About Mohammad Abdul Halim
Mohammad Abdul Halim (“Judge Halim”) has served as a trial judge for over twenty-one years and is currently a District and Sessions Judge in Chottogram, Bangladesh.
Having worked as a lawyer for four years, Judge Halim joined the Bangladesh judiciary as an assistant judge in 1998. He has extensive experience in the adjudication of civil, family, contract, tort, and criminal law cases.
Judge Halim is devoted to the development of dispute resolution in Bangladesh. He established the Bangladesh Conflicts Resolution Center (BCRC) to promote ADR awareness to lawyers and their clients involved in litigation. BCRC also conducts local mediations free of cost for those who are unable otherwise to afford its services. Judge Halim is the honorary president of BCRC.
Judge Halim’s judicial experience involves the adjudication of civil, criminal and constitutional cases including:
- Property disputes
- Commercial and contract disputes
- Family matters and juvenile cases
- Prisoners’ rights
- Anti-drug and anti-terrorism
Judge Halim has promoted dispute resolution and the settlement of disputes for over twenty-one years as a judicial officer. His interests in mediation include:
- Real estate disputes
- Commercial disputes
- Insurance disputes
- Revenue disputes
- Land disputes