BDLR To foster legal scholarship on The Daily Star
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Mohammad Nayeem Firoz, a judge of Bangladesh Judicial Service by profession and an enthusiastic legal researcher by passion has completed both of his graduation and post graduation in Laws from the University of Dhaka. His specialisation in Master of Laws was both in International and Comparative Law. As a mid-level judge, he adjudicates both civil suits and family cases including petitions on various interlocutory legal and equitable matters. He previously worked as a Senior Judicial Magistrate in the Judicial Magistracy of the District of Mymensingh. Before joining the judiciary in 2010, he was practicing law at the Judge's Court in Dhaka, working as a legal researcher with Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs(BILIA) and was contributing to the law page of the daily Prothom Alo. He was admitted to the bar in his country in 2009. Attending both the tertiary degrees in law from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh Nayeem performed a post graduate diploma in International Relations from the same university. He authored a book on Cheque Dishonor Litigations, Criminal Breach of Trust and Cheating. He writes periodically on legal and judicial issues in leading english dailies like the daily Star, the Independent and the Dhaka Tribune. He has articles published as peer reviewed publication in the Law Journal of Judicial Administration Training Institute in Bangladesh. He was invited by Faculty of Law, the University of Chittagong and BLAST Law Clinic to adjudicate several Inter-University Moot Court Competitions. Nayeem's main areas of interest are constitutional law, restorative justice, therapeutic jurisprudence and human rights and he would like to study in a comparative aspect the major legal systems of the world and work further for a sustainable case management mechanism for the amelioration of pro-bono administration of justice in the judicial system of Bangladesh.