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Mr. Deepankar Sharma

Assistant Professor (Senior Scale)

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Mr. Deepankar Sharma is working as Assistant Professor(Senior Scale) in the School of law at Manipal University Jaipur.

     

    • Coordinator, MUJ Centre for Competition & Business Laws
    • Course Coordinator, BA.LLB. (Hons.) 4th Year & LLB 3rd Year
    • Member. Centre for Post-Graduate Legal Studies (CPGLS)
    • LL.M. Dissertation Supervisor
    • Nucleus Member, Directorate of International Collaboration (2019-Present)
    • Member, Discipline Committee, School of Law
    • Member, Semester Exam Moderation Committee, School of Law
    • Member, Curriculum Revamping Committee, School of Law

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Code of Civil Procedure-I LA1704 IV/VII
Competition Law LA6103 I/I (LL.M.)
IPR Law LA6203 LA6203
Competition Law, Merger & Acquisitions LA1803 IV/VIII

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph.D. (Thesis Submitted) Competition & Corporate Law National Law University, Jodhpur 2020 (Submitted)
LL.M. Corporate Law National Law University, Jodhpur 2014
BA.LLB. (Hons.) Law JNU, Jaipur 2013
Diploma Business Laws West Bengal National University Juridical Sciences 2013
Certificate Courses Cyber Law & IPR Indian Law Institute, New Delhi 2011

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal University Jaipur Assistant Professor (Senior Scale) Teaching & Research February 2019 - Present
Asian Institute of International Financial Law, University of Hong Kong Honorary Fellow Research March 2021- Present
National Law University, Jodhpur Assistant Professor Teaching & Research 2015-2018
University of Hong Kong Visiting Research Associate Research 2016
Dubai International Arbitration Centre Arbitrator, Young Practitioner’s Group Arbitrator 2016- Present
City University of London Visiting Scholar Research 2015

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Antitrust Law, Corporate Law, Procedural Law & Comparative Aspects of Law

Area of Expertise

Antitrust Law, Corporate Law, Procedural Law & Comparative Aspects of Law

Area of Research

Antitrust Law, Corporate Law, Procedural Law & Comparative Aspects of Law

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

MEMBERSHIP:

  • Member of Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre (YSIAC)
  • Member Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) in London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • Member in International Chamber of Commerce Youth Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF)
  • Member Asian Society of International Law (Asian SIL)
  • Member of World Commission on Environmental Laws (WCEL) of IUCN
  • Member of Academic Society of Competition Law (ASCOLA)

 

LECTURE DELIEVERED & PAPER PRESENTED:

  • Organized, Delivered Presentation and Report Submitted to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law & Justice on the Topic “Implementation of International Laws within Domestic Framework & Role of Legal Aid & Awareness” during the Committee’s visit to NLU Jodhpur on 29th January, 2016
  • Organized Four Day National Professional Development Workshop on “Criminal Law and Administration of Criminal Justice for Public Security” in collaboration with Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy and Training (MILAT), National Law University, Bangalore (NLSIU) and NLU Jodhpur during 23rd– 26th July, 2015
  • Organized Two Day National Workshop-cum-Seminar on “Right to Dignity: Elderly Abused in an Era of Social Progress and Urbanization” in collaboration with National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Govt. of India and NLU Jodhpur during 25th– 26th September, 2015
  • Organized and acted as Panelist, At Two Day 1st NLUJ-NFCG National Conference on Corporate Law & Governance on the Topic “Analysis of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016” organized by Centre for Corporate Governance, NLU Jodhpur during 15th-16th September, 2018
  • Organized and Delivered Lectures, at “Certificate Course on Legal & Procedural Aspects of Start-Ups” at NLU Jodhpur during May-June, 2018
  • Delivered Lectures as Resource Person, at “One Week Annual Summer School on Consumer & Competition Law” organized by Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi during 9th- 15th June, 2018
  • Delivered Key-Note Lecture as Co-Chair, on topic “Old Age: An End of Heights to Live with Dignity” in the National Conference on Socio Legal Rights of Women organized by Amity University Rajasthan during 9th- 10th February, 2018
  • Delivered Key-Note Lecture as Resource Person, in the National Seminar on “Understanding Key Issues under Real Estate Regulations & Development Act, 2016” organized by Vivekananda Global University on 3rd February, 2018
  • Delivered Key-Note Lecture as Resource Person, in the National Seminar on “Access to Criminal Justice” organized by University Five Year Law College, Rajasthan University on 21st-22nd April, 2019
  • Delivered Key-Note Lecture as Resource Person, in the “Special Workshop on Gender Sensitization”, Organized by K.N. Modi University on 24th July, 2019
  • Delivered Key-Note/Inaugural Lecture as Resource Person, in National Workshop on “Gender Equality”, organized by K.N. Modi University on 17th-18th August, 2019
  • Invited as Subject Expert, in the official work by Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) on 5th-7th November and 25th-26th November, 2019
  • Invited as Expert, in the External Viva-Voce Examination, by University Five Year Law College (UFYLC), University of Rajasthan on 30th November, 2019
  • Delivered Lecture as Resource Person, on topic “Gender Study and Law” at the Centre for Social Defense and Gender Studies, Sardar Patel University of Police Security and Criminal Justice, Jodhpur on 24th September, 2016
  • Delivered Lecture as Resource Person, on topic “Crime Against Women in Indian Perspective” at the Centre for Social Defense and Gender Studies, Sardar Patel University of Police Security and Criminal Justice, Jodhpur on 5th October, 2016.
  • Delivered Key-Note Lecture as Resource Person, on topic “Protection of Children under Juvenile Justice Act, 2000 and Role of Police” in the National Conference on Child Protection: Challenges & Opportunities organized by Centre for Child Protection, Sardar Patel University of Police Security, Jodhpur on 3rd December, 2015
  • Delivered Key-Note Lecture as Resource Person, on topic “Joint Reading as per New Juvenile Justice Act, 2015” organized by Centre for Child Protection, Sardar Patel University of Police Security and Criminal Justice, Jodhpur and UNICEF, on 3rd February, 2017
  • Delivered Key-Note Address as Invited Speaker, on topic “Accessing Legal Services: Legal Aid Clinics & Access to Justice” in the Regional Conference on Access to Justice for Marginalized People, organized by Ministry of Law & Justice and UNDP (India) on 4th June, 2016
  • Delivered Lecture as Resource Person, on topic “Cyber Laws in India: An Analysis” at the Online Law Lecture Series, organized by Nandurbar Taulka Vidhayak Samiti College of Law, Nandurbar from 2nd -7th November, 2020
  • Delivered Lecture as Resource Person, on topic “Contract Drafting and Legal Notice” at the 5 Days Legal Drafting and Research Training Workshop organized by Knowledge Steez from 17th-21st February, 2021
  • Delivered Key-Note Lecture as Invited Speaker, on topic “Enforcement of Competition Law in India” at the National Seminar on “Enforcement of Competition Law: Issues and Strategies in Post Covid-19 Era” organized by Faculty of Law, Jagannath University, Jaipur on 20th March, 2021.
  • Delivered Key-Note Lecture as Resource Person, on topic “Law of Copyrights in India” at the Online Training Program on IPR organized by Nandurbar Taulka Vidhayak Samiti College of Law, Nandurbar from 19th-22nd March, 2021.
  • Delivered Lecture as Resource Person, on topic “Comparative Anti Cartel Enforcement Mechanism and Leniency Policies of BRICS Competition Law Regime” at Institute of Law and Business, Ural State Law University, Russia on 6th April, 2021.
  • Delivered Lecture as Resource Person, on topic “Art of Legal Research” at the 5 Days Training Program on Legal Drafting and Research organized by Knowledge Steez from 05th- 09th May, 2021.
  • Delivered Lecture as Resource Person, in International Conference on “Consumer Right: Issues and Challenges in the New Era” organized by Consumer Assisto, Knowledge Steez and Consumer Protection Cell, School of Law, Manipal University Jaipur on 30th May, 2021
  • Invited as Paper Presenter at 16th Asian Law Institute Conference on Role of Law and Rule of Law in Asia and Paper Presentation on title “Big Data and Antitrust Conundrum: A Study of Asian Regulators & EU” at National University of Singapore (NUS, Singapore) in June, 2019
  • Invited as Paper Presenter at 15th Asian Law and Economics Association Conference on Law and Economics in Disruptive World and Paper Presentation on title “Big Data and Issue of Privacy: A Study of Indian Antitrust Regime & EU” at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok (Thailand) in June, 2019
  • Invited as Paper Presenter at 13th Asian Law Institute Conference on Asian Perspectives of Law and Paper Presentation on title “Leniency Program and Detection of Cartels: Asian (Indian) Regime v. USA Regime” at Peking University Law School (Beijing,
  • China) in May’ 16
  • Invited as Distinguished Panelist and the only Indian Academician to get this honour in 4th BRICS International Competition Conference (BRICS ICC) at Durban (South Africa)
  • Invited as only Indian Academician and paper selected titled “Use of Leniency Programs in Detection of Cartels: A Study of India, USA & South Africa” in 4th BRICS International Competition Conference (BRICS ICC) at Durban (South Africa) organized by Competition Commission of South Africa, Ministry of Finance & Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Govt. of South Africa in November’ 15
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Leniency Regulations and Anti-Cartel Enforcement Mechanism: A Critique’ in 2nd International Conference on Contemporary Legal Issues, organized by Galgotias University in March’ 18
  • Attended and Represented NLU Jodhpur as Official Representative in 1st GNLU National Legal Services Committee Annual Forum, organized by Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) in Oct’ 15
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Surrogacy Regime: Interface with Constitutional Provisions and Interests of Child’ in the National Seminar on Surrogacy: A Need to Understand Ethical, Legal & Socio-Economic Issues, organized by University Five Year Law College, Jaipur in Sept’ 17
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Honest Lokpal: A Hurdle or Solution’ in National Seminar on Menace of Corruption and Black Money, organized by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala in Aug’ 15
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Leniency Programme & Cartelization: A Jig- Saw Ride for Indian Enforcement Agencies’ in National Symposium on Competition Laws, organized by Amity Law School, Delhi in August’ 15
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Corporate Social Responsibility As An Agenda of Community Development or Community Dependency: A Study of Mining Sector’ in National Research Workshop – II, organized by Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India in Feb’ 15
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Sustainable Development: Mystery or Dichotomies of Interpretation’ in National Seminar on Environmental Conservation & Resource Management organized by Indira Gandhi Centre of Human Ecology, Environmental and Population Studies, University of Rajasthan in June’ 15
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Poisonous Air: Existing Concern & Fixation of Liability for Air Pollution in India’ National Seminar on Environmental Conservation & Resource Management organized by Indira Gandhi Centre of Human Ecology, Environmental and Population Studies, University of Rajasthan in June’ 16
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Regional Trade Agreements & WTO: Lessons for Asia’ in 2nd GNLU International Conference on ‘Trade & Competition Law’ organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, India in Mar’13
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Piracy and Its Base of Punishment As Encompassed Under International Law’ in International Global Maritime & Anti- Piracy Conference 2011 organized by Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India in collaboration with GNLU, Gandhinagar with participation of 45 countries and UN agencies
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Lokpal: Hurdle & Solution based on Practical Experience’ in the National Seminar on ‘Lokpal in India: Issues & Challenges’ organized by Amity Law School at Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur in Feb’12
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Obstacles in Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in India’ in UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Arbitration & ADR in India’ by Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur in Mar’12
  • Attended & presented a paper on ‘Surrogacy’ in National Conference on ‘Law, Science & Society: Dynamics, Dilemmas, Disparities’ held at Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad in Jan’12
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Women Corporate Leadership - Issues & Challenges’ in International Seminar on ‘Women Empowerment’ by Gujarat National Law University, Ahmedabad in Mar’12
  • Attended and presented a paper titled ‘Space debris - Menace to Mother Earth’ in International Space Conference organized by Aryavrata Space Organization in collaboration with Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) in Dec’12
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Corporate Frauds & Whistle blowing’ in International Conference on ‘Transparency & Governance - Issues & Challenges’ organized by NLU, Delhi in Oct’12
  • Attended & presented a paper titled ‘Right to Strike - A Right or a Myth’ in Workshop on ‘Constitutional Rights at the World of Work and Recent Labour Law Amendments’ organized by National Labour Law Association in collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), New Delhi at Jaipur, Rajasthan in Oct’12
  • Presented Paper titled ‘Taking Law to Masses: Role of Clinics’ in International Conference Clinical Legal education and Legal Aid, 2020, Organized by Knowledge Steez in May, 2020.
  • Presented Paper titled ‘Corona Pandemic: Issues & Challenges for Global Education’ in National Web Conference on Global Health Crisis and Human Rights, Organized by National Youth Council of India in April, 2020.
  • Presented Paper titled ‘Biodiversity Laws and Economic Development of India: Need for Coherent Response’ in National Web Conference on Effectiveness of Environmental Laws and Implementations in Celebrating Biodiversity, Organized by Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Pudupakkam in June, 2020.
  • Presented Paper titled ‘Era of Bank Frauds in India & Status of Prosecution Mechanism’ organized by University School of Law & legal Studies, GGSIP University, Delhi in June, 2020.
  • Presented Paper titled ‘Role of Law and Access to Food in India: An Analysis’ in National Seminar on ‘Food Security in India: Issues and Challenges’ organized by University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh in June, 2020.
  • Presented Paper titled ‘Role of Environment Laws in Disaster Mitigation’ in two days National Seminar on ‘Environmental Degradation & Disasters in India’ organized by Borholla College and CDC University, Dibrugarh in June, 2020.
  • Presented Paper titled ‘Enforcement of Copyright Law through Copyright Societies’ in one day National Seminar on ‘Current Issues in Intellectual Property Rights in India’ organized by Doomdooma College and Charaideo District Legal Services Authority in October, 2020.
  • Presented Paper titled ‘Right to Information in Era of Right to Privacy: Issues & Challenges’ in National Seminar on Changing Paradigm of Right to Information Law organized by Centre for Advanced Studies in Labour Welfare (CASLW), Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab in March, 2021.
  • Presented Paper titled ‘Development of ODR AND Role of Artificial Intelligence: An Indian Legal Conundrum’ in International Conference on ADR and Technology organized by ADR HOC, Knowledge Steez and I, DT & ADR: International and Perspective Research Group, Brazil in May, 2021.
  • Presented Paper titled ‘Mediating Disputes Under Copyright Law: An Analysis’ in International conference on Emerging Trends in IPR organized by IP Assisto, Knowledge Steez in May, 2021.
  • Participated in Four Weeks Faculty Induction/ Orientation Programme for ‘Faculty of Universities/ Colleges/ Institutes of Higher Education’ and successfully cleared with A+ Grade organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi under the aegis of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching, Ministry of Human Resource and Development (Govt. of India) from 26 June- 24 July, 2020.
  • Participated in One Week Online Research Methodology Workshop on BFSI Sector for ‘Faculty of Universities/ Colleges/ Institutes of Higher Education’ and successfully cleared with A Grade organized by Sydenham College Faculty Development Center, Mumbai under the aegis of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching, Ministry of Human Resource and Development (Govt. of India) from 08 June- 12 June, 2020.
  • Participated in Five Days online Faculty Development Programme on ‘Climate Change and Environmental Legal Protection’ organized by UGC Stride Project and Central University of Tamilnadu in September, 2020.
  • Participated in Ten days online Short Term Course on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ sponsored by UGC Stride Component 1 and organized by NMKRV College for Women & RV Institute of Legal Studies, Bengaluru in November, 2020.
  • Participated in One Week online Capacity Building Program on ‘Advanced Research Methodology’ organized jointly by Western Regional Centre of Indian Council of Social Science Research and Department of Commerce, University of Mumbai in December, 2020.
  • Participated in One Week online Short-Term Course on ‘Knowing the Basic Laws and Recent Advances in Humanities’ organized by UGC Human Resources Development Center, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore in January, 2021.
  • Participated in One Week online Training Program on ‘Research and Publication Ethics’ Education’ and successfully cleared with A Grade organized by School of Education, Central University of South Bihar under aegis of PMMMNMTT, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India in March, 2021.
  • Participated in four days Faculty Workshop on ‘Examination Reforms’ organized by All India Council for Technical Education in April, 2020.

 

AWARDS/HONOR/PATENT GRANTED

  • Received “Academic Excellence Award” from the jury of National Conference on Emerging Trends in Employee Welfare & Dispute Management in India for contribution to academics in the field of Corporate Law, organized by State Women Commission, Govt. of Rajasthan & Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University on 25th-27th April, 2019.
  • Invited as Member of Board of Studies, for expert review of BA.LLB, LLB, LL.M. and PG Diploma Courses at K.N. Modi University on 20th July, 2019.
  • Conferred “Distinguished Legal Scholar Award” for contribution to the field of Law from the International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation, Approved & Recognized by Niti Aayog, Govt. of India & Govt. of Andhra Pradesh on 27th October, 2020.
  • Conferred “Academic Excellence Award 2020-21” for contribution to the field of Law from the Faculty of Law, University of Allahabad and Droit Penale Group under the aegis of Arjun Das Gulati Society, Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) on 9th January, 2021.
  • Conferred “Academic Excellence Award 2020-21” for contribution to the field of Law from Legal Desire Media Insights, New Delhi on 31st January, 2021.
  • Conferred “Young Researcher Award 2021” in 2nd World Law Conclave in recognition of professional achievements in the field of legal education from Alexis Foundation, Lucknow, India Centre for International Arbitration, New Delhi, Areness Law Firm & Professional Services Network and Indian School of Law, Policy & Governance on 31st January, 2021.
  • Conferred “Honorary Fellowship (Lifetime)” by Asian Institute of International Financial Laws (AIIFL), University of Hong Kong (QS ranked 22nd) in March, 2021 and only Indian Law professor having secured this honour till date.
  • Patent Granted from Australian Govt. and Registrar of Patents, Australia with Application Number 2021101904 on title “Artificial Neural Network Based Early Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus” on 19th May, 2021 wherein worked on the medico legal aspects of the patent and in the capacity of both applicant and inventor.