UITS Faculty Profile of - Ms.Nadia Shabnam

Ms.Nadia Shabnam

Assistant Professor
Office:Dept of Law


Nadia Shabnam is an Assistant Professor of  Department of Law at University of  Information Technology and Sciences  (UITS) .  Prior joining  in UITS  at 2011, she was a faculty member of Millennium  University from January 2008 to December 2008 and  at State University of Bangladesh from January 2009 to December 2010. She completed  her  LL.B ( Honours) and LL.M from University of Dhaka in 2004 and 2005 respectively. She is a member of Bangladesh Bar Council  and Bangladesh Law Association and is also an practicing Advocate of Dhaka Bar Association from 2008. Curently she is pursuing her  Ph.D ( Doctor of Philosophy) research titled” Legal aid in Bangladesh:An examination of the adequacy  of legal regime” under the supervision of Professor Dr.Asif Nazrul at Department of Law, University of Dhaka .She has participated in different Law seminars   and workshops organized by Department of Law under University of Dhaka.


Shabnam, Nadia. (2012) Plea Bargaining: An Analysis of its Prospects in the Criminal Justice Adminstration   of Bangladesh, UITS Journal, Vol. 1. Issue 2

Shabnam, Nadia. (2010), Justifiabilityof the second generation human rights: problems and prospects, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN-978-3-659-31225-0

Dey, Reagan & Shabnam, Nadia (2013), Can Democracy be exported?: Lessons from US Democracy promotion mission,UITS Journal,Vol.2.Issue 1

Shabnam, Nadia. (2013), Violence against  Woman in Bangladesh: An examination of the effectiveness of existing legal provisions and suggested reforms, UITS Journal, Vol 2.Issue 2

Research Areas

Her areas of interest include Human rights, Women’s Rights, Child rights, juvenile justice, comparative legal systems and legal research.


Courses taught in different universities: Muslim Law, Constitutional Laws of Bangladesh, Law of Contract,   Law of Tort, Constitutional laws of U.K and  U.S.A, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Legal system of Bangladesh, Administrative Law, Law of Transfer of Property, Criminal Law, Land Laws of Bangladesh., Hindu Law, Criminology and Penology, Interpretation of statutes and General Clauses Act, International Environmental Law and International and comparative Human Rights Law.

Extra Curicular Activites

She is currently involved with the question moderation committee of UITS, Department of Law. During her lectureship at SUB, she was the course coordinator of Dept. of Law and worked as a supervisor of research works of senior LL.B (Hon’s) students. She is a regular supervisor of the research works of LL.M students at UITS

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