Sroyon Mukherjee

PhD Student in Law

Department of Law

About me

Thesis title

'Natural Resource Valuation by Courts: The Role of Judges'

Supervisors

Dr Veerle Heyvaert and Dr Margot Salomon

Research interests

Environmental law; environmental courts; law and economics; environmental economics; philosophy of economics; socio-legal theory; trade law

Sroyon obtained his B.A. L.LB. (Hons.) degree at NUJS, Kolkata before doing his LLM at LSE, getting a distinction and winning the Blackstone Chambers Prize for Best Performance in Public International Law. He has four years' work experience with Clifford Chance, London, first as a trainee and later as an associate in the firm's General Banking team. He was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales (currently non-practising) in 2013, and as an Advocate by the Bar Council of West Bengal, India in 2009. He has also been a research associate under the Ministry of HRD Intellectual Property Rights Chair at NUJS, Kolkata, and a judicial clerk with Justice H.K. Sema of the Supreme Court of India.

As a graduate teaching assistant at LSE, Sroyon is currently teaching "Introduction to the Legal System" (four class groups of 1st year undergraduates). He is also a PhD Student Representative and LLM Student Adviser, and the President of the LSESU Beekeeping Society.

Publications

'Section 377 and the 'Order of Nature': Nurturing 'Indeterminacy' in the Law?' 2009 NUJS Law Review 24

 'Not So Funny Now is It?: The Serious Issue of Parody In Intellectual Property Law', 2008 Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law 4

'The Forest Rights Act, 2006: Settling Land, Unsettling Conservationists', 2008 NUJS Law Review 19

'Making Corporations Liable for their Crimes: Traditional Doctrines and Fresh Ideas' 2007 All India Reporter Corporate Law Cases 270