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Hush-Hush Affair

New York Magazine 01 Jul 2024
In Bhutan, where a government project to build a “Mindfulness City” had been shrouded in secrecy, a lawyer writing in the state newspaper argued that it was necessary to alter the country’s ...
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The Thrimzhung Chhenmo (The Supreme Law)

Kuensel 02 May 2024
Sen, a prominent Constitutional lawyer, who had been Chairman of the Committee of Ministers, Chamber of Princes, to advise Bhutan on the Treaty. He was tremendous help to our Father and to Bhutan.’ ... Draft Bhutan Arms Regulation Statute, 1949/1950.
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As judiciary looks to open up

Kuensel 20 Apr 2024
Lawyers are asking the HC and the SC allow them to carry bags, given their status as registered lawyers under the Bar Council of Bhutan (BCB) ... discussing the matter with the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP).
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16 cases represented pro bono

Kuensel 17 Apr 2024
Since the inception of the Bar Council of Bhutan (BCB) in 2017, lawyers under the council have provided 16 pro bono services out of the 52 legal aid services requested by the Legal Aid Centre (LAC) ... “We will try our best,” one lawyer said.
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Legal aid needs awareness

Kuensel 15 Apr 2024
The Legal Aid Centre (LAC) started in 2022 under the Bhutan National Legal Institute, to provide fair trial for those unable to afford a lawyer, so far saw only 84 court litigants ... their own lawyers.
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Bar Council AGM advocates access to justice for all

Kuensel 12 Apr 2024
“The legal landscape in Bhutan is continuously evolving; staying relevant is more important than ever,” HRH said, adding that lawyers must learn to adapt to emerging technologies and embark on ...
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Strengthening Bonds: India-Bhutan Friendship Reaffirmed

Kuensel 23 Mar 2024
Thimphu and Paro were adorned with colourful flags and banners, flying as thousands of students and members of the public welcome the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Bhutan from Paro Airport to Thimphu, demonstrating a genuine welcome.
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Insurance claims for Helicopter crash victims to be decided on Tuesday

Kuensel 03 Feb 2024
Hallman Fenwick William (HFW) had appointed Cheda, a Bhutanese lawyer, as their legal counsel in Bhutan to coordinate the settlement.
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Reforms to revive a crumbling system in 2024

Kuensel 20 Jan 2024
In the past year, Bhutan’s justice system has grappled with significant turmoil, particularly within the judiciary, the Office of the Attorney General and the Royal Bhutan Police ... Lawyer, Thimphu.
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ASAP Rocky pleads not guilty to shooting friend

News Graphic 08 Jan 2024
Bhutan to vote as economic strife hits 'national happiness'. Mayers' lawyer, Joe Tacopina -- who has represented former US president Donald Trump -- told reporters outside the Los Angeles court that ...
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Mindfulness City: The Quest for Legal Excellence

Kuensel 23 Dec 2023
This autonomy is not only a reflection of Bhutan’s commitment to preserving its unique identity but also a strategic move to attract investors seeking stability, transparency, and a legal framework conducive to business growth ... Lawyer, Thimphu.
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Upholding His Majesty’s Democratic Vision

Kuensel 25 Nov 2023
As Bhutan stands on the precipice of yet another historic moment in its democratic journey, the upcoming primary round of elections is poised to shape the nation’s trajectory for the next five years ... Lawyer, Thimphu.
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Preserving national integrity: Shunning software piracy

Kuensel 14 Oct 2023
Bhutan has emerged as one of the few countries to implement a National Digital Identity, a gesture from the throne—radical digital transformation, coinciding with the Twelfth Royal Wedding Anniversary yesterday ... Lawyer, Thimphu.
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DPT declares two candidates

Kuensel 20 Jul 2023
He is a Bhutan’s Bar Council-certified private practising lawyer with experience and training in arbitration and mediation. The lawyer also worked for the American multinational chain of coffeehouses, Starbucks-Alshaya, in Kuwait for three years ... .
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BTP’s first seven candidates

Kuensel 16 Jan 2023
Bhutan Tendrel Party (BTP) declared seven candidates from seven dzongkhags on January 14 in Punakha ... Ngawang Tobgay, 33, is Bhutan Tendrel Party’s candidate from Sombaykha constituency in Haa.

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