Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Law School
Faculty of the Professions
Preeti Nalavadi is a PhD candidate under the supervision of Dr Chris Symes and David Brown. Her thesis topic is "Revival of the walking dead -Comparative and functional study of four countries" . She is also an Associate Teacher of law and is involved in tutoring and marking Commercial Laws I & II courses since 2019.
Preeti is a qualified and an experienced lawyer from India. Her practice was mainly in the areas of civil litigation, consumer law, commercial law, inheritance and property laws. In 2008, she joined Canara Bank, a leading public sector Bank in India owned by Government of India. She served as Manager- Law for 11 years in Bank's legal and industrial relations departments. Her key areas in the role were banking laws, corporate laws, insolvency laws, debt enforcement, commercial laws, consumer laws and labour laws. She was responsible for negotiation and finalisation of commercial contracts and MOUs between bank and third parties including Government agencies, leading national and multinational companies. In addition to these, she was involved in conducting and designing training modules for law officers of the Bank. She has experience in extensive legal research and drafting policies for the bank and liaising with stakeholders like regulators, lawyers, Ombudsman and Ministry on complex issues.
Her key research interest areas are insolvency law, banking and finance law, commercial law, consumer law, corporate law, industrial relations, employment laws and constitution.
Date Position Institution name 2020 - 2019 Associate Teacher of Law, University of Adelaide 2008 - 2018 Manager- Law Canara Bank 2002 - 2008 Practicing Lawyer- Civil Dharwad District Courts
Date Institution name Country Title — Karnataka University India Bachelor of Sciences — Karnataka University India Bachelor of Laws
Commonwealth Scholarship- RTPS
Commercial Laws I & II
Date Role Membership Country 2020 - ongoing Member INSOL ERA United Kingdom 2019 - ongoing Member Asian Australian Lawyers Association Australia
Date Title Engagement Type Institution Country 2020 - 2020 Guest Talk Scientific Community Engagement IICA New Delhi India
Date Topic Presented at Institution Country 2021 - 2021 Examining insolvency laws, philosophy and culture under the lenses of Rawls, Jackson, and Nehru - A comparative study of Australia and India Corporate Law Teachers Association University of Sydney Australia 2020 - 2020 One Empire, Three Colonies, Common Histories But Distinct Journeys- A Comparative Study of Evolution of Corporate Rescue of the US, Australia and India Auckland, New Zealand -virtual University of Auckland New Zealand 2020 - 2020 Insolvency laws of India ROCIT Adelaide Law School Australia
Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice
Date Title Type Institution Country 2019 - 2019 Insolvency law paper Peer Review University of Adelaide Australia
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