Dr. O.V. Nandimath

Professor of Law

Practice Area

National Law School of India University Nagarbhavi, Bangalore-560242


Chair Professor (HAL Defence Public Sector undertakings, Business Law)

He is administering a Chair on HAL Defence Public Sector Undertaking, Business Law.

He is the Coordinator of the Centre for Environmental Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA) at the Law School, which include the ENVIS Node.

He has published three books on Environmental Law – Hand Book for Law Practitioners (1999) and ‘Enforcers’ Manual in Hazardous Waste Law and Management (2004) and “The Hand Book on Environmental Decision Making in India – An EIA model” (2009) by Oxford University Press. He has also produced a CD database compiling Environmental Legislations in Karnataka entitled “Sustainable State in 2006.”

He was awarded Chevening Scholarship on Environment/ Management Programme and was also Visiting Scholar at Bradford University during 2001. He was a Visiting Faculty at Warwick University, Coventry, U.K. during 1999 and at Cardiff University, U.K. during 2003. He was a Fulbright Fellow, and Stegner Fellow to the University of Utah during January- July 2006.

He practised Law till 1997. He was a Lecturer at the G.K. Law College, Hubli during 1996-1997. He was a Visiting Faculty at K.L.E. Society’s Management School in Hubli. He joined the Law School as a Lecturer in 1997, was promoted as Assistant Professor in July 2001 and as Associate Professor in 2006 and Professor in 2012.  His areas of specialization include Business Laws, Law of Torts, Environmental Law, Banking Law and Medical Law.

Prof.(Dr.) O.V. Nandimath was the Registrar of the National Law School of India University Bangalore from 9th July, 2013 – 30th September, 2019.

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