B.Sc.(1962) Mysore University , LL.B (1968), LL.M (1972) Bombay University , Ph.D(1991) Mysore University
Joined as lecturer in 1973 in Mysore University Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Law, became Reader in 1981 and Professor in 1992. He was the Head of the Department of Law between 1989 and 2001.
He was the Dean of the faculty of Law in the University of Mysore from 1991 to 2001.
He is Adjunct Professor at NLSIU from 2006.
Areas of specialization are International Law, Human rights, Private International Law.
Published more than 10 papers.