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Jayna Kothari is one of the founder members of CLPR. She graduated from University Law College with a B.A.L LL.B degree in 1999. She also completed her post-graduate studies as a Bachelor in Civil Law at the University of Oxford.

She has also taught in University Law College, Bangalore as well as National Law School of India University, Bangalore. In 2008, Jayna was awarded the Wrangler D.C. Pavate Fellowship in the University of Cambridge. She is also a recipient of the National Child Rights Fellowship, 2010 awarded by Child Rights and You (CRY).

Having practiced previouly in the Supreme Court of India in the Office of Ms. Indira Jaising, Jayna is now a partner in Ashira Law, a law firm in Bangalore and is practicing in the High Court of Karnataka.

Her articles and other writings have been published in academic and non-academic works. Her focus areas of interest and expertise include disability law, constitutional law, human rights and intellectual property law.