|Barrister Rafique-Ul Huq|
|He became the Attorney General of Bangladesh in 1990.|
Barrister Rafique-Ul Huq, Senior Lawyer, Bangladesh Supreme Court, is the Chairman of Hajj Finance Company Limited. Born in Calcutta in 1935, Barrister Rafique-Ul Huq obtained his Law Degree in 1960. He holds MA and LLB degrees from Calcutta University. He became a Barrister-at-Law in 1961 and called to the Lincolns Inn in 1962.
Barrister Rafique-Ul Huq joined the High Court, Dhaka in 1962. In 1965 he became an Advocate, the Supreme Court of Pakistan. In 1975 he was made Senior Advocate, Appellate Division, the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He became the Attorney General of Bangladesh in 1990. Retired, he now practices law. He provides legal advisory service to companies. He also seats in Board of companies and financial institutions.While in the Government legal service, he served as Chairman, Bangladesh Bar Council Tribunal and Bar Council Election Tribunal (1975-76) and Chairman, Bar Council of Bangladesh (1990). He was an elected Member of the Executive Committee on International Taxation of the World Association of Lawyers and Member, World Executive Committee, Foreign Trade and Investment (Washington) and Member of Bangladesh Delegate to the UN General Assembly (1990).
He was a main writer of many of the country’s laws. He was a Member of the National Commission on Money, Banking and Credit and Chairman of Sub-Committee on Banking Laws under the Commission which wrote the current banking laws of Bangladesh (1984), Chairman of Corporate Laws Committee (1990), Member of the Company Law Reforms Committee (1977) and Member of the Committee for Improvement of the Stock Exchange Market in Bangladesh. Barrister Rafique-Ul Huq was the writer of various other laws for Bangladesh including Bangladesh Banks Nationalization Order 1972, Foreign/Private Investment (Promotion and Protection Act 1980 and Board of Investment Act 1989.Barrister Rafique-Ul Huq is active in social works. He is Life Member and Vice Chairman of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh and Member of its National Council (since 1976), Life Member, Bangladesh National Society for the Blind, chairman, Society for Education and Care of Hearing impaired Children of Bangladesh, Chairman, Management Committee of BIRDEM Hospital and Secretary General, Management board, Dhaka Shishu Hospital.