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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
Opposite NB Bank, Kalimati
P.O. Box: 24668
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel.: 977-1-428-6252
Fax: 977-1-427-1346 
Cell: 977-98511-02118 
E-mail: apexlaw@wlink.com.np 
Website: http://www.apexlaw.com.np/

  • English-speaking lawyers: Four
  • Fluent in speaking and writing English
  • Fields of specialization: Marriage and divorce, insurance, banking/financial, commercial/business law, foreign investments, marketing agreements, patents/trademarks/copyrights, civil law and damages
  •  The firm is willing to handle cases outside Kathmandu Valley 

Avenue Law Firm
Contact Person: Rup Narayan Shrestha
Putalisadak, Kamladi mode, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-31
GPO Box: 8464
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel.: 977-1- 4246424; 435-3755 
Fax: 977-1-424-0627 
Home:  977-1-435-3755 
Cell:  977-98510-75127
E-mail: bareju@wlink.com.np; rnarayans@hotmail.com 

  • English-speaking lawyers: Two
  • Fluent in speaking and writing English
  • Fields of specialization: Family law, adoptions, child custody, child protection, marriage/divorce, commercial/business law, foreign investments, patents/trademarks/copyrights
  • The firm takes cases outside Kathmandu Valley

CHHETRY & ASSOCIATES, P.C., Attorneys-At-Law
Contact Person: Samindra Dhowj
Heritage Plaza, 4th Floor, South Wing,
Kamaladi, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel.:                        977-1-4169170
Fax:                        977-1-4169171
E-mail:                    samirgc18@yahoo.com
Website:                 www.chhetrylaw.com

  • English-speaking lawyers:  4
  • Fluent in speaking and writing: English, Hindi, Chinese, Urdu
  • Fields of Specialization:  Nepali Civil and Commercial law;  Drafting Treaties, Representing Foreign Government Agencies in Int’l Transactions and Trades;  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 or Hydro Development;  Arbitration
  • The firm will take cases outside of Kathmandu Valley
  • Other Services: Also has an office in NYC; certified translator

D‑Yad Law Associates
Maitidevi, Kathmandu
Contact Person: Khagendra Prasad Adhikari
Tel.: 977-1-441-7526 
Fax: 977-1-443-8940 
Home:  977-1-448-0523 
E-mail: advkhagendra@gmail.com

  • English-speaking lawyers: Five
  • Fluent in speaking and writing English and 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 will accept cases outside of Kathmandu Valley

Kusum Law Firm
Contact person: Mr. Kusum Shrestha and Mr. Sudheer Shrestha
Ram Marg, Babarmahal
P.O. Box 2384
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel.: 4223304; 4417236
Cell: 9802030162
Email: kusum@mos.com.np

  • English-speaking lawyers: Five
  • Fluent in speaking and writing English and 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
  • The firm handles criminal cases
  • The firm takes cases outside Kathmandu Valley

Legal Aid and Consultancy CENTER (LACC)
Contact Person: Mrs. Shashi Adhikari
Man Bhawan, Near AVM School, Lalitpur
P.O. Box 3216
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel.: 977-1-554-2999; 554-3111 
Fax: 977-1-555-2814
E-mail: lacc@wlink.com.np
Website: http://www.laccnepal.org/ 

  • English-speaking lawyers: Eight
  • Fluent in speaking and writing English and Hindi
  • Fields of specialization: Family law, child custody, child protection and marriage/divorce cases
  • The firm is willing to handle cases outside Kathmandu Valley
  • The firm can provide the services of the certified translator

Legal Forum
Contact Person: Yogita Rai, Advocate
Tel: 501-0015 Ext: 149
Home: 552-3995
Cell: 985-109-0146

  • English Speaking Lawyer, Fluent in speaking, reading and writing English  
  • Fields of specialization: Human Rights, Marriage/divorce, child protection, adoption, family law, child custody. 

Mainali Law Office
Contact person: Bishwa Kanta Mainali
House No 98, Bhanjyang Marga
New Plaza, Putalisadak, New Plaza, Bhanjang Marg, House no 98, Ramshah Path
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel. 977-1-442-9444 
Fax: 977-1-441-6119 
Home:977-1-443-7675 
Cell: 977-98510-72688 
E-mail: bishwakm@htp.com.np

  • English-speaking lawyers:  Six
  • 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 takes all types of cases except for women trafficking and drugs cases
  • The firm can provide the services of a certified translator

Niraula Law Firm
Contact Person: Hari Shankar Niraula
41 Lok Priya Marg
Dillibazar-33
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel.:977-1-443-3756 
Fax: 977-1-443-3931 
Home:   977-1-443-3657
Cell: 977-98510-24119
E-mail: niraula@wlink.com.np 

  • Fluent in speaking and writing English
  • Fields of specialization: Family law, adoptions, marriage/divorce, patents/trademarks/copyrights, civil law and damages
  • The firm accepts cases outside Kathmandu Valley
  • The firm can provide the services of a notary

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

Tel: 01-6204719
Fax: 977-1-4230232
Cell: 977-9851030581, 977-9851130581
E-mail: annarayan@hotmail.com 

  •  Fluent in speaking and writing Nepali, English, Hindi, 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

Supporting Lawyers
Bishownath Khanal, Advocate (LL.M Criminal Law and Justice)
Cell Phone: 977-9841342982
Email: khanalbn1@hotmail.com
Specialization: Criminal Law, Property Law 

Dinesh Raj Satyal, Advocate (LL.M Business and International Trade Law)Cell Phone: 977-9851014464
Email: satyaldr@yahoo.com
Specialization: Business Law, CEDAW & CRC TRAINER

Narad Muni Pyakurel, Advocate (Bachelor in Law)
Cell Phone: 977-9841082576
Specialization: Family law and Property Law

R & R Law Associates
Contact Person: Lok Bhakta Rana
P.O. Box 52
Keshar Mahal, Kantipath
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel.:977-1-441-2825 
Fax: 977-1-442-3347 
Home Tel: 977-1-441-1976 
Cell: 977-98510-41043
E-mail: lokrr@wlink.com.np 

  • English-speaking lawyers: Five
  • Fluent in speaking, reading, and writing English
  • 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  

Sinha-Verma Law Concern  
Contact Person: Anil Kumar Sinha
Sinha Sadan, 175 Saraswoti Than Marg, Gairi Dhara
Kathmandu, Nepal

Also at: 
Behind Labour Court
Tanka Prasad Ghumti Sadak, Anam Nagar
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel.: 977-1-442-9686, 441-5773 
Fax: 977-1-441-5774 
Home:  977-1-442-9012 
E-mail: anilk@wlink.com.np 
Website: svlc.com.np 

  • Number of total associates: Ten
  • Fluent in speaking, reading and writing English
  • Fields of specialization: Insurance, banking/financial, commercial/business law, foreign investment, marketing agreements, patents/trademarks/copyrights and other business related laws
  • The firm accepts cases outside of Kathmandu Valley
  • The firm provides the services of a certified translator and stenographer

Attorneys In Pokhara

Lawyer's Office
Contact person: Tilak Parajuli
Pokhara Sub Metropolitan City -17
Mustang Chowk, Kaski District
Pokhara, Nepal
Tel. 977-61-460142 
Fax: 977-61-463316 
Home: 977-61-524935 
Cell: 977-98460-76457 

  • English-speaking lawyers: Three
  • Good in speaking, reading and writing English
  • Fields of specialization: Family law, adoptions, marriage/divorce, patents/trademarks/copyrights, civil law, criminal law

Sankalpa Legal Chamber
Contact person: Daya Ram Gautam & Bodha Raj Paudel
Pokhara Sub Metropolitan City
Mustang Chowk, Kaski District
Pokhara, Nepal
Tel. 977-61-464-243 
Fax: 977-61-525-797 
Home Tel:977-61-525-569 
Cell: 977-98560-21115 
E-mail: 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

 Revised August 2012