Najib Rahman (2018-2019) | Guernica 37

Najib is a barrister who completed his pupillage in Chambers in 2018 and following a period as a third six pupil accepted an invitation to join as a tenant in 2020. He specialises in international law knowledge with a particular focus on Islamic Finance Law and South East Asia.

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Najib Rahman is an international lawyer having practised in Bangladesh prior to becoming a member of the Bar of England and Wales. He worked for six years as a case manager with the defence at the International Crimes Tribunal,  Bangladesh. 

Mr. Rahman has a diverse academic and legal background. After completing an MA in Islamic Jurisprudence from Bangladesh, he further studied in Saudi Arabia and the UK. He also obtained specialisation in Islamic Banking and Finance from AAOIFI, Bahrain. 

After completing his Bar Vocational Course at City University in London, he worked as an associate of the Law Counsel in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He offered a record of achievement in the areas of Islamic finance and International crimes.

Mr. Rahman also worked as a part time lecturer at the International Islamic University in Chittagong, Bangladesh  and has a number of academic publications. 

At present Mr. Rahman is also pursuing an LLM leading to a PhD in Banking and Finance Law.


Notable publications:

1: The Concept of Cryptocurrencies from an Islamic Law Perspective - BJIBFL of LexisNexis, UK, October 2018.

2: Failure of Hudud Law Related to Rape in Pakistan: A Critical Analysis - Published in June 2015 at Law & Policy Journal of Asia Pacific University, Dhaka