Shahwar is a Partner and Managing Director of DFDL in Dhaka, Bangladesh. His practice focuses on advising on the development, financing and acquisition of power, energy and infrastructure projects. He advises developers, investors, EPC contractors as well as lenders, both local and international. He is very active in foreign direct investments related work, cross-border M&A and joint ventures.
Highly-regarded by his international clients, Shahwar has worked across a wide range of industries and sectors, with a particular focus on, power and energy, financial institutions, telecommunications, manufacturing and more recently in IT enabled services industry, mobile financial services as well as fin-tech. Shahwar regularly provides commentary on investment trends in Bangladesh.
Shahwar is qualified to practice in the bar of England & Wales after completing Pupillage at Erskine Chambers, London. He is also qualified in Bangladesh and is a member of the Dhaka Bar Association. Shahwar graduated from Sheffield University (UK) and holds an LL.M. (University of London, London, UK).