CfP: Remembering S.P. SATHE: Conference Comparative Public Law at ILS Law College, Pune [March 6-8, 2020]: Register by Dec 25 [Extended]

About the Organizer

ILS Law College, or in its full name Indian Law Society’s Law College, is a government law school in Pune, India. It was established in 1924 and offers courses that include three-year and five-year degrees. ILS is located on Law College Road, Pune.

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies was established in 1991. The Institute was launched on 4th March 1991 at the hands of Late Shri. G.G. Karnik, the then Vice-President of the Indian Law Society. Professor S.P. Sathe, the former Principal of the ILS College was the founder Director of the Institute.

About the Conference

ILS Law College is organising a three-day 14th International Conference on “Contemporary Trends in Comparative Public Law” in the memory of S.P. SATHE.

Date: 06th to 08th March 2020.

Call for Papers

ILS Law College under auspices of Remembering SP Sathe Foundation (set up by the Indian Law Society) and Centre for Public Law is pleased to invite abstracts from law students, academicians, lawyers, activist, researchers and faculty around the world for participation and submission of Research Papers for Remembering S.P. Sathe: 14th International Conference on “Contemporary Trends in Comparative Public Law”.

Each applicant must submit an abstract of no more than 500-words by email to icpl.ils2020[at] with the subject “Research Paper Abstract- International Conference” and receipt of registration fees.

Abstract without registration shall not be accepted. Payment of registration fees entitles the participants to attend the conference, even in case of rejection of the abstract.

Participants shortlisted by the organizing committee to present papers in the parallel sessions of the conference must submit their full paper by 9th February 2020 by e-mail to icpl.ils2020[at] not exceeding 6000 words (including footnotes).

Selected Research Papers presented during the conference may be published in the in-house journal ‘ILS Law Review’. 


Prominent Speakers of the conference are Prof. Paul Craig (Oxford University), Prof. Upendra Baxi (Jindal Global Law School), Prof. M.P Singh (Jindal Global Law School), Prof. Pratap Bhanu Mehta (TBC), Prof. Gerard Quinn (University of Leeds) (TBC), Prof. Rosalind Dixon (University of New South Wales), Dr. Shreya Atrey (Oxford University), Dr. Arun Thiruvengadam (Azim Premji University), Dr. Aparna Chandra (National Law University, Delhi), Mr. Shrihari Aney, Senior Advocate, ,  Mr. Arvind Datar, Advocate (TBC), Dr. Abhinav Chandrachud, Advocate (TBC).

Registration Details

The registration form is here.

ILS students INR 590/-
Non- ILS Students INR 1,072/-
Professionals INR 2,360/-
International Students INR 3,540/-
International Professionals INR 5,900/-

Note: Registration Fee (includes GST, covers- conference kit, refreshment, participation certificate).

Bank Details

  • Bank Name: State Bank of India
  • Bank Account Name: ILS Law College
  • Bank Address: Deccan Gymkhana Branch, PMT Building, Pune, Maharashtra 411004
  • Type of Account: Current
  • Account Number: 11100349321
  • IFSC Code: SBIN0001110
  • Branch Code: 01110R126
  • Swift Code: SBININBB218

Please note that you have to pay the bank remittance charges from your end and there should not be deducted from the fees. Please mention your name and address while remitting your fee and instruct your banker to mention it in the remittance letter to India.

Important Dates

  1. Last date to submit abstracts: 25th December 2019
  2. Result of selected abstracts:30th December 2019
  3. Last date to submit your papers: 9th February 2020
  4. Last date to register for participation only: 25th February 2020

Kindly note, all participants and paper presenters shall receive a certificate of participation and best papers shall be commended.

Contact Information

E-mail: icpl.ils2020[at]

Varad Kolhe: +91 9503453510

Nihar Chitre:+91 9757135410

C.V. Rajmohan: +918547547050

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