International Law Commission

Dr. Aniruddha Rajput

Member, International Law Commission

Dr. Aniruddha Rajput is a Member of the UN International Law Commission (2017-21). He was the Chairperson of the Drafting Committee at the 69th Session of the ILC. His areas of expertise include dispute resolution, boundary disputes, law of the sea, international investment law and international trade law. He has taught courses in international law at the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi and National Law University, Delhi. During 2017, was a Practitioner-in-Residence at the Berlin Potsdam Research Group International Rule of Law -Rise or Decline? based at the Humboldt University Berlin. He was a member of the Study Group Constituted by the Law Commission of India on the 2015 Draft Indian Model BIT and a member of the 5th Haryana State Finance Commission constituted under Article 243 I and Y of the Constitution of India. He is an advocate at the Supreme Court of India.

Internship Coordinator

think India Internship Coordinator

Ayushi Singh

Research Assistants

Anjali Sasikumar

Fourth year student,
NLU Jodhpur

Anjali is a fourth year undergraduate student at National Law University Jodhpur. She is an international law enthusiast which stemmed from her participation in Moot Court Competions based on Public International Law. She was an Octa-Finalist at the International Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition, 2019, and also heads the Centre for Policy and Research in International Law, at National Law University, Jodhpur.

Sameer Gupta

Graduate, B.A.LLB (Hons.),
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi

Sameer graduated from National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi in 2020 and has a strong academic inclination towards Public International Law. He has participated in several conferences concerning space law and international law. He has also contributed to the academic literature by publishing several articles on varied subjects of municipal and international law. Beyond his academic and professional engagements, he also believes in community development and consequentially regularly participates in volunteering.

Keerti Singh

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.),
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.

Keerti Singh is a final year student pursuing B.A. LL.B (Hons.) at RMLNLU, Lucknow. Her areas of interest include International Trade and Humanitarian Law.

Advaya Hari Singh

Maharashtra National Law University,

Advaya Hari Singh is a fifth year student at the National Law University, Nagpur with a keen interest in the intersection between international relations and International law. He is an editor of Contemporary Law and Policy Review and has been the recipient of the 'Shri Ram Jethmalani Scholarship' for academic excellence twice.

Mansi Avashia

Gujarat National Law University,

I am fourth year law student at GNLU, with a keen interest in commercial laws, international criminal law, and international human rights law.

Pradosh Shetty

Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad

A penultimate year student having a keen interest in Public International law and Foreign policy. Currently, specialising in International Humanitarian Law and International Dispute Resolution.

Bharatt Goel

VI Semester, B.S.W. LL.B. (Hons.),
Gujarat National Law University

Bharatt Goel is a third year student of law at Gujarat National Law University. He shares a fervent interest in international criminal law, human rights, international organizations and foreign policy.

Samhith Malladi

International Arbitration Trainee,

Samhith is an Indian qualified lawyer with an LL.M. from the Masters in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS) programme in Geneva, Switzerland, where he focused on public international law and international commercial and investment arbitration. Prior to joining the MIDS, he worked at one of India's premier commercial law firms, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, for three years as an Associate. He acquired a diverse range of experience by working not only as a dispute resolution attorney, but also in the general corporate (mergers and acquisitions) and financial regulation practices of the firm. As a member of the dispute resolution practice, Samhith focused on commercial and regulatory litigation in the High Court of Bombay and commercial arbitrations in various sectors, including technical arbitrations in the oil/energy and electrification sectors.

Samhith has a dual undergraduate degree - a Bachelor of Arts and Law (B.A. LL.B.) - from Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University (India) and graduated with honours. He has a number of publications on commercial arbitration to his credit and received a research scholarship from the Centre of International Law Research and Policy (Belgium). He has also successfully participated in a number of moot court competitions, including the National Law School of India International Arbitration Moot, the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (Washington D.C.) and the Frankfurt International Arbitration Moot.

International Law Commission Internship (ILC)
May & July 2021 | Geneva, Switzerland

The ILC internship is based in the months of MAY and JULY, respectively, forming two separate opportunities, but the internship work will beigin as soon as interns are finalised. The chance to intern at the International Law Commission as a Research Assistant to Dr Anirudhha Rajput provides a front row seat to observe the debate, discussion, diplomacy and compromise that goes into producing each codified word of what will eventually form public international law.