Pradhan & Associates was founded in 1997 by Senior Advocate, Devendra P.N. Pradhan as a sole proprietorship firm which was later converted into a limited liability company. In its 23-years' journey, the firm stands out from the crowd and is widely recognized as Nepal's premier commercial law firm. The firm enjoys distinguished reputation for more than two decades as a top-tier full service commercial law firm in Nepal. The firm is well known for its expertise in high profile and high value complex cross-border transactions in various areas of commercial law as well as in complex commercial litigation and arbitration.......to read more click here.
Awards & Rankings
- 2021Legal 500 ranks our firm as the "leading firm (Tier 1)" in Nepal
News and Publications
The Ministry of Industry' Commerce and Supplies ("MoICS") has amended Schedule 8 of Industrial Enterprises Act 2076 (2020) ("IEA") by publishing a notice in the National Gazette dated March 22, 2021 ("Notice"). According to the Notice, following categories of industries have been excluded from Schedule 8 of IEA which lists service-based industries............ Click on title to read more
The Department of Industry ("DOI") has recognized the mark "HYATT" as a well-known trademark in its decision in the case of Hyatt International Corporation v. Dhanusha Distillery Pvt. Ltd. The decision was pronounced on January 20, 2020. Dhanusha Distillery Pvt. Ltd. sought registration of a mark "HYATT" in class 33. Hyatt International Corporation ("Hyatt"), an American multinational hospitality company and the registered proprietor of the mark "HYATT" in classes 42 and 43 opposed the application on the ground that "HYATT" is a well-known trademark............. Click on title to read more
Nepal Rastra Bank (“NRB”), the central bank recently amended Circular No. 15/2076 (“Circular”) of the Unified Foreign Exchange Circular 2076 (2019) permitting licensed class ‘A’ commercial banks and class ‘B’ development banks operating at national level to issue foreign currency denominated prepaid cards .............. Click on title to read more