Surjeeth Rahulji M.


• B.A.LL.B. (Hons.)- Tamil Nadu National Law University, Trichy.
• L.L.M. in Law and Development- Azim Premji University, Bengaluru.
• Interests: Jurisprudence, Interdisciplinary studies of Law and Legal Theory.

Internship experiences

• ALTERNATIVE LAW FORUM Bengaluru, Karnataka. December 2018
• Assisted in research and drafting for cases related to
1. PIL against the Karnataka Prohibition of Beggary Act, 1975
2. Stage Carriage Monopoly of BMTC in Karnataka
3. Senior Citizens Welfare Act

• Participated and assisted with various other events such as
1. Workshop on discussing the FDIs impact on street vendors
2. Panel discussion on the book Right to Love aimed at making the Navjet
Singh Johar judgment accessible to the general public
Workshop by Dr. Usha Ramanathan on the emerging privacy issues in the contemporary world.

• KRS ASSOCIATES Chennai, Tamilnadu. January 2018 & June 2017.
• Assisted in preparing arguments, affidavits, writs and petitions in the field of Intellectual Property Law.
• Attended Client Counselling sessions.
• Submitted research projects on the topics:
â–ª Licensing and copyright issues where the issue of licensing and its relevance to modern libraries was explored,
â–ª Sustainable development where the principles in the current Indian and international laws relating to sustainable development were analysed.

• INDUSIND BANK LTD. Chennai, Tamilnadu. December 2016.
Submitted research projects on:
• Laws governing the Banking Sector, Arbitration and its relevance to the Banking Sector- where a descriptive account of the general legal and arbitration regime surrounding the banking sector was given.
• Constitutional Defence for the demonetization order of 2016 where constitutional provisions and case laws that lay in defence of the demonetization decision were critically analysed.

• DISTRICT COURT, Dindugul, Tamilnadu. June 2016.
• Attended Client Counselling Sessions and witnessed court proceedings.

• HIGH COURT BENCH, Madurai, Tamilnadu. December 2015.
• Researched and assisted in preparing arguments defending the railways in a matter relating to contractual liability of the contractor to his employees with reference to the railway department.
• Attended Mediation Sessions and understood the basics of conducting a mediation between two parties.


• Winner, Vellore Institute of Technology Parliamentary Debate, Chennai, 2017. Finalist, National University of Advanced Legal Studies Parliamentary Debate, Kochi, 2017.


Article, Environmental sustainability and its clash with capitalism, 1 TNNLU- Law Review 19 (2018)

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