Gujarat National Law University
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Faculty Detail
Jambholkar Lakshmi
Honorary Professor
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Conferences/ Seminar Attended / Participation / Papers Presented :

Seminar(s) Attended / Participated:

  • International Conference on Private International Law
  • Organized by Indian Society of International Law in Dec 2006
  • Submitted a paper on Indian State Practice in Matrimonial Matters in Private International Law in the context of Hague Conventions
  • Besides participation in several seminars and conferences with paper contributions in Private and Public International law

Publication(s) / Book(s) :

Publication / Books:

  • 'Conflict of Laws' in Verma S.K. and Kusum (ed.) Fifty years of the Supreme Court of India : Its Grasp and Reach ( OUP, 2000 ), pp.650-681
  • 'Governing Law of International Commercial Contracts' in Legal Dimensions of Market Economy (ed.) by Paramanand Singh, Published by University of Delhi (Delhi , 1997 )
  • 'Married Women's Domicile in India, a Legal Framework', in Women ? March Towards Dignity ? Social and Legal Perspectives (ed.) by Kusum ? 1993
  • 'Question of Jurisdiction ? Choice of Law Issues in Private International Air Law' , in Anand (R.P.),Khan? ed., Recent Developments in Civil Aviation in India ( 1987)
  • 'International Commercial Arbitration ? Recent Developments in Indian Law', Journal of International Arbitration ( 19 ? (Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands, 601-608,2002 )
  • 'Bills of Lading : Jurisdictional Clauses' published in Seminar Proceedings on Shipping Laws in India
  • 'Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in India : a critique of Judicial Practice', Indian Journal of International Law (IJIL) Vol 12 (1972)
  • 'Stay of Local Action in Matters Concerning Foreign Arbitration : Indian Judicial Practice', Indian Journal of International Law (IJIL), vol.II (1971)
  • 'Annakumaru Pillai v. Muthupayal Revisited' Indian Journal of International Law (IJIL), vol.13 (1973)
  • 'Chank Fisheries Case Revisited' Indian Journal of International Law (IJIL), vol.II (1973)
  • 'Recognition of Foreign Divorce Decrees in India', In Journal of Indian Law Institute vol.33 (1991)
  • 'Private International Law Concerning Negotiable Instruments in India', Indian Year Book of International Affairs, 1965
  • 'Reports on Judicial Decisions (Private International Law)', Indian Year Book of International Affairs, 1965 and Indian Journal of International Law (IJIL), vol.IX,X,XI,XII,XXI and XXII
  • 'Case ? Law- Survey ' since 1991 onwards in Conflict of Laws in Annual Survey of Indian Law, published by Indian Law Institute till 2002.

Research Projects / Article Papers

  • Research Projects Work
  • UN Peace Keeping Operations
  • Law of the Sea
  • Historic Waters
  • Territorial Sea
  • Coastal Fishery Rights
  • Contemporary Practice of International Law in India ( Private & Public )
  • Law pertaining to Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in India
  • Private International Law concerning Negotiable Instruments in India
  • Research Fellow in Department of Legal Studies, University of Madras, 1965-1967
  • Research Assistant, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1967-1969
  • Project Oriented Research Research Officer & Teaching, Indian Society of International Law, 1969-1974

Teaching / Academic Experience :

  • Teaching & guiding research for LLB, LLM & Ph.D, University of Delhi, Law Faculty, 1974-2004
  • Syllabus & course content created, Taught International Law for 5 years ( LLB & LLM ), Jamia Milia University
  • Lecture Series in Public & Private International Law, Amity Law School
  • Currently delivering lecture series in Private International Law, National Law University, Jodhpur
  • Currently delivering lecture series in Private International Law, Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur.
  • Special lectures as Visiting Fellow, University of Madras
  • Sri Alladi Krishnaswamy Aiyar Endowment Lecture in Department of Legal Studies (1999)
  • Special lectures also delivered in Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati ( 1996), Andhra University , Vishakhapatnam
  • 4 Years Lectures on Legal Dimensions & International Business, Delhi School of Economics
  • Special lectures on International Commercial Contracts, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
  • Lectures on International Trade, ADR, Private International Law ( LLM ), Indian Law Institute, New Delhi
  • International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Faculty & course coordinator for Diploma courses on ADR
  • Faculty Consultant, prepared workshop modules
  • Participated in Training Workshops since 1996 both as Participant and Trainer Resource Person.
  • ICRC
  • Conducted orientation course in International Law
  • UGC Expert Committee Member ( Revision of Regulations )
  • Resource person for UGC sponsored Orientation courses and summer workshops for Law teachers in International Law ( Public & Private ) organized at Indian Law Institute, Indian Society of International Law & Kerala University
  • Research Project - International Child Abduction ( Hague Conventions of 1980 and 1996 ) in Law Commission Of India
  • Research Project - Private International Law Issues affecting the NRIs ( Marriage, Divorce, Child Custody ) ? Ministry of External Affairs
  • Research Project - Problems arising for women from NRI marriages . With National Commission for Women, as their Research Advisor.
  • Adjunct Professor ? Amity Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, NOIDA
  • Professor Emeritus ? Institute of Technology & Management, Law , Gurgaon
  • Currently also working as Mediator, Delhi High Court Mediation Centre

Education :

  • She has backed by 37 years of Teaching & 40 years of Research experience
  • In these years she has worked closely with renowned institutions such as University of Delhi, IIFT, ICADR etc as faculty, conducting workshops, guiding research. She has also accomplished detailed research projects for various governmental and educational bodies like National Commission for Women (NRI Marriages) and Law Commission (Child Custody). Her contributions to multiple related publications have been extensive, and she is serving as Editor as well. In addition, she has participated in several seminars with paper contributions.
  • Currently she is using her time as visiting faculty, and working on live mediation cases.

Awards Received / Achievements :

  • 20th Karnataka State Sammelan Award : Samman Patra in the recognition of service in the area of legal studies, 2003
  • Jewel of India Award, by International Business Council, 2004

Other Accomplishments :

  • Chief Editor, Indian Society of International Law Year Book of Humanitarian and Refugee Law ( 2001 ? 2005 )
  • Editor, Indian Journal of International Law
  • Member Editorial Board, Journal of ICC, International Council of Consultants

Last Updated : 04-04-2014