Prof. (Dr.) Saloni Khanderia is presently a Professor of Law and an Alexander von Humboldt Experienced Researcher. She has more than a decade of teaching and writing experience. Her areas of specialisation are Private International Law, the Law of Contracts and the Law of Torts. She is widely published and cited and is the co-author of the leading commentary on Indian Private International Law published by Hart/Bloomsbury Publications. Her book may be purchased here. Her publications may be found here.
Prof Khanderia is also a Visiting Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, the University of Johannesburg since 2018. Before joining JGLS in 2017, Prof Khanderia has worked with the National Law University, Delhi, for 4.5 years. She has also been a Global Excellence and Stature [GES] postdoctoral fellow at the Research Centre for Private International Law in Africa, the University of Johannesburg, in 2015 for 20 months. There apart, she was also awarded the UNIDROIT Research Scholarship in 2016 to research the UNIDROIT, Rome on ‘The Role of UNIDROIT Principles on International Commercial Contracts in the Law of India.’ Professor Khanderia has also been awarded the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers to research for a period of 12 months at the Chair for Civil Law, International Private Law and Comparative Law, Ludwig Maximilian University in München.
Professor Khanderia will be the National Rapporteur for two of the Reports of the Académie Internationale de Droit Compare (International Academy of Comparative Law) that will be published in 2022. The Reports will be on “New Specialised Commercial Courts and
Their Role in Cross-Border Litigation” and “The Effectiveness of International Legal Harmonization through Soft Law” where she will examine and report on the principles of Indian private international law in these areas.