Anil Kumar Sinha

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Having practised law since 1982, Anil Kumar Sinha was recognised by the Supreme Court of Nepal as a senior advocate in 2012. He started his law career under the guidance of senior advocate Sushil Kumar Sinha, who has been a leading tax practitioner since 1970. With extensive experience in, among others, Nepalese taxation, contract, commercial arbitration, company, foreign investment, banking and insurance law, his regular clients include international infrastructure developers and contractors in the hydropower, road and irrigation sectors, foreign investors, multinational companies, banks, insurance companies, private airlines, industrial and commercial establishments, and media companies. He was the national consultant for a UNDP-funded, public-private partnership urban environment project and a consultant for the early-state hydropower equity fund for a USAID project. He also has experience in judicial reform, having worked as the coordinator for the Nepal Law Society’s national survey of public opinion on the judiciary in Nepal. As an accredited trainer for business-related issues, he regularly trains appellate and district court judges, lawyers, government attorneys and law officials at the National Judicial Academy, a statutory establishment under the Supreme Court of Nepal. He has also conducted various training seminars for the Nepal Bar Association and Bar Council on business issues and taxation. He has been involved in most arbitrations of an international nature in Nepal involving multinational companies and contractors. He also co-authored the Training Manual and Legal Aid Manual publications for the Nepal Bar Association under a European Union initiative, as well as the Nepal chapter in Philanthropy and Law in South Asia, published by the Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium, Manila. He has successfully completed the fast-track assessment conducted by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London) to qualify as a chartered arbitrator.

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