Mr. Kashish Aneja

Mr. Kashish Aneja

A practicing lawyer in New Delhi and International Legal Consultant, specializing in Global Health and Privacy Law.

  • Mobile Number: +91 8860884184

Office Address: A-1/100, Sector 8, Rohini, Delhi, India 110085

Kashish Aneja, LL.M., B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) is a practicing advocate at New Delhi and an international legal consultant. He has advised governments, international organizations, and the private sector on national and international litigations, regulatory, and policy issues. Kashish has previously worked as a Judicial Law Clerk for Justice Dr. A. K. Sikri at the Supreme Court of India. In this position, he assisted in a wide array of matters concerning Constitutional Law, Commercial Law, Privacy Law, and Human Rights, and in notable judgments including legalizing passive Euthanasia and challenging the AADHAR scheme.

Focusing on using law as a tool to empower evidence-based public health practices, Kashish also serves as an International Legal Consultant specializing in Global Health Law. In 2020, he was conferred the ‘Scholar’ title by the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Washington D.C. His key areas of interest include health emergency preparedness and response, public-private partnerships, information privacy law and data protection, and legal and policy interventions to reduce key non-communicable disease risk factors, including tobacco, alcohol, unhealthy diets, and physical inactivity. Kashish has provided legal technical assistance and advice on projects with the World Health Organization; the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law (Washington D.C.); UNDP, CEPI, the Centre for Reproductive Rights (Washington D.C.); GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance (Geneva); the Public Health Foundation of India (Delhi) and Centre for International Trade and Economic Laws (Delhi).

Kashish is the founder of the Society for Democratic Rights (SDR), a collective of lawyers who are involved in the strengthening of democratic and civil rights through public interest litigation and evidence-driven policymaking. At SDR, he heads the COVID-19 Law Lab collaboration that focuses on gathering and analysizing COVID-19 related laws and policies in the South and South-East Asia region.

Kashish holds a Masters of Law in Global Health Law and International Institutions from Georgetown University and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. He was awarded the Georgetown University Global Health Law Scholar Award for his masters program. Kashish also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics (PGDMLE) from National Law School of India University, and a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, India. Kashish has completed training and certificate courses on International Trade Law and Intellectual Property Law from the World Trade Institute, the World Intellectual Property Organization, and the National Institute for Intellectual Property Management (Nagpur, India). He is admitted to the Bar Council of Delhi, and is a member of the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Delhi High Court Bar Association.


  • Kashish Aneja, “Online Gambling: A Multidimensional Overview of the Current Legal Scenario”, Plebs Journal of Law, Vol. 1:2, 2016.

Reports [Institutional Contributions]:

  • “National Sovereignty Implications of a Pandemic Instrument”Foundation for the National Institutes of Health [FNIH] and O’Neill Institue for National and Global Health Law,  July 2022
  • “Equitable Access Review of CEPI’s COVID-19 Vaccine Development Agreement”, O’Neill Institue for National and Global Health Law, April 2022
  • “Leal Tools for Pandemic Preparedness”, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health [FNIH] and O’Neill Institue for National and Global Health Law,  November 2021

In the News:

  • February 03, 2021
    Interviewed live on TRT World on Privacy Violations During COVID-19 Response, February 03, 2020, featuring Kashish Aneja.

Panel Discussion Highlights:

What are the legal tools to scale up COVID-19 vaccine productions?
[April, 2021]

What are the key legal issues with COVID-19 vaccine passports?
[April, 2021]

Why is there a need for comprehensive legislation for an effective public health response to a pandemic? Does the ongoing pandemic reinforce this need? [April, 2021]

What are the key ingredients that are necessary in a legislation on pandemics? What are the different kinds of legislations that countries rely on? [April, 2021]

How to harness the power of law for controlling the spread of infectious diseases? [June, 2020]