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Sharmin Akter

Sharmin joined Unilever as the Senior Counsel and leads the Legal department of UCL. She is also leading the data privacy/governance of Unilever and she is the DPO.

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Senior Legal Counsel

Sharmin is a Barrister-at-Law (UK) and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. She completed her Bar Professional Training Course from Cardiff University, U.K., LL.B, and LL.M from Dhaka University. She has 14+ years of experience as Legal Counsel of Marico Bangladesh Limited and is a successful practitioner before the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. She is a member of the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, UK, Bangladesh Bar Council, Dhaka Bar Association, and Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association. During her practice, she was engaged in several historical public interest litigations including the introduction of constitutional tort in Bangladesh, women and children's rights, and the reform of the evidence law of Bangladesh.

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