Legal Assistance

The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the following persons or firms. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department of State or the U.S. Embassy. The order in which they appear has no significance. The information in the list on professional credentials, areas of expertise and language ability is provided directly by the lawyers. You may receive additional information about the individuals by contacting the local bar association or the local licensing authorities.

ATTORNEYS IN KATHMANDU: 

 Apex Law Chamber
Contact Person: R.C. Subedi
Addresss: 8th Floor, Trade Tower,
GPO 24668 Thapathali, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-511-1154, +977-1-4286-252
Fax: +977-1-428-6252
Cell: +977-98511-02118
Email: apexlaw@wlink.com.np
Email: apexlawnp@gmail.com
Website: http://www.apexlaw.com.np

English-Speaking Lawyers: Five
Fields of Specialization: Marriage And Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Intellectual Property, Civil Law And Damages
The firm takes cases outside Kathmandu Valley
The firm can provide the services of a certified translator and notary

Avenue Law Firm
Contact Person: Rup Narayan Shrestha
Addres: Putalisadak, Kamladi mode, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-31
GPO Box: 8464, Kathmandu
Tel: +977-1- 424-6424
Fax: +977-1-424-0627
Home: +977-1-435-3755
Cell:  +977-98510-75127
Email: bareju@wlink.com.np
Email: advrupnarayan@gmail.com

English-Speaking Lawyers: Four
Fields of Specialization: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Criminal And Defense
The firm takes cases outside Kathmandu Valley
The firm can provide the services of a certified translator and notary

Chhetry & Associates
Contact Person: Samindra Dhoj G.C., Advocate
Address: Heritage Plaza, 4th Floor, South Wing,
Kamaladi, Kathmandu

Tel: + 977-1-416-9170; +977-1-416-9169
Cell: +977-98511-31483; +977-98510-62099
Fax:  +977-1-416-9171
Email: samirgc@chhetrylaw.com
Website: www.chhetrylaw.com

English-Speaking Lawyers: Four (also Hindi, Chinese, Urdu)
Fields of Specialization: Nepali Civil and Commercial Law, Drafting Treaties and Representing Foreign Government Agencies In International Transactions And Trades, Foreign Investment, Contracts, Investment/Banking/Finance, Immigration, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Legal Outsourcing, E-Discovery & Corporate Due Diligence, Matrimonial Disputes, Personal & Work Related Injuries, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Water/Hydro Development, Arbitration, Criminal Cases, Adoption and Legal Issues
The firm will take cases outside of Kathmandu Valley
Other Services: Certified Translator
Also has an office in New York City

CRC Law Links
Contact Person: Mr. Yadab Prasad Dhungana, Advocate
Address: Anamnagar, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-421-8608; +977-98510-83878
Email: dhunganayp@gmail.com

English-Speaking Lawyers: Two
Fields of Specializations: Criminal, Civil, Industrial, Taxation and Intellectual Property
The firm accepts cases outside Kathmandu Valley as per request
The firm can provide the services of a certified translator and notary

D‑Yad Law Associates
Contact Person: Khagendra Prasad Adhikari and Keshab R. Aryal
Address: Maitidevi, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-441-7526
Cell: +977-98510-84206; +977-98510-60664
Fax: 977-1-443-8940
Email: advkhagendra@gmail.com
Email: keshabraj_sryal@yahoo.com

English-Speaking Lawyers: Three (also Hindi)
Fields of Specialization: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics
The firm takes cases outside Kathmandu Valley
The firm can provide the services of a certified translator and notary

Dhurba Bar Singh Thapa & Associates
Contact Person: Mr. Sajjan Bar Singh Thapa, Advocate
Address: Anamnagar, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-425-7991
Cell: +977-98510-38610; +977-98010-38610
Number of Total Associates: Three
Fields of Specializations: Criminal, Civil, Industrial, Intellectual Properties, International Financing, Contracts, Joint Ventures, Taxation
The firm accepts cases outside of Kathmandu Valley
The firm can provide the services of a certified translator and notary

Jurist & Company
Contact Person: Mr. Sushil Kumar Pant, Senior Advocate
Charter Tower, Gyaneshwor, P.O. Box 2023, Kathmandu
Tel: +977-1- 444-3004; +977-1-444-3005; +977-1-444-0006
Email: jurist@jurist.com.np
Email: jurist_1@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.jurist.com.np

English-Speaking Lawyers: Twelve
Fields of Specializations: Civil, Criminal, Banking, Industrial, Constitutional Issues, Contract, Intellectual Property, Arbitration
The firm accepts cases outside of Kathmandu Valley

Kusum Law Firm
Contact person: Mr. Kusum Shrestha, Mr. Sudheer Shrestha and Mr. Miraj Shrestha
Address: Ram Marg, Babarmahal, P.O. Box 2384, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-422-3304; +977-1-441-7236
Fax: +977-1-442-3353
Cell: +977-98020-30162; +977-98510-26040
Email: kusum@mos.com.np

English-Speaking Lawyers: Three (also Hindi)

Fields of Specialization: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics, Collections, Auto Accident, Criminal Cases
The firm takes cases outside Kathmandu Valley
The firm can provide the services of a certified translator and notary

Legal Advisors’ Forum
Contact Person: Mr. Shambhu Thapa, Senior Advocate
Address: Central Business Park, Thapathali Road, Kathmandu
Tel: +977-1-422-7905, +977-1-410-1658, +977-1-410-1660
Cell:+977-98510-19111
Email: info@legaladvisorsforum.com
Email: shambhuthapa@hotmail.com
Website: http://legaladvisorsforum.com

English-Speaking Lawyers: Four
Fields of Specialization: Criminal/Civil Cases, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business, Intellectual Property, and all legal issues.
The firm accepts cases outside of Kathmandu Valley

Legal Advisors’ Venue
Contact Person: Mr. Lav Mainali, Senior Advocate
Address: Anamnagar, Kathmandu
Tel: +977-1-410-2707; +977-98510-46296
Email: lavmainali@gmail.com

English-Speaking Lawyers: Two
Fields of Specializations: Criminal Cases

Legal Aid and Consultancy Center (LACC)
Contact Person: Ms. Sadhana Shrestha and Ms. Neeta Dhungana
Address: Man Bhawan, Near AVM School, Lalitpur
P.O. Box 3216, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-554-2999; +977-1-554-3111
Fax: 977-1-555-2814
Email: lacc@wlink.com.np
Website: http://www.laccnepal.org

English-Speaking Lawyers: Three (also Hindi)
Fields of Specialization: Family Law, Child Custody, Child Protection and Marriage/Divorce Cases, Criminal Cases, Human Trafficking.
Mainly focuses on Women and Children Cases
The firm is willing to handle cases outside Kathmandu Valley
The firm can provide the services of a certified translator

Mainali Law Office
Contact person: Bishwa Kanta Mainali, Senior Advocate
Address: House No 98, Bhanjyang Marga
New Plaza, Putalisadak, Bhanjang Marg, House no 98, Ramshah Path
Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel: +977-1-401-1044
Home: 977-1-443-7675
Cell: 977-98510-72688
Email: bishwakm@gmail.com

English-Speaking Lawyers: Three

Fields of Specialization: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics, Collections
The firm will take cases outside of Kathmandu Valley
The firm will not take any cases in favor to women traffickers and drugs users
The firm can provide the services of a certified translator and notary

Niraula Law Firm
Contact Person: Hari Shankar Niraula
Address: 41 Lok Priya Marg, Dillibazar-33, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-443-3756
Home: +977-1-443-3657
Cell: +977-98410-19316
Email: niraula@wlink.com.np

English-Speaking Lawyers: Two
Fields of Specialization: Family Law, Adoptions, Marriage/Divorce, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law/Damages, and Criminal Cases
The firm accepts cases outside Kathmandu Valley
The firm can provide the services of notary

R & R Law Associates
Contact Person: Lok Bhakta Rana, Senior Advocate
Address: P.O. Box 52, Keshar Mahal, Kantipath, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-441-2825
Home: +977-1-441-1976
Cell: +977-98510-41043
Email: lokrr@wlink.com.np

English-Speaking Lawyers: Two
Fields of Specialization: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Banking/Financial, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics
The firm accepts cases outside Kathmandu valley if the location is accessible by air

SABI Law Associates
Contact Person: Mr. Krishna Prasad Sapkota – Senior Advocate
Address: Dilli Bazaar, Char Khal, Kathmandu

Tel: +977 1-443-7384
Cell:+977-98510-34904
Email: sabilaw2051@gmail.com

English-Speaking Lawyers: One
Fields of Specialization: Criminal/Civil Cases, Corruption, Banking/Financial, etc.
The firm accepts cases outside of Kathmandu Valley

Shrestha Legal Service
Contact Person: Narayan Shrestha, Advocate
Address: Radha Krishna Marg, Babarmahal, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-423-0232
Cell: +977-98510-30581, +977-98511-30581
Email: annarayan@hotmail.com 

English-Speaking Lawyer: One (also Hindi and Maithili)
Fields of Specialization: Criminal Cases (specialized in narcotics drugs), Banking Law, Commercial Law, Insurance Law, Foreign Investment, Contracts, Intellectual Property Law
The firm is willing to handle cases outside Kathmandu Valley with prior notice
The firm can provide the services of a certified translator and notary

Supporting Attorneys Affiliated with Shrestha Legal Service:

Bishwanath Khanal, Advocate
Cell: +977-98413-42982, +977-98512-42982
Email: khanalbn1@hotmail.com
Specialization: Criminal Law, Property Law

Dinesh Raj Satyal, Advocate
Cell: +977-9851014464
Email: satyaldr@yahoo.com
Specialization: Business Law, CEDAW & CRC TRAINER

Narad Muni Pyakurel, Advocate
Cell: +977-98410-82576, +977-98511-65666
Specialization: Family Law, Property Law

Shyam Babu K.C, Advocate
Cell: +977-98510-44188
Specialization: Criminal Law, Property Law
Office Assistant: Mr. Sampurna Sthapit
Cell: +977-98511-73466

Sinha-Verma Law Concern
Contact Person: Mr. Mahesh Kumar Thapa
Address: Gaurav Marga 63, Maitighar, Babarmahal, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-422-2107; +977-1-422-5194
Email: info@svlclaw.com
Website: http://www.svlclaw.com

English-Speaking Lawyers: Two
Fields of Specialization: Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investment, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Tax Laws, Private Equity, Hydropower, Telecommunication, Construction, Infrastructure Development, Project Financing, and Aviation
The firm accepts cases outside of Kathmandu Valley
The firm can provide the services of a certified translator and notary

ATTORNEYS IN POKHARA:

Lawyer’s Office
Contact person: Tilak Parajuli
Address: Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City
Mustang Chowk, Kaski District, Pokhara, Nepal

Tel. +977-061-460-142
Home: +977-061-524-935
Cell: +977-98460-76457

English-Speaking Lawyers: Two
Fields of Specialization: Family Law, Adoptions, Marriage/Divorce, Intellectual Property, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Narcotics

Sankalpa Legal Chamber
Contact person: Daya Ram Gautam and Bodha Raj Paudel
Address: Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City
Mustang Chowk, Kaski District, Pokhara, Nepal
Tel. +977-061-464-243
Cell: +977-98560-21115; +977-9856057051
Email: mukunda@phewanet.com.np

English-Speaking Lawyer: Two
Fields of Specialization: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics

(Updated May 2018)