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Ummey Sharaban Tahura is a member of Bangladesh Judicial Service. She presided over a Criminal Court as Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate in Bangladesh, before she came to Macquarie University, Australia for a PhD research. Her research area is on, ‘The Subordinate Courts of Bangladesh: Making Litigation Cost-effective and Justice Friendly’. In 2015, she had completed her MPhil on, ‘Case Management in Reducing Case Backlogs: Potential Adaptation from the NSW District Court to Bangladeshi Civil Trial Courts’ from the Macquarie University. Later on, this manuscript has been published as titled ‘Case Management in Reducing Backlog: Towards Transplant of Australian Practice to Bangladesh Courts’ by Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA). Her articles on case management and justice reformation have been published in the national and international journals as well as on the newspapers. She also has participated in many international conferences to present papers. She worked as a research officer in the Bangladesh Law Commission. She also taught in Private and Public Universities. Working experience in the Bangladesh Judiciary for more than a decade has enriched her to identify the gaps between law and practice in the justice reform sector.

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Research Outputs 2004 2019

Does mandatory ADR impact on access to justice and litigation costs?

Tahura, U. S., 2019, In : Australasian dispute resolution journal. 30, 1, p. 31-38 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

legal remedies

Technology, transparency and the judicial discretion

Tahura, U., 21 Feb 2019, Civil Justice Research Conference 2019 - programme. Macquarie University, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstractResearch


Can you afford justice?

Tahura, U. S., Dec 2018, LSAANZ 2018: program guide. University of Wollongong, p. 26 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstractResearch

legal aid

Discretionary power: is it conceit or necessity?

Tahura, U. S., 11 Sep 2018, The Daily Star.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access