What is TCLF
The Contemporary Law Forum is a student run, professionally supported blog established with the primary objective of promoting and publishing quality legal research on contemporary issues of law. TCLF further aims to act as a medium of discussion between multiple stakeholders of the legal industry through legal research and writing. With a guaranteed outreach across the diverse spectrum of the industry, the forum is an ideal place for the writing community to publish their thoughts on legal issues of contemporary relevance.
TCLF is efficiently run and managed by a diverse and experienced group of editors, all of whom have one thing in common: an undying passion for legal research and writing. The Editorial Team consists of individuals who have been published by some of the leading legal journals, magazines as well as online platforms in the country. Further, the Public Outreach and IT team ensures the smooth functioning of the blog alongside maintaining an effective outreach of the blog across various platforms.
Yash Bhatnagar is a fourth-year law student from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow, India. He is an Editor and Outreach Manager with The Contemporary Law Forum. His area of interest lies in Corporate, Commercial, Technology and Data Privacy Laws.
Debarshi is a graduate of National Law University, Odisha, currently practicing law in Delhi. His areas of interest include constitutional law, arbitration, and commercial laws. Debarshi has academic publications on various journals and platforms including International Constitutional Law Journal. In addition to academic publications, Debarshi periodically contributes to national dailies such as The Telegraph, The Print, The Times of India, and The Statesman. During his college years, Debarshi participated in various moot court competitions and dedicated himself to mentoring teams. Prior to joining litigation, Debarshi worked with the capital markets team of a renowned Indian law firm.
Advik Rijul Jha
Advik Rijul Jha is an advocate predominantly practicing before the Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court and various Tribunals. He has had a keen interest in legal research and writing and has published numerous articles and blog in various forums such as IndiaCorpLaw, Mapping ADR, GNLU Journal on Law and Economics, RGNLU Student Research Review etc. His publications cover a broad variety of topics such as Cryptocurrencies, Trade law and the Sugar Sector, Arbitrability of Sports Law Disputes, Election Laws to name a few. Owing to his afore-said interest in legal research and writing, he keeps abreast with latest developments especially in the field of Arbitration, Trade Law and Corporate laws in general. He has previous editorial experience having served as the Editorial Research Assistant for the Jindal Global Law Review and helped Advocate Avani Bansal with the editing of her book, the Law School Guide. Further, he is currently associated with the chambers of a prominent Advocate on Record wherein his focus has been on Arbitration and Environment litigation apart from handling various other matters.
Kushagra is a third-year (B.A., LL.B. Hons.) student at the Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University. He is proficient in legal research and has a keen interest in Corporate law, with a focus on learning more about Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. Apart from Corporate law, he is interested in spreading Legal Aid amongst the weaker section of the society and is a part of the Legal Aid Clinic of the Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University.
Priyam is a fourth-year student of BALLB (Hons.) at NLIU Bhopal. His interests lie in the areas of constitutional law, competition law, insolvency laws and foreign exchange laws. He also takes keen interest in mooting and academic writing.
Aditya Singh is a undergraduate law student hailing from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University. His fervent passion for law extends to diverse fields, with particular interest in Arbitration Law, Insolvency Laws, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Security Laws. Aditya firmly believes that to excel as an editor, one must consistently push their boundaries by aspiring to write articles regularly and staying abreast of the latest advancements in the legal arena.