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Unni Ramchandran

Mr. Unni Ramchandran

Assistant Professor, School of Law

E-mail Id: unni.ramachandran@nmims.edu

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Pursuing PhD in Law from the World Maritime University, Sweden 
  • Cleared UGC NET in Law in July 2016
  • LL.M in International Maritime Law from the IMO International Maritime Law Institute, Malta in June 2009
  • LL.B from the University of Delhi in June 2005 
  • M.A. in English literature from the University of Delhi in June 2002 
  • B.A. (Hons) in English literature from the University of Delhi in June 1999

Research Area:

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Human Rights 
  • Maritime Law 
  • Maritime Labour Law 
  • The Law of the Sea 
  • Public International Law 
  • Constitutional Law

Work Experience (Academic):

Academic:

  • Former Faculty member at School of Maritime Law, Indian Maritime University, Chennai. [September 2009 – September 2014] 
  • Courses taught: The Law of the Sea, Maritime Labour Law, The Law of Salvage, Maritime Limitation of Liability. 
  • Total Teaching Experience: 5.5 Years

Industry:

  • Legal Editor at LexisNexis Butterworths, New Delhi. [2006-007] 
  • Legal Intern at Lawyers Knit and Company, New Delhi. [2005-006]

Publications:

Commentaries/Magazine/Newspaper Articles/Opinions:

  • Unni Ramachandran, ‘Piracy Bill is unclear on the roles of Navy, Coast Guard’ The Hindu Business Line (Chennai, 8 October 2012) 
  • Unni Ramachandran, ‘India and the South China Sea Dispute – the legal aspects: Part 2’ The Seven Sisters Post (Gauhati, 2 October 2012) 
  • Unni Ramachandran, ‘India and the South China Sea Dispute – the legal aspects: Part 1’The Seven Sisters Post (Gauhati, 1 October 2012) 
  • Unni Ramachandran, ‘Armed Men on board Merchant Ships: Boon or Bane?’ The Hindu Business Line (Chennai, 30 April 2012)

Workshops and Professional Training Programs Attended:

  • Maritime Trade and Security Conference, ‘Sea Change: Evolving Maritime Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific Region organised by the Stimson Centre, Washington DC and the Observer Research Foundation (Chennai) 10th and 11th of June 2014 
  • National Public Private Partnership (PPP) Capacity Building Program organised by India PPP Capacity Building Trust, Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration, (Mussoorie) 22nd March to 29th March 2011

Service to the Institution and Administrative Responsibilities:

• Member Secretary, Board of Studies, School of Maritime Law, Indian Maritime University (2009 – 14)

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