Dr. Sandeep S Desai

Dean, Professor


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Karnatak University, Dharwad 2010
  • N.E.T.
  • LL.M., Karnatak University Dharwad 2000
  • LL.B. (Spl.), Karnataka University Dharwad 1994
  • B.A., Karnatak University Dharwad 1991


  • Associate Professor, School of Law, Christ Deemed to be University, 2010 -2017
  • Full-time Lecturer, Raja Lakhamgouda Law College, Belgaum, 2002 -2009
  • Faculty, K.P.E.S. Law College, Dharwad, 2000 -2002
  • Guest Faculty, Kousali Institute of Management Studies, Karnatak University, Dharwad, 2000 -2002
  • Guest Faculty, B.C.S. Programme in Karnatak Arts College, Dharwad, 2000 -2002
  • Guest Faculty, University College of Law, Karnatak University Dharwad, 2000 -2002

Additional Information

  • Practiced before High Court and Courts of First Instance for a period of 6 years
  • Jurisprudence
  • Constitutional Law
  • Interpretation of Statutes
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Legal Language
  • Administrative Law
  • Labour Law
  • Criminology
  • CrPC
  • IPC
  • Human Rights
  • Health Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Dean, Faculty of Law
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Law, Bangalore University
  • Faculty Coordinator of School of Law, Christ Deemed to be University
  • Faculty Coordinator, Moot Court Committee, RL Law College
  • Faculty Coordinator, Student Welfare Committee, RL Law College
  • Guest Faculty, Administrative Training Institute, Mysore
  • Faculty Coordinator, Special Lectures Committee, RL Law College

Research Interest

  • Health Law
  • Labour Law
  • International Law
  • IPR Laws


  • x) Participated in a Three-day Conference on "Social Security for the Aged and Disabled" organized by Social Security Association of India, New Delhi, September 2000
  • ix) Participated in the five-day Conference on Human Rights in Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra, December 2000.
  • viii) Participated in the National Seminar on "Emerging Trends in Service Sector", in IMER, Belgaum, 21-22 March, 2003
  • vii) Participated and presented a paper titled, "Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act, 2001: An Exegesis" in the three-day National Seminar in the Department of Law, Shri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidhyalayam , Tirupati, A.P., 21-13 August, 2004
  • vi) Participated and presented a paper title, "Environmental Protection through Judicial Interpretation: A New Horizon of the Indian Constitution" in the National Seminar in the Institute of Engineers, Dharwad, on 18-07-2004
  • v) Participated in the two-day National Workshop on IPRs in G.K. Law College, Hubli, on 27-28 August, 2005
  • iv) Delivered a talk on "Salient Features of Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993" in the Three-day National Workshop in R.L.Law College, Belgaum, in March, 2007
  • iii) Participated and delivered a talk on "Rules for Effective Implementation of RTI Act", in the one-day Seminar in R.L.Law College, Belgaum, on 5.10.2007
  • ii) Participated and presented a Paper titled, "President's Rule and Governor's Role: Requiem for Federalism?" in the one-day National Seminar organized by the Karnataka State Bar Council in Bangalore, on 12.01.2008
  • i) Participated and presented a Paper titled, "The Karnataka Transparency in Public Procurements Act, 1999: An Exegesis", in the one-day State- level Seminar in R.L.Law College, Belgaum, on 25.09.2008


  • v) "Transcendental Idealism : An Overview of Kantian Philosophy ", published in Bangalore University Law Journal, Vol : 6 - No : 1
  • iv) "Patent Standardization and Implications on Competition in Mobile Telecommunications Market ", published in Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol - III, 2016
  • iii) "We, the People... : Are We Heard or the Herd? ", published in' In Honour of the Common Man - Essays in Law'
  • ii) "Judiciary as the Messiah of Right to Information", sent for publication in 'Legal Opus', Journal published by S.D.M. Law College, Mangalore
  • i) "Right to Strike: A Conceptual and Contextual Anathema", published in the Journal of Indian Law Institute, Vol.47; 2, 2005


  • Successfully completed a Major Research Project titled "A Critical Evaluation of the Health Law Regime in India"