Anil B Suraj

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Public Policy

Visiting Faculty, Centre for Public Policy


Bearing a keen academic and policy interest in the positive role of law in enriching the process of globalization, Professor Suraj has undertaken doctoral study in the discipline of law and specifically on the defensive mechanisms under the World Trade Organization.

Prior to joining IIMB, Professor Suraj was a Research Fellow at the National Judicial Academy, India, where he coordinated training courses for senior District Judges and High Court Justices on various topics, including economic analysis of law and adjudication of economic laws, with a specific focus on intellectual property rights. He has been involved in different national and international research projects since his graduation from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, in the year 2000. The range of research themes he has pursued includes Access to Justice for the Poor and the Disadvantaged, Public Contract Law, Judicial Impact Assessment Models, Urban Governance and the Law, Anti-dumping Policy in India and the EU, Legal Impact of WTO on Small-scale Industries. He has drafted research opinions for the Chief Justice of India, published articles and lectured in training programmes on intellectual property law, WTO and international trade, and legal issues relating to commercial transactions.

At the Academy, he coordinated the first-ever initiative of a course module and a training programme on Court Management and Judicial Administration in India. He was selected as a Fellow of the Higher Institute of Justice Studies (IHEJ), Paris, in 2005. Professor Suraj has been a member of the Planning Commission’s 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017) Working Group for the Union Ministry of Law and Justice.

  • PhD, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India – To be conferred
  • LLM, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India
  • BA LLB, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India