Umesh Gautam is a graduate of Business Studies from Tribhuvan University. He is currently working as a Researcher at Nepal Consulting Lawyers Inc. Previously, until 2019, he was associated with Kathmandu University School of Law as Programme Officer of Economic Law & Sub-national Governance Office.
Before joining Kathmandu University in January 2014, he worked as a paralegal support to Dr. Bipin Adhikari at Nepal Consulting Lawyers, Inc. He has interest in the field of constitution building, legal documentation and other issues related to relations with the government offices.
As a paralegal support, Umesh had involvment in bringing out important books authored or edited by Dr. Adhikari including Nepalko Namuna Sambidhan, 2066 (the Model Constituon for Nepal, 2009), Nepal: Design Options for the New Constitution and Nepalka Khas Jati (The Khas People of Nepal).
Umesh also works as one of the editors of Newsletters regularly published by Kathmandu University School of Law, which focuses on law school affairs, and economic laws and institutions.
Umesh worked in the project Consortium of Constitutional Experts (CONCOE) and Nepal Constitution Foundation (NCF) as programme assistant till December 2013. Umesh has strong support for democratic causes.