Gujarat National Law University
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Faculty Detail
Yadav Chhote Lal
(LL.M (Maritime Law), LL.B(Hons.), M.A., B.A., P.G.Diploma in ADR)
Assistant Professor of Law (GNLU-GMB Chair)
Phone : (+91) - 79-23276611/23276612
Mobile : (+91) -
Fax : (+91) - 79-23276613
Email : cyadav@gnlu.ac.in

Conferences/ Seminar Attended / Participation / Papers Presented :

Conference(s) Attended / Participated:

  • Presented a Paper on "Environmental Pollution by Drydocks / Ship Repair Yards: A Need of the Hour of Policies and Practices" in National Seminar on India's Maritime Infrastructure: Challenges and Prospects, organized by UGC Centre for Maritime Studies Pondicherry University, India, from 23rd to 24th February, 2017.
  • Participated and successfully completed One- week Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarat national Law University from 11th to 18th May, 2017.
  • Participated and successfully completed Research Methodology workshop organized by Gujarat national Law University from 19th to 22nd May, 2017.
  • Deputy Coordinator: GNLU International Maritime Law Academy 2017 organized by Gujarat National Law University in collaboration with U.S. Naval War College and Knowledge Eastern Book Company from 15th to 22nd April, 2017.
  • Participated Annual Maritime Power Conference 2017 on the Blue Economy (Concept, Constituents and Development) organized by National Maritime Foundation, from 9th to 10th February, 2017 at IDSA New Delhi, India.
  • Attended special lecture on "Issues of Harmonization of Laws on International Trade from the Perspective of UNCITRAL: The Past and The Current Work" organized towards the celebration of 2016 UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day, on 11th November, 2016 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Participated in One Day Seminar on Establishing Start-Ups in the Domain of Law on 7th October, 2016, organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Participated and successfully completed One- week Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarat national Law University from 16th to 21st May, 2016.
  • Deputy Coordinator: GNLU International Maritime Law Academy 2016 organized by Gujarat National Law University in collaboration with U.S. Naval War College (NWC), forum for Integrated National Security (FINS), Indian Council for World Affairs (ICWA), Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) Adani Ports and Special Economic zone Ltd. and Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India on theme: Maritime Law and Blue Economy from 6th to 12th March, 2016.
  • Attended Conference on "Maritime India Summit 2016" organised by Ministry of Shipping, Government of India at Mumbai from 14th to 16th April, 2016.
  • Conducted Certificate Course on International Maritime Law at Gujarat National Law University, from 1st to 13th August, 2015.
  • Participated and Successfully completed Research Methodology workshop on "Legal and Interdisciplinary Research" organized by Gujarat National Law University from 7th to 13th August, 2015.
  • One- week Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarat national Law University from 2nd to 7th November, 2015.
  • Participated in 'Revamping of Merchant shipping Act, 1958', Workshop held at Indian Register of Shipping, Mumbai , organised by DG Shipping Mumbai on 29th October, 2015.
  • Participated in an 'Interactive Workshop on proposed "Gujarat Maritime University' held on 30th October, 2015 at Mumbai organized by Gujarat Maritime Board, Government of Gujarat.
  • Participated Biodiversity Workshop on "Capacity building on role of legal stakeholders in strengthening and implementation of the biological diversity Act with special focus on ABS provision" organized by Centre for environmental law, Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar, on 16th May, 2015.
  • Participated a seminar on "Admiralty Law practical Issues" - Commercial Realities and Legal Requirements" organized by The Institute Of Chartered Shipbrokers (founded 1911 Incorporated by Charter 21 January 1920 in UK) East India Branch, Chennai on 24th November, 2012 at The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai, India.
  • Presented a paper in National Conference on "Higher Education in Current Scenario" held at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India from 25th to 26th February, 2011.
  • Participated in International Conference on Strengthening Arbitration in India, organized by Nani Palkiwala Arbitration Centre at Chennai on 15th March 2014.
  • Participated Seminar on International Arbitration 'Changing Face of Arbitration' conducted by GNLU with collaboration with ICC, LICA India, and SIAC at Gujarat from 28th to 29th March, 2012.
  • Participated and successfully completed workshop on 'Ethics and human values Life and sustainable Development' organized by Malaviya Centre for Ethics & Human Values, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India from 17th January to 3rd February, 2011.
  • Participated in the NPTEL workshop on National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning Organized by IIT Madras conducted by AMET University, Chennai on 9th September, 2014.
  • Participated in IPEX 2014 Conference and Exposition Emerging trends in IP Management and commercialization 'Art of understanding and Networking your IP assets for competitive advantage organized by Confederation of Indian Industry with the collaboration to APTDC and TDPC at Chennai, from 5th to 6th September, 2014.
  • Intellectual property seminar on the Biodiversity, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry, with the collaboration to APTDC and TDPC at Chennai, India on 15th August, 2014.
  • Participated in National Seminar and Management fest organized by the School of Maritime Management, Indian Maritime University, Chennai from 3rd to 4th April, 2014 (ESTUARY '14').
  • Participated in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on "Marine Biodiversity Conservation and Law Issues and Challenges" on World Environment Day organized by The Dr. Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University in association with Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Chennai, India on 5th June, 2014.
  • Participated in Workshop on Admiralty Law Bill 2012, organized by The Institutes of Charter shipbroker Chennai Branch at Dr Tamil Nadu Ambedkar University Chennai India on 12th September, 2014.
  • Participated in celebration on Hindi Pakhwara and won the consolation prize in the quiz competition, held at Indian Maritime University, Chennai, India, from 1st -15th September, 2013.

Training Programme / Workshop / Short-term courses :

Training Programme(s) Attended :

  • Participated and successfully completed "the IFLOS Summer Academy Course on Law of the Sea and Maritime Law at International Tribunal for Law of the Sea" organized by International Foundation for the Law of the Sea, Hamburg, Germany, from 24th July to 19th August, 2016.
  • Participated and successfully completed "Affirmative Action Training Programme" Organized by Tata Consultancy Services TCS BPO in collaboration with Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, from 12th to 21st March, 2012.
  • Participated and successfully completed "Second Human Right Training program" organized by Human Right Cell, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi (Sponsored by National Human Right Commission, New Delhi) India on 4th March, 2012.
  • Participated and successfully completed "Human Right Training program" organized by Human Right Cell, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi (Sponsored by National Human Right Commission, New Delhi) India on 23rd January, 2011.

Publication(s) / Book(s) :

Publication / Books:

  • Yadav, Chhote Lal. 2015. "Bring out the Objectives of Institutional Arbitration and Its Implication under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996" International Journal of Legal Sciences & Research (ISSN: 2394-7977) page no. 56-68.
  • Yadav, Chhote Lal. 2015. "Marine pollution laws: A conceptual analysis" International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 2; Issue 11; November 2015; Page No. 118-124.
  • Yadav, Chhote Lal. 2015. "Frustration of Contract under the Carriage of Goods by Sea: An Appraisal" International Journal for Legal Developments and Allied Issues, ISSN 2454-1273 [Vol 1 Issue 4] page no.47-65.
  • Yadav, Chhote Lal. 2015. "An Analysis of Statutory Framework of Territoriality Limits under Indian Legislation" International Journal for Legal Developments and Allied Issues, ISSN 2454-1273 [Vol 1 Issue 4] page no.23-41.
  • Yadav, Chhote Lal. 2015. "Liability of the Ship-owner under Maritime Labour Convention: An Analysis" International Journal of Law and society: A New Challenge (International peer review research journal of Law, ISSN 2348-4862.
  • Yadav, Chhote Lal. 2015. "Marine Insurance Policies and Practice: An Appraisal" International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 2; Issue 11; December 2015;
  • Yadav, Chhote Lal. 2015. "An Explanatory Analysis of Collision Convention 1910, 1952 and 1972 with Respect to Liability and Claims" Indian Journal of Legal Philosophy (ISSN: 2347-4963) page no 112-121.
  • Yadav, Chhote Lal. 2015. "An Analysis of the Statutory Framework for Prevention of the Marine Pollution by Sea Bed and Sub Soil Exploration" Journal of Legal Analysis and Research (JLAR) (ISSN: 2348-456X).
  • Yadav Chhote Lal. "Package a deal under Law of Sea in SCS Dispute" Column published on May 25, 2016 in DNA Ahmedabad- Page No. 2.
  • Three articles published in International Journal, SCOPUS in year 2014.

Research / Area of Interest :

Areas of General Interest:

  • Maritime Law
  • Admiralty law
  • Law of the sea
  • Marine Insurance
  • Maritime Labour Law
  • Maritime Arbitration
  • Carriage of goods by Sea
  • Blue Economy

Honours/Membership :

  • Life Member of Indian Council of Arbitration, New Delhi, India.
  • Member of Research Directory of Asian Society for International Law, Singapore.
  • Associate Member of National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi, India.
  • Member of Resources Person, Center for public International Law, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.
  • Associate Member of Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, India.
  • Academique A Discussion Group Varanasi', Life fellow has been enrolled in 2009, Law School, Banaras Hindu University,(One of the National Important University in India, A Central University, Government of India) Varanasi, India.
  • Member of District Crime Prevention Committee' (from 26.Dec.2007 to 26 Dec.2008) Allahabad U.P. (Affiliated Crime prevention Council of India New Delhi) India.

Teaching / Academic Experience :

  • Research Associate (Maritime Law) under GNLU-Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of Indian fellowship of Law of the Sea and Maritime Law (16th March 2015 to 15th March 2016).
  • Assistant Professor of Law (GNLU-Gujarat Maritime Board Chair in Maritime Law and Practices at Gujarat National Law University (from 17th March 2016 to till present).

Awards Received / Achievements :

  • IFLOS fellowship on Law of the Sea and Maritime Law for course at IFLOS Summer Academy, 2016 at International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Participated and won first Prize "Pratibha Cauvery case study competition" organized by Indian Maritime University, Chennai on 22nd February, 2013.
  • Certificate of Merit Lend Lawyer first Prizes held at Indian maritime University (A central university Government of India) on 14th November, 2012.

Other Accomplishments :

  • Participated in Prof. Basu Open State Badminton Tournament Organized by C.H.C.Athelic Association, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, in session 2010-2011.
  • Participated and successfully completed the course on "Computer Awareness Programme" conducted by Centre for Computer Sciences, Ewing Christian College, (An Autonomous College of Allahabad University,) Allahabad and obtained 'B+' Grade, in session 2004-2005.
  • Participated and successfully completed the course on "'Environmental Awareness Programme" conducted by Centre for Computer Sciences, Ewing Christian College, (An Autonomous College of Allahabad University,) Allahabad and obtained 'A' Grade, in session 2005-2006.
  • Participated and successfully completed in the "National Service Schemes Programme (NSS) and Ten days special camp on Swachhata and Youth organized by University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India from 13th to 22nd January, 2006.

Last Updated : 12-07-2017