Department of Law
Shirin Sultana presently serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Law, University of Dhaka. She has joined the University in 2016. She has completed her LLB (Hons) and LLM from the University of Dhaka. She holds another LLM in Law, Development and Globalisation from SOAS University of London, UK. Before joining DU, she served as Assistant Judge in the Bangladesh Judicial Service from 2014-2015. Before that, she taught law at the Northern University Bangladesh. Her research interest lies in the area of International Trade and Investment Laws; WTO Dispute Settlement; International Commercial Arbitration, particularly Investment Arbitration, Transnational Organized Crime, particularly Trafficking in Persons (TIP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SOM) and Money Laundering, Human Rights particularly Rights of Women and Child.Read less
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Masters||Law (LLM with Specialism)||SOAS University of London||United Kingdom||2021|
|Masters||Law (LLM)||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2011|
|Bachelor||Law (LLB)||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2010|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Adjunct faculty||Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka||DHAKA||03, Jul 2022||30-06-2023|
|Assistant Professor||Department of Law, University of Dhaka||DHAKA||30, Jan 2022||Currently Working|
|Lecturer||Department of Law, University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||02, Oct 2016||29-01-2022|
|Assistant Judge||Bangladesh Judicial Service||Bangladesh||25, Nov 2014||01-10-2016|
|Lecturer||Northern University Bangladesh||Bangladesh||07, May 2013||30-04-2014|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
International Trade and Investment Laws; WTO Dispute Settlement; International Commercial Arbitration, particularly Investment Arbitration, Transnational Organized Crime, particularly Trafficking in Persons (TIP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SOM) and Money Laundering, Human Rights particularly Rights of Women and Child.
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|No project/research supervision is found|
|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|Law||Legislative Translation (Package-2)||Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh||21-08-2023||Faculty of Law, University of Dhaka|
|Law||‘Legislative Research for Identification of Discriminatory Provision in Existing Laws of Bangladesh’||Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh||01-03-2021||31-10-2020||Faculty of Law, University of Dhaka|
|Law||Legislative Translation (Package-1)||Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh||01-10-2019||01-05-2020||Faculty of Law, University of Dhaka|
|Law||‘Preparing Training Manual for Trade Union Paralegals’||ILO||03-02-2019||30-09-2019||Centre for Advanced Legal Studies (CALS), University of D|
|Law||Muslim and Hindu Women's Inheritance Rights in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study||UGC, Bangladesh||01-01-1970||University of Dhaka|
Spoke on Stakeholder Consultation on “Anti-dumping Measures imposed on different Bangladeshi products” organized by the WTO Cell, Ministry of Commerce (13 November 2018, Ministry of Commerce, Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Spoke on Discussion Session on “Anti-Dumping Measures” organized by Bangladesh Initiative Leading Development (BUILD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (9 April 2018, Motijheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|1||Bangladesh Bar Council, Advocate Enrollment||National||2013||Subject to renewal o|
|2||Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) Membership||International Organization||2019||Subject to renewal o|
Shirin Sultana "International Human Rights Law (IHRL) in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Planning." International Handbook of Disaster Research. Singh, A. (eds) Singapore: Springer, 2022 .
Shirin Sultana "Failure of Corporate Governance in Banking Sectors of Bangladesh." Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy and Governance. Ali Farazmand et el (Ed.) Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2019 .
Shirin Sultana "Access to Justice, Human Rights and E-Courts in Bangladesh." ELCOP Yearbook of Human Rights. Mizanur Rahman et el (Ed.) Dhaka, Bangladesh: ELCOP, 2018 .
Shirin Sultana "Protection of the Female Migrant Domestic Workers of Bangladesh: Appraisal of the Law and Practice." ELCOP Yearbook of Human Rights. Mizanur Rahman et el (Ed.) Dhaka, Bangladesh: ELCOP, 2017 .
Shirin Sultana : How Are Investment Tribunals Going to Interpret 'Environmental Provisions' under New Generation Investment Agreements? - Mapping the Changes in Recent Treaties from 2016 to 2021, TDM Journal , 2023 .
Shirin Sultana : The Proposed WTO Agreement on Investment Facilitation for Development (AIFD): An Appraisal, Bangladesh Journal of Law , vol.20 , no.2 BILIA, Bangladesh , pp.65-86 , 2022 .
Shirin Sultana : How Far Are New Generation Investment Agreements Capable of Protecting Host State’s Interests? - An Evaluation, Bangladesh Journal of Law , vol.19 , no.2 BILIA (Bangladesh) , pp.17-38 , 2021 .
Shirin Sultana : Role of Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in Ant-Money Laundering Quest: Comparison between FIUs of Bangladesh and India, Journal of Money Laundering Control (Emerald Publishing, UK) , vol.23 , no.4 , pp.931-947 , 2020 .
Mohammad Towhidul Islam and Shirin Sultana : Nature of Land and Pre-emption Suits: Demystifying Ambiguities, Dhaka University Law Journal , vol.29 , pp.71-85 , 2018 .
Shirin Sultana and Shahorin Sultana : Protecting the Best Interests of the Child: The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 2017 of Bangladesh in Consideration, Dhaka University Law Journal , vol.28 , pp.131-151 , 2017 .
Shirin Sultana : Assessing the effectiveness of Cyber Security Measures in Bangladesh: A comparative Analysis of Cyber Security Measures of Bangladesh and Ind, Counsel Law Journal , vol.3 , no.2 , pp.76-103 , 2015 .
|National||Justice Abdullah Gold Medal 2010||2019||Bangladesh||
Getting the highest marks in LLB (Honours)
|National||Prime Minister Gold Medal 2012||2012||Bangladesh||
Getting the highest marks in LLB (Honours)