Lawyers Nepal

Adv. Ms. Bishnu Bashyal

: Anamnagar, Near Bhatbhatani , Kathmandu
Contact No
Mobile No
: 9841386672,9851194344, 9860299451
Law Firm
: Suprabhat Kanuni Sewa Sadan
Practice Area
: Divorce Case, Women, Criminal, Civil, Company, Counseling, Women Right Issues


1.         Current Position

Advocate, Women Lawyer of Nepal

Suprabhat Kanuni Sewa Sadan

2.         Personal Details

                        Date of Birth: Feb 11, 1973

            Marital Status: Married

            Contact Address: Shiva Bhakta, Marg Lazimpat Kathmandu

            Phone No:  0977-1-4428205/ Cell No- 9851194344

3          Academic Qualification:

2014:     Currently Enrolled PhD.  On the topic " Domestic Violence against Women in Nepal: Law and Practice"

2010     LL.M - Nepal Law Campus, Katmandu in 2010 specialization in International law and human Rights,

2007     Master’s Degree in Political Science from T.U

1997     Bachelor Degree in Law T.U, Nepal,

1993     Certificate Level in Law T.U Nepal,

1990     School Leaving Certificate Nepal


4          Professional Membership

             General Member: Nepal Bar Association, District Bar court unit

             Secretary: Self Reliance Society

             Executive Member: Forum for Justice

             General Member: Justice for All

             General Member: FWLD

             Life Member: Nepal Red crosses Society

             Life Member : Netra Joyiti Sangh


5          Area of proficiency

  • Handaling Domestice violence cases

  • Divorce Case

  • Women property Rights issues

  • Harrasement Case

  • Prepare legal deed and documents

  • Provide legal councelling to family related matter .

  • PIL For diffrence issues

  • Provide legal service for citizenship issue   

6          Professional Experience

2012 -2014    

Trainer, Enhancing Gender equality: Challenges and opportunities for youth in Nepal       

  1. Increase their Understanding of the political system and Culture and identify the hidden discriminatory practice within the Political system and their organization

  2. To identify their role in advocating for social Inclusion, equality and accountability with an evaluation of the political institutions and their role.

  3. Increased familiarity with Nepalese structures and legislation related to women rights,  gender-based-violence, participation and representation and apply knowledge about the communication and cross party cooperation in advocating for women friendly policies and practices


  1. Ensure that the youth members acquire the necessary skills and knowledge and share to other members

  2. Ensure that the youth leader to develop expertise in Communication skill.



July 2012- 2013   :                Executive Director, Access to Justice Project, Nepal Bar Association, and Kathmandu Nepal

                                               Responsible for overall management project activities in delivering Justice; Legal Aid services; Coordination and Partnership with other organizations; Documenting existing judicial practices; Design new programs and projects as per need; Approve  reports, documents  and  case  stories; Supervise 8 staffs and monitor their activities;  and Conduct regular monitoring  visit  to  districts Bar units. Provide Training on Gender Justice, Gender issues, Leadership skill, Human right and legal rights


Nov 2010- Jun 2012               Women Officer, Access to Justice, Nepal Bar Association,   Kathmandu Nepal

                                               Provide legal Counseling and represent to the court to the indigent people especially for women; Support legal Aid activities, prepare annual plan of action; prepare legal documents; Administration, supervision and monitoring of all activities of women wing; prepare progress report; and organize various conferences, seminars and capacity building trainings. Provide Training on Gender Justice, Gender issues, Leadership skill, Human right and legal rights


Jan 2003- Jan 2007                 Human Rights Lawyer, Forum for Women, Law and Development, Kathmandu, Nepal

Provide legal services to citizenship related cases; Legal Counseling and services; Paralegal Programme Coordination, Report writing, Legal Research, other project coordination, Communication and liaison with the donors;  Coordinate workshop, conference and trainings relating to CEDAW, Human Rights, Citizenship, and other Human Rights Instruments for various stakeholders including Constituent Assembly Members, Judges, Lawyers and paralegals; Coordinated workshop, consultation, conference, training at central, district and local level under the specific project; and Para Legal Training.

Jan 1999 – July 2001              Teaching Assistant,  Tribhuwan Campus, Palpa, Nepal

                                                Take classes on Criminology, Human rights, and Hindu legal system; supervise students in preparing articles and analysis


  • Organized Training of Trainers (TOT) paralegal program on the Subject of Marriage and Family Relation. Jointly organized by UNICEF and FWLD, 2011.

  • Organized one day program on the subject of Polygamy and Its impact of society organized by Access to justice and FWLD, 2012

  • Capacity Training for New lawyers on the topic of Legal Aid and Its Practice in Nepal, organized by Nepal Bar Association and UNDP A2J Project.

  • Trainer on Gender Discriminatory Practices in Nepal organized by DEMO Finland Katmandu, 29-30 December 2010.

  • Workshop on Human Rights and Gender Justice, October 1-3rd 2010.

  • Trainer on “Training of Trainers (TOT) paralegal program” on the subject of Marriage and Family Relation and Rape, Right to Identity  Jointly organized by UNICEF and Women Development Department, 2010.

  • Trainer on Women’s rights and gender justice in Nepal's national legislation (Nepal's Gender Equality Act 2063, Gender sensitive assessment of Nepal's legislation Status of Women's rights in Nepal, Remaining discriminatory laws Organized by DEMO Finland, Katmandu,  16th December, 2009.

  • Trainer on “Training of Trainers (TOT) paralegal program” on the subject of property right, CEDAW Convention and Women Right, Social and cultural Violence against women and Children, UN Resolution 1325 etc  Jointly organized by UNICEF and FWLD, 2004-2009.

  • Trainer in the program on Advocacy on women's legal rights conducted by Center for Micro Finance.

  • Worked as a trainer of women’s legal rights in Woman Welfare Association and MS Nepal Partnership in women employment program in Palpa, 2000.

8.         Significant Research Publication/Research

  • Researcher: An analytical Study of domestic Violence Act and its challenges for implementation, published by Justice For All 2014.

  • Associate Researcher:   Gender Friendly Environment at Workplace, 2005.  The research was carried out in Katmandu and Morang and basically looked into the implementation status of Labour Law 1990 in the formal work sector. 

  • Associate Researcher: An Updated Study Discriminatory Laws in Nepal and its Impact on women, 2006.

  • Researcher: A Research on Training Needs Assessments for Lawyer, Report Submitted to National Judicial Academy 2011.

  • Reporting and Co-ordination of 5 Days Training for District Hon'able Judges on the Topic of Women's Legal Right, 2009 organized by Women development Depart,(Government of Nepal) , Lalitpur.

  • Editor of Monthly Bulletin of Nepal Bar Association

9      Academic Article Published

  • Citizenship: Issues of women's identity, Women Rights Journal, part 1 Published by Democratic lawyer Association.2071

  • Polygamy and Its impact on Society , Kannon ,Monthly, Nepal Bar ,journal 2070

  • Transitional Justice and Women, NYAADOOT Bimonthly, Nepal Bar Journal Vol  197, No 4,year 2068

  • Safe migration and Challenges for Women, NYAADOOT Bimonthly, Nepal Bar Journal,2069

  • An analysis of election manifestoes of major political parties: The Gender Perspective. Nepal Law Journal, year 35, Vol 22, No. 1 & 2, 2010, Nepal Law Campus, Kathmandu

9.         International Training Received:

Country          Date          Contet

SLOVENIA                   2015            Training for Trainers in Active citizenship and non- formal education as a                                                               part of  youth work SLOVENIA, 18-29, 2015 January  organized by Erasmus , Demo Finland & MAMA


2015                        Asian Regional Advanced Learning Program On Human Rights., organized by the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies ,Mahidol University and the Asian Institute For Human Rights,21-29th September 2015.

2010    Court Referred Mediation Knowledge and Skills, organized by  Supreme Court & UNDP, 9-14 January 2010

2006    South Asia Training of Trainers (TOT) on CEDAW, 25-29 Sept, 2006 organized by PLD and UNIFEM NEW Delhi

2006    Training on CEDAW Convention and it's Optional Protocol organized by FWLD from 23- 27 Feb, 2006

2005     Training on CEDAW (16-20th August 2005), organized by Forum for Women, Law and Development (FWLD).

2005     Training on Fact Finding Skills 1-4-october ,2005 organized by     Human Rights Treaty monitoring Coordination Committee (HRTMCC) Kathmandu

2000     Training on Concept on Gender and Development organized by Stri Shakti

1999     Parliamentary Procedure Training in 1999 organized by Nepal Jaycees.

1996     Legal Practice Training in 1996 organized by Service for Unprivileged Section of Society (SUSS).

1996     Training program on Human Rights for Women,    organized by Amnesty International, Nepal.

1996     "Beyond Law Training" 8 – 12 April, 1996, organized by Asia Pacific Forum for Women, Law and Development.




Fluent in Speaking and Writing Nepali, English and Hindi


Computer Skills:         

Word, Excel, PowerPoint



Best Commitment Award 2006, Forum for Women, Law and Development


Honorable Kalyan Shrestha, Justice, Supreme Court of Nepal, Contact No, 9841351703

Sabin Shrestha, Executive Director, Forum for Women Law and Development, (FWLD) contact No 4242683