Amrit Kharel

Mr. Amrit Kharel,

Managing Partner, Juris Nepal Law Associates.

He is a faculty member of International and Commercial Law from Nepal. With specialization in litigation, legal research, professional consulting especially in the area of aviation, banking, insurance, financial derivatives, capital market, company law and international economic law, among others, he has been teaching as well, in Nepal Law Campus and National Law College, affiliated with Tribhuvan University.

Mr. Kharel, holds Master of Laws (LL.M.)  in International Law and Commercial Law in 2015 securing First in First Division from Tribhuvan University. Being a Gold Medalist in LL.M., he was awarded with prestigious award by the Government of Nepal, Nepal Vidya Bhoosan “Kha”, which was conferred by Hon. President of Nepal at the formal ceremony organized to mark  National Education Day on  September 8, 2019.

He has wide experience of legal & research consulting to both governmental and private sector.

He was coordinator of the committee of experts on regulation of commodity derivatives and future markets in Nepal, which was formed in 2012 by Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) as per the mandate from High Level Financial Sector Coordination Committee headed by Hon. Finance Minister, Government of Nepal. The research report of the committee submitted at High Level Financial Sector Coordination Committee to formulate regulatory framework of commodities future market provides a basic structural framework to introduce Commodity Derivatives Act and Regulation in Nepal.

Mr. Kharel was also involved in legal research on behalf of the Revenue Mobilization Special Committee in Fiscal Federalism led by economist Professor Dr. Madan Kumar Dahal, formed as a special committee under Revenue Advisory Committee, Ministry of Finance. He presented the final report on behalf of the Revenue Mobilization Sepecial Committee in Fiscal Federalism, in the Revenue Advisory Committee meeting dated 5 May 2017.

Mr. Kharel has served as an independent expert director at Prime Life Insurance Co. Ltd, one of the leading life insurance company, affiliated with Khetan Group, one of the prestigious corporate group in Nepal. He has continuously been practicing corporate litigation at Supreme Court of Nepal for last six years.

Beyond the legal profession, he has some nine years of prior experience in financial journalism especially in the role of editor in various national and international media. He was also the founder and President of the Nepalese Association of Financial Journalists (NAFIJ) in 2009.

He has written several research reports, articles, presented papers, attended  various seminars on legal and commercial issues. He has conducted various training programmes on banking, investment, capital market and public relations in partnership with professional institutions including Nepal Bankers’ Association and Advertising Association of Nepal and such.