Prof. (Dr.) Mahendra Pal Singh

Prof. (Dr.) Mahendra Pal Singh

Research Professor of Law, Distinguished Scholar in Public Law & Comparative Law,

Director – Centre for Comparative Law and Chairman of the Law School Doctoral Committee

B.A. LL.B. (University of Agra);

LL.M. (Columbia University);

LL.M.; LL.D. (University of Lucknow)

Prof. (Dr.) Singh has delivered prestigious endowment and other lectures at several universities and academic institutions in India and abroad. He was Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Heidelberg, a visiting Professor and Head of Law Division at the South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg and a visiting Professor at University of Heidelberg, University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, Kansai University, Osaka, National University of Singapore and at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He was a fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg. the Institute for Advanced Studies Berlin and at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

His publications include over one hundred papers in national and international legal journals and edited works and ten books including German administrative law in common law perspective, Freedom of trade and commerce in India, Comparative constitutional law, Shukla’s Constitution of India, Legal dimensions of market economy and Human Rights and Basic Needs. He has also been working on and collaborating in national and international research projects. Comparative public law including especially constitutional law, administrative law, human rights and legal systems are his major interests.