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M. V. Shiju
Professor of Law

Shiju Mazhuvanchery previously worked as Head of the Department and Professor at Christ Academy Institute of Law, Bengaluru.  He has also served as Associate Professor and Head of the Centre for Postgraduate Legal Studies, TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi, where he taught environmental law & policy and competition law. 

Prof. Shiju has also worked with the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata. He has published widely on environmental law and policy and competition law. He is a regular contributor to the Oxford Yearbook of International Environmental Law.


  • Ph. D.: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2016.
  • M. Phil.: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2001.
  • LL. M.: Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, 1999
  • B. A. L., LL. B.: Govt. Law College, Ernakulam, 1996.

Awards and Honours

  • Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of International Law
  • Rapporteur, High Level Segment – Panel Discussions, 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.
  • M. M. Cherian Memorial Labour Law Prize (1999) for securing highest mark in Labour Law (LL. M.), Cochin University of Science and Technology.

Research Interests

  • Competition Law and Policy
  • Infrastructure Reforms, Policies and Law
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Climate Law and Policy
  • Constitutional Law

Major Works

  •  Shiju Mazhuvanchery (2020), “Neoliberalism, environmental protection, and regulation of land”, in Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly (ed.), The Land Question in Neoliberal India, London: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-138-58373-3.
  • Shiju Mazhuvanchery (2018), “India and International Environmental Law”, in Burra, S. and Babu, R. (eds.), Locating India in the Contemporary International Legal Order, New Delhi: Springer. ISBN 978-81-322-3580-4.
  • Shiju Mazhuvanchery (2015), “Competition provisions in regional trade agreements: The Indian experience”, Indian Journal of International Law, 55 (1): 65-84. ISSN: 0019-5294, EISSN: 2199-7411
  • Shiju V. Mazhuvanchery (2010), “Indian Competition Act: A Historical and Developmental Perspective”, Law and Development Review, 3 (2): 241–270. ISSN 1943-3867
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