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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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Legal Aid Center established for indigent persons

Kuensel 21 Oct 2022
Legal aid will depend mostly on the services of private lawyers and paralegals registered with the Bar Council of Bhutan. Based on the agreement with the Bar Council, the Center will engage private lawyers and paralegals to provide legal aid services.
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A bar set too high to cross?

Kuensel 14 Sep 2022
Lawyers can then appear before any court and tribunal in Bhutan ... The Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited announced five vacancies for professional lawyers although the company has six jambi certificate holders and six paralegals.
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RCSC discontinue one-year PGD courses

Kuensel 05 Sep 2022
Dechen Dolkar ... The official from the Commission said that in the future, a pool of lawyers would be from JSW School of Law where the PGDNL course is embedded. However, those undergoing LLB outside of Bhutan will continue to undergo PGDNL course ... .
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Knowing when to engage a Jabmi (legal counsel)

Kuensel 06 Aug 2022
The modern legal system is fairly recent in Bhutan and engaging jabmi (lawyer/legal counsel) is even more recent ... Lawyer, Thimphu.
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Bar Council hands lawyer 1-year suspension for unethical conduct

Kuensel 25 Jun 2022
The Bar Council of Bhutan yesterday suspended a private lawyer for breaching the code of conduct ... She asked the lawyer to refund the fees she paid him ... certificate to practice as a jabmi (lawyer).
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