With former Officiating Principal of ILS Law College, Pune Prof Sanjay Jain moving to National Law School of India University, Bangalore, veteran academician Dr Deepa Paturkar has taken over as Principal..An alumna of ILS, Dr Paturkar has been teaching as Associate Professor since September 2009, and has recently been elevated to Professor.She holds specializations in Business Law, Health Laws, and laws relating to labour management relations..Her publications include books entitled Child Rights and the Law and Law of Contracts, published by Symbiosis Distance learning Centre. She has edited the 9th edition of Avatar Singh on Law of Sale of Goods, published by the Eastern Book Company. Dr. Paturkar is also an external expert member of the Internal Committee of a multinational software company under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. She is associated with the Ethics Committee at Jehangir Hospital and with Sahyadri Hospital as a legal expert..Speaking to Bar & Bench on the new role, Dr. Deepa Paturkar said, "It is indeed an honour for me to be a Principal with Additional Charge in the institution where I had studied. Whatever I am today is because of ILS! We at ILS, believe that excellence is driven by values, success is strengthened by ethics, and modernity is founded on tradition! ILS in its Centenary year will excel with this conviction!"