Barrister M. Aftab Uddin
Barrister-at-Law of Lincoln’s Inn
Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh
A talented individual with responsibility, commitment towards work and reflect a high level of competence in an extensive range of duties. An organised and flexible person, capable of work accurately and logically in any given situation. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and able to work in a team and keen to use initiative and develop ideas.
I am passionate, hardworking, motivated and driven.
Key Skills and Attributes
Case Preparation and Analysis: extract and distil the core issues, formulate objectives, build strategy and argument.
Conference Skills: extracting information quickly and logically, challenging people without losing their trust, giving people news that will change their lives.
Negotiation Skills: mechanics of effective negotiation, identification of objectives in complex and emotive situations, build strategies that take heed of financial constraints, procedural rules and professional ethics.
Opinion Writing: present cogent analysis that deal with the objectives of a case, the best strategy to pursue, and the likely outcomes.
Drafting: the skill of drafting legal documents, these could be contracts, regulations, witness statements, and ‘pleadings’, absolutely precise, accurate and succinct.
Advocacy: (a) Making Speeches and Applications: constructing logical argument, pitching an argument at the appropriate level, combine written argument with oral persuasion, use voice and manner to their best advantage, accommodate weaknesses and remain successful, deal with interruptions and questions.
(b) Witness Handling: techniques of understanding the merits of different question types, leading witnesses to favourable conclusions, giving a witness a platform from which to shine, presenting and challenging expert evidence.