Research Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


LLM in Commercial Laws (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
BA.LLB (Hons) (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India)

NUS Commonwealth Scholarship, Singapore (2017 to Present)
The International Bar Association's Educational Trust Fund Scholarship, London (2016)
The George Spyrou LLM Scholarship, Christ's College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (2015 - 2016)
The IP University's Academic Excellence Award, India (2012 -2013)
The IP University's Academic Excellence Award, India (2011 -2012)
Academic Scholar Award, Bluebells School International, India (2010)

Thesis Title
Market Sounding and Insider Trading: Comparative Analysis of India and European Union Models

Associate Professor Umakanth Varottil

Research Interest
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Financial Regulation and Securities Law
Market Abuse and Insider Trading
Economic Structure of Business Transactions
Investor Protection and Corporate Governance

Representative Publications

Work Experience
Research Volunteer, Legal Policy & Research Unit, International Bar Association, London (January to March 2017)
Legal Intern, Capital Markets, Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh & Shroff Co, New Delhi (March 2015, August 2014)
Legal Intern, Mergers & Acquisition team, J. Sagar Associates, Gurgaon (January to February 2015; July 2014)
Legal Intern, Private Equity team, Dua Associates, New Delhi (June to July 2014)
Legal Intern, Corporate Policy, Dhir & Dhir Offices, New Delhi (August 2013)