Asst. Prof. Swechhya Sangroula

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

Email : swechhya.sangroula@ksl.edu.np

Designation: Assistant Professor


Swechhya Sangroula is a legal professional/academic based in Nepal. She is currently teaching at Kathmandu School of Law as Assistant Professor. Swechhya holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Kathmandu School of Law (2014). She obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) from Harvard Law School (2019); she was designated as a Cogan Scholar (2018-2019) by the Law School. For a semester, she worked at the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program. After graduation, she visited the Harvard Law School as a Visiting Scholar and an LL.M Advisor from 2019-2020.

Outside the area of law, she is interested in mentoring, and learning from, young persons who have an energy to reflect and question predominant narratives, particularly about development, rights, and justice. She is a fellow of the Global Changemakers, a Swiss international youth organization supporting youth-led sustainable development.


Research Projects

  1. 2019 Spring: Stakeholder Assessment: Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration & Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program
  2. 2015-2017: Kathmandu School of Law & Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR): Enhancing Good Governance and Human Rights Protection in the context of Law enforcement and Criminal Justice Actors
  3. 2016: Consultancy for International IDEA Nepal for the Gender and Intersectionality project.
  4. 2011: American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative Nepal, Human Trafficking Assessment Tool (HTAT) in Nepal


  1. ‘Selected developments in human rights and democratisation during 2015: Asia- pacific’ (2017) 1 Global Campus Human Rights Journal 179-193 
  2. ‘A Right to Water’ in International Human Rights Law: Flow from Implicit to Explicit Right’ (2017) Kathmandu School of Law Review vol. 5.  

Research Interest/Research Area

  1. Negotiations and Dispute Systems Design
  2. International Legal Theory 
  3. Global Economic Justice/ Law and Inequality