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Assistant Professor

LL.M. (South Asian University)
B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) (HNLU)
Room No. 109, Law Centre - I, Faculty of Law

Research Interests

Public International Law, International Economic Law, International Arbitration


Amit is Assistant Professor at Law Centre-1, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. Prior to joining the University of Delhi, he was employed with the School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India. His areas of interest include International Economic Law and International Arbitration. He has obtained LL.M in International Legal Studies from the Faculty of Legal Studies, South Asian University, New Delhi and BA LLB (Hons) from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, India. He holds Junior Research Fellowship (JRF-NET) awarded by University Grant Commission, India. He has published articles in diverse areas of domestic and international importance in national and international journals. He received the Young Scholars Award from the Asian Society of International Law and Cambridge University Press in 2019 for his article "Non-Precluded Measure Provisions in Bilateral Investment Treaties of South Asian Countries" published in the Asian Journal of International Law (Cambridge University Press).


  1. Feminist Overview of International Investment Law: A Preliminary Inquiry (with Pushkar Anand), 24 (1) Journal of International Economic Law 99-125 (2021) (Oxford University Press) [Designated Editor’s Choice for the issue 24 (1) by Editors-in-chief].
  2. An Inquiry into the Scope of MFN Provisions in Bilateral Investment Treaties, 45 (2) Brooklyn Journal of International Law 679-744 (2020).
  3. "Necessary” Nexus Requirement Link in General Exception Provisions of South Asian Bilateral Investment Treaties and Some Insight on Its Interpretative Approaches in Context of South Asia, 5 (1) Chinese Journal of Comparative Law 129–153 (2017) (Oxford University Press).
  4. Non-Precluded Measure Provisions in Bilateral Investment Treaties of South Asian Countries, 7 (2) Asian Journal of International Law 227-263 (2017) (Cambridge University Press).
  5. Book Review: Necessity and National Emergency Clauses: Sovereignty in Modern Treaty Interpretation (Leiden, Netherland: International Litigation in Practice, BRILL: NIJHOFF, 2012) by Diane A. Desierto, in 56 (1) Indian Journal of International Law 123-126 (2016) (Springer Nature).
  6. Protecting the Rights of Tribals (co-authored), The Hindu, 27th February 2017.
  7. Human Rights in Era of Globalization: Indian Perspective, 245 (6) Madras Law Journal 124-136 (2010) (Lexis Nexis).