Originally published – https://www.bloombergquint.com/opinion/commercial-courts-a-failure-in-implementation
Ameen is a Senior Resident Fellow at Vidhi, and is leading advocacy for the JALDI mission, which is a collaboration between Vidhi and Tata Trust. His work at Vidhi deals with judicial reforms and access to justice issues in India. In 2016, he co-authored a White Paper for the Department of Justice (Indian government) on strengthening mediation frameworks in India. He recently completed his graduate studies from the Institute of Education (University College London), focusing on the use of evidence in policy processes, and was awarded an MSc. with an overall distinction. Before this, he completed his undergraduate legal studies from the W.B. National University of Juridical Sciences [B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)], in 2012. Prior to Vidhi, Ameen worked at J. Sagar Associates, in the firm's regulatory and policy team. He has practised in the Supreme Court of India, the Delhi High Court, and numerous tribunals. Link to full bio
Vaidehi is a Research Fellow at the Judicial Review vertical. She graduated with a B.A.LLb (Hons.) from Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) in 2015. For the following two years, she worked in the chambers of Mr. Gaurab Banerji, Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India, assisting in landmark cases in the field of commercial law, arbitration, competition and constitutional law. She believes in working on issues at the intersection of academia and practice with research interests in public law, law and sociology, administrative and constitutional theory and legal philosophy. In June 2018, she completed her masters from the University of California at Berkeley with a core focus on jurisprudence and social policy. She has been a substantive editor for the Berkeley Journal for Gender Law and Justice and a contributing author for a book titled ‘Leaving No One Behind: Sustainable Development Goals and South - South Cooperation’.