The Green Team


Filtration and Advisory Body (Environmental Law Portal)

Prof. (Dr.) M.K.Ramesh
Chair Professor, MHUPA Chair on Urban Poor and the Law
Coordinator, Commons Cell

B.Sc. (1974) LL.M. (1979) and Ph.D. (2003) all from Mysore University.

He joined as Lecturer at Vidyavardhaka Law College, Mysore, during 1979- 1985. Between 1985 and 1988 he had a brief stint of two and a half years as Commercial Tax Officer in Karnataka Government service. He was Lecturer at the University Law College, Dharwad during 1988-1992, and joined the Law School as Assistant Professor of Law (Senior) in June 1992. He was selected and appointed as Associate Professor in 1997 and subsequently as Additional Professor the same year. He was selected and appointed as Professor of Law in 2006. His areas of specialization include International Law, Environmental Law, Jurisprudence and Family Law. He is, at present, The Chair Professor, MHUPA Chair on Urban Poor and the Law. He is also the Editor of the Indian Journal of Environmental Law published from the Law School.

Dr. Sairam Bhat 

Associate Professor & Coordinator for Centre for Environmental Law Education, Research and Advocacy and the Environmental Law Clinic

B.Com (1994) from Mahajan First Grade College , Mysore , LL.B. (1997): J.S.S. Law College, Mysore, LL.M. (1999) and Ph.D. (2006) from University of Mysore .

Dr. Sairam Bhat joined NLSIU in 2000 as a Research Officer, Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA) till 2003. He was Assistant Professor at HNLU, Raipur , [2003-04]. He was Co-ordinator, at G.R. Kare College of Law, Margao, Goa from 2004 -2006. He joined NLSIU as Assistant Professor of Law in 2006. His areas of specialization include Contracts, Environmental Law,Constitutional Law and Right to Information Act.

Mr. Manjeri Subin Sunder Raj

(Assistant Professor (Ad Hoc), CEERA, MHUPA Chair on Urban Poor and the Law and Commons Cell)

B.A.LLB (NUALS), LL.M (CUSAT). He is currently pursuing Ph.D from NLSIU. Enrolled as an advocate under the Kerala Bar Council in July 2007 and was practicing law till he joined NLSIU in 2013. He has attended various national conferences, presented papers and also has a few publications. He was a Linnaeus-Palme Exchange Fellow at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, 2013-14

Mr Divyesh Pratap
Research Officer, Commons Cell, NLSIU.

divyeshDivyesh is currently working as a Research Assistant in Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (MHUPA) Chair on Urban Poor & the Law at National Law School of India University (NLSIU). He did his Post- Graduation in law with specialization in Access to justice from Tata Institute of Social Sciences; during his LL.M. he did his field internship with Prayas that gave him an Insight of working of criminal justice system with under trial prisoners of Arthur Road prison in Mumbai. He has undergone Mediation Training as a part of his coursework in TISS, and is a certified Mediator.

Ms. Baba R S