Prof. Prakash Bahadur KC

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

Email : prakashkc@ksl.edu.np

Designation: Professor


He holds a bachelor in law from Nepal Law Campus, TU and LL.M degree in Human Rights from the University of Hong Kong. He started his teaching journey in 1991. He is a full-time teaching professor at Kathmandu School of law and has also served as convener of Clinical Legal Department.He is Senior advocate and has experience of law practice. He is also a legal advisor for a various company like Janaki Finance Company, Dolakha Hydro Power Company. 
He was an executive board member of  Nepal Bar Association, Janakpur, Nepal from 2000-2002. He was also President of  Nepal Junior chamber International and Centre of Legal Research and Resource Development( CeLRRd).  Under his leadership, he has conducted various research like Analysis and Reform of Criminal Justice System in Nepal,  Evaluation of the Legal Aid for Prisoners and Establishment of National Legal Aid Network etc. 
He is a regular expert/resource person for ESDR- International Winter Residential School and Himalayan Field School.

Research Projects

  1. Action Research on Girls in Especially Difficult Circumstances, Commissioned by UNICEF South Asian Regional Office, Kathmandu 1996
  2. Use of Existing Legal Framework in Violence Against Women, Commissioned by UNICEF South Asian Regional Office, 1999
  3. Analysis and Reforms of Criminal Justice System in Nepal, Danish Institute for Human Rights and Legal Research and Resource Development, 1999
  4. Trial Court Strengthening in Nepal, 2003
  5. Impact of Corruption and Criminal Justice of Women, 2000
  6. Economic and Social Situation of Women and Marginalized Group of Nepal, 2009Para-Legal Aid Manual, 2010

Research Articles

(Since 2001 only)
  1. Research articles 
    1. Women and Legal Status in Nepal: Presented at seminar organized by Janakpur Lady Jaycees, Janakpur, February 10, 2000.
    2. Legal Aid and its impacts in Nepal: Paper presented in Nepal Bar Association Convention In Biratnagar, April 10, 2000.
    3. Labour Act and Child Labour: Paper presented in Annual General Assembly of  Trade Union Congress, Dhanusa, January 5, 2001.
    4. Property rights of Indigenous people of Nepal: Paper presented in Annual Board of Nepal Bar Association, March 7, 2002.
    5. Legal Aid Situation in Nepal: Paper presented in Annual General Meeting of CelRRd, December 10, 2003.
    6. Criminal Investigation and Challenges: Paper presented in Seminar organized by CelRRd, April 10, 2004.
    7. A Study on Arbitrary Arrest and Detention in China: Paper presented in Seminar organized by the Human Right Department of the University of Hongkong, November 22, 2006.
    8. Situation of Woman , Children and Marginalized groups at the time of Conflict and its impact: Published in Kathmandu School of Law (KSL) Journal, 2008.
    9. European model is an inspiration of ASEAN: Published in KSL Journal , 2008. 


(Since 2001 only)


  1. Law of Evidence (2016)

Research Interest/Research Area

  1. Human Right
  2. Evidence Law and Land Law 
  3. Pro-bono/Legal Aid
  4. Trial Advocacy and Clinical Legal Education