Akshay was born in India in 1991. He obtained his law degree from Dr. RML National Law University, India in 2014. Having completed B.A. LL.B., he was awarded the 'Outstanding Student Scholarship' at the Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), India to pursue the Masters of Law in International Trade and Investment Law. He was selected as the Research Assistant to Prof. Sridhar Patnaik, Dean, Centre for Post Graduate Legal Studies, JGLS and assisted him on various projects including a recent project on 'Framework Convention on Tobacco Control'. Recently, he was awarded the prestigious 'Outstanding Student Award' for his contributions to academic initiatives at the JGLS. He has also participated in various national moot court competition, debates and conferences in India. With IELPO LL.M., he hopes to gain a deeper understanding of the interaction between economics and law and fulfill his interest in the tendencies of international trade’s development. Akshay has been awarded the partial IELPO scholarship to pursue the IELPO programme.
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