Guest Lecture by Dr. V. Balakista Reddy


    Visit of Esteemed Dignitary Dr. Balakista Reddy to Symboisis International University, Hyderabad

    Dr. V. Balakista Reddy, Professor of International Law, Coordinator M.K Nayambar SAARC Law Center and Head, Center for Air and Space Law, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad visited Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad on Monday 16 February 2015. Programme started with the felicitation of Dr. Balakista Reddy by Dr. Sukhvinder Singh Dari, Dy. Director, Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad followed by a brief introduction of the guest’s achievements and commendable contributions in the field of law.

    Dr. Balakista Reddy, in his inspiring speech explained the impact of globalisation and internationalization on the legal profession. He stressed upon the need to have broader horizon in formulating laws in 21st century, especially when India is perceived as a potential partner by almost all countries. Air and space law being his forte, he pointed out the deficiency of well-defined space laws in India.

    Also he accentuated the wide scope of the profession of law, in various areas globally. He emphasized the need of Government to invest more capital and time in space and an organised set of laws to govern the same due to the efficiency of Indians shown in areas of space. Furthermore, he advised potential lawyers to explore new and upcoming areas of law like space law, Intellectual Property Rights, International trade and so on. He advised students not restrict themselves to mainstream areas.

    Dr. Balakista Reddy explained the demand for efficient lawyers in global organisations like World Trade Organisation and United Nations Organisation. At the end, Dr. Sukhvinder Singh Dari, Dy. Director, Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad, proposed the vote of thanks.