Lawyer Profile

Balkrishna Neupane

Senior Partner
 

Balkrishna is a senior partner at the firm. He is widely recognized as a preeminent lawyer for constitutional, commercial, corporate and property laws. He has over 35 years of experience in representation at the High Courts and the Supreme Court. He also provides specialist advice in transactions such as M&A, joint ventures, and financings. Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 rank him as a leading lawyer for general business law and dispute resolution. He has been described by Chambers as: "a leading litigator in Nepal with a wealth of experience in commercial, civil and criminal disputes" and "one of the top litigators in constitutional and family law". Supreme Court of Nepal ahs designated him as a Senior Advocate.

 

Balkrishna expertise lies in litigation, constitutional law, business law, property law, and corporate transactions. He has represented in over 200 reported cases at the Supreme Court. He has recently advised and represented:

  • Nissan Motors in defending various lawsuits filed by a distributor.
  • Northern and Western Insurance Company in defending reinsurance claim.
  • A foreign investor in investment disputes with an internet service provider. 
  • A subsidiary of US technology firm in various lawsuits and arbitration related to service agreements.
  • Ganpati Tobacco in litigation related to the ownership of “Raj Niwas” trademark. 
  • G4S in various lawsuits related to labour law in the Supreme Court.
  • GE Power in withdrawal of various lawsuits from the Supreme Court. 
  • Various parties in licensing disputes with the government in the power and health sectors.
  • Various parties in many while collar crime and corruption investigations and trials.
  • Various proceedings in the Supreme Court related to property, commercial, and constitutional law.

Balkrishna has obtained a B.L. degree from Nepal Law Campus. He has been designated as a Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court of Nepal.

Recognition
  • Leading lawyer for dispute resolution  - Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019
  • Recommended lawyer - The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2019
  • Leading lawyer for general business law - Chambers Global/Asia-Pacific (since 2014)
Language
  • English
  • Nepali