Law Firm in Nepal
Attorneys, Lawyers & Legal Consultants


"A robust practice with strength in litigation, M&A and project finance" - Chambers Asia 2016
"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 preeminent law firm based in Kathmandu, Nepal. We offer highest international standards and extensive local expertise. Our lawyers have been advising clients in many notable transactions and complex disputes for over 35 years. We have been ranked “Band-1” law firm in Nepal for General Business Law by Chambers Asia-Pacific/Global 2017.

Our key practice areas are Arbitration & Litigation, Banking & Project Finance, Corporate & Commercial, and M&A & Joint Ventures. We have experience in advising in complex, high-value and cross-border transactions and litigation involving Nepal and are recognised as the "go to" firm for such matters. Our clients include leading multinational companies, international financial institutions, investment funds, and we also regularly assist many Nepalese companies in matters of significance. We have experience in working with international firms and major law firms of all key jurisdictions.


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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's New Labour Act 2017

10 September 2017

The Labour Bill 2017 that replaces the Labour Act 1992 has been approved by the Parliament and will soon come into force. The new Act makes key changes to the law such as scope and application, new work permit procedures for companies with foreign investors, more forms of employment types, regulates labour outsourcing companies, and makes changes to holidays, benefits and gratuity regimes. Similarly, the Social Security Bill 2017 has also been approved by Parliament. It aims ...

Neupane Law Associates top ranked in Nepal

30 March 2016

Neupane Law Associates has been ranked as a leading law firm in Nepal for General Business Law by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 and Chambers Global 2016 guides. Business law practice at the firm has been ranked a top-tier "Band 1”. This is another successive year in which the prestigious Chambers guides have highly ranked the firm.


The Chambers & Partners guides hav...