Honorary Faculty

Teaching Staff

Full Time Faculty

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Visiting Faculty

Abhishek Kaushik

Highest Qualification: B.S.L. LL.B.

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Practicing Advocate in Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court and Patna High Court

Subject Taught: Law of Crimes Paper III: Criminal Procedure Code I Alternative Dispute Resolution (Clinical Course II) Special Contract Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System (Clinical Course III) Law of Contracts

Adab Singh Kapoor

Highest Qualification: LL.M., B.B.A. LL.B., ACS, Diploma in Cyber Laws, Diploma in Corporate Laws, Advance Diploma in Taxation Laws

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Managing Partner Abad Sing Kapoor and Associates

Subject Taught: Family Law I Family Law-II Banking Law

Anuj Prakash

Highest Qualification: B.S.L. LL.B.

Designation: Visiting Faculty

Subject Taught: Law of Crimes Paper I: Penal Code I Law of Crimes Paper II: Penal Code II Law of Crimes Paper III: Criminal Procedure Code I

Arindam Saha

Highest Qualification: LL.M. (B.L), B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), .NET

Designation: Visiting Faculty

Subject Taught: Competition Law

Arjun Chaudhuri

Highest Qualification: L.L.B., M.A. (Business Administration)

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Practicing Advocate in High Court, CAT, DST, District Courts of Delhi and Faridabad

Subject Taught: Investment Law Financial and Systemic Fraud UNCITRAL Model Codes

Joel

Highest Qualification: Masters in Law and Finance (University of Oxford), B.B.A. LL.B., A.C.S.

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India

Subject Taught: Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act -I Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act -II

Kumar Mihir

Highest Qualification: B.S.L. LL.B.

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India

Subject Taught: Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance (Clinical Course I) Energy Law Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System (Clinical Course III)

Lalita Sharma

Highest Qualification: M.A. (English), B.Ed., B.Sc., PGDPM, Advance Diploma German (Gold Medalist)

Designation: Visiting Faculty

Subject Taught: Basic German I Basic German II

Mayuri Raghuvanshi

Highest Qualification: LL.M., B.S.L LL.B., Post Graduate Diploma in Environment Laws

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India

Subject Taught: Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance (Clinical Course I) Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System (Clinical Course III)

Neelima Mittal

Highest Qualification: B.Ed., B.A., A1 & A2 in French language from Alliance Defrancais

Designation: Visiting Faculty

Subject Taught: Basic French I Basic French II

Preeti Sahay

Highest Qualification: LL.B., B.Sc., B1 in Spanish

Designation: Visiting Faculty

Subject Taught: Basic Spanish I Basic Spanish II

Purvish Malkan

Highest Qualification: LL.M., B.S.L. LL.B.

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India

Subject Taught: Labour and Industrial Law Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System (Clinical Course III)

Raj Kamal

Highest Qualification: M.B.L., B.S.L. LL.B.

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India | Former Deputy Advocate General, Punjab for Supreme Court | Founder and Managing Partner Avyay Legal LLP

Subject Taught: Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance (Clinical Course I) Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System (Clinical Course III)

Richa Dang

Highest Qualification: M.B.A., B.E. (Software Engineering)

Designation: Visiting Faculty

Subject Taught: Legal Database

Rimali Batra

Highest Qualification: LL.M. (University of Oxford), B.S.L LL.B., B.C.L. (University of Oxford)

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Associate Partner with DSK Legal

Subject Taught: Public Law Skills Energy Law

Ritesh Khatri

Highest Qualification: LL.M., LL.B., B.Com.

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India | Associate Firm Petit Juris

Subject Taught: Property Law Alternative Dispute Resolution (Clinical Course II) Special Contract

Saiprasad R.G.

Highest Qualification: LL.M. B.A.LL.B., .NET

Designation: Visiting Faculty

Subject Taught: Law and Justice in a Globalizing World Corporate Governance & Human Rights Business and Corporate Law Criminal and Security Law

Samriti Bajaj

Highest Qualification: M.B.A., B.Ed., B.Com.

Designation: Visiting Faculty

Subject Taught: Marketing Management

Sanjana Jagga Bali

Highest Qualification: LL.M., LL.B., B.Sc.

Designation: Visiting Faculty

Subject Taught: Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act -I Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act -II Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance (Clinical Course I) Alternative Dispute Resolution (Clinical Course II)

Saurabh Jain

Highest Qualification: LL.B., Diploma in Cyber Laws

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Practicing Advocate in Supreme Court of India, High Court, NCLET and NCLT

Subject Taught:Interpretation of Statutes Company Law-II

Shwetank Sailkawal

Highest Qualification: B.B.A.LL.B.

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India

Subject Taught: Law of Crimes Paper I: Penal Code I Law of Crimes Paper II: Penal Code II Criminal Law Practice

Soumik Ghoshal

Highest Qualification: B.B.A.LL.B., Diploma in Business and Corporate Laws

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India

Subject Taught: Administrative Law Constitutional Law-II

Sounando Mukherjee

Highest Qualification: B.S.L.LL.B.

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Partner, HSA Advocates

Subject Taught: Law of Contract Corporate Laws

Velayudhan Shyamohan

Highest Qualification: B.S.L. LL.B.

Designation: Visiting Faculty | Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India | Partner KMNPL

Subject Taught: Interpretation of Statutes International Banking and Finance

Zoheb Hossain

Highest Qualification: B.A.LL.B., B.C.L. (Oxon)

Designation: Visiting Faculty

Subject Taught: Jurisprudence (Legal Theory)

Honorary Faculty

H.E. Gudmundur Eiriksson received an Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Rutgers College in 1970, an LL.B. (Honours) degree from King’s College, University of London in 1973 (Jelf Memorial Medallist) and an LL.M. degree from Columbia University in 1974.

Ambassador Eiriksson served as a Law of the Sea Officer in the Office of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Law of the Sea from 1974 to 1976 and as a Special Consultant at the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea in 1977.

He joined the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland in 1977, with the rank of Ambassador since 1988, and served as Assistant Legal Adviser (1977-1980), Legal Adviser (1980-1996), Ambassador to Canada, Nicaragua, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Venezuela and Peru (2003-2005), Ambassador to South Africa since 2008 (resident in Pretoria 2008-2009 and in New Delhi since 2009) and Ambassador to India since November 2009. He was appointed as the first Chairman of the Icelandic National Committee on International Humanitarian Law (2008).

He was a Judge at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea from 1996 to 2002 (President, Chamber for Fisheries Disputes 1999-2002). He was a Lecturer at the University of Iceland from 1987 to 1996 and a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law from 1994 to 1995. He was Director of International Law and Human Rights Studies and Dean for Cooperative Programmes at the University for Peace in Costa Rica from 2001 to 2003 and Professor and Head of the Department of International Law and Human Rights from 2005 to 2008. He was appointed Legal Adviser to the Council of the University in 2004.

Ambassador Eiriksson was a member of the United Nations International Law Commission from 1987 to 1996 (Rapporteur 1990; First Vice-Chairman 1993). He was a member of Icelandic delegations in numerous international forums, including the General Assembly of the United Nations, the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea (1978-1982) and the Council of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (President 1984-1988). He is a member of the Panel of Conciliators and Arbitrators, Center for Arbitrations, Mediation and Conciliation, Dakar, the Panel of Conciliators and Panel of Arbitrators, International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, Washington, and the International Council of Environmental Law, Bonn. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Inter-American & European Human Rights Journal/Revista Interamericana & Europea de Derechos Humanos and of the Advisory Board of the Nordic Journal of International Law.

He is the author of The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2000) and numerous articles on the law of the sea, legal education, international criminal law, international organizations, international relations, disarmament and human rights, including annual surveys of the work of the International Law Commission in the Nordic Journal of International Law for the period during which he was a member of the Commission.

In addition to the abovementioned institutions, Ambassador Eiriksson has lectured at the Universities of Cambridge, London, Durham, Lund, Helsinki, Lapland, Stockholm, Ottawa, Oslo, Tromso, Bergen, Hamburg, Utrecht, Georgia (Athens, Georgia), California (Berkeley), Kyoto, Geneva and Hawaii, at the Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City), the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Lima), the Army Institute of Law (Mohali, Punjab) and at Dalhousie, Duke, Columbia, Reykjavik and Abo Academi Universities.

He is a Knight Commander of the Icelandic Order of the Falcon.

Ambassador Eiriksson was born on 26 October 1947. He is married to Thorey Vigdis Olafsdottir, social worker, psychologist and Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Iceland. They have four children.

Adv. R Venkatramani has been on Senior Advocate’s panel for the Government of India in Supreme Court and appeared extensively in indirect tax cases. He is appointed as a Member, Law Commission of India in 2010. He has been appearing for the State of Tamil Nadu as a Special Senior Counsel for the past 12 years and also acting as Special Senior Counsel for the State of Andhra Pradesh. He also is retained by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board to represent its cases before the Supreme Court and the Electricity Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi. Being engaged by the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as Special Counsel. He also has acted as Standing Counsel for various Universities and Public Sector Corporations; Counsel for the Supreme Court in matters pertaining to the employees of the Court; Co-opted member of the Expert Group constituted by the Ministry of Minority Affairs to examine and determine the structure and functions of an Equal Opportunity Commission.

He was invited to be Member of the Ethics Committee of the Indian Council for Medical Research; Member cum office bearer of several Lawyers’ Associations; Life Member of Indian Society of International Law: Resource person of the Society for its Annual Summer Courses and actively participating in the Projects of the Society; Member, Indian Law Institute. He also has served as Law Member in the ‘Expert Group on Welfare Legislations’ set up by the Planning Commission of India in the year 1990; Member of the South Asian Task Force on Judiciary consisting of Members of SAARC Nations to submit reports on the conditions of Judiciary, reforms in Institutional structures and conditions of service etc with a view to enhancing rule of law and availability of efficacious legal remedies; on the Panel of the Jury invited for Public Hearings on Child Labour at New Delhi in 1997 and on Crimes on Women at Bangalore in 1999; Member of the Sub-Committee on Directive Principles of State Policy, constituted by the Commission reviewing the working of the Constitution under the Chairmanship of Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah.

He has been invited to speak at the workshop Jointly organised by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and International Commission of Jurists at GENEVA on the 4th to 6th March, 2001. The workshop was designed to submit a report to the Human Rights Commission, on the Optional Protocol to the International Covenants on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966. He also has been requested by the ICJ to coordinate with its activities in the Afro-Asian region, particularly pertaining to ICESCR. He is also associated with the International Working Group engaged in drafting an Instrument on the Right to Food following an International Conference held at BERLIN in May 2002. He also was invited to be involved in the Nepalese Constitution drafting and experience sharing exercise (2008).

He has several publications to his credit including: Books- on ‘Land Reforms’ (Co-author: 1975); ‘Judgements of Justice O. Chinnappa Reddy’ (Former Judge of the Supreme Court) published by the International Institute of Human Rights Society (1995); Volume on ‘Torts’ in the series of Halsbury’s Laws of India, published by Butterworths; Restatement of Indian Law (Public Interest Litigation) [sponsored by the Committee on Restatement of Laws – Joint Committee of the Supreme Court of India and Indian Law Institute]. He is currently working on- ‘Scope and application of International Instruments in Domestic Law making and Judicial Enforcement’ and a book on Constitutional Rights and Jurisprudence.

Prof. (Dr.) B.B. Pande completed his B. Sc., LL.B. and LL.M. from Lucknow University. His areas of interest are: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Evidence Law, Criminology, Tort Law, Juvenile Delinquency, Correctional Administration Law, Human Rights Law and Jurisprudence. For the past three decades he has developed special interest and expertise in Clinical Legal Education, which involves teaching diverse Law Courses through Clinical Method. Of course, as he proudly says, ‘this is an offshoot of my basic commitment and interest in the idea of legal aid’. The Legal Service Project at the Beggars’ Court and the Pilot Project for Law Students’ Voluntary Prison Services, culminating in the monograph ‘Joy of First Release’, are the best testimony to the success of this method.

He has worked with institutes of national/international repute in various capacities such as Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Jabalpur, Jabalpur (1962-70); Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Dar- es- Salaam, Tanzania, (Africa) (1981-83); Professor of Law, Lucknow University (1991-1994); Visiting Professor, School of Law, City University, Hong Kong, (Sept-Dec. 2005); Professor of Law, Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (India), till superannuation in 2005 and Human Rights Chair Professorship of the National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi (2007-2008).

He has several academic distinctions to his name including 107 publications in national/international journals, books; 124 papers in national, international Conferences, Seminars, Workshop.

He has also been awarded several fellowships by institutions of international repute including: the National University of Singapore; the School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, the Institute of Advanced Studies, Berlin (Germany); the Judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran; the Harvard Law School, Mass. (USA); the Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu (Nepal); the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Friedberg Im. Br. (Germany); the University of Ghent (Belgium); and the University of Warwick (England).

He has also performed several administrative responsibilities including; Consultant (Research) National Human Rights Commission of India, New Delhi (2005-2007); Dean and the Head of the Department of Law, Lucknow University, (1993-94); Professor In-Charge, Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (1994-97); Coordinator, NCT of Delhi Task Force for the National University of Juridical Sciences Project on Criminal Justice Administration (2001-2002); Director, Pilot Project on Law Student's Voluntary Prison Services, A project approved and supported by the NHRC, New Delhi (1999-2001); Member Executive Committee, Centre for Environmental Law, World Wide Fund for Nature, India (2001-2002); Honorary Director, Diploma Course on Environmental Law conducted by the Centre for Environmental Law, World Wide Fund for Nature, India (1997-98); Director, National Workshop on Rights of the Child - Realities of Justice in U.P., organised by the Faculty of Law, Lucknow University, in collaboration with the UNICEF (Lucknow) (Jan-1994) and Director, Legal Services Programme, Faculty of Law, Delhi University (1995-97) and (2001-3).

He also has held several distinguished memberships including: President, Indian Society of Criminology (ISC), University of Madras, Chennai; Member of the Executive Council, The National Law University, Delhi; Member of the Academic Council, the National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata and the National Law University Institute, Bhopal; Chairman, Committee for Drafting Model Rules for the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) rules, 2007, constituted by the Min. of Women & Child Development, Govt. of India (2007); Member, National Advisory Committee on Prison Reforms, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, B.P.R.&D. order July 2001 and 2005; Nominated as member as Delhi State Legal Services Authority (2001); Member, Working Group on Reforming Social Deviants and Caring for other Disadvantaged, Planning Commission, Government of India, (Dec-2000); Member, All India Prison Manual Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, B.P.R.&D., (Nov-2000); Expert Member, Core Group to propose amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India (1999); Member, Working Group to Review the Probation Services in the Country, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India (1998); Co-Chairman, session on Effective Trials of Organised Crimes, organised by the UNAFE Institute (United Nations Asia and Far East Institute) in collaboration with the NICFS, Ministry of Home Affairs (December 14-16, 1998); Technical advisor to the Third Working Group of the Asia Crime Prevention Foundation (Asia Chapter), on Guidelines for Environmental Protection through Criminal Law (December 7-9, 1998); Member of the Executive Committee of the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi and elected member of the Governing Council of the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi (1997-2001); Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of the Sociology of Law, Academic Press (London), (1983 to present day); Member of the Board of Directors for the Research Committee for Sociology of Deviance and Social Control of the International Sociological Association (1990-94); Member, Executive Committee, Indian Association of Social Science Institutions (1989-91); Conferred membership of the International Sociological Association (1991-94); Chief-Editor, Eastern Africa Law Review, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (1981-82); Member, Editorial Board, Delhi Law Review, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (1985).

Professor Gitanjali Nain Gill has been an academic since 1993 formerly employed at India’s leading university, Faculty of Law, Delhi University, where she experienced a distinguished academic career finishing her tenure as a Reader in 2011. Prior to joining Northumbria University, Professor Gill was a Visiting Fellow at BRASS [Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society] Cardiff University, working on environmental and sustainability issues. She taught at the School of Law, Queen Mary University, London [Environmental law]; Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University [Public Law]; City and Regional Planning [Sustainability, Planning & Environmental Policy], Cardiff University [Environmental law] Earth Sciences [B.Sc, M.Sc], Cardiff University [Environmental law]. In August 2011 Professor Gill joined the School of Law, Northumbria University as a Senior Lecturer.

Professor Gill received a British Academy / Leverhulme Small Research Grant in 2014-15 to examine the casework and environmental jurisprudence of the National Green Tribunal of India [NGT]. The project focused on the National Green Tribunal as one element of a reformist approach to environmental government and explored its working and effectiveness. In January 2017, her research findings and conclusions were published in her book Environmental Justice in India: The National Green Tribunal (Routledge, Earthscan). The book is being translated into Chinese by Routledge China, Wuhan University and Social Science Press China (in press 2018).Her research agenda continues to focus on India and will include comparative work within China.

She is widely published on Indian environmental law and has articles in the Environmental Law Journal, Environmental Law Review, Transnational Environmental Law, Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, Public Law and chapters in several books. She acted as an expert contributor and reviewer on India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Bangladesh for the 2016 United Nations Environment Programme book titled’ Environmental Courts and Tribunals: A Guide for Policy-Makers’.

In the summer of 2018, Professor Gill will be a Visiting Professor at the Vermont Law School (the USA premier environmental law centre).

Professor Gill was the sole Indian awarded the 2006 Fellowship on International and Comparative Environmental Law, Budapest, Hungary by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research [UNITAR]. It led to her appointment as an Associate Fellow with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research [UNITAR]. In addition, she was awarded the 2003 Fellowship on Law Teaching and Research in Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University, UK, sponsored by Cardiff Law School, Welsh Development Agency and British Council, New Delhi.

Professor Gill is a member of leading international and national professional societies: Member, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law; Socio-Legal Studies Association; United Kingdom Environmental Law Association; Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and the Environment.

Non-Teaching Staff

Ms. Suprieya Administrative Officer
Mr. Basant Kumar Office Superintendent
Mr.Anish Kumar Yadav Supervisor
Mr. Prashant Kumar Ambasta Supervisor
Mr. Mohit Gupta Supervisor
Mr. Sachin Kumar Information Officer
Mr. Ayan Raheja Senior Coordinator
Ms.Rajni Bhandari Senior Coordinator
Mr. Jitendra Choudhary Coordinator
Mr. Susheel Kumar Senior Office Assistant
Ms. Manju Senior Office Assistant
Mr. Sunil Singh Senior Office Attendant
Mr. Ram Avadh Office Attendant
Mr. Neeraj Kumar Office Attendant
Mr. Pankaj Kumar Office Attendant

Accounts Department

Ms. Sonam Saxena Senior Accountant
Mr. Deepak Mehra Deputy Accountant

Library

Mr. Shriram Library in Charge
Mr. Kapil Agarwal Library Assistant
Mr. Amit Kumar Library Assistant
Mr. Ravi Kumar Senior Office Attendant
Mr. Kheem Singh Office Attendant

IT Department

Mr. Rakesh Singh Network Administrator
Mr. Puneet Sharma Lab Assistant