Mr. Sushil Kumar Pant is the lead lawyer of Jurist & Company (Pvt.) Ltd, a general Practice law firm of Kathmandu, Nepal. He served as the Attorney General of the Kingdom of Nepal from 2003-2004. Senior Advocate Pant graduated from Nepal Law Campus and commenced his legal career. He later obtained a Master’s Degree in Comparative Law from Delhi University.In the process of further enhancing his academic credentials, he attended the South Western Legal Foundation at the University of Texas, Dallas, USA in 1988 and later obtained an L.L.M degree from Columbia University in the city of New York, USA in 1990.
He served as a law teacher in Nepal Law Campus for a little over two decades before he took an early retirement from Tribhuvan University. He was also recognized as a certified graduate from the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) in 2005 for the completion of the executive course in Hawaii USA in the year 2005. He is now engaged in his Legal Practice in different capacities such as legal advisor of Nepal Film Development Company Ltd, Legal Advisor of major A class financial institutions of Nepal, international hotel chains, Simrik Air, Colgate Nepal, Kantipur Publication (leading English and Nepali national daily) and other various trading houses, semi-governmental undertakings, travel agents and international agencies. His student life was full of glorious academic achievements embellished with a host of extracurricular activities which are reflected by the following:
- Certificate of Merit and Silver Medal from the Faculty of Law, the University of Delhi, for standing second in order of Merit in M.C.L., 2nd Term-1980.
- Certificate of Merit from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, for standing first in M.C.L., 4th Term-1981.
- He has been associated with and served the following influential positions such as:
- Associate Member of Nepal Bar Association since 1978.
- Executive Member of Supreme Court Bar, Kathmandu, Nepal from 1979, 1980 and 1983.
- Executive Member of Nepal Bar Association, Kathmandu, 1992.
- Chairman of Lawyer’s Club Kathmandu, 1992.
- Nepal America Chamber of Commerce and Industry since 1995.
He is the founder board member of Til Ganga Eye Center, a NGO operating a fully fledged eye hospital and Intra Ocular Lens Manufacturing Plant. He has traveled extensively around the world, including India, UK, France, The Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, China, including Autonomous Region of China (Tibet), Germany, USA, Latin America, South East Asia and Australia.
Mr. Narendra Gautam is a law graduate from Nepal Law Campus. He is a senior legal counsel of this company. Advocate Gautam has a wide range of work experience. He got the license of a pleader in 1987. He then became an advocate in 1992. He was the company secretary at Machchapuchre Bank in 1999. He was in Kumari Bank as company Secretary. He was also involved in the privatization of the Agriculture Development Bank in 2005 through the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He joined the Jurist & Company in 1987 and has been working as a senior team member since then.
Mr. Ram Chandra Subedi is a member of the Nepal Bar Association and has been working an Advocate for 26 years and has represented his Clients in various civil and criminal cases. He is also affiliated with Supreme Court Bar Association. He has been associated with Jurist & Company Pvt. Ltd. as a Senior Counsel since 2065.
Prior to being associated with us he has worked as a Legal Advisor of Namuna VDC Saptari from 2054-12-16 to 2060 BS and as Legal Advisor of Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan from Shrawan 2068 to Aswin 2071 BS. He has represented Jurist and Company Pvt. Ltd. on a case-by-case basis for Nepal Telecom.
Advocate Subedi has obtained his Intermediate in Law from Mahendra Multiple College Tribhuvan University in 2044 BS and Bachelor in Law from Nepal Law Campus, Tribhuvan University in 2049 BS.
Advocate Subedi’s achievements include being awarded by Nepal Bar Association in 2063-7-18 BS for his special contribution in restoration of Democracy and by the Armed Police force in 2067-7-17 BS for his contribution in the legal sector of the Armed Police Force. He has also been elected as president of Saptari District Bar Association in 2062-1-23 BS and nominated as Member of Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital Development Committee from the decision of the Nepal Government on 2063-6-1 BS. He has also been nominated as Ambassador for Peace for Saptari District by Universal Peace Federation.
He has attended various national and international seminars, conferences and training programs some of which include the four days training on Constituent Assembly and Electoral Process Design for Lawyers jointly organized by Nepal Bar Association and Canadian Bar Association and the training on Mediation Training organized by UNDP from Shrawan 21 to Shrawan 24, 2062 BS. He has participated in training on Use of Cadastral Survey, Maps and Land Records in Process of Mediation on Land organized by UNDP.
Mr. Khem Prasad Khatiwoda is a member of the Nepal Bar Association. He has been associated with Jurist & Company (Pvt.) Ltd. as a Senior Counsel since 1994.
Advocate Khatiwoda obtained his Master’s degree in Sociology from Tribhuvan University, Nepal in 2006. He has obtained his Bachelor in Law degree from Tribhuvan University, Nepal in 2002.
Advocate Khatiwoda has represented Clients in various civil and criminal cases.
Dr. Birendra Kumar Shah has obtained his Bachelor’s Degree Finance and Investment and his Master’s Degree in Business Studies from Tribhuvan University.
Mr. Shah joined us in 2006 as the accounts officer and worked with us as the Executive Officer till 2011. Thereafter he took a gap to undertake Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from Joseph School of Business Studies, Allahabad, India under Silver Jubilee Scholarship which he completed in 2014.
He is associated with us again since 2017 as the Senior Executive Officer in the Accounts and Administrative department. His responsibilities also include advising on financial and security matters as he has extensive knowledge and experience.
Dr. Shah is also the Founder & Managing Director of Preeminent Investment Company & Consultancy (P.) Ltd. (PICC). PICC was established in 2016 and specializes in all kinds of managerial services and furthermore believes in sharing knowledge through conducting various seminars and conferences.
Dr. Shah has more than 7 years of work experience in the administrative and Nepalese capital market related activities in Nepal. His forte include tax preparation, auditing, banking, tracking the company’s financial status, identifying areas for potential improvement, reviewing financial data, preparing monthly, annual reports and other financial services.
Dr. Shah also worked with the Embassy of India in Nepal as Public Relation Officer from 2009-2011. He was designated as Deputy General Manager at Swabalamban Laghubitta Bikas Bank Ltd, Nepal in 2015-2016. He has added valuable thoughts of ‘Capital Market and Investment Banking’ from Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, India by International Training Programme on “Capital Market and Investment Banking” sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India held in 2016.
Along with a combination of work experience in academics and corporate, and an interest in the area of research, Dr. Birendra believes in sharing knowledge through conducting various seminars and conferences with an added experience in presenting and publishing more than twenty (20) research papers in national and international conferences.
Ms. Anu Lama is an advocate and has been associated with Jurist and company since January 2022. She is a B.A.LL.B graduate from National Law College and is currently pursuing LLM in Criminal Law and Commercial Law from the same College.
During her initial days of practice, she got an opportunity to work with various seniors and multidimensional Law Firms, wherein she acquired basic litigation skills as well as comprehensive exposure of Pleading of various Applications, Petitions, Writs, Suits, Deeds, Agreements, etc. Since she joined Jurist and Company, she has been actively engaged in preparing case briefs, drafting cases and providing the legal opinion.
Sudhigya Pant has obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (2014) from Lancaster University and his post graduate diploma in Economics (2016) and Juris Doctor (2019) from the University of Sydney.
Mr. Pant has been working with us during his university summer and winter break since last 3 years. As of now he has been an advocate and full time employee since December 2019. He handles all the criminal litigation and in addition his responsibility includes managing the administration of the law firm.
Mr. Pant is also actively involved in primary and secondary share market transaction in Nepal. He has established a portfolio management company named Arsia Investment Pvt. Ltd. He has also interned in the public debt department of the central bank of Nepal in 2012. In 2014, he worked in contractual basis with ICFC finance company which is a C class financial institution in Nepal for a year.
Along with a combination of work experience, Mr. Pant is also an active writer. He has published 22 articles till date in the national daily in both Nepali and English language. His articles are more focused on the legal, social and political problems and discussions.
Mr. Krishna Ram Giri has been with this company since 1980. He is the oldest member of Jurist family. He is responsible for computer operations and administrative work in the court.
Mr. Tek Bahadur Karki has been in this company for almost 20 years. He manages the periphery of the company and maintains the required standard to make the working environment more efficient. He also manages and handles all the administrative work in the court.
Mr Ghanashyam Bhandari has obtained intermediate level and has been associated with Jurist and Company Pvt. Ltd. as office assistance since 2016.
Mr Dharmaraj Rijal is currently studying Bachelor Degree and has been associated with Jurist and Company Pvt. Ltd. as a computer operator and office assistant since May 2019.
She manages all the matters related to cleanliness and office logistics since 2019.