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JGLS prof, Nalsar ‘05 LLB Pritam Baruah to head up BML Munjal law fac post Nigam NLS move

Prof Pritam Baruah first Nalsar LLB grad to head up a law school
Prof Pritam Baruah first Nalsar LLB grad to head up a law school

JGLS Sonepat professor of law, Prof Pritam Baruah, is to join BML Munjal University as its new law dean after his predecessor in the position, Prof Nigam Nuggehalli, is expected to join NLSIU Bengaluru as its registrar soon.

Baruah specialises in legal philosophy, political philosophy, constitutional law and regulation, according to his LinkedIn profile.

We have reached out to him, BML Munjal and JGLS for comment.

Baruah had become a full professor this year after six years at JGLS as an associate professor.

Before that he was a research scholar at the University College London for four years, where he also completed a PhD.

After graduating from Nalsar Hyderabad in 2005, followed by a BCL in Law from Oxford University in 2006, he then practised for two years before the Supreme Court of India, entering academia proper in 2008 as an assistant professor at NUJS Kolkata.

Nuggehalli, a 1997 NLSIU graduate, was appointed dean of the Hero group sponsored’s BML Munjal law school in 2019, as the first academic and alumnus from a national law university to run a law college.

Pritam BaruahWork history From: 2021: Professor of Law, Jindal Global Law School From: Jul 2014: Associate Professor Of Law, Jindal Global Law School (New Delhi Area) Sep 2010 - Jul 2014: Research Scholar, University College London Jul 2008 - Aug 2010: Assistant Professor, West Bengal National University of Juridical SciencesFull-time (Kolkata Area) Jul 2006 - May 2008: Advocate, Supreme Court of IndiaEducation 2000 - 2005: National Academy of Legal Studies & Research (NALSAR) University Hyderabad, B.A., B.L., Law 2005 - 2006: University of Oxford, BCL, Law UCL, Doctor of Philosophy - PhD, Philosophy of Law
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