B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) (West Bengal National University for Juridical Sciences, Kolkata);
B.C.L. (University of Oxford)
Ms Priya Garg undertook the Bachelor of Civil Law programme (LLM) at the University of Oxford as a scholar with the Oxford-India Centre for Sustainable Development. She was offered scholarship grants by Jesus College, Oxford and University of Pennsylvania.
Ms Garg was offered admission by the University of Cambridge, University of California Berkeley Law, University of Pennsylvania, London School of Economics and Political Science and New York University.
At Oxford, she pursued her master’s in corporate insolvency law, commercial remedies, advanced trust and property and comparative human rights. Ms Garg received grants (£2100) from the Catherine Hughes Fund for her research work in the field of education. Besides, Ms Garg was elected to the Oxford Union, one of the largest and most famous debating societies in the world. She was elected as the Somerville College MCR Education Representative and her Batch Representative. She further judged a moot-court round at Oxford and was selected to deliver a lecture in her college’s academic lecture series.
Ms Garg completed her BA LLB (H) from National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata on a scholarship. In 2014, she chose pursuing law at NUJS over accepting admission offer from IIM Indore to pursue management studies. At NUJS, Ms Garg secured twelve gold medals. At NUJS, she served as the Convenor of Society for Advancement of Criminal Justice, Administrative Secretary of NUJS Student Juridical Association, Member of NUJS Legal Aid Society and Senior Associate Member at NUJS Law Review. Ms Garg secured the highest number of job offers in her batch: the offers came from Khaitan & Co, AZB & Partners, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Trilegal. Ms Garg joined Khaitan & Co, Delhi as an Associate and worked there briefly before leaving for her master’s.
Ms Garg completed her school education from Delhi Public School (Ghaziabad) on scholarship. At DPS, she served as the Head Girl and participated in various inter-school and national-level competitions revolving around sports/public-speaking/academics.
At OP Jindal Global University (JGU), Ms Garg offers courses relating to corporate/commercial law and supervises dissertations of the LLM students. At JGU, she also serves as the Faculty Coordinator of the student-run Legal Aid Society for Workers.
Her work has been published by The Statesman, The Wire, Indian Express, NUJS Law Review, among other reputed publications. She is on the peer review board of RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review which is an academic initiative to promote research and debate in areas of financial and economic law.