Rahela Khorakiwala

Dr. Rahela Khorakiwala is a Senior Resident Fellow at Vidhi and leads the work for Vidhi Maharashtra. Rahela completed her MPhil/PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, her LLM from NYU School of Law and her LLB from GLC in Mumbai. In the past, she has worked with the World Bank for a project in Kabul, the Ministry of External Affairs on an international maritime dispute, the law offices of Federal & Company in Mumbai and did a post-doctoral fellowship at the Max Planck Institute in Germany. She recently published her first book titled, From the Colonial to the Contemporary: Images, Iconography, Memories, and Performances of Law in India's High Courts which is an ethnographic study of the first three colonial high courts of India. Rahela has several publications to her credit, including contributions to the Indian Law Review and the Asian Journal of Law and Society.