Dr. Borhan Uddin Khan is currently a Professor and Chairman in the Department of Law, University of Dhaka. He is a former Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Dhaka (2006-2010). Dr. Khan holds an LL.M. in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and Ph.D. from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
After obtaining LL.B. (Hons.) and LL.M. from the University of Dhaka, he joined the same University as a Lecturer in 1989. Before joining as a lecturer the Department of Law, in 1986 he enrolled himself with the Bangladesh Bar Council as a lawyer of the Dhaka District Court. He enrolled himself as a lawyer of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh in the year 1988.
Dr. Khan is currently a member of the Board of Advisors of Asian Society of International Law and editorial board of the Asian Journal of International Law. He is a founder member and a former Vice President of the Asian Society of International Law. He is the founder President of the Bangladesh Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law.
His areas of expertise include: Insolvency Law, International Human Rights, Minority Rights, International Humanitarian Law, International Labour Law and the Laws of Armed Conflict. He has to his credit several books and articles published in reputed Journals.