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MAHARASHTRA NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY MUMBAI
The prime goal of the University is to disseminate advanced legal knowledge and processes of law amongst the students and impart to them the skills of advocacy, legal services, and law reforms and make them aware and capable to utilize these instruments for social transformation and development. Since its inception, the University has made serious and sincere efforts to excel in the field of legal research and education. In recent years the University has taken long strides in areas of research and has established Research Centers in the areas of Clinical Legal Education, Criminal Justice, Maritime Law; Research, Intellectual Property, Taxation Law, and Information Technology.
Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai, established under the Maharashtra National Law University Act 2014 on 20th March 2014, is one of the premier National Law Universities in India. The Act envisaged to establish National Law University in Maharashtra to impart advanced legal education and promote society oriented research in legal studies for the advancement of the societal life of the people in the country.
JUSTICE M. L. PENDSE CHAIR IN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
The Justice M.L. Pendse Chair in Environmental Law advocates for laws that will sustain ecosystems and ensure a healthy environment. The Justice M.L. Pendse Chair in Environmental Law's key initiatives include public legal education, litigation, research, and policy development. It has had a significant impact on the environment and the broader community, helping to protect endangered species and habitats, contributing to the development of stronger environmental laws and regulations, and increasing public awareness of environmental issues. Further the Chair is committed to environmental protection, social justice, and public legal education and also plans to continue its work to protect the environment and the rights related to a healthy environment, and to expand its work to address new environmental challenges, such as climate change.
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