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Aisha Ahmed Sharfi

Prof. Aisha Ahmed Sharfi

Assistant Professor, Alliance School of Business

+91 80 30699243

Prof. Aisha specialises in Air and Space Law. Her academic and research interests include commercial arbitration, investment arbitration, corporate governance, human rights, legal education and International Humanitarian Law.

Prior to joining Alliance School of Law, Prof. Aisha was associated with the Ford Foundation Chair for Human Rights and Citizenship Studies as Research Assistant at the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) since 2013. She taught courses on Law and Child, Rights of Minorities, Violation of Human Rights and their impact upon India etc. She has also assisted in preparing case materials and framing curriculum outline for the subjects taught by her. She was also engaged in taking lectures for Post Graduate Diploma Program of Air and Space Law and Human Rights. She has participated in the organization of various seminars and talks on relevant law topics.

Before joining academics, she was a practicing advocate for one year before various forums including the Supreme Court of India and the High Court of Delhi. She had the opportunity of working on matters in diverse areas including constitutional law, administrative law, contract law, company law, arbitration law, and matrimonial law.

At Alliance School of Law, she is currently serving as a member of the Examination Committee and an evaluator of the Surana National Essay Competition.


Papers Presented at Seminars/ Conferences:

  1. Regulating the Media in India: An Urgent Policy Priority’, presented at the National Seminar on Media and Law,  March 28, 2015, organized by the Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, New Law College Pune
  2. ‘A Critical Review Of Tribal Welfare Laws with Special Reference to Land Acquisition and Tribal Displacement’, presented at the National Conference on Contemporary Social Issues, March 31, 2015, organized by the Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana, Haryana.
  3. ‘Manual Scavenging: Dalits And Discrimination in India’ ,  presented at the National Seminar on New Dalit Agenda for 21st Century, IIPA, New Delhi, , April 11-12, 2015, organized by the Indus Research Centre in collaboration with Ambedkar Chair, IIPA
  4. ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a norm for societies in transition’,  presented at the ICSSR‑assisted National conference on Sociology in India , April 20‑21, 2015 organized by the Department of Sociology, University of Mumbai
  5. ‘Women’s Empowerment through Gender Budgeting- The Indian Context’ presented at the National Conference on Gender Sensitivity: Law & Society, May 2, 2015, organized by the College of Law & Legal Studies, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad
  6. ‘Tribal Displacement: Inadequate legal Protection’, presented at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Tribal Development in India: Issues and Challenges, Jharkhand, 23-24 February, 2015.
  7. ‘Changing Dimensions of Secularism in India: A Review Through Analysis of Indian Supreme Court Cases’, presented at the UGC Sponsored International Seminar on Religion, Ethnicity & Resistance, organized by the Vinoba Bhave University, Jharkhand March 14-16, 2015
  8. ‘Legal Governmental Measures in Support of Women Entrepreneurship’, presented at the National Seminar on Women Empowerment and Inclusive Growth organized by The IIS University, Jaipur, 13-14 march, 2015 sponsored by Indian council of social science research New Delhi and organized by the centre for research , Innovation and training (CRIT)
  9. ‘India- Saudi: Bilateral Labour relations in context of the Agreement on Labour cooperation for domestic service workers recruitment, 2014’, presented at the  National Seminar on India and Saudi Arabia: The Emerging Socio-Cultural and Economic Dimensions  organized by the Centre for West Asian Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi , March 03, 2015
  10. ‘Regulatory Mechanism of Central Bank in Exchange Rate Management’, presented at the UGC sponsored National seminar on Depreciating Indian Rupee Causes, Impacts & Remedial Measures, Feb. 28- March 1, 2015, organized by the Oriental college campus in Patna City, in collaboration with Dept. of Commerce, Soghra College, Biharsharif, Nalanda,.
  11. ‘Social Worker And Their Role In Criminal Justice Delivery System with Special Reference to Prison Reform’, presented at the National Seminar on Social Work Practice: Scope and Challenges in the Present Context, November 14-15, 2014, organized by the Department of Social Work, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
  12. ‘Positive Discrimination Under Indian laws and its Judicial Interpretation with Special Reference to Rights of Scheduled Castes’, presented at the National Seminar on ‘Impact of Positive Discrimination In Assam with Special Reference to the Scheduled Caste Groups’, November 5, 2014, organized by the Gauhati University, Department of Sociology
  13. ‘Protection of Children From Sexual Offences Act 2012: A Critical Analysis’, presented at the U.G.C Sponsored Two Day National Seminar on Child’s Right- Issue & Challenges, October 10-11, 2014, organized by the The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai
  14. ‘Media: An Unruly Horse’, presented at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Mass Media and Society, organized by the Dikhowmukh College, Sivasagar, Assam
  15. ‘Satyagraha: Peaceful Method of Conflict Resolution’, presented at the Interdisciplinary National Seminar on Hundred Years of Satyagarha, October 2-3, 2012, Sponsored by UGC organized by the S.L.N.T Mahila Mahavidhyala, P.G. Department, VBU
  16. ‘Educational Rights of Minorities: Constitutional Analysis’, presented at the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on Issues of Minority in Jharkhand: Perspective & Consequences, 13-14 September 2014, Jharkhand
  17. Presented Comments on the Prohibition of Unlawful Assembly (Interference with the Freedom of matrimonial Alliances) Bill, 2011 at the colloquium organized at W.B.N.U.J.S for submission of recommendations to the Bill to law Commission of India.(2012)


Research paper publications

  1. ‘Jurisprudence of Natural resource: Scope and Protection’, presently co-authoring a paper with Justice Altamus Kabir, Ex. Chief Justice of India, to be shortly published by NUJS.
  2. ‘The Goods and Service Tax: The Road Ahead with Special Reference to the Intergovernmental Goods and Service Tax’, published in Edited book- Innovative Practices in Commerce and Management, Editor Dr. Ashish Kant Chaudhari,  Mr. Chinmoy Kumar Roy
  3. ‘Mechanism of Electronic Fund Transfer: Legal Framework and Challenges’, published in Edited book, New Paradigms in Management, Editor Dr. Pavnesh Kumar
  4. ‘Defining Poverty: A Seamless Web’, in the International Journal of Legal Research and Governance, Volume I, Issue, ISSN 2394- 7829.
  5. ‘Comparative Analysis of the OECD and UN Double Taxation Model Agreements’, in the International Journal of Economics & Managerial Thoughts Volume 5, Number 2.
  6. ‘Liability regime governing the damage caused by noise and sonic boom’, in the International journal of social and legal studies, ISSN Number 23941936, Issue I, Volume 3.
  7. ‘Constitutional Rights of Corporations’, in the International Journal of Contemporary Research, ISSN Number 23949503, Issue I, Volume I.
  8. ‘Cabotage- Meaning, Potential and Future’, in the International Journal of Contemporary Research, ISSN Number 23949503, Issue I, Volume I.
  9. ‘Legal Response to Criminalization of Politics with Special Reference to Uttar Pradesh’, paper accepted for publication in book titled “Socio-Economic and Political Dimensions of India: With Special Reference to Uttar Pradesh”.
  10. ‘Essential Facilities Doctrine: Meaning and application as per the US and EC Laws’, in Law Mantra Journal: Volume 1, Issue 6, December, 2013 and Jan & Feb, 2014 Issue, ISSN: 2321-6417.
  11. ‘Areas of overlap between International Trade Law and Outer Space Law: Legal Obscurity’, in Ambedkar Law University Journal, Vol. IX, January – June 2015.
  12. ‘Small Scale Industries and Benefits Available Under Various Laws’, “SANYOJAK” in the National Journal of Commerce and Management, ISSN No. 2348 – 3032
  13. ‘Indus Water Treaty: A Critical Appraisal’, Inter- State & International Water Dispute, Publisher- Eastern Book Company, ISBN 10 9350289506 ISBN 13 9789350289808
  14. ‘Women Empowerment: Legal Response’, in Vinoba Bhave Journal of Economics, Economics Vinoba Bhave University Hazaribag , ISSN- 0975- 7473, Volume I, Issue 12


Book Publications

  1.  ‘Areas of Interface between Outer Space Law and International Trade Law with Reference to Telecommunication Services’, in publication, Eastern Law House
  2. Presently co-authoring a book on “Child Rights” with Justice Altamus Kabir, Ex. Chief Justice of India, to be shortly published by Centre for Human Rights and Citizenship Studies, NUJS.

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