• Woolwich Building Society v Daisystar Ltd & Anor (No. 2) LTL 16/03/2000 (CA): Civil procedure: Recusal of Judge on grounds of bias
  • Woolwich Building Society v Daisystar Ltd & Anor (No. 1) LTL 16/03/2000 (CA): Set-off in damages for fraud
  • BCCI v Ali & Ors [1999] 4 All ER 83: Employment contract (‘Stigma claims’), banking
  • BCCI v Ali & Ors [1999] 2 All ER 1005: Employment contract
  • Guinle v Kirreh LTL 03/12/99 (Ch. D) Civil procedure, arbitration
  • Alam & Ors v BCCI SA & Ors: Breach of trust action; claim for US$400 million, settled for US$136 million
  • Bengal Liner Ltd v Shadharan Bima Corporation (Bangladesh Supreme Court) [1996] BLC (AD) 127: Bangladeshi law
  • Re BCCI SA (in liquidation) (No. 9) (1996) The Times, 8 October, (Companies Court) Corporate insolvency
  • Cargill International SA v BSFIC (QB, Com Ct) Morrison J. [1996] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 526; [1998] 2 All ER 406 (CA): Banking, commercial contract, international trade
  • Re BCCI (No. 10) [1995] BCLC 362 (Companies Court) Corporate insolvency
  • Pentagen Technologies Ltd v Express Secretaries Ltd (1995) The Times, 7 April (CA); Company law
  • BEI v SKI [1995] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 1 (CA); international trade
  • BCCI v Malik (1995) The Independent, 13 March (Ch D); [1996] BCC 15; Banking, commercial contract
  • BCCI HK v Sonali [1995] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 227 (QB, Com Ct) Banking, private international law
  • Harvey v Institute of Motor Industry [1995] IRLR 416 (EAT) Employment
  • Justfern v D’Ingerthorpe [1994] ICR 286 (EAT) Employment
  • Ban Hin Lee Bank Berhad v Sonali Bank (1988) The Independent, 29 November (CA); Banking civil procedure
  • Sonali Bank v Rahman & Anor [1989] ICR 314 (EAT)
  • Janata Bank v Ahmed [1981] ICR 791 (CA)
  • Kydon Compania Naviera v National Westminster Bank & Ors [1981] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 68 (QB Com Ct) Banking
  • Murad v Al-Saraj [2004] in the High Court in England on breach of fiduciary relationships
  • Mehra v Shah [2005] in the Court of Appeal in England on commercial property transactions



Basic Structure; Protection of Fundamental Rights; Legality of Constitutional Amendment

  • Anwar Hossain Chowdhury and others –v- Government of Bangladesh, 41 DLR (AD) 165; BLD (1989) Spl. 1;
  • Bangladesh Italian Marble Works Ltd. -v- Government of Bangladesh (the Constitution 5th Amendment Case) BLT (2006) Special Issue;

Legitimate Expectation; Non-discrimination; Fundamental Rights

  • Bangladesh Biman Corporation -v- Rabia Bashri Irene and others, 55 DLR 132
  • Bangladesh Environment Lawyers Association -v- Government of Bangladesh (Modhumati Model Town Case); 3 LG 5;
  • Bangladesh Biman Airlines Corporation -v- Chairman, Second Labour Court and others; 52 DLR, 191;
  • RabiaBashri Irene and another -v- Bangladesh Biman Corporation; 52 DLR 308;
  • Bangladesh Biman Flying Service Association of Cabin Crew –v- Bangladesh Biman Sramic Union and others, 45 DLR (AD) 122;

Person Aggrieved; Fundamental Rights; Third Party Interest

  • Bangladesh Sangbadpatra Parishad -v- Government of Bangladesh, 43 (AD) 126;
  • Bangladesh Environment Lawyers Association -v- Government of Bangladesh (Modhumati Model Town Case); 3 LG 5


  • Ziaur Rahman -v- DG, Bureau of Anti-corruption and another, 11 BLC (AD) 90;

Money Loan Court Act

  • Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury -v- Joint District Judge and Artha Rin Adalat and others, 57 DLR 138;

Abuse of Process

  • Sheikh (Md) Obaidullah Raihan -v- Sayed Shahidul Haque Jamal and others; 54 DLR 280;

National Justice; Bank Companies Ordinance

  • Delta Jute Mills Ltd. and another -v- Sonali Bank and others, 43 DLR 483;

Statutory Interpretation; Disciplined Force; Navy Rules

  • Rear Admiral A A Mustafa –v- Bangladesh, 46 DLR(AD) 43;
  • Col. Md. Hashmat Ali (Retd.) of Bangladesh Army Medical Corps. –v- Government of Bangladesh, 47 DLR (AD) 1

Service Matter; Disciplinary Proceedings

  • Sonali Bank –v- Ruhul Amin Khan, 46 DLR(AD) 85

Office of Profit; Writ of Quo Warranto;

  • Sheikh (Md) Obaidullah Raihan -v- Sayed Shahidul Haque Jamal and others; 54 DLR 280;
  • Abu Bakar Siddiqur –v- Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed and others, 17 BLD 31;

Acquisition and Requisition of Immovable Property

  • Bangladesh –v- Subas Chandra Das and others, 46 DLR (AD) 63;

Trade Mark

  • Haque and Company Limited -v- M/S. Western Soap Factory and others, 43 DLR 304;


  • National Board of Revenue -v- M/S. Batta Shoe Company (Bangladesh) Limited, 42 DLR (AD) 195;


  • Sadharan Biman Corporation -v- Bengal Liner Ltd. and another; 48 DLR (AD) 143;
  • Al-Fulha Shipping Lines Ltd. and another –v- Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation and others, 42 DLR 289;

Industrial Relations; Administrative Tribunal

  • Abdul Mannan Talukder -v- Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation and another, 42 DLR(AD) 104;

Revision; Temporary Injunction; Letter of Credit; UCP 400; Irretrievable Injunction

  • Standard Bank Ltd. -v- Tripos Engineering and Trading Corporation and others, 56 DLR 54;
  • Korea Exchange Bank, Seul -v- Zemini Garments Ltd. and others, 56 DLR 392;
  • Haji Nurul Alam @ Haji Nurul Alam Sawdagar -v- Al-haj Abdus Sobhan Sawdagar Wakf Estate and another, 45 DLR(AD) 168;

Violation of Injunction Order; Civil Procedure

  • Arif Iftekhar Ali and others -v- Sikandar Ali Howlader, 56 DLR 82;

Abuse of Process; Ends of Justice

  • MA Kabir Chowdhury and others -v- M Mahbubur Rahman Mia and others; 54 DLR 485;

Amendment of Pleadings; Civil Procedure

  • Mozammel Haque -v- Uttara Bank, 43 DLR 498;

Interest PendenteLite; Civil Procedure

  • Sonali Bank -v- Mahbubul Amin and another, 42 DLR (AD) 107;
  • Sonali Bank –v- Karnaphuli Works Ltd., 46 DLR(AD) 55;

Contract; Breach of Contract; Civil Procedure

  • The Dhaka Dyeing and Manufacturing Co. Ltd. -v- Agrani Bank, 42 DLR (AD) 60;
  • HM Fabrics Ltd. –v- Mallick Textile Industries and others, 37 DLR (AD) 126;

Right of Pre-emption; Registration; Stare decisis

  • Abdul Mutalib -v- Iman Ali Mollah and another, 42 DLR(AD) 123;

Stay of Execution Proceedings; discretion of the Court

  • Anwar Hossain Bhuiyan -v- Sheikh Moslem Ali, 42 DLR(AD) 158;

Disciplinary Proceedings; Procedural Protection

  • Nurul Haque Khan –v- General Manager, Sonali Bank, 42 DLR(AD) 179;

Consent Decree; Limitation and Estoppel

  • Parveen Banu @ Purnima and others -v- Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation, 42 DLR (AD) 234;

Power of Attorney; Defects and Disability; Civil Procedure

  • Anath Bandhu Guha and sons Limited –v- Babu Sudhangsu Shekhar Halder, 42 DLR (AD) 244

Suit for recovery of money

  • Kadam Rosoul Silicate Works and others –v- Sonali Bank, 42 DLR(AD) 294;
  • Sonali Bank -v- M/S. Begg and Beg Jute Incorporated Ltd. and others, 43 DLR 27;

Withdrawal of Suit; Striking out of Suit

  • Tamjul Haque and others -v- Yunus Ali (Md.) and others, 42 DLR 234 (Civil);

Jurisdiction of Sub-ordinate Judge; Jurisdiction to entertain suit; Civil Procedure

  • Sonali Bank -v- Abidur Rahman, 42 DLR 311;
  • M. Mahtabuddin Ahmed Md. –v- Matin Tea and Trading Company, 46 DLR (AD) 92;

Rent Control and Tenant’s Entitlement

  • AKM Shamsuddin and others –v- AftabUddin Ahmed, 43 DLR(AD) 230;

Arbitration; Contract; Insurance

  • SadharanBima Corporation –v- the Dhaka Dyeign and Manufacturing Company Ltd., 43 DLR 286;

Agent and Principal; Evidence to contradict the terms of contract

  • Feroza Majid and another –v- Jiban Bima Corporation, 39 DLR (AD) 78;

Rejection of Plaint; Civil Procedure

  • Sonali Bank –v- Gazi Abdur Rashid, 15 BLD (AD) 93;

Delegated Legislation; Supremacy of Parent Act

  • Bangladesh Biman Corporation –v- Syed Aftab Ali and others, 39 DLR(AD) 151;

Application of Limitation Act in Administrative Tribunals

  • Abdus Sukkur –v- Chairman, National Board of Revenue and others, 17 BLD (AD) 43;

Complaint of Employees; Employees Rights

  • General Manager, Sonali Bank and another -v- Md. Abu Khayer and others, 17 BLD (AD) 183;

Anticipatory Bail; Criminal Procedure

  • Patwary Rafiquddin Haider -v- State and another and another, 55 DLR 240;

Minority Protection; Company Law

  • Nahar Shipping Lines Ltd. and another -v- Homera Ahmed and others, 56 DLR (AD) 36;
  • Mrs. Homera Ahmed and others –v- Nahar Shipping Lines Limited and others, 22 BLD (HCD) 67
  • Nahar Shipping Lines Ltd. and another -v- Homera Ahmed and others; 52 DLR 585;

Registration of Company Name

  • Safquat Haider and others –v- M Al-Amin and another, 39 DLR (AD) 103;