Bhavin (BA, LlB (Hons), NLSIU, Bangalore) has two decades’ experience across the legal, technology, and education sectors. He has been part of the founding team of start-ups that provided services to the legal industry (LST, Rainmaker, Bayside Tech) and is now focusing on Lawyers Learn.
He was part of the team that conceptualised, designed, and delivered India’s first All India Bar Examination, and has worked in the field of test design and delivery as a consultant with NLSIU and the Consortium of National Law Universities. Bhavin has experience teaching at the pre-law, law, and post-qualification stages, primarily in the areas of legal reasoning, writing, and research, law and technology, as well as introductory courses on various legal systems of the world. He is Visiting Faculty at NLSIU, and has delivered guest lectures at several other law schools.
Programmes Taught: All
Bala started and now heads Vahura's Consulting team, where he works closely with corporate legal departments of enterprises and growth organisations advising them on legal tech consulting, legal operations and market intelligence. An experienced management consultant, Balanand comes with rich experience in using data and research insights to solve complex problems in the legal sector.
Programme Taught: Legal Tech Application Programme
Ishika Saxena is an Academic Fellow at NLSIU, Bengaluru, teaching Political Science. She graduated with distinction in MA Postcolonial Studies from SOAS, University of London, being awarded the ‘Special Language Scholarship’. She finished her undergraduate studies in Liberal Arts with a major in Political Science and Public Policy, and minors in English Literature, Philosophy, and Psychology. Ishika’s academic interests relate to political thought and theory, critical theory, literature and aesthetics, philosophy, and ethics.
Having presented papers and been published a few times, some of her noteworthy works include, ‘Ethical Decision Making: Problematizing the human and ethics, in the Context of Self-Driving Cars’ (book; ‘Life Choices: Multidisciplinary essays on existentialism and ethics’, 2020), and ‘Replication of Emotion in Humanoid Robots through Classical Conditioning’ (presentation; OP Jindal Undergraduate Research Conference, 2017).
Programme Taught: AI For Justice