Aditya Laddha is a law graduate from the National Law University Odisha, Cuttack. During his time at the law school, he participated in various moot court competitions which sparked his interest in legal research. He was part of the team that was a semi-finalist in the 58th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, International Rounds held in Washington D.C., and received an honourable mention in the Best Memorial category.
He was among the Top 100 Best Oralists in the International Rounds. In August 2016, he interned with the Ministry of External Affairs (Legal & Treaties Division) where he researched on various issues of International Law. His areas of interests include Public International Law, International Trade and Investment Law, and International Human Rights Law.
About The Centre for Trade and Investment Law
The Centre for Trade and Investment Law (CTIL) was established in the year 2016 by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). The Centre’s primary objective is to provide sound and rigorous analysis of legal issues pertaining to international trade and investment law. The Centre aims to be a thought leader in the various domains of international economic law such as WTO law, international investment law and legal issues relating to economic integration. CTIL’s mission is to identify, analyse and provide creative ideas and perspectives to influence the international discourse on wide ranging aspects of international economic law. The Centre aims to engage with different stakeholders including central and state governments, think-tanks, research centres, national law schools and other institutions rendering legal education in international economic law, independent legal professionals, industry and the private sector. The Centre is also conceived as a ready repository of trade and investment related information including updates on ongoing trade negotiations and disputes.