Professor Nigam Nuggehalli to head Law School of BML Munjal University

Nigam Nuggehalli
Nigam Nuggehalli

BML Munjal University (BMU) today announced the appointment of Professor Nigam Nuggehalli as the Dean of its newly commenced School of Law. BMU launched its School of Law from the academic year 2019, offering programs of BA LL.B. and BBA LL.B.

Professor Nuggehalli was a Visiting professor at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore before joining BMU. Professor Nuggehalli has also taught as an Associate Professor in the School of Policy and Governance at Azim Premji University, during which time he was also the head of the University’s newly founded LL.M. program.

Speaking on his appointment, Professor Nigam Nuggehalli said,

It gives me great pleasure to join BML Munjal University and be a part of an institution that’s transforming the education space. I look forward to putting my years of experience to work for this exciting law school  and empower our students to be globally recognized practitioners and thought leaders in this competitive world.

Welcoming Professor Nuggehalli on board, Vice-Chancellor of the BML Munjal University, Dr Manoj K Arora said,

We are delighted to welcome Professor Nigam as the Dean, School of law. With his wealth of teaching experience and global knowledge we are confident that he will bring immense value to the university’s program. We are very excited about the future of the new School of Law under his leadership.”

Professor Nuggehalli holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford Faculty of Law, an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University and a BA LL.B. (Hons.) from NLSIU. Before moving to India, Professor Nuggehalli was a Principal Lecturer teaching tax law and commercial law at the BPP Law School, London. He led a team of academics in delivering an undergraduate program in jurisprudence and a postgraduate program in commercial law and international tax law. Before joining academia, he worked as a tax lawyer in New York and is a member of the New York Bar and the India Bar (Karnataka).

Read our 2016 interview with Professor Nigam Nuggehalli here.

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