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International Law Associates ( Adv. Anita Sapkota Chapagain )

Hours Open:
9 AM - 5 PM
9 AM - 5 PM
9 AM - 5 PM
9 AM - 5 PM
9 AM - 5 PM
9 AM - 5 PM
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Education & Qualification:

LLM Criminal Law, Nepal Law Campus, Tribhuwan University,Nepal 2009
MA in Anthropology, Tribhuwan University, Nepal – 1994
Diploma in Law, Nepal Law Campus, Tribhuwan University, Nepal -1982/83


Working as Free Lancer Lawyer since 2008
Working as a Mediator in Court Annexed Mediation, Supreme Court since 2008
Worked as Director at LACC(Legal Aid and Consultancy Center), Lalitpur, Nepal from December 2006 to April 2008
Worked as Senior Lawyer, Legal Trainer and Legal Counselor at LACC(Legal Aid and Consultancy Center), Lalitpur, Nepal from December 1996 to December 2006
Worked as Stipend Lawyer for Poor People at Supreme Court for six months in 1992
Worked as Stipend Lawyer for Poor People at Bagmati Zonal Court (Appellate, Patan) for six months in 1991
Worked as Assistant of Public Prosecutor at Public Prosecutor’s Office , Sunsari, Inaruwa during 1984-1985


Legal Aid and Counseling Training (ILRR)
Beyond Law Training(Asia Pacific FWLD)
Training on Crime and Investigation(LAW, NPTA)
Training on CEDAW(IWRAW, Asia Pacific)
Training on Advocacy and Human Rights for Practicing Lawyers of Nepal (IWRAW, Asia Pacific, FWLD)
Basic Counseling training and Yoga(CVICT)
Training for Battered Women Volunteers and Activist in Kathmandu(Minnesota Advocacy for Human Rights and SAATHI)
The Women NGO Management and Leadership Training(Didi Bahini, WE)
Child and Women’s Right Training for Police Officer Organized by Police Academy
TOT training in Women Empowerment and Leadership Development Training for Local Governance Organized by LACC
Attended the International Conference on Human Rights Organized by NOVIB, 24th -27th October 2002, Rabat, Morocco
Basic Mediation Training Course Organized by Mediation Development Society-Nepal, February 2004, Kathmandu , Nepal
Attended The Regional Meeting Organized by ATSEC Bangladesh Chapter, USAID, SARIQ, 14th-15th June 2004, Bangladesh, Dhaka
Attended 5th International Conference of Chief Justices of the World, India, Lucknow, 9th-13th December 2004
TOT training for new legal practitioner organized by Nepal Bar Association and Nepal Staff College, 26th December 2004 -1st January 2005, Kathmandu, Nepal
8 hours training on Victim Offender Mediation and Dialogue Organized by Washington University School of Law and City of Saint Louis Family Court, April 20-21, 2007, USA
Training Course on Legal Drafting Organized by Nepal Law Commission and International IDEA, June 4-10,2007, Kathmandu, Nepal
TOT Training for Mediation Knowledge and Skill organized by PPR Nepal and Supreme Court, 28th December 2007 to 2nd January 2008, Nagarkot, Nepal
Five days training on Transnational Organized Crime for Government Attorney and other stake holders , organized by National Judicial Academy, 28th June- 2nd July 2009, Nepal
Two days refresher training of court and annex mediation organized by Supreme Court Mediation Committee July 6-7 , 2011 , Dhulikhel Nepal
Attended an Interaction program on Critical Appreciations of Mediation Practices in Nepal, Kathmandu, 23 July 2011, organized by PPR(Forum for Protection of People’s Rights, Nepal).

Career History:

Member, Nepal Bar Association
Member, Supreme Court Bar Association
Executive Member, Supreme Court Bar Association( 2053-2055)
Treasurer, Supreme Court Bar Association(2063-2065)
Member, Supreme Court Bar Women’s Wing
Advisor, Supreme Court Bar Women Law Center


 An article for Supreme Bar Journal on “Gender Justice and Society” published by Supreme Court Bar Association, vol.5, 068 Poush
 A paper presentation on “The role and liability of stake holders to control violence against women” for DLA Central Women’s Wing on the occasion of 16 days violence against women movement, December 7, 2011
 A paper presentation on important precedent of Supreme Court related to women and human rights in Advanced Training for Litigation Skill Development for women lawyers organized by Supreme Court Bar Association and Appellate Court Bar Association Women Wing Center, 18-21 July 2011, Nepal Bar Association, Kathmandu
 A paper presentation on ‘A Glimpse on Domestic Violence Act 2066’ for EXPOSE Nepal on the occasion of 16 days violence against women movement, January 2010
 An article on past and present situation of women for Smarika published by Mrs. Judges Society, September 2010
 Paper presentation for 19th National Women Lawyers Conference on Women Participation in Judiciary, September 2010
 An article on fundamental rights in constitutional development process for bi-monthly legal magazine ‘Kanoon’ , vol. 84, 067
 An article for Supreme Bar Journal on protection of women’s rights in coming constitution published by Supreme Court Bar Association, vol.3, 066
 Paper presentation on ‘Main principles of fundamental rights’ for journalist training organized by Paila Samuha, 25th April 2010
 Paper presentation on ‘Women prison and their access to justice’ for NALAN, 24th November 2007
 Paper presentation on ‘Abortion and Nepalese Law’ organized by Beyond Beijing Committee, 5-6 May, 2004
 Paper presentation on ’11th amendment of Muluki Ain’ organized by NBA, 9th National Conference of All Lawyers
 An article on ‘Abortion and Women Imprisonment’ published in bi-monthly legal magazine, Nyaydoot.
 An article ‘A Review about Remarriage After Divorce’ published by Lalitpur District Court Bar Association’s Smarika

Media Exposure

 Nepal Television’s ‘Jagriti'(talk program) on ‘ Widow women and Law’
 Nepal Television’s ‘Jagriti'(talk program) on ‘ Sexual Harassment in Public Transportation’
 Nepal Television’s Sanjibani(talk program) on ‘Women’s property Rights’
 Nepal 1 Channel’s ‘Ke garu Kaki’ (talk program) on ‘Legal Provisions about bigamy, abortion, divorce and property rights of women’
 Talk program on various legal topics on Radio Nepal, Kantipur FM, Sagarmatha FM, HBC FM, Times FM, Radio City FM