Dr. M.K. Padhy

B.Sc., LL.M., Ph.D.

Specialization - Mercantile Law, Consumer Protection Laws, Insurance Law, Land Laws, Medical Jurisprudence and Forensic Science

He did his LL.B. and LL.M. from Berhampur, Orrisa. He received the Narayan Behera Prize for securing the highest marks in all the subjects in the final examinations of his LL.B. Later, he did his Ph.D. from Faculty of Law, BHU in the year 2007. He joined as a lecturer in Meerut College in the year 2001 and later joined BHU in the year 2002.

He has a teaching experience of more than 18 years, throughout which he has guided 15 dissertations and 4 research scholars have been awarded Ph.Ds. under his supervision. He has attended more than 30 seminars, conferences and workshops organized by reputed institutions and has delivered lectures on emerging issues on many occasions. He has written 1 book titled “Consumer Protection and Advertisement Laws”, Satyam Law International, New Delhi 2015 (ISBN: 978-93-82823-34-6). He has also written 1 book chapter, 25 articles and many research papers which have been published in reputed journals.

He has been associated with various committees of Law School, BHU like the Curriculum Development Committee and the Legal Aid Committee etc. He has also acted as the convener of the Placement Cell of Law School, BHU. He acted as warden of Dr. Bhagwan Das Hostel, BHU w,e,f December 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 and as administrative warden w.e.f. July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2016. He was a member of the Anti-Ragging Squad-BHU for one year. He was the Assistant Editor of the Banaras Law Journal Committee in 2013 & 2014 and Associate Editor, Banaras Law Journal Committee in 2015. He has also been the Guest Editor of the VBU Journal of Law and Governance January 2015, No. 1 (Vol.2). Dr. Padhy organized a National Seminar on “Legal Protection of Consumers in a Global Economy - Recent Approaches and the Way Forward” on 29-30, March 2014 in the Faculty of Law, BHU. He acted as a Course Coordinator, 2nd Refresher Course on Human Rights (Interdisciplinary) organized by the Academic Staff College, BHU in 2013.