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.

Research Assistants

Bhavesh Seth

Bhavesh Seth is a fifth year student at NLSIU. He has been a finalist at the Philip C. Jessup Moot, 2018 and a quarter-finalist at the OxPrice Media Law Moot 2017. His areas of interest include nuclear security, conflict studies and state responsibility.

Astha Sharma

Astha Sharma is currently pursuing her PhD in Diplomacy and International Affairs from EUCLID University (established under a United Nations Treaty), with a major in Responsibility to Protect.

Madhulika Tangeti

Madhulika Tangeti holds a Masters degree in International and Comparative law from National University of Singapore Law School. She completed her B.A, LLB from Osmania University. She is currently practicing as an advocate at the High Court at Hyderabad.

Vasundhara Kanoria

Vasundhara Kanoria recently completed undergraduate degree in law from Nirma University. Specialisation in criminal law and interest in international human rights law. Vasundhara was also the secretary of Debating Society and the editor of Nirma university law journal.

Yash Karunakaran

Yash is a penultimate year student at National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad. He is interested in public international law, foreign affairs and dispute resolution, and can often be found writing on the same.

Aasavri Rai

Aasavri Rai is a final year BA LLB student at National Law University, Delhi. She has a passion for public international law and human rights. She has previously interned with the UNHCR and AALCO. She has also completed two traineeships with Hon’ble Justice Madan B Lokur.

Anjali Sugadev

Anjali Sugadev is an LLM graduate in International law, and currently works as a consultant for biodiversity law. She has a research background in international law and law of the sea in India and abroad.

Vishesh Bhatia

Vishesh Bhatia is a Fourth-Year student pursuing B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) at the NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. He has worked in international arbitration, and is particularly interested in public international law and investment treaty arbitration.

Vishaka Ramesh

Vishaka Ramesh is an undergraduate law student currently in the third year of the five-year B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) Course at the NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. Her area of interest is Public International Law, and Statehood in particular.

International Law Commission Internship (ILC)
May & July 2019 | 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.
Last Date : 10th Jan 2019 | Interview : 1st week of Feb 2019