Prof. Shireen Moti

Prof. Shireen Moti

Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean (Special Initiatives) – JGLS & Faculty Coordinator (Clinical Programmes)

B.A.LL.B.(Hons), JGLS, JGU;

LL.M., Queen Mary University of London(Chevening scholar)

Doctoral Candidate, Monash University, Australia

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Prof. Shireen Moti is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean, Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global (Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University), where she teaches courses on Constitutional Law. Her research interests are in the fields of Constitutional Law and International Human Rights Law. Prior to joining JGLS, she worked at Nishith Desai Associates.

She holds an LL.M. degree from the Queen Mary University of London and B.A.LL.B.(Honours) from Jindal Global Law School. She was awarded the Chevening scholarship at QMUL and the merit scholarship at JGLS. Prof. Moti has been working in the area of International Human Rights Law with a focus on access to justice and legal aid for the past 11 years. She is the author of “Guide to LLM Admissions and Scholarships Abroad”(Universal Law Publications & LexisNexis, 2017).

She is the winner of the ‘Women of the Future: 50 Rising Stars in ESG’ International award by Women of the Future U.K. and the Queen Mary University of London Centre for Commercial Legal Studies Alumni Achievers Award. She was recognized as a woman in a leadership position and was invited to attend the ‘Women in Political Leadership’ programme supported by the Chevening Alumni Project Fund.

She was a visiting fellow at the Cornell India Law Centre at Cornell University. She is an associate fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society, U.K. She actively participates in national TV debates and is vocal about the exodus and genocide of Kashmiri Pandits from the valley.


  • Suvrajyoti Gupta and Shireen Moti, ‘Missing the Wood for the Trees: How Indian Legal Education Fails to Deliver the Professional Lawyer?’ (2023) Asian Journal of Legal Education. 
  • Shireen Moti, Passing of Criminal Law Bills: A Missed Opportunity for Reform? Bar and Bench, January 06, 2024.  
  • Shireen Moti and Dhananjay Kumar, Paid Menstrual Leave is a win-win policy – make workplaces equitable, boost productivity, ThePrint, December 20, 2023. 
  • Sital Kalantry and Shireen Moti, ‘Article 42 of the Istanbul Convention’ in Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women: Commentary on the Istanbul Convention (Edward Elgar Publishing 2023). 
  • Ajay Pandey, Sushant Chandra and Shireen Moti, ‘Clinical Legal Education and Access to Justice During and Beyond COVID-19: Some Reflections of Indian Experience’ (2022) Asian Journal of Legal Education. 
  • Shireen Moti, SC verdict on Article 370 settles J&K Question. But dilutes powers of states, ThePrint, December 15, 2022. 
  • Sital Kalantry and Shireen Moti, ‘Transnational Legal Feminist Approaches to the Honour Crimes Provision in the Istanbul Convention’ (2022) Transnational Legal Theory Journal 1. 
  • Shireen Moti, Payel Chatterjee and Shivendra Singh, Common Institutional Investment in Ola and Uber does not Warrant Investigation – Not yet?’ Mondaq, July 24, 2018. 
  • Vyapak Desai, Ashish Kabra and Shireen Moti, A Director’s Liability in cases of default, LiveMint, March 29, 2018. 
  • Shireen Moti, Guide to LLM Admissions and Scholarships Abroad (1st edn, Universal Law Publications and LexisNexis 2017). 
  • Devasheesh Bais and Shireen Moti, Rocket Emissions and the Environment: Need for Legal Regimes, (2015) 2 KLE Law Journal 259. 
  • Shireen Moti and Basvanagouda Patil, ‘Legal Education: Juxtaposing Antiquity and Practicality?’ in BC Nirmal and Rajinish Kumar (eds), Contemporary Issues in International Law, Environmental Law, International Trade Law, Information Technology, and Legal Education (Satyam Law Centre 2014). 
  • Shireen Moti, ‘Subordination of Environment in the quest for Development’ in Right to Development-Views and Issues (Alexis Centre for Public Policy and International Relations 2012). 

Visiting positions/ Fellowships

  • Visiting scholar, Cornell India Law Centre, Cornell University, 2020-2021
  • Associate Fellow, Royal Commonwealth Society, U.K. (2016 – till date)


  • Recipient of the ‘Women of the Future: 50 Rising Stars in ESG’ International award by Women of the Future U.K., 2022. 
  • Recipient of the Queen Mary University of London Centre for Commercial Legal Studies Alumni Achievers Award, 2022. 
  • Recipient of the O.P. Jindal Global University Distinguished Alumni Award, 2019.  

Grants and scholarships

  • Doctoral scholarship, Monash University, Australia  
  • British Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Chevening Scholarship (2016) 
  • Human Rights Fellowship, Columbia University (2016) (received, not availed) 
  • Jagdish Bhagwati Fellowship, Columbia University (2016) (received, not availed) 

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law – I 
  • Constitutional Law – II 
  • Comparative Public Law  
  • Labour Law – I 
  • Labour Law – II 

Research interests

  • Constitutional Law & Theory
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Violence against women
  • Access to Justice
  • Clinical Legal Education