Dr. Prashant S. Desai

Assistant Professor of Law (Ad-Hoc) & Chair Professor HAL DPSU CHAIR IN BUSINESS LAWS

Practice Area

National Law School of India University Nagarbhavi, Bangalore-560242

Contact

Chair Professor HAL DPSU CHAIR IN BUSINESS LAWS

Education:

B.A.LL.B(Hons) (2003); LL.M. (2005); Ph.D. (January 2014), all from Karnatak University, Dharwad.

Research Interest and other Activities:

  1. Drafting Specialist for drafting of “Public Health Law”, for National Health Systems Resource Centre, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, which will be a Model Law for every State to make provisions for advancement in the area of Public Health, to make provisions for advancing the Public Health and to unify and amend certain of the existing laws relating to Public Health; And to establish Public Health Authority, make provisions for ‘Bioterrorism’, ‘Health impact Assessment’ and ‘Public Health Emergencies’, ‘Environmental conditions and Public Health’.
  2. Drafting Specialist for drafting of a comprehensive Legislation for Department of Health and Family Welfare (e-Governance Section), MoHFW, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi, on “National Digital Health Authority of India” specifically and comprehensively covering Health Care Data Privacy/Confidentiality & associated security aspects, in line with the information intensive & sensitive nature of the sector.
  3. Review of “Karnataka Private Medical Establishment Act, 2007”, by amending the same and incorporating new provisions.
  4. Providing legal consultancy to all the DPSUs, PSUs and other Private Organizations viz., HAL, BEL, BEML, BDL, BHEL, Goa Shipyard, Cochin Shipyard, L&T, and Tata Steel etc.
  5. Visiting Faculty at NADT, Nagpur to Train IRS Officers (Direct Tax);
  6. Visiting Faculty at NACIN Faridabad to Train IRS Officers (Customs & Narcotics);
  7.  Visiting Faculty at ICLS, Manesar;
  8.  Visiting Faculty at NADFM, Pune.
  9.  Member at the Asian Law and Society Association, Tokyo, Japan.
  10.  Editor of ‘International Journal of Law, Human Rights, and Constitutional Studies, Advanced Research Publications.
  11. Resource Person to handle multiple sessions on ‘Constitution of India’ at Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) Kengeri, as a part of training programmes for officers of Karnataka State Accounts Department, for the second batch of the programme ‘Refresher course for officers of Karnataka State Accounts Department in Law’ on 2nd December, 2014.
  12. Resource Person to handle multiple sessions on ‘Constitution of India’ at Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) Kengeri, as a part of training programmes for officers of Karnataka State Accounts Department, for The Third batch of the programme ‘Refresher course for officers of Karnataka State Accounts Department in Law’ on 27th January, 2015.
  13. Presented a paper on “Legal Protection of Right to Privacy in the era of Information Technology”, at Second International Conference on Interdisciplinary Legal Studies 25-27 February, 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka, published and indexed in SSRN, EBSCO and AMICUS, Library and Archives Canada’s database.
  14. Resource Person to handle multiple sessions on ‘Constitution of India’ at Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) Kengeri, as a part of training programmes for officers of Karnataka State Accounts Department, for The first batch of ‘Training Course in Law for officers of Karnataka State Audit and Accounts Department’ has been scheduled from 27th April 2015 to 30th April 2015 at FPI.
  15. Presented a paper on “Legal Protection of Right to Privacy in the era of Information Technology”, at Second International Conference on Interdisciplinary Legal Studies 25-27 February, 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka, published and indexed in SSRN, EBSCO and AMICUS, Library and Archives Canada’s database.
  16. Resource Person to handle multiple sessions on ‘Constitution of India’ at Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) Kengeri, as a part of training programmes for officers of Karnataka State Accounts Department, for The first batch of ‘Training Course in Law for officers of Karnataka State Audit and Accounts Department’ has been scheduled from 25th August 2015 from 4.00p.m. to 5.30p.m. at FPI, Kengeri.
  17. Resource Person to handle multiple sessions on ‘Constitution of India’ at Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) Kengeri, as a part of training programmes for officers of Karnataka State Accounts Department, for The first batch of ‘Training Course in Law for officers of Karnataka State Audit and Accounts Department’ has been scheduled from 16th November 2015 from 4.00p.m. to 5.30p.m. at FPI, Kengeri
  18. Resource Person to handle multiple sessions on ‘Constitution of India’ at Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) Kengeri, as a part of training programmes for officers of Karnataka State Accounts Department, for The first batch of ‘Training Course in Law for officers of Karnataka State Audit and Accounts Department’ has been scheduled from 28th December 2015 from 11.45a.m. to 1.15p.m. at FPI, Kengeri
  19. Resource Person to handle multiple sessions on ‘Constitution of India’ at Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) Kengeri, as a part of training programmes for officers of Karnataka State Accounts Department, for The first batch of ‘Training Course in Law for officers of Karnataka State Audit and Accounts Department’ has been scheduled from 13th January 2016 from 4.00p.m. to 5.30p.m at FPI, Kengeri.
  20. Resource Person for ICADR on “Commercial Law”, for the contact classes of P.G.Diploma in ADR(Prox. Edn.)(2015. held on 31st January, 2016 at IAS Officers Association, Infantry Road, near Police Commissioner Office, Bangalore.
    u) Chaired the Session and presented a Paper on “Corruption / Transparency /Good Governance and Exemptions under RTI”, in One Day National Seminar on “GOOD GOVERNANCE- The RTI WAY”, jointly organized by NLSIU and KSLU, Hubli on 12th October, 2015 at NLSIU.
  21. Resource Person for Two Day National Seminar in Energy Law and Policy on the 9th and 10th July, 2015 at NLSIU Training Centre and Presented a paper on “Energy Law – An Overview”.
    w) Resource Person for One Day State Seminar in “Human Rights”, organized by BLDEA’s Law College, Jamkhandi in association with KILPAR, Bangalore on 3rd March, 2016.
  22. Presented a paper on “Legal Education in imparting Social Justice”, at the International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Law ‘Directions in Legal Education’, held at The Chinese University of Hong Kong Sha Tin, New Territories HONG KONG SAR from 3rd – 4th June 2016.
  23. Resource Person for Two Day National Seminar on “Governance and Development in India: Exploring New Terrains” organized by Department of Public Administration and Policy Studies, Central University of Kerala, Kasargod on 22nd & 23rd February, 2017.
  24. Resource Person on “Technology Transfer Contracts”, for Three Day Professional Certification in ‘Contracts: Negotiations, Drafting, Law and Management’ from 3rd to 5th March, 2017 held at NLSIU, Bengaluru.

Courses and Seminars Taught:

Law of Torts, Banking and Insurance Laws, Interpretation and Construction of Contracts, Benami Property Laws, Information Technology & Cyber Laws, Corporate Law, Constitutional Law.

 

 

 


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