Dr. Ranjana Kaul

Dua Associates

Dr. Ranjana Kaul is a Partner at Dua Associates, Advocates & Solicitors, in New Delhi, India. Her primary practice includes advising joint ventures and contracts, including company law, FDI, foreign exchange regulations, intellectual property rights and dispute resolution, across sectors.

Dr. Kaul specializes in the international law of outer space and advises on specific issues related to the interrelation between international regulations and Indian domestic policy and regulations, including on participation of non-government entities in outer space activities and relating to commercial satellite services including telecommunications and EO.

She litigates in the High Court of Delhi, the National Company Law Tribunal and Supreme Court of India, as well as conducts arbitration and conciliation proceedings. She has served as Counsel for the Union of India at the High Court of Delhi and Counsel for the State of Maharashtra in the Supreme Court of India. Dr. Kaul specializes in air accident claims subject to personal international air law and relevant national law.

Dr. Kaul is an affiliate of the International Institute of Space Law, Paris and was awarded the IISL 2017 Distinguished Services Award for contribution to development of national space law. She serves on the Editorial Board of Room, The Space Journal.

Prior to joining Dua Associates, she was in private practice, regularly assisted Government in legislative drafting and served as Member, Delhi State Commission for Women. She has been a consultant to the World Bank and the Indian Council for Re-search in International Economic Relations.

She holds an LLM from the Institute of Air & Space Law, McGill University, Canada, Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Delhi and Doctorate from the University of Poona.