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Lawyer Profile

Sijan Guragain

Principal Associate

Sijan is a principal associate at the firm. He specializes in business, finance, and dispute resolution. He has experience in banking, corporate litigation, arbitration, foreign investment, joint ventures, national and transnational taxation, and mergers and acquisitions.


Sijan has advised clients and assisted in many transactions and disputes. He has represented clients in courts of all levels.  His recent involvement includes assisting:

  • USIDFC in providing senior unsecured loans to various class "A" commercial bank in Nepal.
  • USAID in making bank guarantee claims with Nepalese banks.
  • A multinational agri-tech company in market entry.
  • Multinational ride-hailing technology companies in market entry and related regulations in Nepal.
  • Fin-tech companies in payment systems regulations in Nepal.
  • Various multinational pharmaceutical companies in market entry and pharmaceutical regulations in Nepal.
  • Simple Energy Private Limited in various tax law-related matters.
  • Various international hotel chains and restaurant chains in reviewing franchise and management agreements, and in structuring royalty repatriation.
  • CCK Power Group in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating project development agreements and power purchase agreements.
  • An Indian entity in reviewing and drafting a power purchase agreement for the cross-border sale of electricity from Nepal to India.
  • Nissan Motors in an international contract dispute in the Supreme Court of Nepal.
  • A Swiss client in Mareva injunction in courts of Nepal.
  • A joint venture in connection to an arbitration dispute against Nepal Government.

Sijan Guragain holds B.A. LL.B. from Purbanchal University and LL.M. in Business and Finance Law from The George Washington University, USA. He is licensed as an Advocate by Nepal Bar Council. He is a member of the American Bar Association and Nepal Bar Association.

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