Who We Are
Live Law began its journey in 2013 with the mission of making legal reporting more accurate, transparent and accessible to common man. It is our firm belief that more information about judiciary will make it more transparent and accountable, thereby strengthening its role in a constitutional democracy.
Live Law is a comprehensive legal news portal which is committed to providing accurate and honest news about legal developments.
We are guided by the values enshrined in the Preamble of the Constitution of India. We want to create more legal awareness in society by acting as a trustworthy source of accurate legal news.
We also intend to act as a tool to aid legal reforms by offering a space for constructive criticism of the judiciary.
Editorial Advisory Board
Justice KT Thomas , Former Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice U.L.Bhat, Former Chief Justice, High Court of Madhya Pradesh and Gauhati High Court
Raju Ramachandran, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
Chander Uday Singh, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
Abha Thapalyal Gandhi, Former Publishing Director, LexisNexis
Founder, Editor-in-Chief : M.A.Rashid
M.A.Rashid is a Lawyer turned Writer and Commentator. He started www.answeringlaw.com, one of the first Legal Websites in India. He has authored many books for lawyers and law students.
He revised “RatanLal Dhiraj Lal INDIAN PENAL CODE [34th Ed.PB and 33rd Ed. HB] with Justice K.T.Thomas. Rashid is also an Editorial Consultant with LexisNexis.
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Chief Mentor : PV Dinesh
P V Dinesh is an Advocate on Record at the Supreme Court.
Managing Editor : Manu Sebastian
Manu Sebastian has been a regular contributor for Live Law since its beginning, and has written several columns and reports. Many of his opinion pieces have been quoted and cited in reputed journals and news portals.
After graduating from Symbiosis Law School, Pune, he enrolled as advocate with Bar Council of Kerala in 2011 and practiced at the High Court of Kerala.
Before joining as Managing Editor in August 2019, he assisted Live Law as a consultant for a long time.
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Consulting Editor : Prabhati Nayak Mishra
Prabhati Mishra is a Senior Journalist having more than 18 years experience as Legal Reporter and Editor. She has covered Supreme Court and Delhi High Court for agencies like PTI and UNI.
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Associate Editor : Ashok Kini
Ashok Kini has been reporting for Live Law since 2015.
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Associate Editor :Mehal Jain
Mehal Jain has been covering Supreme Court for Live Law since 2017.
Special Correspondent, Supreme Court : Nilashish Ray Choudhury
Nilashish Ray Choudhury completed BBA LL.B from Symbiosis Law School, Noida in 2016. He has worked as legal correspondent with India Ahead News and Tiranga TV before.
Correspondent, High Court of Karnataka : Mustafa Plumber
Musfatafa Plumber has previously worked with Indian Express, Hindustan Times and DNA India. He covers stories from Karnataka High Court and Bangalore.
Correspondent, Delhi High Court : Karan Tripathi
Karan Tripathi completed law degree from Symbiosis Law School, Pune in 2019. He reports from Delhi High Court and other courts in Delhi.
Correspondent, Allahabad High Court : Akshita Saxena
Akshita Saxena is a 2019 graduate from Symbiosis Law School, Noida.
Chief Administrative Officer : Sukriti Singh
Sukriti Singh has been a part of Live Law since its founding. She completed LL.B from Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur in 2016 and LL.M from Rabindranath Tagore University, Bhopal.
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Research Associate : K R Shiyas
K R Shiyas graduated from Government Law College, Thrissur in 2019.
Graphic Designer : Rajesh K P
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