Gurugram: BML Munjal University (BMU), a Hero initiative, announces an international advisory board to collaborate with some of the best legal minds in the world. It reflects the law school’s commitment to bringing international best practice to India. This initiative brings an international dimension to the university which aligns perfectly with BMU’s motto – “From here to the world”. Board members will guide and help achieve BMU’s mission to provide education of the highest international standards. The council is made up of leading legal scholars from several countries, including South Korea, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Europe, Australia, Canada and Brazil. . The school has already set up another advisory council made up of senior lawyers, retired justices of the Supreme Court of India and founding partners from leading Indian law firms.
The council includes members from institutions such as Academia Sinica Taiwan, Humboldt University Berlin, University of Melbourne, Oxford, University College London, Osgoode Hall, National Law School Bangalore, Yale, Seoul Yonsei University and Universidade Federal Do Rio De Janerio. Some of the academics on the board are interested in Indian law. For example, Prof. Philipp Dann leads several Indo-European collaborations, Prof. Tarunabh Khaitan (Oxford) and Prof. Farrah Ahmed (Melbourne) have made significant contributions to Indian constitutional law, Prof. Dev Ganjee is an eminent specialist in the law of intellectual property, Dr Rohit De, a prominent legal historian who writes on India. Some board members are the founding editors of the prestigious Indian Law Review.
During the announcement, Professor Pritam Baruah, Dean of the Faculty of Law at BMU, said: “BMU aims to provide higher education in line with the best international standards and, bearing this in mind, the council International Advisory was formed to bring together the expertise of an international group of academics as well as our existing advisory board of leading legal professionals. We are delighted to work with the Distinguished Board and learn from their wealth of experience. We believe that this initiative will also attract professors with international experience and qualifications to the university. »