Anubhav Raj Shekhar

Anubhav Raj Shekhar

Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean

B.A. LL.B. (NLIU, Bhopal);

LL.M. (Azim Premji University, Bangalore);

M.Sc. (University of Oxford)

Anubhav is an Assistant Professor (Law) and Assistant Dean at the Jindal Global Law School. He graduated with a B.A. LL.B. degree from National Law Institute University (NLIU) at Bhopal (2017), and holds an LL.M. (2019) with specialisation in Law and Development from Azim Premji University. He attended the University of Oxford to read a master’s in Modern South Asian Studies (2023). After graduating from NLIU, he was offered an in-house position with Wipro Ltd., where he contributed as a transactional lawyer handling communications and consultancy contracts. Before joining JGLS, Anubhav taught Constitutional Law and offered an elective on Law and Religion at the BML Munjal University, Gurugram.

Building upon his experience, Anubhav’s current research interests lie in exploring the colonial foundations of India’s jurisprudence on freedom of religion, and questions that relate to access to justice. He is passionate about teaching and developing new methods to ensure comprehensive skill-based learning.

  • Jurisprudence
  • Constitutional Law
  • Non-full funding bursary to pursue DPhil at Faculty of Law, University Oxford, equivalent to £ 21000, 2023 (Could not accept)
  • Central European University Merit Scholarship, 2022-23 (Could not accept)
  • All-rounder Faculty Award’, BML Munjal University (2021)
  • Panellist for discussion on India and Singapore: Building a Sustainable Practice at the 11th Asian Pro Bono Conference held in Vientiane, Lao PDR (September 2022)
  • Delivered a Lecture on Death Penalty in India: Critique of the Bachan Singh Doctrine at Azim Premji University (October 2020)
  • Selected for Online Leadership Programme On ‘Access To Justice’ organised By National Law School of India University(NLSIU) & Ford Foundation (June 8th- June 13th 2020)
  • Organised Justice Adda-Trust Law Workshop on Leading with Pro bono: Global Strategies for Local Impact at BMS College of Law, Bangalore (December 2019)
  • Attended Workshop on Defending Capital Punishment Cases conducted by Advocate Dr. Yug Mohit Chaudhary organised by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (April 17th – April 22nd 2019)