Ms Vaijayanti Joshi, Principal

B.A. With Sanskrit from the Fergusson College, Pune. LL.B from ILS Law College, LL.M from the Pune University. Areas of Interest are Family Law, Private International Law and Legal Theory, Book entitled "Vrittapatra ani Kayada" (Newspapers and the Law) widely received. Contributed to the draft "Uniform Civil Code" and a number of papers. She has been a member of the Legal Education Committee of the Bar Council of India. Visited and lectured in 1999 in various law-schools in USA, viz. the Brandeis School of Law, Louisville, the New York University Law School and the Centre for International and Comparative Law, University of Baltimore. Visited Hawaii to participate in an International conference on " Educating Lawyers for Trans-national Challenges" organized by Association of American Law Schools. Visited Athens, Greece to participate in the academy of European Public Law,11th Session. Felicitated by Bar Council of India on the occasion of its Golden Jubilee Celebration of her valuable services rendered to the field of Legal Education.

Mr. Santosh Jaybhay

Mr. Santosh Jaybhay

Assistant Professor
B.Sc., LL.M, Diploma in Labour Laws & Labour Welfare.

Mr. Jaybhay specializes in Law of Contract, Partnership , Sale of Goods and Law of Torts. He has teaching experience more than 18 years. His area of interest includes Law of Contract, Law of Torts, Land Laws, Transfer of Property etc. He has published articles in several national law journals.

Mr. Kamlakar Waghmare

MA, LL.M (NET), Assistant Professor

Mr. Waghmare specializes in Criminology, Constitutional Law, Human Rights. His total teaching experience is 14 Years. His area of interest includes Land Laws, Cooperative Laws, Legal Aid. He has authored eight articles in national law journals.

Dr. Sanjay Jain

Dr. Sanjay Jain

Associate Professor, Director (Ph. D. Research Centre, ILS Law College), Research Guide (Savitribai Phule Pune University)
Ph.D. (Law)

Dr. Jain specializes in Constitutional and Administrative law. He has a total teaching experience more than 19 Years. His areas of interest includes feminist jurisprudence & gender Justice with special reference to Indian situation, Comparative Constitutionalism, Sociological Jurisprudence, Disability Rights Jurisprudence, Human rights of Marginalized groups, Legal theory and jurisprudence and International Economic law. He is recipient of the national award in “Employee Category” on the occasion of World Disabled Day in 2004. He is co-editor of the book “Basic Structure Constitutionalism: Revisiting Kesavananda Bharati”. He has participated in 15 International, 45 National, 47 State and 30 University/Local level Conferences, seminars, and workshops and presented more than 50 papers on contemporary legal and social issues.

Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar

Assistant Professor
Ph. D. (Law), Diploma in Labour Laws and Labour Welfare

Dr. Malegaonkar specializes in Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Human Rights and International Law. She has more than 14 Years of Teaching Experience. Her area of interest includes Jurisprudence, Women and Law, Constitutional Law and Administrative Law. She has published more than twenty articles.

Dr. Deepa Paturkar

Dr. Deepa Paturkar

Assistant Professor, Research Guide (Savitribai Phule Pune University)
Ph. D (Law), International Diploma in Mental Health Laws and Policy, Diploma in Taxation Laws, Diploma in Communication and Journalism,

Dr. Paturkar holds specializations in Business Law, Health Laws, Criminology, Penology, Laws relating to labour management relations. Her areas of interest includes Law of Contract, Health Laws, Medicine and Law, Environmental Laws etc Her publications include books titled as “Child Rights and the Law” and “Law of Contracts”published by Symbiosis Distance learning Centre. She has also published various research articles in International and national journals. She was invited as a Panel Member to speak on “Pro Bono and legal Aid – an Indian Perspective” at the 5th Asia Pro Bono Conference held at Bali, Indonasia. She has also presented a paper on Surrogacy and the Law at the Annual Conference of Private International Law, University of Cambridge, UK. She is also working as External Expert Member and the Chairman of the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Committee of the Multinational Software Company.

Dr. Suvarna Nilakh

Assistant Professor
B.S.L. LL.M., Ph.D. (Law) and Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights

Dr. Nilakh specializes in Administrative Law and Business Laws. She has total teaching experience of more than 11 Years. Her areas of interest include Administrative Law, Environmental Laws, Intellectual Property Rights Laws, and Media Laws etc. She has published more than ten articles in national and international journals.

Dr. Nitish Nawsagaray

Dr. Nitish Nawsagaray

Assistant Professor, Research Guide (Savitribai Phule Pune University)
B.S.L. LL.M., Ph. D. (Law)

Dr. Nawsagray has specialization in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Administrative Law, and Jurisprudence. He has total teaching experience of 16 yrs. His areas of interest include Jurisprudence, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Media Laws, Law and Social Change etc. He has published two books and various research articles in International/National journals and Newspapers.

Mr. Dnyaneshwar Kendre

Assistant Professor
B.A. LL.M. (SET)

Mr. Kendre specializes in criminal law. He has a total teaching experience of over 8 years. His areas of interest include Land Laws, Trust & Legal Aid. He is nominated 'Student Welfare Officer' to Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Ms. Rajalaxmi Joshi

Ms. Rajalaxmi Joshi

Assistant Professor
B.S.L. LL.M. (NET)

Ms. Joshi specializes in administrative law and business laws. Her total teaching experience is 4 years. Her area of interest includes Administrative law, Interpretation of Statutes, Property Law. She has published an article titled “Right to property, inheritance, and contract and persons with mental illness”, in International Review of Psychiatry. Her recently published Article titled as 'A review of mental health policies from Commonwealth countries' in International Journal of Social Psychiatry.

Dr. Banu Vasudevan

Assistant Professor
M.A., M. Phil., Ph. D.,LL.M.

Ms. Banu specializes in History and Law. She has a total teaching experience of over 16 Years. Her area of interest includes Legal History, Administrative Law, and Constitutional Law. She has published articles in several national law journals.

Ms. Sumedha Wagholikar

Ms. Sumedha Wagholikar

Assistant Professor
BSL LLB, LLM, SET

Ms. Sumedha did her LLM from NLU Raipur with specialization in Environmental Laws. She has participated in number of seminars and conferences in Environmental Laws. She also holds diplomas in Human rights and Corporate Laws and subjects like Constitutional Law and Intellectual Property Rights Law interest her. An alumna of ILS Law College, she has been teaching here since 2016. She is also a faculty coordinator of ‘Hariyali: ILS Environmental law Cell’.

Mr. Ashish C. Pawar 

Assistant Professor
M.A. English (NET), M.A. Linguistics (NET), Certification in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA, Cambridge University)

Mr. Ashish Pawar specializes in Linguistics and English Language and Literature Teaching. His areas of interest include General Linguistics, Pragmatics, Cognitive Linguistics, and English Poetry. He has over 7 years of experience in teaching language and literature at various reputed institutions across Pune. 

Mrs. Shweta Chandrashekhar

Mrs. Shweta Chandrashekhar

Assistant Professor, Sociology
B.Com, MA(Sociology) NET (Sociology), PhD (Pursuing)

Total experience- 3 and a half years. Worked as a Teaching Associate at the Department of Sociology, Savitribai Phule Pune University for 2 academic years(2014-2016). Worked at the Competitive examinations Centre, Savitribai Phule Pune University and imparted guidance to UPSC civil services aspirants with sociology as optional.Currently pursuing PhD at the dept of sociology,Savitribai Phule Pune University. Presented research paper at the 40th Indian Sociological Society Conference,Varanasi under RC 4,migration and diaspora studies. Presented research paper at National conference organised by Centre for Advanced Studies,Department of Sociology,Savitribai Phule Pune university

Ms Isha Saxena

Assistant Professor
B.S.L L.L.B, L.L.M, NET, SET

Ms Isha specializes in  Criminal Law. She also holds Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence and Forensic Science  and diploma in Consumer Protection Law. Her areas of interest in addition to criminal law are human rights and law of contracts. She has been teaching here since July 2017. 

Part Time Faculty

Dr. Nilima Bhadbhade

Visiting Faculty

B.Com, LL.M., Ph.D.
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Dr. Sita Bhatia

Visiting Faculty

M.A., Ph.D.,LL.M.
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Ms. Smita Sabne

Visiting Faculty

B.Com, LL.M.
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Dr. Jaya Sagade

Visiting Faculty

B.Sc., L.L.M., Ph.D.
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Ms. Usha Ganesh

Visiting Faculty

M.Phil, SET
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Mr. Prateik Dhatrak

Charteretd Accountant

M.com, C.A., C.S., LL.B.
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Mr. Nishad Umranikar

Visiting Faculty

B.COM, LL.B., FCS
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Ms. Tejashree Vatharkar

Visiting Faculty

BSL, LL.B., LL.M.
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Ms. Deepti Dole

Visiting Faculty

B.Com, ACS, LL.B.
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Mr. Gaurav Pingale

Visiting Faculty

B.Com , CS
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Mr. Ashok Shelke

Visiting Faculty

BSL, LL.M., G.D.C & A
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LLM Faculty

Dr. Shaila Daware

Dr. Shaila Daware

Assistant Professor
B.S.L. LL.M. (NET), Ph.D. (Law)

Ms. Daware specializes in Law of Contract & Criminal Law. She has a total teaching experience of over 12 Years. Her area of interest includes Gender Studies, Dispute Resolution through Mediation, Legislative Drafting. She has published articles in several national/ International law journals.

Ms. Swati Kulkarni

Ms. Swati Kulkarni

Assistant Professor
B.Sc., L.L.M.

Ms. Kulkarni specializes in Business Laws (Law of Contract, Insurance law). She has a total teaching experience of over 12 Years. Her area of interest includes property rights of women, Insurance Law, Science, technology and law. She has authored “ Ten Judgements that changed India” ( Marathi translation of a book by Zia Modi, published by SAKAL Papers pvt.ltd.) She has also authored various research articles.

Ms. Divya Mittal

Ms. Divya Mittal

Assistant Professor
B.A. (Sociology) LL.M,

Ms. Mittal specializes in International Law. She has a total teaching experience of over 6 months. Her area of interest includes International Law, International Economic Law, Human Rights, and Comparative Law.