Law Firm in Nepal
Attorneys, Lawyers & Legal Consultants


"A highly regarded generalist practice" - Chambers Asia 2015
"They have excellent knowledge and practice experience of business law in Nepal" - Chambers Asia 2015
"Highly recommended by international clients and law firms" - Chambers Global 2014
"Sources praise the team for straightforward analysis and proactive approach to service" - Chambers Global 2014


  • "Band 1 for General Business Law" - Chambers Asia/Global 2015
  • "Best International Business Law Firm" - AI Legal Awards 2015
  • "Full Service Law Firm of the Year" - Corporate LiveWire 2015
  • "Investment Law Firm of the Year" - ACQ Law Awards 2014


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We advise and represent clients in a range of legal matters in Nepal.
We are recognised as the "go to" firm for international business and dispute resolution.


Neupane Law Associates advised the lenders in the landmark financing of a hydropower project in Nepal.
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Neupane Law Associates – Nepal Law Firm

Neupane Law Associates is a leading international business and dispute resolution law firm based in Kathmandu, Nepal. We have been advising corporates, multinationals, and financial institutions for over 30 years. We are widely recognised as the "go to" law firm for banking, dispute resolution, foreign investments, project finance, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, insurance and reinsurance, and international transactions. We have assisted our clients in many pioneering deals and highly complex disputes in Nepal.

Chambers Asia-Pacific/Global 2015 ranks us Leading Firm ("Band-1") for General Business Law. It states our practice as being “highly recommended by international law firms and clients” and our team with “excellent knowledge and practice experience of business law and Nepali legal practicalities”. We have recently been awarded "Best International Business Law Firm - 2015" by AI Legal Awards, "Full Service Law Firm of the Year" by Corporate Live-Wire Awards 2015, “Best Investment Law Firm Nepal - 2015” by ACQ Global Awards, “Overall Leading Law Firm - 2014” by Acquisition International, and Leading Law Firm Nepal - 2013” by ACQ Law Awards.

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Practice Areas

  • Arbitration & Litigation

    Arbitration, litigation and disputes practices at Neupane Law Associates in well known for its high standards of client representations. We have represented clients in the highly complex and high-stake disputes. Our practice has been highly recommended by various international publications. 

    Chambers Asia 2015 highly recommends our dispute practice. It states:"this is a generalist practice with a foundation in dispute resolution". Chambers Global 2014 notes: "it is highlighted for its strength in litigation, with...
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  • Banking & Project Finance

    Neupane Law Associates has one of the leading banking practices in Nepal. Our clients include international banks, development lenders, financial institutions, Nepalese banks, and borrowers and project developers. We have particular expertise in project finance transactions in the hydropower and infrastructure sector. We have advised in and structured various pioneering transactions in Nepal.

    We have expertise on issues relating to Acquisition Financing, Asset Backed Financing. Banking Regulations, Credit Agreements, Inter...
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  • Corporate & Commercial

    Neupane Law Associates has a widely recognised top tier corporate and commercial practice. Our corporate and commercial practice focuses on risk mitigation for clients. We understand clients' business and offer tailored solutions. Our lawyers can quickly assess commercial and legal risks involved in a particular transactions and can offer strategic advise. 

    Chambers Asia 2015 ranks us as Leading Firm (Band 1) for General Business Law in Nepal and notes our expertise in Nepalese business laws and regula...
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  • Construction & Procurement

    Construction activities are increasing at a very speedy rate in Nepal. As transition of Nepal to a developing country continues, construction activities will grow further. Hotels, hydropower projects, roads, transmission lines, factories and other infrastructures is expected to grow at a very fast pace in the coming years.

    Our lawyers regularly advise employers, contractors and consultants in issues relating to construction and procurement in Nepal. We also undertake litigation in relation to disputes arising in public procurement.&...
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  • Insurance & Reinsurance

    Neupane Law Associates is widely recognised as leading insurance law firm in Nepal. We have in-depth knowledge on Nepalese insurance and reinsurance markets. We work with insured, insurers and reinsurers in various issues relating to insurance and reinsurance in Nepal.

    Our practice covers sectors such as aviation, hotels, real estate, manufacturing, and hydropower. We advise insurance companies and their executives on regulatory issues relating to new product development. We regularly advise reinsurance companies in reinsuring in Nepal. We regularly litigate and arbitrate disputes relating to ins...
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  • Investment & Regulation

    Advising foreign and local investors on investment laws and regulations constitutes a major portion of our practice. We have advised many foreign and local investors in sectors including aviation, energy, information technology, insurance, services, manufacturing and real estate. Investment in Nepal can be difficult because of opaque rules and regulations, but with our services clients can be assured that all their risks are mitigated. 

    We have been awarded "Investment Law Firm of the Year - Nepal - 2014" by the ACQ L...
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  • M&A & Joint Ventures

    Neupane Law Associates has a leading M&A and joint ventures practice in Nepal. We assist both local and foreign corporate and investors in undertaking acquisitions and joint ventures in Nepalese companies.

    Our lawyers have an in-depth expertise in issues arising in major deals, having acted for a large number of international and local investors in headlining transactions in Nepal. We have expertise of various sectors including banking, power, information technology, telecoms, media, manufacturing and hotels.

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  • Property & Real Estate

    The growing value of land in Nepal and complex laws relating to angsha and moi have created many complexities in property and land laws in Nepal. Our firm is at the forefront in assisting clients in making the right decision by providing correct advise and litigating the cases at various courts. We regularly litigate land related cases in Supreme Court, Appeal Courts and District Court. Further, we advise businesses and real estate developers in acquisition, leasing, developing and selling land.

    We provide services relating to ...
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News & Publications

Nepal Foreign Investment Policy 2015: What's hot and what's not?

27 Mar 2015

The Council of Ministers of Nepal approved the new Foreign Investment Policy 2015 revoking the previous Foreign Investment Policy 1991 in the first week of March 2015. The provisions of the policy not covered by the current Foreign Investment and Technology Transfer Act (FITTA) 1992 will be implemented by the new foreign investment act. Generally, policies are not legally binding until they have been specifically enacted in the law as ...

Chambers Asia 2015 ranks firm as a leader in Nepal

12 FEB 2015

Neupane Law Associates has been ranked as a leading law firm in Nepal for General Business Law by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 Guide. Business law practice at the firm has been ranked "Band 1" alongside other law firm in the jurisdiciton. 

The law firm has been described as "a highly regarded generalist practice with a foundation in dispute resolution and growing presence in the corporate law sephere." T...