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Chinmay Deshmukh

Chinmay pursued his undergraduate studies in law at the National Law University, Jodhpur (2010-15). He also holds an LLM in Legal Theory (summa cum laude) from Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany (2017-18).  Chinmay is also currently enrolled as a doctoral candidate at Goethe University, Frankfurt with a focus on examining social epistemic and complexity elements in Hayekian and Habermasian legal theories for guiding the development of blockchain-based normative order.

Prior to joining academia, Chinmay worked as a Legislative Assistant to Members of Parliament under the LAMP Fellowship and as a Research Associate at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi.

His research and teaching interest areas include Occidental and oriental jurisprudence; Epistemic perspectives in legal theory and its relation to modernity; Legal theories of Jurgen Habermas and Friedrich Hayek; and the theories of intellectual property.

In his free time, Chinmay enjoys reading philosophy, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.

  • Pursuing PhD in Law at Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
  • LLM in Legal Theory (summa cum laude), Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany (2018)
  • B.P.Sc. (Hons.) LL.B. (Hons.), National Law University, Jodhpur (2015)
  • UGC-NET (Law) (2018)
  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal theories of Jurgen Habermas and Friedrich Hayek
  • Social Epistemology, Complexity, and Law


  • ‘Pulp Friction: World Trade Organization Violations in the European Union’s Ban of Indian Fruit Exports’, 2 Cornell International Law Journal Online 111 (2014)
  • Attended the Max Planck Summer Academy for Legal History 2018: “The World and the Village – The Global and the Local in Legal History” at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt am Main (July, ‘18)
  • Attended the HPAIR 2015 Harvard Conference on ‘Asia’s Blueprint for Growth: Building an Inclusive Future’ organized by the Harvard Project for Asian & International Relations at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA (Feb., ‘15)
  • Presented a paper at the conference on the ‘Voice of the Civil Society in Indian Culture’, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium (Jan, ‘14)
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Law, Reason, and Modernity: An Introduction to Selected Themes in Legal Theory (Elective)


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