Mr. Zoheb Hossain

Zoheb Hossain did his BA.LL.B from Symbiosis Law School, Pune and BCL(2008-09) and Masters Degree in Law from University of Oxford, U.K. He has pursued courses in Comparative Human Rights, Socio-economic Rights and Substantive Equality, Competition Law & Corporate Finance Law. He is an Advocate practising in the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court, presently working in the chambers of Mr. Mohan Parasaran, Additional Solicitor General of India. He is also a Central Government Panel Counsel in the Supreme Court of India appearing on behalf of various Government Departments. He has represented the Union of India in several matters inter alia, the Reliance Gas Dispute before the Supreme Court of India and the Vodafone Tax Dispute before the Bombay High Court. He was also a Member of the Organizing Committee, Ministry of Law and Justice, in-charge of the National Consultation for Second Generation Reforms in Legal Education. During an internship, he had assisted Dr. Rajeev Dhavan in a parliamentary submission examining the constitutional and legal position on office of profit before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC). He was also an Associate Editor of International Journal of Communications Law & Policy.

Publications

  • Hossain, Zoheb (2006) “Euthanasia - A World View” Journal of Symbiosis Law College, 6 187.
  • Hossain, Zoheb (2008) “Namesake - Cyber-squatting, an IPR Evil”, The Edict, an Inter-Law School Magazine.
  • Hossain, Zoheb  “Hook, Line & Sinker - Beware of Phishing” published with Indlaw Articles at http://news.indlaw.com/publicdata/articles/article218.pdf
  • Hossain, Zoheb (2008) “Info-Commons - Is there an information revolution through the resurgence of Marxist ideals and a collapse of the capitalist intellectual property regime?”, Infosym, an IT and Law Initiative, 2008
  • Hossain, Zoheb “Reservation in Promotion - Multiplying the risk?" published with Indlaw Articles at http://news.indlaw.com/publicdata/articles/article220.pdf

Conferences

  • Participated as Student Assistant in the 2009 Training Programme for National Judges in EC Competition Law conducted by the University of Oxford Centre for Competition Law and Policy (CCLP) and endorsed and subsidized by the European Commission.
  • Research Paper entitled “Domestic violence and sex work – Recent Policy Shifts in India and the U.K.” accepted for presentation at the University College Cork Conference On Criminal Justice And Human Rights, Ireland.