Ms. Priya Garg
Ms Priya Garg is the Founding Trustee of two trusts: We, the Humans (for the promotion of human rights and social welfare) and The Corporate House (for the promotion of research and understanding in the field of corporate law).
Ms Priya Garg undertook the Bachelor of Civil Law programme (LLM) at the University of Oxford as an Oxford-India Centre for Sustainable Development scholar and KC Mahindra Scholar. She was offered scholarship grants by Jesus College, Oxford and University of Pennsylvania.
Ms Garg was offered admission by the University of Cambridge (UK), University of California Berkeley Law (USA), University of Pennsylvania (USA), London School of Economics and Political Science (UK) and New York University (USA).
At Oxford, she pursued her master’s in corporate insolvency law, commercial remedies, advanced trust and property and comparative human rights. At Oxford, Ms Garg received grants (£2100) from the Catherine Hughes Fund for carrying out research in the field of education. Besides, Ms Garg was elected to the Oxford Union, one of the largest debating societies in the world. She was elected as the Somerville College MCR Education Representative and her Batch Representative. She further judged a moot-court round at Oxford and was selected to deliver a lecture in her college’s academic lecture series.
Ms Garg completed her BA LLB (H) from National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata on a scholarship. In 2014, she made a decision of pursuing law at NUJS over accepting admission offer from IIM Indore to pursue management studies. At NUJS, Ms Garg was as University Gold Medallist (12 Gold Medals). At NUJS, she served as the Convenor of Society for Advancement of Criminal Justice, Administrative Secretary of NUJS Student Juridical Association, Member of NUJS Legal Aid Society and Senior Associate Member at NUJS Law Review. Ms Garg secured campus placements from Khaitan & Co, AZB & Partners, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Trilegal. Ms Garg joined Khaitan & Co, Delhi as an Associate and worked there briefly before leaving for her master’s.
Ms Garg completed her school education from Delhi Public School (Ghaziabad) on scholarship. At DPS, she served as the Head Girl and participated in various inter-school and national-level competitions revolving around sports/public-speaking/academics.
Currently, Ms Garg is an Assistant Lecturer at OP Jindal Global University (JGU), a QS Ranked (76th) Law School. At JGU, she had also served as the Faculty Coordinator of the student-run Legal Aid Society for Workers. She has delivered guest lectures at various premium law and management universities such as NALSAR, Hyderabad, Government Law College, Mumbai and IIFT, Delhi. As a faculty member associated with her NGO, The Corporate House, Ms Garg has taught students from over 15 universities, all being counted as the most premium law institutions in India. Further, she is UGC-NET (Law) qualified (First Attempt).
Her work has been published by LiveMint, The Statesman, The Wire, Indian Express, Huffington Post, CNBC-TV 18, NUJS Law Review, NLU-D Student Law Journal, NLU-Jodhpur’s Constitutional and Administrative Law Quarterly, among other reputed publications. Her work has been cited in an op-ed in The Business Standard newspaper. She has founded a corporate law blog, as part of her NGO’s activities dedicated to work for the development in the field of corporate law whereby various ambiguous concepts relating to corporate law are discussed. She has been on the peer review board of RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review.
More information about her can be accessed on the following links:
The Corporate House (an NGO at the initiative of Ms Garg): here
University of Oxford, UK’s website: here
Jindal Global Law School’s website: here