Sai Ramani Garimella
Sai Ramani Garimella
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Legal Studies (FLS)
Chankyapuri,New Delhi-110021
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Room No.: 321


1. Assistant Professor- Research at the Centre for Studies in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, National Law School of India Univeristy, Bangalore.2.Industrial training consultancy with the KAF Foundation wing of the PHD Chambers of Commerce, New Delhi and its offices in India.


  • PhD from Osmania University Hyderabad , in 2006
  • Ll.M. from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam , in 1994

Awards & Honours

  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel Fellow, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
  • Observer, Phase II, Project on Asian Principles for the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, Asian Business Law Institute, Singapore
  • Educational Grant for Capacity building - Civil Society Laws in South Asia, Global Civil Society Legal Enabling Environment Project 2 (LEEP II)
  • Subject Expert - Private International Law, Lecture Database on different aspects of private international law, especially issues affecting the diaspora
    Government of India, MHRD-NME’s ICT- e-Content Development Project with Osmania University, Hyderabad and EMMRC, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India

Recent Publications

  •  “CISG, Article 42 - Third Party IPR Claims in Transnational Commerce – Addressing the Indeterminacy” in Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit & Sai Ramani Garimella (eds)CISG 30 Years On: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (A Commemorative Volume Celebrating 30 Years Of The CISG (Sweet & Maxwell, 2019) (with Dharmita Prasad)
  •  “India” in Anselmo Reyes (ed.) Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters in Asia (Hart-Bloomsbury, 2019)
  • Contracts For The International Sale Of Goods: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (A Commemorative Volume Celebrating 30 Years Of The CISG (Sweet & Maxwell, 2019) (Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit, co-editor) 
  • Interrogating International Law and Scholarship for the Missing Narratives on Religious Misogyny in South Asia (2019) 10(2) Jindal Global Law Review 223 (co-author: Parthiban B)
  • Interrogating Third Party Funding in Investment Arbitration – The Need for Regulation in the UK and India (2019) 16(2) Manchester Journal of International Economic Law 213
  • The Emergence of International Commercial Courts in India: A Narrative for Ease of Doing Business? (2019) 12(1) Erasmus Law Review 111 (co-author: MZ Ashraful)
  • “Emergency Arbitrator Awards: Addressing Enforceability Concerns through National Law and the New York Convention” in Katia Fach Gómez and Ana Mercedes Lopez Rodriguez (eds.) 60 Years of the New York Convention: Key Issues and Future Challenges (Wolters Kluwer, 2019) 67- 83 (with Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit)
  • Intervention Against Marginalization in the Subaltern Space, (2014) 2(1) Journal of the Forum for EthnoGeoPolitics 7
  • Normative structure for Criminalizing Corruption – the South Asian experience, (2014) 2(1) International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies, 46 
  • Private International Law, ISBN 9789382676447, Central Law Agency, Allahabad, India. Sai Ramani Garimella (2014)
  • The BALCO Rationale – A Shift to the Territoriality Principle in International Commercial Arbitration, (2014) 4 CNLU Law Journal 26
  •  Third Party Funding in International Arbitration – Issues and Challenges in Asian Jurisdictions, (2014) 3(1) AALCO Journal of International Law 45
  • Emerging Public Policy Contours: Is Indian Arbitration moving closer to the Asian scenario? (2013) 2(1) AALCO Journal of International Law 55
  •  International Normative Regime against Corruption and India’s Compliance, (2013) 21(2) Review of Politics, 58
  • The Bangladesh War Crimes Trials Strengthening the Normative Structure, (2013) 13 Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization 27
  • "Hinduism as a Philosophy of life and its Relationship to Violence" in Andrew Gluck (ed) Religion, Fundamentalism and Violence: An Interdisciplinary Study (University of Scranton, PA, 2010) Library of Congress Catalog Number 9781589662049
  • Arbitration Reforms in India – The Case for Third Party Funding of Arbitral Claims (2018) 15(2) Transnational Dispute Management 1
  • Caste-based Violence – The Indeterminacy of the Law, (2016) 58(2) Journal of the Indian Law Institute, 234
  • Enforcement of Multi-tier Dispute Resolution Clauses: Contemporary Judicial Opinion, (2016) 24(1) IIUM Law Journal 157 (co-author: Nizamuddin A. Siddique)
  • Environmental Dispute Resolution, ADR Methods and the PCA Arbitration Rules, (2016) 3 ILI Law Review, 201
  •  International Parental Child Abduction and India–Attempting Engagement with the Hague Convention, (2018) 19(1) Australian Journal of Asian Law 1-20 (co-author: Stellina Jolly)
  • International Parental child abduction and the fragmented law in India - Time to accede to the Hague Convention? (2017) 17 Macquarie Law Journal 37
  •  Private International Law: South Asian State Practice (Springer, 2017) (Stellina Jolly, co- editor)
  •  Revisiting Arbitration’s Confidentiality Feature (2016) 20 CLJP 97 (Hors Serie)
  • Seat-centric Arbitration: Decoding the Indian Law on the Choice of a Foreign Seat (2017) 6 Young Arbitration Review 29
  • United Nations Convention Against Corruption, 2005 and India – Mapping India’s Compliance, (2018) 7 International Journal for Legal Studies and Research 158 (co-author: Ashfaquzzaman Chowdhry)
  • “Balancing Conflicting Interests – the Judicial response” in G.Manoher Rao (ed.) Constitutional Development through Judicial Process (Asia Law House, 2006) 214
  •   “Commercial Courts in India – All for Ease of Doing Business” in Xandra Kramer and Jon Sorabji (eds.) International Business Courts (Eleven International Publishing, 2019) (with MZ Ashraful)
  • “Issues of Jurisdiction, Choice of Law and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: An Indian Perspective” in Sai Ramani Garimella & Stellina Jolly (eds.) Private international law: South Asian State Practice (Springer, 2017)
  • “OBOR and the Syncretic Private International Law Rules in India: Time for accession to harmonised legal regimes” in Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit & Sai Ramani Garimella (eds) China’s One Belt One Road Initiative and Private International Law (Routledge, 2018)
  •  “The Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption – Successes and Challenges” in Thomas John, Rishi Gulati and Ben Koehler (eds.)Elgar Companion on the Hague Conference on Private International Law (Edward Elgar, 2019) forthcoming

Research Interests

  • Legal theory
  • Private International Law
  • International Commercial arbitration
  • International dispute settlement,
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Social Exclusion Studies,
  • Feminist writings, theories and commentaries on gender rights regimes with reference to South Asia and the South Asian diaspora

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