Legal Assistance

Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information. 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.
Other Services: Certified translator and notary.

Avenue Law Firm
Contact Person: Rup Narayan Shrestha
Address: 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.
Other Services: 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.
Other Services: 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.
Other Services: 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.
Other Services: Certified translator and notary.

Imperial Law Associates
Contact Person: Mr. Nabin Bhandari, Managing Partner
4th Floor, Gravity Center (Big mart Complex), Anamnagar-29, Kathmandu
Tel: +977-9808811027, +977-9849093540
Email: info@lawimperial.com
Website: https://www.lawimperial.com/

English-Speaking Lawyers: Twelve
Fields of Specializations: Immigration Law, Property dispute, Criminal/Defense Law, Narcotics, Marriage/Divorce, Commercial/Business law, Foreign Direct Investment, Children Protection, Adoption, Energy and Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Company Law, Arbitration, Information and Communication Technology Law, Aviation Law, Bank and Finance, Labor Law, Corporate Taxation, Merger and Acquisition.
The firm accepts cases outside of Kathmandu Valley.
Other Services: 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.
Other Services: 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.
Other Services: 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.
Other Services: 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.
Other Services: 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.
Other Services: 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 December 2019)