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Morshed Mannan

LLM (Adv.), M. Mannan, PhD candidate Company Law at Private Law
Morshed Mannan

Morshed Mannan (1990) is a Meijers PhD candidate, attached to the Company Law department of Leiden University. His research project is entitled ‘How Employees Can Save Businesses: The Worker Cooperative Option’. His doctoral research will build on his work investigating worker cooperatives by analyzing the role that employees may have in saving small-to-medium European businesses that face closure as a result of succession issues or temporary financial distress. His research interests also extend to employee ownership, international labour rights, corporate social responsibility and corporate governance.

Mannan completed his LLM in Advanced Studies in International Civil & Commercial Law (cum laude) at Leiden University. His Master’s Thesis entitled, “The Prospects and Challenges of Adopting the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency in South Asia (Bangladesh, India and Pakistan)”, was supervised by Professor Dr. Bob Wessels and has been published in the International Insolvency Review. Prior to moving to Leiden, he practiced as a lawyer in Bangladesh and lectured on commercial law, administrative law and jurisprudence. He was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2012, after completing his LLB (Hons.) at the University of Warwick in 2011.

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