Asst. Prof. Anil Kumar Shrestha

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

Email : anil.shrestha@ksl.edu.np

Designation: Assistant Professor


Mr. Anil Kumar Shrestha is Assistant Professor at Kathmandu School of Law and had completed both graduation and Master degree from the very institution. He is teaching subjects including Advanced Jurisprudence; Legislative Principles and Law-Making Process; and Law against Organized Crimes. He is also engaged with various Community activities. He was elected as the President of Drinking Water Supply Consumers Group. He is also member of Subject Committee of Law and Journalism (Secondary Education) under Curriculum Development Centre, Nepal. Apart from this, he has been engaged in various academic researches and Baseline survey of Criminal Justice System and Juvenile Justice System and has been writing for journals and National dailies.
Because of his outstanding performance in the field of Law and Justice, he was awarded as The Outstanding Youth of Nation in 2014 (TOYN) by Nepal Jaycees. Similarly, as Law Student he was awarded as Best Law Student of the Year by Nepalese Law Students Association (NeLSA). Meanwhile, Legislative Process Fellowship, 2012 was offered by the Department of State, Washington, USA for his dedicated works on youth empowerment and leadership performance. He was awarded with Prof. K.A.A. Quamruddin Memorial Best Fellowship Trophy on 11th Human Right Summer School, 2010, Bangladesh Organized by Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP). He also practices Law as one of the co-founders and Senior Associate at The Advocate & Associates Legal Consultancy.


Research Projects

  1. Researcher, For a Research Project, "Geo-demographic Study of Restructured Local Government units and Newly elected Representative in Nepal", conducted by KSL on 2017
  2. Expert Reviewer/Researcher, Preventing Sexual Violence in Nepal through Harmonizing Relevant Laws with International Human Rights Standard (2015)
  3. Enumerator, Baseline Survey on Criminal Justice System of Nepal, (2012) Jointly conducted by Office of Attorney General of Nepal and Centre for Legal Research and Resource Development (CeLLRD)
  4. Researcher and Data Enumerator, Baseline Survey in the Juvenile Justice System of Nepal, 2011, conducted by Kathmandu School of Law.
  5. Researcher, Baseline Survey on Situation of Child Rights in Nepal, accomplished by Kathmandu School of Law in the year 2008
  6. Research Assistant for Ministry of Home Affairs to prepare National Report on International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and Convention against Torture, cruel, inhuman and Degrading Treatment. 2010.
  7. Proof and Chart Editor, High Level Task Force for the Modernization of Security Agencies of Nepal, through the Cabinet meeting of 2065/6/17 of Nepal Government under Home Ministry



  1. Co-editor, Criminal Justice System, Nepalese Jurisprudence, Published by Attorney General Office of Nepal (2012)
  2. Co- managing editor, Human Trafficking: Jurisprudential Perspective and Investigation, Joint Publication of KSL and American Bar- Rule of Law Initiative (2013)
  3. Writer, Country Specific Brochure Prepared for Migrant Workers By Foreign Employment Promotional Tribunal
  4. Drafter, Various Acts, Regulations, Guidelines, Proceudre for Madhyapur Municipality, Thimi Bhaktapur and Triyuga Municipality, Gaighat, Udayapur
  5. Co-Writer, Booklet about Legal Awareness for Earthquake Victims in two different volumes published by Forum for Nation Buildings
  6. Co-Writer, Booklet about Legal Awareness Regarding Domestic Violence published by Forum for Nation Buildings
  7. Co-Writer, Booklet Prepared for Local Level Representatives about the Rights, Duties and Functions of Local Level Government

Research Interest/Research Area

  1. Law Drafting and legislative process
  2. Jurisprudence
  3. Organized crimes
  4. Construction Arbitration and dispute resolution
  5. Legal History
  6. Governance