Saima Hassan
Assistant Professor

Saima Hassan has worked with the Competition Commission of India, Ministry of Corporate Affairs for a period of 4 years. On the enforcement side, she has worked in complex and high-stake competition law cases, which have been crucial in solidifying the competition law regime in India, involving cartel investigations, leniency applications, interplay between IPR and antitrust laws. On the merger control side, she has worked on the assessment of various merger notifications filed before the Competition Commission of India.She has worked as a Legal Researcher with the National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi for about a year wherein her role was to conduct legal research for the purpose of judgment writing inthe cases of Environmental law contraventions. She has worked at Jammu and Kashmir High Court as Associate Advocate for a period of more than 03 years.


  • Enrolled for Ph.D in University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Dwarka, Delhi.
  • Qualified UGC-NET (68%)
  • Qualified State Eligibility Test (SET)
  • LL.M. (Business Law), University School of Law, Kashmir University,Srinagar.
  • B.A.LL.B., University School of Law, Kashmir University,Srinagar



  • Paper titled “Evolution of Abortion Laws in US and India: A Historical Perspective” published in Anvesak, A Bi-annual Journal of Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Vol. 53 No.1 (III), Jan-June 2022, ISSN: 037-4568, Listed in UGC Care Group-I.
  • Paper titled “Competition Jurisprudence in India” published on Live Law on 10th March 2021 (
  • Book Chapter titled “Approach of Competition Regulator in India towards Resale Price Maintenance” presented at ICFAI Law School Hyderabad and published in book titled, Anti-Competitive Agreements: Competitive Law Dynamics, ISBN: 978-93-90255-00-9, ICFAI, First Edition 2020.
  • Paper titled “Death Penalty-what is rarest of the rare?” Published in International Journal for Research in Law (IJRL), ISSN-2454-8715, Volume 3, Issue 4.

Conference and Paper Presentations

  • Presented a Paper titled “Women and Abortion Laws in India: A Comparison of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 and the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021” in International Conference on Women Rights in Developing Countries: Issues and Challenges, organized by Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur and Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad in May 2022.
  • Presented a Paper titled “Role of Legal Education in Achieving Sustainable Development” in IILM 9th PRME Conferenceorganized by IILM University in February 2022.
  • Presented a Paper titled “Approach of Competition Regulator in India towards Resale Price Maintenance” in National Seminar on Competition Law 2.0: A Way Forward organized byICFAI Law School Hyderabad.


  • Appointment Offer as Legal Associate at National Anti-Doping Agency, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, New Delhi in November 2021.
  • Appointment Offer as Legal Consultant at Directorate of Enforcement,Ministry of Finance, New Delhi in July 2021.
  • Appointment Offer as Young Professional at Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce in 2019.

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