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Nazir Ahmed

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United Kingdom

Nazir Ahmed is a renowned lawyer, writer and analyst - is one of the well-known and well-respected personalities in the UK’s and Europe’s Bangladeshi Diaspora community. He is a cross-qualified lawyer (Advocate/Barrister/Solicitor) in both the UK and Bangladesh, having decades long experience. He obtained his LLB (Hons) degree from Queen Mary, University of London. Later, he completed Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of London. He was called to the Bar (Barrister-at-Law) by the Lincoln's Inn in 1999. He was also later admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of England and Wales and enrolled as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. Nazir is currently a Member of the Dhaka Bar and the Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association. He is a Fellow (FCIArb - the highest grade) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). His specialism is on immigration law, human rights law, family law and constitutional law. Nazir was also a public representative (elected Councillor and former Deputy Speaker (Deputy Civic Ambassador) of London Borough Council for two consecutive terms. He extensively writes on legal, constitutional and contemporary issues. He authored and published five books so far. One of his books is "Higher education in the UK and relevant matters." Nazir was awarded the WHO’SWHO British-Bangladeshi Award 2019 for his outstanding contribution in the sector of law, pro bono and community works. His firm commitment to community and legal works led to him being awarded the “Freedom of the City of London” in 2020. Nazir has already visited around 50 countries of the world for various purposes.