Nirmal Sharma

In-Person Candidate ’22

Nirmal is from Nepal. Having gained his academic foundation in law with a bachelor’s degree from Tribhuvan University, he has attempted to gain professional skills with an LLB course at Tribhuvan University. Similarly, he earned his Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and Political Science.

Now, while he expects to finish this soon, he looks forward to completing his Animal Law LLM so that he can complement his current academic knowledge with advanced levels and build higher capacities on his existing strengths. While fulfilling his academic targets, the course will facilitate his career targets and personal and professional development.

Alongside his academic platform for the LLM, he has also seminars in Nepal and applied his knowledge of Social Responsibilities undertaken with animal welfare NGOs.

Most recently, he has gained insights in animal cruelty and abuse through a community where he shadowed different barristers in court. The on-hand experiences have helped him to focus in his area and refine his career goals. Most importantly, his Animal Law LLM will add value to the accumulated knowledge and skills that the degree aims to offer.

When it comes to gaining greater endeavors in law, he excels in perseverance, intellectual ability, advocacy capacity, communication, leadership, presentation and negotiation skills.

“I exhibit my soft skills with precision and bring out my best ability academically and professionally. I become a champion to apply my skills to situations for successful outcomes. I believe these features of my personality in addition to my academic ability and professional capacity will embellish my learning and performance strongly and once qualified, I will make a great animal welfare lawyer.”

The Animal Law LLM offered has been designed with a broad range of commercially focused areas to cover the latest impact of globalization on corporate world and to address the role that law and lawyers can play as and when required. With wealth of modules, the course provides insights into international animal law, treaties, regulations, animal welfare issues and related areas.

Once qualified, Nirmal’s goal is to open a career as an Animal Law practitioner in Nepal, which has seen a rapid growth of factory farming. Starting with a national platform, he intends to take his profession forward to the international level and develop himself as a legal adviser and consultant in the long-term. He is also keen undertake scholarly research in the field at later stage of his career.