Mr. Sarthak Mishra, currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Law, where he primarily administers the subjects of Company Law, Investments Law, and International Commercial Arbitration. 

He has previously worked as Legal-cum-Research Associate with the Department of Law & Legislative Affairs, Government of Chhattisgarh. He has worked extensively on drafting of Departmental Policies, Legislations, as well as drafting replies on behalf of the Government. He has also carried responsibilities in his capacity of Conciliation Officer Department of Labour, Government of Chhattisgarh. 

He is also the recipient of the Research Grant from the National Foundation for Corporate Governance, Ministry of Corporate Affairs to undertake empirical research on the topic “Role of Proxy Advisors in Efficient and Effective Governance of Indian Corporations: Promoting Shareholder Activism or Increasing Dependency for Informed Decision Making”.

At National Law University, Jodhpur, he carries out several Administrative responsibilities, in addition to his academic obligations. He currently holds the following positions within the University: 

i.       Executive Director, Centre for Advanced Research & Training in Arbitration Law (CARTAL)

ii.     Faculty Coordinator, Centre for Insolvency and Bankruptcy Studies

iii.    Editor-in-Chief, Indian Arbitration Law Journal (IJAL)

iv.    Managing Editor, Solventia

v.     Editor, Indian Competition Law Review



A.    SCOPUS/SCI/SSCI Indexed (UGC Care List: Group B)

1.     Kritika Singh & Sarthak Mishra, The Interplay of Data in Digital Economy and Merger Control Regime: A Conundrum without Solutions, 14(2) Law, State and Telecommunications Review 17 (2022).

2.     Sarthak Mishra & Rajat Sinha, ‘Between ‘Party Autonomy’ and ‘Reservations’ under CISG: Examining the case of Article 96 and CEAC – Hamburg Arbitration Rules, 2012’ 23(2) Int’l Arb. L. Rev., pp. 175-192 (2020).

B.    UGC Recognised Journals (UGC Care List: Group A)

1.    Kritika Singh & Sarthak Mishra, Mapping the Inter-relation of Abuse of Dominant position and Merger Control Regime vis-à-vis Big data: The Curious Case WhatsApp Privacy Policy, 7(1-2) Journal of National Law University, Delhi 53 (2022).

2.    Kritika Singh & Sarthak Mishra, Regulation of ‘Big Data’ under Competition Law in India: The Brave New World, 16 Army Institute of Law Journal 146 (2021) [ISSN: 0975-8208].

3.   Kritika Singh & Sarthak Mishra, Corporate Social Responsibility vis-à-vis Companies Act, 2013: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing, 4(1) Balance J. (2021) [ISSN 2455-6467 (Online)].

4.   Sarthak Mishra, & Kritika Singh, Collective Abuse of Dominance and its Inclusion under Section 4: Need of the Hour?, 6 KLE Law Journal, pp. 129-138 (2020) [ISSN: 2348-2834].

Book Chapters

1.     Contributed the Chapter on ‘Environment, Social and Governance Norms: Assessing the Need for Shifting focus from Corporate Governance to Sustainable Corporate Governance’ in Sustainable Boardrooms: Democratising Governance and Technology for Society and Economy (Dr. Apoorvi Shrivastava & Dr. Amlan Bhushan, (eds.)) (Nature Springer, 2023).

2.     Contributed the Chapter on Inter-Relation of Fraud and Corporate Governance: Reimagining The Dynamics of Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) in Corporate Governance – Emerging Traditions (Dr. Ashish Srivastava & Dr. Vikesh Ram Tripathi eds.) (Thomson Reuters, 2021) (ISBN: 978-93-90529-93-3)

3.     Contributed the Chapter on Mandatory CSR or Philanthrocapitalism: A Directionless Corporate Governance Experiment in Critical Essays on Corporate Laws in India (ISBN: 978-81-94151-68-5) (2021).

4.  Contributed the Chapter on Public Policy: A Steeplechase in Enforcement of Trans-National Matrimonial and Custody Awards in Alternative Dispute Resolution Prospects and Challenges 227 (Prof. (Dr.) Vijender Kumar et. al. (eds.)) (Bharti Publication, 2020) (ISBN: 978-93-89657-17-30).

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Area of Research Interest

Company Law; Competition Law; International Arbitration