Asst. Prof. Amritha Viswanath Shenoy

Contact: Suryabinyak-4, Dadhikot, Bhaktapur, Bagmati, Nepal | 01-6634455, 01-6634663

Email : amritha.shenoy@ksl.edu.np

Designation: Assistant Professor


Ms. Amritha Viswanath Shenoy Assistant Professor at Kathmandu School of Law. She completed her Ph.D. from Centre for International Legal Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. Her Ph.D. thesis is titled “International Law in Pre-Independent India: From Ancient Times till 1947”. She pursued M.Phil. from the same institution in 2014.  She is a gold medalist from Mahatma Gandhi University for first rank in LL.B. in 2012. She has worked as a Research Associate in Centre for Comparative Law, National Law University, New Delhi for the project ‘History of Indian Legal System’. She is the coordinator for International Law and Relations Study Center (ILRSC), Kathmandu School of Law.



  1. “International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh: Case Study on The Chief Prosecutor v. Delowar Hossain Sayee” in Kumar, Ashish (ed.), Contemporary Developments in International Law: Some Random Reflections, New Delhi: Satyam Law International, ISBN: 9789382823698, 2017
  2. “Structural Reforms for Overcoming Delays in Justice Delivery”, Balancing Roles of Three Wings of the State Toward’s India’s Development, Law Commission of India and Niti Ayog, Compendium of Articles published for Law Day, 2017, co-authored with Dr. P. Lakshmi.
  3. “Revitalising ICAO’s Role in Dispute Settlement”, Indian Journal of Air and Space Law, Volume VI-VII, 2018
  4. “Freedom of the Seas, International Law and the South China Sea Dispute” in South China Sea: Emerging Scenario, New Delhi: Pentagon Press, 2018
  5. “International Humanitarian Law in Ancient India: A Multicivilisational Perspective”, Indian Journal of International Law, 58(3): 425-451, 2019

Research Interest/Research Area

  1. History of International Law, Diplomacy, Legal History, Environmental Law, Law of Torts