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Prof. (Dr.) Ritu Gupta


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 17 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 Business Laws specially Law of Contract and Banking Law. She has written two books one on Sexual Harassment at Work Place’ in 2014 and the other on ‘Law of Contract’ including Specific Relief Act, 1963, in  2015 both published by LexisNexis. 

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.

She has presented papers, chaired sessions in various National/International Conferences/ Seminars and has contributed articles on various legal issues in peer reviewed journals. She has vast experience of being a resource person, conducting training programmes/ workshops/ sensitization programs etc. on various facets of ‘Contract & Project Management’, ‘Banking Frauds’ ‘Sexual Harassment at Workplace’ for Judges, Defence Estate Personnel, IAS & IRS Officers, DANICS probationers and Delhi Government officers at various institutions namely Delhi Judicial Academy (DJA) Dwarka; Union Territory Civil Services (UTCS), Delhi; AICTE, New Delhi, Delhi Jal Board (DJB), JNU, ESIC, Doordarshan & All India Radio (AIR) and Indian Law Institute (ILI) etc. 

She has been an external expert member of Internal Complaints Committees (ICC) at ‘Prasar Bharati’ and NLUD. Presently she is the expert member ICC of Ministry of Women & Child Development (MWCD), Government of India. 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. 

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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