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Education CV

Education:

  • PhD in Law, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge (2022-present)
    • Visiting Researcher, University of Edinburgh, Scotland (Mar-May 2024)
  • LLM (First Class Hons.), Girton College, University of Cambridge (2018-19)
  • BA, LLB (Hons.), National Law School of India University, Bangalore (2013-18)
    • Exchange Semester, University of Zürich, Switzerland (Spring 2018)

Scholarships and Prizes:

  • WM Tapp Studentship, and College Scholarship, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge (2022-present)
  • Master's Essay Prize, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge (2023)
  • JN Tata Endowment Scholarship for Higher Education (2022-present, 2018)
  • Emily Davies Scholarship, and Margaret Hastings Prize for First Class Results in LLM examinations, Girton College, University of Cambridge (2019)
  • Cambridge Trust Scholarship, University of Cambridge, towards the LLM (2018)
  • KC Mahindra Education Trust Scholarship for Post-Graduate Studies (2018)
  • Heyning-Roelli Foundation Scholarship, towards the Exchange Semester (2018)
  • 3 University Gold Medals for Labour Law, Law & Economics, Taxation Law (2018)

Professional, Research and Editorial Experience:

  • Policy & Research Fellow, Centre for Sport and Human Rights (2022-present)
  • Executive Director, Cambridge Pro Bono Project (2022-present)
  • Podcast Lead, Declarations: The Human Rights Podcast (2023-present)
  • Legal & Policy Advisor (pro-bono), Fair Game UK (2021-present)
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Event Management Journal (2023-present)
  • Research Fellow, The Sports Law & Policy Centre, India (2021-22)
  • Legal Advisor, Linklaters LLP, London (2019-21)
  • General Editor, Cambridge International Law Journal (2018-19)

Fields of research

Human Rights, Public Law, Merit, Race, Sports, Cricket

Research centres and interest groups

 

Supervisors

Supervisors: Dr Stephanie Palmer and Prof David Howarth

Advisor: Prof Alison Young

Start Date

Oct 2022

Publications

 

Books

The Routledge Handbook of Mega-Sporting Events and Human Rights (ed) (Routledge, 2023)

Co-editor(s):
(Associate Editor) William Rook, Daniela Heerdt
Publisher:
Published Oct 2023

Articles

"Resistance and Reform as Responses to Human Rights Criticism: Relativism at FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022" 24(9) German Law Journal

Citation:
24(9) German Law Journal
Published: Forthcoming

"Does India need a Caste-Based Quota in Cricket?: Drawing Parallels from South Africa" 53(21) Economic & Political Weekly

Co-Author/s:
Gaurav Bhawnani
Citation:
53(21) Economic & Political Weekly
Published: May 2018

"‘Public Policy’ as the Root Cause of the Due Process Paranoia: An Examination of the Statute and Court Decisions in India" 6(2) Indian Journal of Arbitration Law 145

Citation:
6(2) Indian Journal of Arbitration Law 145
Published: Jan 2018

Book Chapters

"Framework for Inclusive Institutional Design and Regulation for Mega-Sporting Events " in William Rook, Daniela Heerdt (ed(s)), The Routledge Handbook of Mega-Sporting Events and Human Rights (Routledge, 2023)

Publisher:
Published Oct 2023

"Human Rights Considerations During Preparation and Construction for Mega-Sporting Events" (with Daniela Heerdt) in William Rook, Daniela Heerdt (ed(s)), The Routledge Handbook of Mega-Sporting Events and Human Rights (Routledge, 2023)

Publisher:
Published Oct 2023

"A World of Responsible Sport " (with William Rook, Thays Prado, Daniela Heerdt) in Joseph Zajda, Yvonne Vissing (ed(s)), Discourses of Globalisation, Human Rights and Sports (Springer, 2023)

Publisher:
Published Aug 2023

"Arbitrability of Fraud in India – Is Ayyasamy only about ‘Seriousness’" (with Prakshal Jain) in Umakanth Varottil, Mihir Naniwadekar and V. Niranjan (ed(s)), The Reform Decade: Corporate and Commercial Law in India (Eastern Book Company, 2020)

ISBN 13:
9788194284819
Published Jan 2020

Blog Posts

Reports

Co-author, Submission to the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities on the Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities

Co-Author/s:
Nandan Kamath, Desh Gaurav Sekhri
Body / Institution:
Sports Law & Policy Centre
Published: Jul 2022

Contributor, The Gender Divide That Fails Football’s Bottom Line: The Commercial Case for Gender Equality

Co-author, From Stasis to Movement: Actualising a Fundamental Right to Physical Literacy in India

Co-Author/s:
Nandan Kamath, Desh Gaurav Sekhri
Body / Institution:
Sports and Society Accelerator, India
Published: Feb 2022

Contributor, Land Acquisition in India: A Review of Supreme Court Cases from 1950 to 2016

Body / Institution:
Centre for Policy Research, India
Published: Apr 2017