About Us

The Boardroom Lawyer is a student-run commercial law review blog. We bring to you the latest developments, both at the national and at the international level, in the corporate and commercial sphere. This includes developments in corporate law, antitrust and competition law, intellectual property rights law, telecommunications law, arbitration law, insolvency and bankruptcy law, and trade law, amongst other allied spheres.

Posts on this blog will primarily be written by the four founding editors of the blog, with occasional guest posts by established academicians and practitioners. The Boardroom Lawyer promises to not only keep you in the loop about all important developments in the sphere of commercial law, but also deliver cutting-edge legal analysis on the same.

The founding editors of TBL are all third-year students, pursuing their B.A. LL.B.(Honours) degree at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

Viraj Ananth 


Viraj has a keen interest in commercial and information technology law, currently serving as an editor of the Indian Journal of Law and Technology. He has experience in legal writing and legal policy, having worked with the Karnataka IT Ministry to co-author a framework for the adoption of Regulatory Sandboxes in the State.

Mallika Sen

Mallika has varied interests ranging from corporate law to legal policy and is an editor of the Socio-Legal Review. Additionally, she has worked extensively in student-run legal aid, with special focus on collaborative, network-based projects.

Saarthak Jain


Saarthak has a keen interest in International Commercial and Arbitration Law. He has worked extensively in the field of international as well as Indian commercial laws through legal writing and participation in moot court competitions. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law.