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Dr. Risham Garg

Associate Professor

Associate Professor of Law and Research Director, Center for Transnational Commercial Law (CTCL)


Dr. Risham Garg holds a Doctor of Laws (LL.D.), doctoral research degree, for his work on International Contracts & the UN CISG Convention. He presently teaches courses of Transnational Commercial Laws, Bankruptcy Insolvency & Restructuring, Law of Contracts, Sale of Goods, Private International Law in the Post Graduate and under graduate law degree programmes. He has previously taught papers of Law of Property, Banking Laws & Negotiable Instruments, International Commercial Arbitration, Law of Tort & Consumer Protection, Legal & Constitutional History, Jurisprudence, Legal Methods. He is also the Research Director of the Center for Transnational Commercial Law (CTCL) at NLU Delhi.


He is continuing with the National Law University Delhi as a regular faculty member since 2009. He has previously worked as a Lecturer at the Amity Law School, (IP University Delhi) for over six years during 2002-2009. He has been a visiting faculty at the National Law University Odisha Cuttack, the Indian Law Institute, Amity Business School Noida. He has also acted as a consultant to the Directorate of Legal Education of the Bar Council of India.


He has been involved in publishing and presenting research papers on contemporary issues in commercial laws and active participation in consultations in various forums. He acts as an Arbitrator at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot on the International Sale of Goods (CISG Convention) at Vienna and at Hong Kong; and also at the India rounds of the Vis Pre-Moot. He has been a Visiting Research Scholar at UNCITRAL, Vienna, Austria in 2007.


He has assisted in organizing Workshop on Jurisprudence by Prof. Upendra Baxi, ‘On how not to teach Sociological Jurisprudence’ in August 2007; and Law Day Lecture on ‘Media, Sting Operation and Privacy Law- The Regulatory Dilemma’ in November 2007. He has been the Seminar Convenor of a National Seminar on “Alternative Dispute Resolution in the era of Globalization”; and an All India Essay Competition for law students. “ADR in the era of Globalization: An Indian Perspective” in 2008. He has also been involved as Seminar Convenor in two conferences - Seminar on Financial Regulation, in association with NIPFP & FSLRC in 2012; and International Conference on Banking Laws & Financial Regulation in 2011, at the National Law University Delhi.


Recently he has organized an MHRD GIAN Course on Comparative Contract Law & Practice, during May 12-22, 2016. This course was conducted by Professor Stefan Vogenauer, currently the Managing Director of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History and former Director of the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law (during 2004-2015).

He has also organized a one-day seminar on ‘Bankruptcy Laws & Cross-Border Insolvency in India- The way ahead, on 14th May 2016.

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Area of Interest.
    • Transnational Commercial Laws, Private International Law, Financial Regulation

    • Law of Contracts & Sale of Goods
    • Bankruptcy Insolvency & Restructuring.