for the Youth Excellence Scheme of China (YES China) Program 2015. She pursued another LLM in International Economic Law in East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai under the YES China program. She has been awarded with the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship from the government of Hungary in 2019-2020 to pursue her doctoral studies in the Department of Private International Law, University of Szeged.

Her academic articles were published in Dhaka University Law Journal (2012, 2016), Institute of Governance Studies, BRAC University (2013) and Bangladesh Journal of Law, Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (2016) and also in abroad such as China (2017), Canada (2017), India (2019), the United Kingdom (2020) etc. She presented her research papers in international conferences. During her studies in University of Dhaka, she participated in the internship program of Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers Association as legal intern in 2010, Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs as research intern in 2011. She joined The Asia Foundation under its PRODIP (Promoting Democratic Institutions and Practices) project in 2012 and associated with the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Ministry of Education as parliamentary intern. During her staying in China under YES China program, she also worked for Push Law Firm, a Shanghai based law firm. Before joining Jahangirnagar University in 2016, she was Assistant Manager (Legal Affairs) in IDCOL (Infrastructure Development Company Ltd.), a non-banking financial institution.


Transparency, Public Fund Management, International Investment Law, Financial Law, Law and Economics, Corporate Law, Woman Entrepreneurship


Harmonization of Workers’ Welfare and Investors’ Protection in Special Economic Zones of India: Regulatory Freedom and Challenges, Transnational Dispute Management , Special Issue on Interaction between International Investment Law and Special Economic Zones , pp.Forthcoming, Netherlands , 2020.
Critical Review of the International and Contractual Measures for Optimal Restructuring, Law and Financial Markets Review, pp.Forthcoming, the United Kingdom, 2020. doi: 10.1080/17521440.2020.1759240
Efficient Market Hypothesis in Combating Insider Trading, Journal of Capital Market and Securities Law, 3, 1, pp.Forthcoming, 2020.
Can the judicial guidelines be enough: A Case study on Sexual Harassment in Bangladesh, Indian Journal of Socio Legal Studies, , 8, 1, pp.126-139, 2019.
Defeating or delaying the defaults: bailout strategy of the Chinese government for its state owned enterprises on their bond payment, Journal of Chinese Governance, 3, 1, pp.86-100, 2018. doi: 10.1080/23812346.2017.1377806
Questioning the Chinese Government's Stand for Sovereign Immunity, Transnational Corporation Review , 9, 1, pp.41-49, Canada, 2017. doi: 10.1080/19186444.2017.1290923
One Belt One Road: Alternative windows for financing infrastructure projects in Bangladesh, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Law, 5, pp.65-84, Bangladesh , 2017.
Political Freedom in China: Government’s Approach vs. Public Reaction Toward Positive and Negative Rights, , Bangladesh Journal of Law, 1, 1, pp.107-126, Bangladesh , June 2016.
Co-author, Mandating corporate directorship for woman in Bangladesh: Options and Challenges, Dhaka University Law Journal , 26, 1, pp.47-72, Bangladesh , 2015.
Co-author, Shareholders' right to distribution: A misnomer, Dhaka University Law Journal , 11, 1, pp.19-44, Bangladesh , 2013.


Ferdous Rahman, Question of International Rule of Law in Enforcement of Judgment Against Foreign Sovereign Assets under International Law, The 7th Student Conference in Theory and Philosophy of Law on International tribunals and the Rule of Law, Belgrade, Serbia, 3-4 December 2020.

The 7th Student Conference in Theory and Philosophy of Law on International tribunals and the Rule of Law, organised by Serbian Association for Legal and Social Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Servia, held on 3-4 December 2020. 

Ferdous Rahman, Defining international law-based rule of law in sovereign debt litigation in post-pandemic context of 2020, The Peculiarity of Jurisprudence, Gyor, Hungary, 3-4 December 2020.

The Peculiarity of Jurisprudence, organised by the Szechenyi Istvan University and the University of Gyor, held on 3-4 December 2020

Ferdous Rahman, Foreign Sovereign Immunity in Cyber Intrusion cases: the US Practice, The LegalTech in the Era of Covid-19., Szeged, Hungary, 3 December 2020.

The LegalTech in the Era of Covid-19, organised by The Department of Statistic and Demography of the Faculty of Law of the University of Szeged, held on 3 December 2020

Ferdous Rahman, Innovation in Enforcement Litigations against the Foreign Sovereign: Jurisdictions, Cause of Action, and Measures of Constrains, The 9th Interdisciplinary Doctoral School Conference 2020, Pecs, Hungary, 27-28 November 2020.

The 9th Interdisciplinary Doctoral School Conference 2020, organised by Doctoral Student Association, Pecs University, held on 27-28 November 2020. 

Ferdous Rahman, Application of the Force Majeure Clause during Pandemic: Is It a Solution or Beginning of Another Crisis?, Extraordinary Situations and the Law: Adventures on the Peripheries of Law with Regards to COVID-19, Szeged, Hungary, 8 October 2020.

Extraordinary Situations and the Law: Adventures on the Peripheries of Law with Regards to COVID-19, organised by the Department of Private International Law, University of Szeged, Hungary, held on 8 October, 2020. 

Enforcement of commercial litigation against state: Quest for coherence in international law on state immunity from execution,

The Second Annual IRSI IDSA Szeged Conference on International Affairs, organised by International Diplomatic Student Association and International and Regional Studies Institute, University of Szeged, on February 14, 2020. 

Harmonization of labor rights protection in Special Economic Zones in India: Regulatory freedom and challenges,

The First Conference on Comparative Law Methodology, organised by the Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory, on December 13, 2019

Economic Analysis of Sovereign Assets: Application by courts in determining sovereign immunity,

The 10th Edition of the International Conference of Doctoral Students and Young Researchers, organized by University of Oradea, Romania, University of Miskolc, Hungary and International Business School from Botevgrad, Bulgaria, on November 22, 2019

International Framework on Business and Human Rights: A Study on Insurance Companies,

The Conference on Law-Culture-Morality: Dilemma of Values and Identities in the Legal System, organized by Doctoral School of Law and Political Science, University of Szeged on October 25, 2019


Fiscal strength of city building,

Chapter 4, State of Cities: Re-thinking of Urban Governance in Narayangong”, co-authored with Manash Mitra, Institute of Governance Studies, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2013) pp. 83-106

Academic Info

Institute: University of Szeged, Hungary
Period: Continuing

Doctoral studies, Department of Private International Law, School of Law and Political Science 

Institute: East China University of Political Science and Law
Period: 2015-2016

LLM in International Economic Law, Shanghai, China 

Institute: University of Dhaka
Period: 2010-2011

Specialised LLM in Commercial Law, Dhaka Bangladesh 

Institute: University of Dhaka
Period: 2006-2010

LLB (Hons), Dhaka, Bangladesh


Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Lecturer
Period: December 12, 2016 - April 05, 2019

Department of Law & Justice 

Organization: Infrastructure Development Company Ltd
Position: Assistant Manager (Legal Affairs)
Period: 1st July 2013 to 10 December 2016

It is a non-bank financing institution. She was responsible for legal and compliance issues of the projects to be financed.

Organization: Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers' Association
Position: Research and Advocacy Officer
Period: April 2013-June 2013


Ferdous Rahman

Assistant Professor
Department of Law & Justice
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Email: ferdous@juniv.edu