Kusum Law Firm

Senior Advocate / Associate

Shiva Kumar Shrestha

Overview And Experience

Shiva Kumar Shrestha - Senior Legal Advocate

Mr. Shiva Kumar Shrestha is our senior legal counselor and practitioner. He is actively involved in Nepal Law Society activities such as national and regional seminars for Free and Fair Elections, VDC Officials’ Orientation Program, and Human Rights Literacy Program.

Since 1987, Mr. Shrestha has worked tirelessly for Kusum Law Firm. His immaculate knowledge of Nepalese codified laws and acts has been a significant advantage in implementing strategies during all legal procedures to meet the needs of our clients.

He has been a top litigator in Nepal for over 35 years, assisting the law firm and representing clients in high-profile contested litigation and arbitration disputes.

His areas of specialization include corporate and commercial law, family and property law, and litigation. He is also extensively involved in the firm’s legislation drafting and consulting divisions.

Phone Number:

+977 9851249136


Honors and Training

Member of Nepal Bar Association

Member of Nepal Law Society

SAARC Law Association

National Observer of the Local, Parliamentary, Constitutional Assembly, Federal, and State Election since 1992

– Successful tenure completion as an Executive Member of Supreme Court Bar Association, Nepal (1995)

“Moderator’s Training” – Friedman Naumann Stiftung (2003)

“Conflict Resolution (Interest-Based Mediation Skill)” – Local Development Training Academy (2003)

Professional Experience

Chief Election Officer – Elections of Directors, Nepal Investment Bank LTD.

Local Expert – Local-Self Government & Decentralization Program, Nepal Law Society co-op Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation, (1992-98)

Legal Expert and Trainer – Good Governance in Nepal (Study Program), DFID, Nepal

Researcher – Project on Human Rights, Governance, Decentralization and Women empowerment, Nepal Law Society co-op Friedrich Naumann Foundation (1995-2004)

Researcher – Project on continuing Legal Education for Lawyers, ICJ/Nepal-Westminster Foundation (1992-2003)

Team Member – Evaluation Program of Human Rights Training for Police Personnel, Amnesty International Nepal co-op British Embassy (1999)

Team Member – Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Nepal: Measures to implement the Existing Legal Provisions, Rural Development Foundation co-op DASU-DANIDA (2002-03)

Team Member – Sustainable Community-Wide Organization Building in Rural Areas of Nepal, Rural Development Foundation co-op NARMSAP-DANIDA (2001-02)

Team Member – Gender Empowerment Training Project – Nepal Law Society co-op (2002 – 04)

Team Member – Sectoral Devolution Strategy of Nepal, Rural Development Foundation co-op DASU-DANIDA (2003-04)

Team Member – Socio-Economic Opportunities of Terai Forest Management, Rural Development Foundation co-op BISEP ST – SNV (2003-04)