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The Editor: Vishnu S Warrier


Mr. Warrier’s legal interests includes Alternative Dispute Resolution, Competition Law, Intellectual Property Rights, Contract Law, Right to Information, Commercial Litigation etc.

Mr. Warrier is an in-house legal counsel who specialises Intellectual Property Rights, Arbitration and Contract Law.

Mr. Warrier is also an author of Arbitration, Conciliation and Mediation as well as Understanding Patent Law published by LexisNexis.

If you have any queries about the Learning the Law or life as an in-house legal counsel or trainee or an author then feel free to e-mail him and he will try to get back to you as soon as he can!

Associate Editor: Sandeep M Nandakumar


Mr. Sandeep’s legal interests includes Human Rights, Constitution, Criminal Law, International Law etc.

Mr. Sandeep is a academician who teach Human Rights, Criminal Law, Competition Law, Cyber Law etc. to the students of Five Year integrated Law Degree.

Associate Editor: Abhilash C U


Mr. Abhilash’s legal interests includes General and Commercial Laws, Company Law, Capital Markets & Security Laws, Advanced Tax laws & Practice, Banking Law, Insurance etc. 

Mr. Abhilash’ is a Chartered Accountant with Master Degree in Commerce (M.Com) and a qualified Company Secretary.

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