Meenakshi Ramkumar

Assistant Professor (AY 2023-24)


Affiliated Faculty, Chair on Consumer Law & Practice

Phone Extension: 511 | Direct Number: 080-23010511




  • B.A., LLB (Hons.) at Jindal Global Law School – 2019
  • LLM from the Melbourne Law School – 2023 (Alex Chernov Scholar)


Meenakshi was previously an Associate with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai, where she worked with the general corporate, international tax and dispute resolution teams. She was also a Research Associate with the Centre for Law and Policy Research, Bengaluru, where she worked on promoting public awareness and enabling public engagement with India’s constitutional tradition.

Her broad areas of interest include federalism, executive power, regulatory power and studying the relationship between familial ideology and constitutionalism which she intends to explore through research and classroom teaching.

She also describes herself as an enthusiast of culinary history who enjoys exploring new cuisines and understanding their intimate relationship with history and culture.

Research Interests

Executive Power
Regulatory power
Familial Ideology and Constitutionalism


Journal Articles: 

  1. Meenakshi Ramkumar & Aishwarya Singh, ‘The Road Not Taken: India’s Failure to Entrench the Rights of the Opposition’ (2022) 6 CALJ 55 (click here)
  2. The Impact of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent BEPS on Countries’ Treaty Policy: A Study of the Indian Approach, IBFD GTTC Universities Project 2019, The impact of the MLI on countries’ treaty policy, April, 2020 (click here)
  3. Ramkumar M and Singh A, ‘The Nuclear Disarmament Cases: Is Formalistic Rigour in Establishing Jurisdiction Impeding Access to Justice?’ (2017) 33 Utrecht Journal of International and European Law 128-134DOI: https://doi.org/10.5334/ujiel.422
  4. Aishwarya Singh & Meenakshi Ramkumar, ‘Rajbala v. State of Haryana: Panchayati Democracy v. Imperatives of Executive Policy’ (2016) 5 NLIU L Rev 287 (Click here)
  5. Dalwai S and Ramkumar M, ‘Is Family Law Teaching in India Prejudiced?’, GNLU Student Law Review, Vo1. 1. Issue 1, 2020
  6. Ramkumar M, ‘Human Right to Housing: Exclusive Access and Exclusionary Enforcement’, South Asian Journal of Law and Human Rights Vol. 1 Issue 3


  1. Failure of the Indian Supreme Court to Protect the Rights of Dalits, Oxford Human Rights Blog, October 1, 2019 (Co-authored) 
  2. Constitutions and the Military: A Tale of Two Republics, CLPR Blog, February 5, 2021
  3. Farmers’ Movements in India: A Brief Political History, constitutionofindia.net, January 13, 2021
  4. Trust is Trustworthy, not a Device to Evade Tax: ITAT Delhi, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Blog, July 3, 2020 (Co-authored)
  5. Tax and White-Collar Crimes: The whole nine yards (Part I), Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Blog, June 26, 2020 (multiple authors)