Prof. Anuj Chand

Prof. Anuj Chand

Assistant Professor

B.A. LL.B.; LL.M. (Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal);

LL.M. (Yale Law School)

Prof. Anuj Chand is an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Yale Law School. He completed his B.A. LL.B. from Kathmandu School of Law (KSL), graduating with the university gold medal. Additionally, he has a two-year LL.M. with a specialization in Human Rights and Gender Justice, completing both years of study top of the class.

Anuj’s interests lie in anything international – from international arbitration to international human rights law. Currently, he is working on tracing two trajectories in Nepali law: first, the development of women’s health rights, and second, the evolution of a specific aspect of contract law.

Anuj is licensed to practice law in Nepal. There, he was associated with a band 1 law firm for over three years. He has represented and advised various national/international/government clients, including in many multi-million-dollar arbitration disputes. He has appeared before various courts, including the Supreme Court of Nepal. He has also contributed to the research and writing of several human rights reports, for example, the country reports submitted by the Government of Nepal to relevant international organizations.

At Yale, he was engaged with the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and worked on the online hate speech situation in an African country. He also assisted a Spain-based organization in another Lowenstein project. He was the Managing Editor (Development) for the Yale Journal of International Law and an editor for the Yale Journal on Regulation.

As a student, Anuj has one of the best records for any mooter from Nepal. He was adjudged the second-best speaker at the 17th Red Cross IHL Moot in Hong Kong and is also the best-ranked Nepali oralist at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. He was part of the team that won the regional rounds of the 14th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition in Iran. After hanging up his boots, Anuj has coached and mentored many teams that have represented the country internationally.