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Prof. (Dr.) Ritu Gupta

Professor of Law

LL.B., LL.M., Ph.D. (D.U.), UGC-NET

Prof. (Dr.) Ritu Gupta is a Professor of Law at National Law University Delhi and has got teaching experience of almost 20 years. Prior to joining NLU Delhi, she has taught at University School of Law and Legal Studies (USLLS), Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Dwarka, New Delhi and Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS), Pitampura, New Delhi.


Prof. Gupta specialises in Commercial and Business Laws like Law of Contract, Banking Law, Property Law and Competition Law. She is Research Director of Centre for Banking and Financial Laws, NLUD. Her areas of interests include Legal Education and Research, Judicial Process and Gender Justice. She has written two books one on ‘Sexual Harassment at Work Place’ and the other on ‘Law of Contract’ including the Specific Relief Act, 1963, both published by LexisNexis.


She is a member of the National Human Rights Commission’s Core Group of Women. The aim of the group is to advise the Commission on issues relating to the right of women in the light of the Government policies, law, rules and orders etc. from the human rights perspective. She is a member of Executive Committee (EC) of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Law University, Sonipat and NLUD. She is a member of the Board of Referees of many refereed journals including NCRB Journal and an external expert in the advisory board of NHRC’s Hindi Magazine ‘Nayee Dishayein’


She has been an external expert member of Internal Complaints Committees (ICC) at ‘Prasar Bharati’ and NLUD. Presently she is an expert member of the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC), Ministry of Women & Child Development (MWCD), GOI. She is also holding the position of Policy Advisor at NLU Delhi advising the University on various issues related to prohibition, prevention and regulation of workplace sexual harassment. Prof. Gupta has vast experience of being a resource person and has conducted training programmes/ workshops on Gender Sensitization and ‘Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace’ for Judges, IAS & IRS Officers, DANICS probationers, Doordarshan & All India Radio (AIR) etc. She has presented papers and attended academic events in various countries like Norway, Poland, Singapore, Australia, USA and Srilanka etc.


She had been conferred ‘REX Karamveer Global Fellowship and Karamveer Chakra Award’ in March 2015 for her outstanding contribution to women empowerment. She had earlier been selected for the award of doctoral fellowship by Indian Council for Social Sciences and Research (ICSSR), New Delhi and declared 'Ms. Super Brain Super Personality', by Competition Success Review in a National level Competition in 1998.


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Area of Interest.
    • Commercial and Corporate Laws specially Banking Laws, Competition Law, Contract and Property Laws
    • Gender Sensitization 
    • Judicial Process
    • Legal Education and Research