Kholofelo Kugler

PhD Fellow, project Trade Law 4.0, University of Lucerne

Kholofelo Kugler is a PhD Fellow in the project Trade Law 4.0 at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland. She is an experienced international trade lawyer who is currently on sabbatical leave from the Advisory Centre on WTO Law in Geneva, Switzerland, to pursue her research interests in digital trade. She is also a Visiting Fellow at the Law School of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Kholofelo has advised, litigated on behalf of, and provided capacity-building/technical assistance to developing countries, least-developed countries, regional and international organizations, development agencies, and private companies in WTO law and digital trade law. Additionally, she regularly lectures on trade and digital trade topics. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and International Politics and Law (BA and LLB) and Master’s degrees in International Law and Economics and Law (MA and LLM).