He is the director, Gujarat National Law University with about 27 years of teaching experience at prestigious universities including Hidayatullah National Law University. Before joining the legal academia, he had practiced at Madras High Court for seven years. With specialization in Environment Law, Human Rights Law, International Law and Constitutional Law, he has authored 3 books on Environment Law and 2 books on Human Rights Law published by LexisNexis, National Law School of India University (CEERA) etc.
He was recently elected to represent South and West Asia at the IUCN Academy of Environment Law. Currently, he is the Chair of Environment Law Study Group of the International Association of Law Schools and Members of the Teaching and Capacity Building Committee of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law. He is also the recipient of prestigious awards like the Environment Law Champions Development Award from Asian Development Bank, Philippines and the Best Social Scientist Award from the Indian Society of Criminology. He had travelled around the globe extensively and had the privilege of being invited to deliver lectures at 23 premier universities in various countries.




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Ms. Shriya Maini is an Advocate – on – Record at the Supreme Court of India. A post-graduate from the University of Oxford, U.K., Ms. Maini worked in the Cabinet of the then President Judge Theodor Meron, Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals at The Hague, Netherlands. A recipient of the Oxford Global Justice Award for Excellence in Public International Law 2015-16 and Dr. Mrs. Ambruti Salve Award 2014-15, Ms. Maini currently also serves as an External faculty at National Law University, Delhi and Lloyd Law College, Noida. She is also an external member on the Internal Complaints Committee at Lloyd Law College, Noida and has been globally accredited with numerous publications.   


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Sanskriti Sanghi is an alumna of the University of Cambridge, where she read for her Master's in Law (LL.M., International Law). She graduated from Cambridge in 2020 with First Class (H) and as a recipient of the Jennings Prize (Wolfson College). During her time at Cambridge, she was an RA to the authors of a book (forthcoming, CUP) for a chapter specific to child rights on the 'Right to Life in International Law'. She was also a researcher at the Cambridge Pro Bono Project on 'Action on Armed Violence', a General Editor for the Cambridge International Law Journal, and completed a certification in 'Trial Monitoring' (CFJ in collaboration). Prior to pursuing her graduate studies at Cambridge, Sanskriti was an undergraduate student at the Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) where she was an Aditya Birla Scholar, and from which she graduated in 2019 as a recipient of 8 gold medals. She has a wide breadth of work experience, and has been published in several reputed journals and blogs. Presently, she is a lecturer at the Jindal Global Law School (JGLS).


She is an Associate professor at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar with more 12 years of experience in teaching. Her areas of interest revolves around Criminal Laws,Taxation Laws, Informationa and Technology Laws and Biotechnology Laws. Amongst several publications with reputed books and Journals, She has published 3 books with Astral International Publications on Biotechnology and article in RGNLU journal on Narco Analysis.


Harsha Rajwanshi / Assistant Professor of Law 

Dean External Relations

Centre Director, GNLU Centre for Private International Law

Faculty Advisor to GUVNL-GNLU Research Fellowship on 'Energy Law & Policy'