Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Law School
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Preeti Nalavadi is a PhD candidate at Adelaide Law School, where she is supervised by Dr Chris Symes and David Brown. She is currently completing her thesis on the topic "Revival of the Walking Dead: Comparative and Functional Study of Corporate Rescue in three Countries - the US, Australia and India." She is also an Associate Teacher of Law and has been involved in tutoring and marking Commercial Laws I & II courses since 2019. She was a recipient of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Zelling- Gray Scholarship.
Preeti is a qualified and experienced lawyer from India. She has over 18 years of experience in the legal field, with a focus on corporate law, insolvency law, and banking law. She has worked as a lawyer in both private practice and in-house counsel roles. In her previous role as Legal Manager at Canara Bank, a leading public sector bank in India, she was responsible for providing legal advice on a wide range of matters, including corporate law, insolvency law, banking law, and consumer law. She also has experience in drafting policies, collaborating, liaising with stakeholders, and submissions to Parliament of legislation.
Preeti's research interests include Insolvency, Tech Law, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Law, and Corporate Law. She is working towards her research to be published in leading academic journals, and she has presented her work at conferences around the world.
Preeti is a highly skilled and experienced academic with a strong track record of research and teaching. She is passionate about her research and is committed to making a positive contribution to the field of law. She believes that it is essential to provide students with a well-rounded legal education. She strongly believes that by teaching students to think critically, helping them understand the social context of the law, applying the law to real-world problems, and collaborating with others, she can help prepare students for a successful career in law. Preeti is a strong supporter of using Artificial Intelligence in legal education and promotes an ethically sustainable environment to educate students.
Date Position Institution name 2022 - ongoing Commercial Specialist Data Action 2021 - 2022 ICT Sourcing Officer Mutual Marketplace 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
Year Citation 2021 Nalavadi, P. (2021). One Empire, three colonies, common histories but distinct journeys - A comparative study of the evolution of corporate rescue of the US, Australia, and India. Australia and New Zealand Law and History E-Journal.
Year Citation 2021 Nalavadi, P. (2021). Understanding Religious Freedom and Women’s Rights in the 21st Century using the lenses of the judgements in Sabarimala and Shayara Bano - the Indian enigma. In P. Babie, R. Barker, & N. Foster (Eds.), Law and Religion in the Commonwealth.
Year Citation 2021 Nalavadi, P. (2021). https://ccla.smu.edu.sg/sgri/blog/2021/02/24/flattening-insolvency-curve-have-india-and-australia-done-enough-towards. Singapore Management University.
Commonwealth Scholarship- RTPS
Commercial Laws I & II
Masters by course work
Date Role Membership Country 2021 - ongoing Member American Bankruptcy Institute United States 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 - ongoing Re-examining India's insolvency regime under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business Sydney Law School Australia 2021 - 2021 Flattening the insolvency curve during turbulent times- Revisiting informal rescue mechanism in Indian Insolvency Regime Bob Wessels PhD Workshop 2021 Leiden Law School Netherlands 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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