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Dr. Sushila

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., LL.M., LL.B.

Dr. Sushila is Assistant Professor of Law and Research Director, Centre for Study of Consumer Law and Policy at National Law University, Delhi. She is currently teaching Consumer Protection Laws and Law of Torts. She specialises in Consumer Protection Laws with her Doctorate & Masters on the Consumer Protection Laws. She has around forteen years of teaching experience. She has participated as a resource person in various international conferences, outreach and advocacy programmes and awareness and legal aid camps in the area of consumer protection, sexual harrassment law and food safety law.  

Dr. Sushila has completed a three-year Major Research Project funded by University Grants Commission on ‘Food Safety & Standards Law: A Study of Enforcement Experience in National Capital Region’. 

Before joining NLU Delhi in 2009, she was Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Delhi where she taught subjects such as Law relating to Commercial Transactions and Consumer Protection, Partnership Law, Company Law, Law of Property, Rent Control Law, Family Law, Law of Succession, Law of Torts and Code of Civil Procedure (CPC).

Dr. Sushila is also visiting faculty at Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training (BPST), Lok Sabha Secretariat, Parliament of India. In August 2012, she was invited as an expert by National Institute of Open Schooling for development of curriculum for introduction of law at Senior Secondary Level, where she contributed in development of the course on ‘An Introduction to Law’ at senior Secondary level. She is me

Dr. Sushila has authored various articles and research papers published in renowned journals, and attended several international and national conferences, seminars, workshops, chaired proceedings and presented papers. She has supervised many LL.M. & LL.B students in writing their dissertations & Projects and has been examiner and question paper setter for various National and State examinations. 

Her areas of interest include Consumer Protection Laws, Food Safety & Standards Law, Competition Law & Consumer Welfare, Sexual Harassment Law, Human Rights & Gender Justice, Law of Torts and Interpretation of Statutes.

Previously, she has also taught subjects viz. Law of Property, Legal & Constitutional History, Environment Law, Interpretation of Statutes, Criminal Law, and Administrative Law. 



  1. Dr Sushila (Research Director, Centre for Study of Consumer Law and Policy) is member of Sub-Committee constituted by Government of India for framing Rules under the new Consumer Protection Act
  2. Member, Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) under the Sexual Harassment Act 2013, NLU Delhi
  3. Member, Editorial Committee, NIU (Noida International University) International Journal of Human Rights ISSN : 2394-0298 Vol 2017.
  4. Member, Board of Studies in Law
  5. Member, Undergraduate Council 
  6. Member, Curriculum Review Committee to review the curriculum taught at different Schools of Law
  7. Member, curriculum development committee for Introduction of law at Senior Secondary Level National Institute of Open Schooling (August 2012). Contributed in development of the course on An Introduction to Law at Senior Secondary level.
  8. Faculty Advisor of the Legal Aid Committee at National Law University Delhi (2010-2011).
  9. Observer in the All India Entrance Examination for LL.B/LL.M/ Ph.D conducted by National Law University Delhiat various parts of the country for last six years.
  10. Member, Mooters Society, Law Centre- I, University of Delhi for one year.



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Area of Interest.
    • Consumer Protection Laws
    • Food Safety & Standards Law
    • Competition Law & Consumer Welfare
    • The Law of Torts
    • Human Rights and Gender Justice
    • Sexual Harassment Law
    • Interpretation of Statutes
    • Legal & Constitutional History