Academic Programmes

5-Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)


Civil Procedure
Drafting of Pleadings and Conveyancing
Statutory Interpretation


LLB (London School of Economics and Political Science)
LLM in Legal Theory and History (London School of Economics and Political Science)
MPhil (NLSIU, Bangalore)
PhD (NLSIU, Bangalore)
Advocate-on-Record, Supreme Court of India


Dr. Nanda Kishore is a practicing courtroom advocate at Bangalore and an Advocate-on-Record at the Supreme Court of India. He has practised extensively before the Karnataka High Court and the Supreme Court of India in civil, commercial and writ matters, for more than 20 years. In spite of being a practitioner, he has always been passionate about teaching and has managed to retain one foot in academics throughout his career. His areas of research and academic interest include procedure, legal reforms and human rights. He is currently Visiting Professor at NLSIU and teaches civil procedure and drafting to undergraduate students.

Publications and Research Papers

  • Migration and the Laws: A Study of Aspects of the Legal Frameworks of India and the United Kingdom, presented at the Institute for Regional Migration, Trier, Germany, on their invitation – the paper forms part of a book – Arbeitsmigration, Thomas Geisen (Editor), IKO Publications, London 2005.
  • Checks Against Atrocities, with Professor S. Japhet, The Hindu, 21-04-2018.
  • Indian Civil Procedure – Scholarship Urgently Required! Paper delivered at the First Azim Premji University International Conference on Law, Governance and Development on the 18thand 19th of May, 2012 upon their invitation.
  • Daughter as a Coparcener: Revolution, Anomalies and the Search for Conceptual Clarity – paper delivered at the request of the Karnataka Jurist Commission, Bangalore, at their invitation 20-02-2016.
  • Untouchability and the Law in India with Professor S. Japhet, Vice-Chancellor, Bangalore Central University, book currently underway.