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  • Ph.D. in Law, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge (2022-present)
  • LL.M. (First Class Honours), Girton College, University of Cambridge (2018-19)
  • B.A., LL.B (Hons.), National Law School of India University, Bangalore (2013-18)
    • Exchange Semester, University of Zürich, Switzerland (Spring 2018)

Scholarships and Prizes:

  • W.M. Tapp Studentship, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge (2022)
  • JN Tata Endowment Scholarship for Higher Education (2022, 2018)
  • Emily Davies Scholarship and Margaret Hastings Prize for First Class Results in LL.M. 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 and Research Experience:

  • Editorial Assistant, Centre for Sport and Human Rights (2022-present)
  • Executive Director, Cambridge Pro Bono Project (2022-23)
  • Legal Advisor (pro-bono), Fair Game UK (2021-present)
  • Research Fellow, Sports Law & Policy Centre, India (2021-2022)
  • Legal Advisor, Linklaters LLP, London (2019-21)
  • General Editor, Cambridge International Law Journal (2018-19)



Dr Stephanie Palmer and Prof. David Howarth

Start Date

Oct 2022




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

Gaurav Bhawnani
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

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

Book Chapters

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

Eastern Book Company
ISBN 13:
Published Jan 2020

Blog Posts


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

Nandan Kamath, Desh Gaurav Sekhri
Body / Institution:
Sports and Society Accelerator, Bangalore
Published: Feb 2022

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

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