Shaurya completed his LL.M. in International Business Law as a Tata Scholar from the London School of Economics, after which he worked for a year with the Head of the International Arbitration and International Contract law department at the LSE. He served as the President of the LSE International Arbitration society, and has been a part of the LSE Vis Moot coaching team for the past 3 years. He continues to work closely with the Department of Law at the university.
During his undergraduate years, Shaurya read history and law at the University of Delhi, where he also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Delhi Law Review (Student Ed.) and the President of the Hansraj College Debate Society. He was actively involved in mooting and debate and represented the University of Delhi at the Willem C. Vis Moot (2017), as well as at the World University Debate Championship (2014).
Shaurya has spent the last two years working with top international arbitration practices in London. Most recently, he spent a year with the international disputes practice at Debevoise & Plimpton before returning to India to pursue his research and academic interests. He has worked on arbitration and commercial litigation cases in the Energy, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceutical and Technology sectors, and has worked on pro-bono cases related to sexual and gender based violence and the unlawful imprisonment of journalists.
Shaurya’s interests lie in the field of international disputes, public international law, gender and anti-discrimination studies, and the study of adjudicatory and dispute resolution mechanisms. He has published on topics related to international arbitration, privacy law, anti-sexual harassment laws, and investment treaty law.