Akansha Dubey is a lawyer in India presently pursuing her L.L.M with a specialization in International Law from the prestigious University of Cambridge, and is set to graduate in June, 2014. Her main areas of expertise include International Trade, Settlement of International Disputes, Environmental Law and Human Rights Law.
With a keen interest in the legal arena Akansha pursued and received her BA L.L.B degree with a specialization in International Trade and Investment Law from one of the premier law universities, National Law University, Jodhpur (Rajasthan) in India.
During her undergraduate education she excelled in academics and won awards in national and international moot court competitions. She has had a long-standing association with the prominent Willem c. Vis International Commercial Moot, Vienna as a participant and hadbeen recently invited as a judge. Additionally she has also judged the Monroe E. Price International Media Law Moot, Oxford.
Akansha has secured numerous publications on the international and national platform. Her publications have covered contemporary issues in trade, environment and international law found in the Global Trade and Customs Journal, International Journal of Environmental Research and others. She has been a frequent participant and presenter in worldwide conferences and seminars involving dispute settlement, intellectual property law and international trade.
She has worked in different spheres of law with her unique arrays of internships. These include working with the honourable Supreme Court Judges like Justice Markandey Katju and Justice Gokhale, the Competition Commission of India and law firms like JSA, AMSS and Trilegal. Her research works include a report titled Maritime Transport Services: Inevitable Internationalization of Competition Law which was highly appreciated and published on the official website of the Competition Commission of India. Recently she has completed her dissertation on the issue of Eco-labelling: Diminishing the Extraterritoriality Debate.
Further, she has served as an Editor-in-Chief of the Indian Journal of Arbitration Law (IJAL) and is currently an editor in the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (CJICL). Akansha is currently a legal research fellow in the joint Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL)/International Development Law Organisation (IDLO) Legal Research Group on Sustainable Development Law (CISDL-IDLO).
Following her strong interest inthe area of law and policy Akansha will be joining the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) as a Special Assistant to the Director General after the completion of her course.
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