Meet the Team
Faculty Co-Ordinator and Managing Editor
Prof. Ashwin Mishra
Ashwin is an Assistant Professor at JGLS. He secured his B.A.LL.B from NLU Jodhpur with an honors in international trade and investment law. He also holds an LL.M in public policy dispute resolution and international law from Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law. During this period, he also served as a certified mediator for disputes before the Los Angeles Superior Courts. Additionally, he has worked as a Senior Associate with Laxmikumaran and Sridharan Attorneys in their commercial litigation and arbitration teams.
Karan is a final-year law student at JGLS. He has a keen interest in international commercial arbitration and its intersection with public law, specifically human rights. He has also been a part of the team that finished as the runner-up at the 16th Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot. He likes to read and travel in his free time.
Aarya is a final-year law student at JGLS. She has been a part of the Mapping ADR Blog for more than two years. She is extremely interested in the field of international commercial arbitration. Apart from this, she enjoys writing and researching on the developments surrounding technology law. In her free time, she likes watching cooking shows and trying out new recipes.
Tawishi is a final-year law student at JGLS. She is highly inclined towards ADR mechanisms in general and arbitration in particular. Her other areas of interest include competition law and corporate law. When she is not reading, writing or researching, she can be found binge watching crime thrillers.
Shuvam is a final-year law student at JGLS. His interest lies in arbitration and mediation. Specifically, he is keen to learn about investor-state arbitration and explore its role in connection with climate change policies. He also likes reading fantasy novels, watching sci-fi & animated movies, and playing basketball.
Sanya is a fourth-year law student at JGLS. Her interest lies in the areas of ADR and corporate laws. She enjoys writing, researching and editing. Apart from her publications in blogs and peer-reviewed journals, she is also an editor for the Global Business Law Review Blog at JGLS. Her experience of being both, an editor, and a writer enables her to produce holistic reviews of written pieces. When she is not engaged in academic work, she is either reading feminist literature and fiction, or creating intricate mandala artworks.
Deokinandan is a fourth-year law student at JGLS. His main interests lie in the intricacies of sports law. Apart from sports law, his interest areas include, maritime law and arbitration. He is also a team member at Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) programme which believes in empowering communities by increasing diversity in legal education. His interest in the field of sports law can also be attributed to him playing football and hockey in his spare time.
Shivjeet is a fourth-year law student at JGLS. His interests lie in the fields of constitutional law, administrative law, and regulatory affairs, and the interface of private law with these areas of public law. His interest in ADR stems from participating in mediation competitions and being a trained mediator. He keeps abreast by following developing areas of arbitration, such as the arbitrability of regulatory matters, the seat-venue dichotomy, and enforcement of foreign awards. In his spare time, he watches football and basketball, keeping up with his favourite teams Arsenal and the Lakers.
Varda is a third-year law student at JGLS. She is intrigued by the vastness of arbitration laws and has experience in research and academic writing as well. She is a member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration and is interested in exploring the technological approaches for dispute resolution. Other areas which interest her, include commercial litigation, general corporate and cryptocurrency. In her free time, she loves writing poetry and crocheting.
Anika is a third-year law student at JGLS. She is interested in the field of investment arbitration and its juxtaposition with contemporary affairs. She has furthered this curiosity by keeping abreast with the latest updates and actively amassing opportunities which can transform and refine the scope of this field. Apart from interning with stellar arbitrators and practitioners, and winning reputed competitions, she also enjoys participating in arbitration-related workshops and seminars. She loves doing yoga and finds solace in a good old-fashioned cleaning spree.
Mayank is a third-year law student at JGLS. He has a keen interest in the interplay between ADR mechanisms and constitutionally-recognized rights. He wants to further explore indigenous ADR mechanisms such as lok adalats and sulha solutions, and look at how these options can ensure speedy trials guaranteed by the Constitution while also reducing caseloads at the lower levels of the judiciary. The nexus between acceptance of judicial innovations and the demographic composition of a society is another area of interest. He is also a fitness enthusiast and loves cooking.
Mallika is a second-year law student at JGLS. Besides her ever-growing ambition for a future in corporate law or in the lucrative field of ADR, a robust taste in music and a passion for arts, athletics, and public speaking, shape her student life. She is currently interning with Ex Gratia Law Journal and serving as a researcher and outreach manager for initiatives such as the Child Rights Clinic and Family Justice and Gender Rights Clinic at JGLS. She is also a proficient Kathak dancer and trained equestrian.
Samriddhi is a second-year law student at JGLS. She is fascinated by the untapped potential of ADR and its ability to re-evaluate disputes as the Great Equalizer. She is inclined towards research-work and motivated to learn more about the operational structures that play into the field of ADR. She is also a sports enthusiast with a black belt in karate, a national-level swimmer, and a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.