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2-YEAR M.A. (Corporate Law)

(offered in collaboration with EBC Learning, EBC Group)

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About the Programme

The M.A. in Corporate Law Programme is a comprehensive educational initiative focused on equipping participants with in-depth knowledge in the field of corporate law. This program aims to provide a solid foundation in corporate legal principles, governance structures, regulatory compliance, and emerging trends, enabling participants to excel in their careers while contributing to the success of corporations and businesses.

Programme Highlights:

Core Corporate Law Concepts: The programme delves into the core concepts and principles of legal method, corporate law, including the formation and structure of corporations, legal rights and obligations of shareholders, directors, and officers, fiduciary duties, corporate governance frameworks, and legal compliance requirements.

Mergers and Acquisitions: The programme covers the legal and regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring. Participants learn about legal due diligence processes in an M& A transaction, structuring an M& A transaction, foreign direct investment in India, drafting and negotiation of different transactional agreements, and post-merger integration challenges.

Competition Law: The Competition Law and Economics course offers a comprehensive overview of the principles, concepts, and applications of competition law. In today' s global marketplace, understanding the dynamics of competition and the legal frameworks that govern it is essential for businesses, legal practitioners, and policymakers.

Capital Markets and Securities Regulation: This course focuses on, initial public offerings (IPOs), securities offerings, insider trading regulations, shareholder activism, and landmark cases. Participants gain insights into the regulatory landscape and its impact on the market and the relation of a company with different stakeholders.

Contract Law and Contract Drafting: The Contract Law and Contract Drafting course offers a comprehensive understanding of contract law principles and practical skills required for effective contract drafting including dispute resolution clauses, and dealing with remedies for contractual breaches.Contracts form the foundation of business transactions, and mastering the art of contract drafting is essential for legal professionals, business executives, and anyone involved in negotiating and finalising agreements.

Corporate Compliance and Risk Management: The program emphasises the importance of corporate compliance and risk management practices. Participants explore strategies for identifying, assessing, and mitigating legal risks, as well as establishing effective compliance programs to ensure adherence to applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.

Law of Taxation: Master the intricacies of tax law and unlock a world of financial understanding. Explore fiscal federalism, tax interpretation, direct and indirect taxation, and international tax concepts.

Insolvency Law and Bankruptcy: Often business entities find it difficult to file an insolvency application before the NCLT. This intense course on IBC Practice covers various aspects of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, including the filing procedure.

Banking and Finance Law: Gain a comprehensive understanding of banking and finance operations in India. Explore key topics including regulations, loans, debentures, and negotiable instruments.

Labour and Employment Laws: Explore India' s complex labour and employment laws, in a simplified manner, covering topics like constitutional rights, industrial relations, wages, strike and lay-off, and workplace safety. Gain vital knowledge to ensure legal compliance and navigate the complexities of the employment.

Extensive E-learning Resources: As part of our commitment to providing you with a comprehensive and flexible learning experience, the programme includes a wealth of e-learning resources from EBC Learning — including 500+videos, links to leading cases from SCC Online and E-books from EBC Reader — that complement and enhance your educational journey.

E-Library Resource. As part of our commitment to providing you with comprehensive learning resources, we are pleased to offer you access to a vast collection of digital books, articles, research papers, and other educational materials through the NALSAR library resources and from the EBC Reader and SCC Online.

In-person Classes at NALSAR: 45 in-person teaching hours per semester conducted at the esteemed NALSAR campus. As part of our commitment to providing you with a well-rounded and immersive learning experience, we offer this unique opportunity to come together and engage in face-to-face learning at our prestigious institution. The classes would also be live streamed and may be attended online.

Industry Experts and Networking: The programme offers opportunities to learn from industry experts, corporate legal professionals, and renowned faculty members. Participants engage in interactive sessions, case studies, and workshops, fostering networking opportunities and knowledge exchange with peers and industry leaders.

Programme Outcomes: Upon completion of the Programme, participants will:

Possess a comprehensive understanding of corporate legal principles, governance frameworks, and regulatory compliance requirements.

Demonstrate proficiency in analysing and addressing legal challenges and opportunities faced by corporates.

Demonstrate proficiency in analysing and addressing legal challenges and opportunities faced by corporates.

Apply legal knowledge to effectively advise on corporate transactions, compliance programs, and risk management strategies.

Gain and apply practical skills required for effective contract drafting and negotiation.

Exhibit ethical decision-making skills aligned with corporate governance best practices and industry standards.

Stay abreast of emerging trends and innovations shaping the corporate legal landscape.

Gain skills and expertise in dealing with regulatory bodies such as the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the Competition Commission of India (CCI), and filing before the National Company Law Tribunals (NCLT).

Build a strong professional network and gain access to opportunities for career advancement in corporate law — engage with industry experts, practitioners, and professionals.

The M.A. in Corporate Law Programme provides a platform for participants to enhance their expertise in corporate law, equipping them to make informed decisions, mitigate risks, and navigate the complexities of the corporate world with confidence.


a. Bachelor’ s Degree or an equivalent Degree in any discipline from any recognised Universit

b. Students appearing for the final year examination of Graduation are also eligible to apply.

c.Lateral Admission for the Advanced Diploma Candidates

Candidates who have completed the One Year Advanced Diploma in Corporate Law at NALSAR are also eligible for admission to the second year. In such cases, the candidates need to surrender the Advanced Diploma in Corporate Law Certificate awarded by NALSAR, after completion of the M.A. Programme, to be entitled for award of the Degree of M.A. (Corporate Law) at NALSAR. The candidates should exercise this option within a maximum period of two years from the date of their admission to the Advanced Diploma.

The candidates enrolled for the Advanced Diploma Programme can enroll for the M.A. Programme within two years from the date of their admission, even though they have not completed the Advanced Diploma.

The lateral admission to the M.A. Programme will be offered only when the subjects and the syllabus offered for the First Year of M.A. Programme are similar to that of the subjects and the syllabus offered in the said Advanced Diploma Programme.

In any case, lateral admission will be offered subject to fulfilment of the eligibility criteria for the M.A. Programme.

Admission Procedure

Direct Admission subject to fulfilment of the eligibility criteria for the said course.

Duration, Continuation and Termination

The duration of the programme is two years and the maximum period for completion of the programme is four years including the year of admission.

The maximum period for the candidates enrolled in the second year of M.A. Programme is two years including the year of admission to the second year M.A. Programme.

Every candidate admitted to the course shall pay the prescribed fees for the first year at the time of admission and the fee for the second year shall be paid at the beginning of the third semester. If a candidate is required to continue the course beyond the minimum duration because of his/her non-fulfillment of the prescribed requirements for the award of the M.A. Degree, he/she shall pay the Continuation Fee, as prescribed to continue their course after the minimum period.

The marks secured in the papers already appeared by the candidate shall be carried forward during the span of the eligibility for the programme.

After completion of the maximum period, if the candidate fails to fulfill all the requirements for the award of the M.A. Degree, the admission stands automatically cancelled. In such cases they need to enrol afresh for the programme.

Fee Structure


Course fee:Rs. 60, 000/- p.a. (5% fee concession to the candidates belonging to SC / ST / PWD Category)

  • Repeat examination / Supplementary Examination fee : Rs.500/- per paper / project
  • Continuation fee beyond the minimum duration of the course till the maximum period : Rs.5, 000/- p.a.
  • Re-evaluation Fee : Rs. 1, 000/- per paper
  • Boarding & Lodging charges at campus (subject to availability) during classes / exam will be extra as per the University Rules.
  • Convocation fee will be charged separately as per the University Rules.

Note:If a candidate fails to submit the projects / assignments / case studies for the subjects offered in the relevant semester, then the candidate should pay the applicable repeat examination fee per subject for submission of the project / assignment / case study at a later date.

Note:The University reserves the right to revise the Fee structure from time to time.

Course Structure

Subject Code Subject Marks Credits
1.1.1 Introduction to Law and Legal Methods 100 5
1.1.2 Fundamentals of Corporate Law 100 5
1.1.3 Administration of Company 100 5
1.2.4 Law of Contract 100 5
1.2.5 Law of Investment and Foreign Exchange 100 5
1.2.6 Capital Markets 100 5
2.3.7 Mergers, Amalgamations and Acquisition 100 5
2.3.8 Law of Taxation 100 5
2.3.9 Competition Law and Economics 100 5
2.3.10 Insolvency Law and Bankruptcy 100 5
2.4.11 Banking and Finance Law 100 5
2.4.12 Labour and Employment Laws 100 5
2.4.13 Dissertation

(written: 150 marks + viva: 50 marks)




Conduct of the programme

The Master’s Programme will have four semesters.  Each Semester will have Personal Contact Programme (PCP) sessions by the subject experts, followed by Online session where participants will work on the research projects / assignments / case studies and upload them on the dedicated web platform / submit them by email. The candidates can contact / communicate through email with the subject experts for queries, if any, on the concerned subject. Relevant course material will be uploaded on the website and can be accessed through their login id.  The Self Learning Materials (Reading Materials) printed copies will be sent to the enrolled candidates. 

PCP sessions will be conducted for six days in the First & Second Semester; for seven days in the Third Semester and for four days in the Fourth Semester at Hyderabad by the subject experts. Suggested reference guidance would be provided at the contact sessions. Each subject shall consist of 15 teaching hours. The recorded videos of the classes will be uploaded on the dedicated website. Attendance at the PCP is compulsory and the candidate should have atleast 75% attendance in the PCP to appear for the end semester examination. The learners are also expected to put in at least 30 hours of study for each credit. 

Case study analysis / project / assignments will be part of the concerned subjects and will be discussed in onsite / online sessions. There will be one project / assignment / case study for each course. In total a candidate must complete twelve projects /assignments / case studies by the end of the programme. 

The website will be the main delivery system in terms of updating information on the subject. The access to the website will be deactivated after the completion of the minimum duration and will be revived on the payment of the continuation fee.

Academic Calendar

Admission Process From February to June every year


S.NO. Name of the Activity Tentative Months
    From To
1 Distribution of course material August September
2 Personal Contact Programme October November
3 Submission of Assignments/projects/case study November December/td>
4 Examinations   December
5 Declaration of Results   February
6 Repeat Examinations May June


S.NO. Name of the Activity Tentative Months
    From To
1 Distribution of course material January February
2 Personal Contact Programme February March
3 Submission of Assignments/projects/case
(Submission of Dissertation in case of IV Semester)
4 Examinations
(Viva Voce Examination in case of IV Semester)
May June
5 Declaration of Results July August
6 Repeat Examinations November December

Note : The PCP Sessions (classes) will be conducted in blended mode (online / physical) at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. However, the examinations will be conducted physically at Hyderabad only.

Evaluation Scheme & Award of Advanced Diploma / M.A. Degree

Each paper shall carry 100 marks. The distribution of marks shall be as follows:

Assignment(s) / Project / Case Study : 30 Marks
End Semester Examination : 70 Marks
Dissertation (200 Marks)
Written Report :
150 Marks
Viva-Voce Examination : 50 Marks

NOTE: No candidate will be permitted to appear for the End Semester Examination unless he / she has attended 75% in the programme specific Personal Contact Programme.

Awards of Grades

The performance of all the candidates in all subjects shall be evaluated on a 10 point scale with corresponding grade values as mentioned below:

Percentage of Marks Grade Grade Value
90 and above O+(Exceptionally Outstanding) 10
85 – 89 O (Outstanding) 9
80 – 84 E+ 8.5
75 – 79 E (Excellent) 8
70-74 A++ 7.5
65-69 A+ 7
60-64 A 6.5
55-59 B+ 6
50-54 B (Pass) 5.5
Below 50 F(Fail) 0

The result will be declared as ‘ W-withheld’ for all the candidates who appear for the examination and fail to submit the projects / assignments / case studies. Even if a candidate secures the minimum required marks, i.e, 50 in the end semester examination and fails to submit projects/assignments/case studies, the result will be declared as ‘ W-withheld’ . In both the cases, the candidates are required to register for the repeat examination and pay the requisite fee for submission of the projects / assignments / case studies.

Calculation of CGPA

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is arrived at by dividing the sum of the products of Grade Values and the Credits in each subject by the total number of credits in all the subjects.

A candidate to be successful should obtain a minimum of 50% marks or the equivalent grade, i.e., B in every subject /Dissertation. A student who secures the minimum required 50% marks will not be declared passed until he/she submits the assignments/projects/case studies as prescribed. However, the candidate who fails to obtain the minimum grade (i.e., B) shall be given chance(s) to re-appear for the examination whenever the same is conducted till the completion of the maximum period, i.e., four years from the date of admission on payment of repeat / supplementary examination fee and the continuation fee as prescribed. Candidates failing to secure the minimum marks in the Dissertation shall re-submit the same. No candidate who has cleared the subject by securing 50 marks or above is allowed to re-appear in the examination for improving the marks / grade.

Rounding off and Award of Grace Marks

In case a candidate obtains fractional marks, the fraction will be rounded off to the nearest whole number.

The Course Coordinator with the approval of the Director, DDE may add FIVE grace marks in total for all the subjects in a semester to enable a candidate to pass the examination. The said provision will not be applicable in case of re-evaluation and/or for improvement of grade.

Provided that under no circumstances, a candidate shall be granted more than five grace marks in a semester to be distributed in all subjects.

Award of the Master’ s Degree

A candidate to be eligible for the award of the Master’s Degree, i.e., M.A. (Corporate Law) should submit all the assignments / projects / case studies and should secure 50% marks or ‘B’ grade in all the subjects including Dissertation obtaining atleast CGPA 5.50 out of 10.00. 

A student admitted to the program has to complete all the prescribed requirements within a maximum period of four years from and including the year of admission in order to be eligible for the award of the Master’s Degree. However, the candidates enrolled in the second year of M.A. Programme has to complete all the prescribed requirements within a maximum period of two years from and including the year of admission to the second year M.A. Programme. 

Award of the Advanced Diploma

If a candidate decides to ‘EXIT’ after completion of all the subjects of FIRST and SECOND SEMESTER, he/she will be eligible for award of Advanced Diploma in Corporate Law. To be eligible for award of the Advanced Diploma in Corporate Law, a candidate should submit all the assignments / projects / case studies and should secure 50% marks or ‘B’ grade in all the subjects offered in the First and Second Semester obtaining atleast CGPA of 5.50 out of 10.00. A candidate can exercise this option within a maximum period of two years from the date of admission.

After exercising the above option, the candidate will not be entitled to continue the Master’s Programme.

Procedure for Re-counting / Re-evaluation

The candidates desiring of re-evaluation have to apply in writing along with the re-evaluation fee within 15 days from the date of declaration of results. On the receipt of the request for re-evaluation, the paper would be sent to subject expert other than the evaluator and the results of the same will be communicated within 45 days. A change in the original score shall be made only when, upon re-evaluation, the change is FIVE marks or more. The Re-evaluation result is final and there will be no further appeal to the same.

No candidate who has cleared the subject by securing 50 marks or above is allowed to re-appear in the examination or apply for re-evaluation for improving marks / grade.

The recounting of the paper would be done without collecting any fee but on the written request to the Director, DDE by the candidate. The change, if any, shall be incorporated accordingly.

Misconduct Rules

The Vice-Chancellor on the report and recommendation of the Course Co-ordinator can cancel the registration of a candidate and also debar them from examinations and further enrolment if he or she is found to be indulging in abusive, unruly behavior with the faculty or staff of the University. Such behavior will also include abusive mails, phone calls or defamatory tweets / posts / blogs etc.

The NALSAR University Academic Mis-Conduct Regulations, as approved by the Executive Council of the University will apply suitably for the candidates enrolled for this programme.

Refund of Fee in case of withdrawal of admission

a) In case of withdrawal within 15 days from the closure of the admission, 10% of the course fee paid shall be retained by the University towards administrative charges;

b) In respect of candidates who withdraw their candidature after 15 days from the closure of admission, total course fee paid by the candidates shall be retained by the University.

c) All other fee other than course fee, once paid is non-refundable.

Note:The University reserves the right to modify the admission process, fee structure, course structure, course content, the evaluation scheme and other Rules from time to time.

2-YEAR M.A. (Corporate Law)




Course Coordinator

Prof.(Dr.) K.V.S. Sharma


Professor (Dr.) K.V.S. Sharma is  a Professor of Law at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. Prof. Sharma has been the Consumer Law Chair Professor at the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, New Delhi. Prof. Sharma is awarded the “Best Teacher’s Award” from the State Government of Telangana on 5th September 2018. Prof. Sharma has been associated with Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in different capacities in New Delhi.

Registrar, NALSAR University of Law


Before joining NALSAR University of Law, K. Vidyullatha Reddy worked as in-charge Principal of Manair Law College, Khammam for four years, while also serving as a law teacher at the same institute. This prior experience shapes her perception of administrative work as an integral part of her official duties. Currently, she holds the position of Chairperson of the Post Graduate Legal Education Centre and Convener of the Moot Court Committee, actively participating in the administration of legal education institutions. In the past, she has also worked as Convener of the University examination committee. Actively involved in organising various training programs and conferences on behalf of the University, she has coordinated training programs for advocates, including those funded by the Ministry of Law of Justice and Ministry of Environment and Forests. She has also facilitated the South India law teachers training program in association with the British Council and month-long training programs for advocates aspiring to be judges. Additionally, she took the lead in coordinating the International Conference on consumer law in association with the International Association of Consumer Law, marking the first-ever conference of the organisation in India. Her passion for setting up the legal aid cell and coordinating its activities is evident through her involvement in outreach programs and the establishment of legal aid clinics within and outside the University. Outside of her academic pursuits, she enjoys indulging in nonacademic interests, such as watching regional politics and Telugu movies.

Editor Publications & Director, EBC Learning


Abhinandan Malik is Editor (Publications) & Director at EBC, India's top law publisher. He is a graduate of NALSAR University of Law with an LLM from the University of Toronto. He is skilled in E-Learning, Legal Assistance, Legal Research, and Legal Writing. He has 10+ years of editorial experience, conceptualising, guiding and editing publications at EBC. He is fond of guiding students, especially in the area of legal writing—an area in which he also offers courses. At NALSAR, he was the founder and editor of an inter-law school magazine and law review called The Edict. It comprised students from the top national law schools across India as editors. At the University of Toronto, he specialised in private law. His thesis was on the Horizontal Application of Fundamental Rights. He was also invited to be part of the Academic Council for the Refresher Program in Law titled “Evolutions in Legal Pedagogy” offered by NALSAR University, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development.


Adjunct Professor, NALSAR University.


Prof. Kesava Rao obtained M.L. and Ph.D. from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He was awarded Gold Medals being University First in B.L., M.L., Ph.D., and also bestowed with Best Researcher Award for Ph.D thesis on 'Legality of Claims in Commercial Advertisements'. He has more than 40 years of teaching and research experience. He was the former Vice-Chancellor of DSNLU, Visakhapatnam and NUSRL, Ranchi. His specialisation is Commercial Law and Law of Evidence. He authored the book CONTRACTS: CASES AND MATERIALS (published by LexisNexis) and edited the 18th edition of WOODROFF and AMIR ALI'S Law of Evidence, 20th edition of SARKAR's Law of Evidence, and edited publications of DSNLU, Visakhapatnam and NUSRL, Ranchi. He served as Additional Professor of Law at NLSIU,Bengaluru, Registrar of CNLU, Patna and Coordinator (Academic Affairs) at NLUO, Cuttack. Besides being Principal of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra University.

Assistant Professor, NALSAR University of law


Before joining NALSAR, Dr T. Raghavendra Rao had worked as a faculty member at NUJS, Kolkata, M.S. University of Baroda, and ICFAI University. With over 20 years of teaching and research experience, he specialises in Environmental Law and Family Law. Furthermore, he has a strong academic background, having published articles and papers in reputable law journals, and actively participated and presented papers in numerous National and International Conferences.

Assistant Professor, NALSAR University of Law


Dr A. Sridhar is an Assistant Professor at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. Before joining NALSAR, he practised as a Company Secretary for a decade, where he handled various corporate law issues. He has done his LL.M from NALSAR University of Law and his Ph.D. in Law from Osmania University on the Topic “Competition Issues in Air Transportation Sector and Indian Aviation Policy: A Critical Analysis”. He worked as a Part-Time Lecturer at PG College of Law, Osmania University, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad. He edited two books, namely “Corporate Laws: The Challenges of 21st Century” and “Recent Trends in Corporate Laws: Impact on Socio-Economic Development in India”. He published 12 articles and presented 21 research papers at the national level, 9 research papers at International Level Seminars and participated in 4 International and National Seminars. Acted as a resource person for the technical session on “Inclusive growth and Various dimensions” at UGC-ICSSR Sponsored Two Day Global Seminar on “Dr. B.R.Ambedkar & Constitutionalism” held in the Year 2018 conducted by Department of Law, OU and also acted as resource person for the “National Symposium on Consumerism, Consumer Citizenship and Sustainable Consumption” conducted by Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad held in the year 2020. He is the resource person for the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) for EDP and MSOP Programme conducted by the Institute. He is also resource person for Few Courses in Corporate Law Regime at Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad. He has given guest Lectures on various topics relating to corporate laws and Commercial Drafting etc., at multiple Institutions/Organisations like MSME Facilitation Center, Hyderabad, Government of India, KL University, Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad and Other Institutions.

Assistant Professor, NALSAR University of Law


Ishita Das is Assistant Professor of Law and her academic interests include International Space Law, Cyber Law, International Environmental Law, International Trade Law, and Business Law. She has completed her undergraduate training from National Law University, Jodhpur, specialising in Business Law. After her graduation, she has been associated with a think-tank, head-quartered in the UK, working on diverse issues ranging from trade policy and sustainability to foreign policy and public health. She has also worked with the Central Government working on areas concerning violence against women and the Right to Information in Delhi. Subsequently, she pursued LL.M. from The W.B. National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, specialising in Corporate and Commercial Law. She was also the Gold-Medalist of her batch, winning several gold medals based on her academic performance. She has an academic experience of about 2 years wherein she has taught courses such as Cyber Law, and Law and Justice in a Globalizing World, among others, to both undergraduate and graduate students at the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam. Subsequently, she joined Amity Law School, Noida, as Assistant Professor – I, wherein she taught courses such as Information Technology Law, and International Environmental Law, inter alia. In her free time, she likes to play basketball, paint or sketch, and write poems or short stories.

Assistant Professor, NALSAR University of Law


Poosarla Bayola Kiran graduated from Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam with Seven Gold Medals. Apart from being the best outgoing student, he has also secured Gold Medals in Constitutional Law, Corporate Laws, Law of Banking, Labour Laws, Criminal Law and History. He completed LL.M (Business Laws) from Andhra University with Distinction. He cleared UGC-NET in December, 2015. He also has a PG Diploma in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy from Andhra University. His areas of interest are Sports Law, Jurisprudence, Corporate Laws and Constitutional Law. Before joining NALSAR he worked as Assistant Professor in DSNLU and School of Law, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam. Recently he submitted Ph.D. Thesis titled ‘Resolving Sport Disputes Through Judicial Intervention with Special Emphasis on Selection Disputes: A Juristic Study’ at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra University.


Instructor, EBC Learning


Juhi Roy is a graduate of ILS Law College, Pune. She has previously worked as a Senior Associate in the General Corporate team of Argus Partners, Kolkata. She has also worked with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai; Network 18 Media and Investments Limited, Mumbai; Wadia Ghandy & Co., Mumbai; and SA Partners, Mumbai. Her primary expertise is in corporate transactional and corporate advisory work and has an extensive experience in leading teams conducting legal due diligence exercises for M&A transactions and negotiating and drafting transactional documents.

Instructor & Editor, EBC Learning


Pradyumna Anil Purohit is a Course Author, Instructional Designer, and Innovator at EBC Learning. He is also the Chief Academic Consultant at Mahatma Gandhi Centre for Peace Studies (MGCPS), O.P. Jindal Global University (OPJGU). Pradyumna was formerly an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School (JGLS). He is a graduate of law with a major in Political Science and honours in Constitutional Law. Pradyumna pursued his LL.M. (Master of Laws) in International Development Law and Human Rights from the University of Warwick, England and was the recipient of the Upendra Baxi Scholarship. He has also earned an M.Litt. (Master of Letters) from the School of History, Institute of Legal and Constitutional Studies, University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He is a passionate educator and has been vocal about academic governance for a long time. He has trained faculties and institutions for IQAC and processes under the NAAC and various ranking frameworks.

Instructor, EBC Learning & AOR, Supreme Court


Dr Charu Mathur has rich and diverse expertise in corporate, commercial, civil, criminal and constitutional law matters. She is an Advocate on Record with the Supreme Court of India. She has represented parties which include cricketing bodies and educational institutions like IIT Jodhpur, NLU Jodhpur, BPUT Orissa, MPUAT Rajasthan, and private engineering and medicine colleges of Gujarat and Orissa.

Instructor, EBC Learning & Advocate & Mediator, Co-founder, Techlawlogi Consulting LLP


Dr Pratima Narayan is an Advocate, Mediator and Co-founder of Techlawlogi Consulting LLP. She is an Editor and Consultant at EBC Learning. She has offered courses on consumer law, arbitration, e-commerce, contract law and corporate law on the platform. She has authored a book on ‘Electronic Commerce: Legal Compliance’, published by Eastern Book Company. The book comprehensively outlines the various legal and regulatory frameworks and compliance for e-commerce players. Dr Pratima has served the legal academia for over two decades as a visiting faculty at various reputed law schools and business schools. Dr Pratima holds a Doctorate in Law from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru.

Instructor & Senior Consultant, EBC Learning


Dr Aanchal M Dua is an academician at heart and comes with more than 16 years of consolidated experience in the area of Legal Education and Research. She is a Doctorate in Law from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi and has been associated with various national and international universities like the Bangalore University, the University of Chicago and the University of Manchester. She specialises in Business/Corporate Law, Industrial Law, International Law and IPRs. She has authored a book on the Legal Environment of Business which is currently under publication and has a few publications to her credit in the area of Trade & Environment. She is associated with a start-up in the area of Financial Services as a legal advisor. She is very passionate about community services and leads a number of such projects with various NGOs engaged in the field.

Senior Legal Consultant & Lead - New Ventures & Growth, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co


Hemant Batra is a Corporate, Business and Strategist commercial lawyer and serves as the Senior Legal Consultant & Lead - New Ventures & Growth at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. He is also the founder of Kaden Boriss, an international business law firm, and holds the position of vice-president at SAARCLAW. As a due diligence expert, he has written articles and authored books on the subject.

Principal Associate Litigation, Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys


Chhavi Pande is a seasoned Principal Associate specialising in litigation within the banking and labor law sectors. With over 17 years of legal experience, she has handled a diverse range of cases including banking law, cyber laws, labor law, employment matters, family disputes, consumer disputes, criminal law, and POSH (Prevention of Sexual Harassment) cases. Additionally, Chhavi has extensive expertise in contract drafting and vetting, specifically in intellectual property laws, non-disclosure agreements, and lease agreements. She is also a recognised POSH Trainer, providing training and conducting workshops on workplace sexual harassment prevention and redressal. Chhavi's knowledge extends to various areas of law, and she actively contributes through her writings, blogs, and articles on POSH Act and other legal topics.

Partner, AZB & Partners


Aditya Singh Chandel is a Partner at AZB & Partners. He specialises in Direct and Indirect Taxation, Income Tax Laws, International Tax, Goods and Services Tax, Foreign Trade Policy and Customs Law. He advises clients on a broad range of domestic and cross-border tax issues, with a special focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, private equity transactions, permanent establishment issues, investment fund structuring, financing, aircraft leasing, employee incentives, succession planning and indirect tax issues across sectors.

AOR, Supreme Court


Avinash Sharma specialises in Competition, Litigation and Arbitration. Avinash Sharma presently acts as an Advocate-on-Record at the Supreme Court of India. He is Competition Commission of India (CCI)’s Panel Counsel; Municipal Corporation of Delhi (North)’s AoR at the Supreme Court of India; International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR)’s Panel Mediator; and Central University of Haryana’s AoR at the Supreme Court of India. He has represented the parties in the Supreme Court, Delhi High Court, District Courts in Delhi, National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions, DRT & DRAT, Cyber Appellate Tribunal, CAT, AFT, CCI, COMPAT, NCLT & NCLAT, NGT etc, duly reflected in around 60 reported judgments. Successfully resolved/ settled around 70 cases while acting as a DHCLSC’s Mediator. Also acted as Delhi High Court appointed Local Commissioner in various lawsuits related to the property/ intellectual property matters.

Senior Manager (Legal), Directorate General of Hydrocarbons under MOPNG


Badrinath Srinivasan, LL.M., FIII, MCIArb, works at the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH), Ministry of Petroleum on Natural Gas, Government of India as Senior Manager (Legal). He advises DGH on contract-related issues and handles high-stakes international arbitrations and litigations in the petroleum exploration and production sector. He writes in various forums on contract law, drafting and dispute resolution. His research papers have been published in major research journals such as Economic and Political Weekly, Supreme Court Cases, Indian Journal of Arbitration Law, etc. His works have been cited in several reputed national and international publications and by the Hon’ble Madras High Court. Badrinath is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and is a fellow of the Insurance Institute of India. He writes extensively in the Practical Academic Blog (


Partner, Dentons LinkLegal


Ketan Mukhija is a Partner at Dentons LinkLegal. He is in the firm’s corporate commercial practice in Delhi. Ketan has extensive experience in handling matters pertaining to corporate restructurings, investment transactions, private equity, banking and finance, energy and infrastructure, real estate and construction, telecommunications, and capital markets. He has also acted as transaction lead and advised several multinational corporations on their entry strategies into India and has diverse experience in providing corporate advice and representation. Ketan has provided advice and assistance in relation to bidding for Government contracts, including advice in relation to compliance with anti-corruption and ethical standards prescribed by specific Government authorities. Ketan is an executive member of the ASSOCHAM National Council on Law and Policy and Competition Law. He is a registered Insolvency Professional with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India.

Senior Partner, Seven Seas Partners LLP


An experienced lawyer with a family history in the profession, Nilanjan practices litigation in multiple jurisdictions across the country and is a specialist in diverse branches of law including writs, corporate, arbitration and ADR, consumer, civil, criminal and environment. He completed his LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement and Arbitration from Leiden Law School in the Netherlands and is additionally qualified as an Investment Treaty Arbitration specialist. He is currently a senior partner at ‘Seven Seas Partners LLP’, a boutique international law firm founded in 2019, with presence in India and the Netherlands (E.U.) and practicing on a variety of subjects of international as well as inter jurisdictional laws, including international arbitration, international tax and regulatory advisory. He is also on the Institutional Review Board of the Tata Medical Centre, a 130 million USD philanthropic cancer research centre and hospital managed & owned by the prestigious Tata Group.Academic Blog ( sectors.

Associate Professor, FLAME University


Dr Yugank Goyal is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at FLAME University. Earlier he taught at Jindal Global Law School. His tryst with the Economics of Competition Law began while studying Masters at Erasmus University Rotterdam, where later, he also pursued his PhD in law and economics. Given his interdisciplinary background, he enjoys making complex ideas simple, something visible in his treatment of the Economics of Competition Law.

Partner, Dentons LinkLegal


Abhishek Sharma is a Partner with Dentons LinkLegal and has over 13 years of experience. He has substantial experience in handling disputes concerning the aviation sector (including airports) and in handling civil and commercial disputes in various fora, including the Supreme Court of India. He also routinely acts for clients in arbitration proceedings, both domestic as well as international. Abhishek regularly appears before the various benches of the National Company Law Tribunal as well as the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal in a large number of insolvency and company law matters. He also advises and represents clients in complex matters before the Competition Commission of India and the Competition Appellate Tribunal. Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate in the law chambers of Mr Arun Jaitley, Senior Advocate. He has also completed an attachment with Allen & Gledhill, Singapore. Abhishek is the Addnl. Joint Secretary of the NCLT and the NCLAT Bar Association.

Partner, Animesh Sinha & Partners


Animesh Sinha is a Partner at Animesh Sinha & Partners. Previously, he worked at India’s premier dispute resolution law firm Karanjawala & Co. wherein he represented India's top corporate houses and high-income individuals in courts as well as in arbitrations. He commenced his independent practice at the young age of 24 and represented the top insurance companies in complicated litigations before the Supreme Court, High Court of Delhi and various Appellate Tribunals. He specialises in insurance law and his services have been retained by several insurers, top companies and other insurance intermediaries in India. Moreover, he also specializes in arbitration, infrastructure, contracts and corporate law. Animesh appears in courts and arbitrations and has been retained by several companies for non-contentious legal advisory and transactions.

Legal Counsel, Huntsman India


Tarun Mathur is a Legal Counsel with Huntsman India; has 10+ years of law firm, regulatory and consulting experience, with expertise in corporate, commercial, and legal compliance, M&A transactions and merger filings. He has worked with SEBI (Corporate Restructuring and Corporate Issues and Listing), in Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and in Trilegal. He is an alumnus of NYU and NLU, Jodhpur; teaches “Transacting M&A Deals” at MNLU Mumbai, and has published on “Merger Control in India” (EBC).

AOR, Supreme Court


Tishampati Sen did his LL.B. from NLU Jodhpur. He was awarded a Graduate Faculty Scholarship from NUS (Singapore) and pursued his LL.M. there. He has significant experience in drafting, negotiations, civil, corporate and commercial litigation, arbitration, international arbitration, company law and consumer law. He started his career by working at J Sagar Associates and was one of the few lawyers there to practise both, the transactional and litigation side of the law. He then joined Mr Gopal Subramanium’s chamber and thereafter set up his own practice. He is an Advocate on Record at the Supreme Court and has been involved in a number of key matters. He has successfully argued one of the primary and prominent class action matters involving data privacy, and he has represented the whistleblower in one of the first-of-its-kind whistleblower suits in India. Tishampati is regularly appearing as counsel in the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts, Tribunals and arbitrations.

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Engineering and Management


Victor started his academic career with the Institute of Law, Nirma University as an Assistant Professor in 2012 followed by the School of Law, Galgotias University, from 2015 till August 2021. Presently, he is associated with the University of Engineering & Management (UEM). In the area of corporate and allied laws, not only has he presented and participated in various academic discourses but has also delivered expert lectures and conducted certificate courses in corporate law and mediation law. During his academic career, he has dealt with subjects such as Company Law, ADR and Mediation Law, Competition Law, Corporate Governance, Corporate Insolvency, Mergers and Acquisitions, Law on Infrastructure Development, Property Law, Law of Contract and Interpretation of Statutes. Presently, Mr Nayak is pursuing his Doctorate.

Senior Legal Specialist, Legal Academic, Kaleyra


Akshay Sreevatsa is a graduate of the National Law School of India (2011) and has earned his LL.M. from the University of California, Berkeley, with a specialisation in Public International Law. Akshay is a middle-stage aspiring academic and research scholar, having taught at various universities across India, and through this experience is highly receptive and enthusiastic about all fields of law, and teaching them physically and electronically at such places as NLSIU, NLU Delhi, and conducts law and literature classes pro bono as well, for interested students, and is also the co-chief editor & creator of India's first Legal Citation Manual, freely available at He lives in Bangalore with his Rhodesia Ridgeback, Slash, his Doberman, Trigger, and his numerous golf sets.Degree from WBNUJS, Kolkata in the area of Takeover Laws.

Former Principal Associate, J. Sagar Associates


Mr. Adhiraj Gupta, MCL (Cambridge), B.A.LL.B(H) (National Law University Odisha) is a qualified lawyer and registered attorney in India. He has practised primarily in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions and General Corporate Commercial law with two premier Indian law firms: JSA and Luthra & Luthra Law Offices India. In his 7 years of post qualification experience, he has represented domestic and international clients in cross borders M&A transactions, advising on foreign direct investments, joint ventures and exchange control laws. Adhiraj has also advised international business in establishing operations in India and on various aspects of Indian law, including laws relating to information technology, data protection, consumer protection and insolvency. He has conducted lectures on a variety of corporate, commercial laws in several law schools in India and serves as an Associate Editor of Cambridge Law Review and an editor of the Blog run by the Centre for Corporate Law, National Law University Odisha. He is a citizen of India and speaks fluent English, Hindi and Bengali.

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