Mehleen is an MPhil candidate in human rights law at St Cross College. Her thesis focussing on the compatibility of free speech guarantees with the legal treatment of boycotts is supervised by Catherine O'Regan and Ekaterina Aristova. Before starting her MPhil, Mehleen completed her LLM at NYU School of Law, where she was an International Law and Human Rights Fellow. She completed her LLB at UCL Faculty of Law, where she received Law Faculty Prizes in Public International Law and for her overall performance. Upon completion of her MPhil, she will  be joining the London office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. 

Mehleen is a Research Assistant at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. She also co-convenes the South Asian Discussion Group. Mehleen has a keen interest in mooting, having previously participated in the Willem C. Vis Moot and Jessup Moot, and regularly judges mooting teams at Oxford.