Riya Bhattarai

Contact: Suryabinyak-4, Dadhikot, Bhaktapur, Bagmati, Nepal |

Email : riya.bhattarai@ksl.edu.np

Designation: Research Assistant


Ms. Bhattarai is a final year candidate at Kathmandu School of Law specializing in Constitutional law. She has been working as a senior intern at the Center for Philosophical and Juristic Discourse since 2019. She has received Diploma and Team Spirit award in the 12th International Winter Residential School on Economic Social and Development Rights (ESDR). She has also worked as the Student Editor of the Kathmandu School of Law Review (KSLR), 2017, and has contributed as a researcher in numerous research projects including Journal on Special Edition on ‘Nepal's Foreign Policy and Diplomacy’, Handbook on the Existing Legal Framework of Business and Human Rights in Nepal, NeLSA Booklet on Local Level and Governance etc. Prior to her current role, Ms. Bhattarai worked as the Vice President of NeLSA (KSL Chapter), Executive Member of Cognition Club and Member of Amnesty International Nepal, Fusion Youth Network. She has experience in legal drafting and has salient ability to conduct legal research. She recently participated in the International Youth Conclave held at O.P. Jindal Global University, India and Regional CLE Mock Trial Competition, 2019 held in Chiang Mai, Thailand where she grabbed first position.