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Malhotra is a double graduate (International Relations and Law) from the O.P. Jindal Global University. Malhotra was also awarded the Best Student Researcher Award on University Day in 2017-2022. On Dean’s Dinner, 2022, he was awarded Rank 1 in Outstanding Contribution to Academic Initiatives and in Outstanding All-Round Performance. On the 11th Convocation Ceremony, 7 August, 2022, Malhotra was awarded a Medal in Recognition of Outstanding Performance and Certificate for Outstanding Leadership. Malhotra also completed two research thesis projects of 8,000 words each on international laws on State Immunity and on submarine cables and international law. He also assisted Ambassador Venu Rajamony to design a course on the International Court of Justice and India. He has graduated from SOAS with an LLM in International Law as the Felix Scholar. During his LLM he was appointed as a Special Rapporteur mandated to invite speakers from across the globe to speak on a current topic of International Law. He has, during his graduate and LLM studies, adjudicated, as Judge, Jessup and Tedlers Moot Court Competitions. Malhotra has spoken for the American, Australian and New Zelandic, European and Indian Societies of International Law. Malhotra has also spoken for the Art and Architecture, International Affairs, Language, Law, Journalism and Communication, Government and Public Policy Schools of O.P. Jindal Global University. Malhotra has also presented papers at Universities and Faculties of Law in and of Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Berlin, Cambridge, European Institute, Humboldt, Iceland, Justus-Liebig, Leeds, Lille Liverpool, London, Maldives, Nicosia, Ottawa, Oslo, Oxford, Singapore and Warsaw and organisations and law firms such as the African International Economic Law Network, Canadian International Law Group, Centre for Global Law (FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School), Centre for European Constitutional Law (University of Nicosia), International Courts and Tribunals Interest Groups of the Latin American Society of International, European Society of International Law’s Interest Group on the International Law of Culture, Grotiana Foundation, International Political Science Association World Congress, International Law Association, International Union for Conservation of Nature, The Jersey Law Commission, Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation, and Volterra Fietta. He has also participated in Summer and Winter Schools organised by Universities of Geneva, Hague, Helsinki, Oxford, New York, Singapore and Tufts. In June 2022, Malhotra was selected, on Full Scholarship, for the Summer Seminar titled, “Populism and the New Foreign Relations Law: Between Public International Law, ‘External Public Law’, and Conflict of Laws” of The Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg) and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg). And again in June 2024, Malhotra was selected for the research project titled, “Tracking Systemic Change: Policies for Constructing International Legal Order” by Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law and Humboldt University of Berlin at Comparative International Legal Policy: National Political Approaches towards International Legal Order at Harnack House, Max Planck Society, Berlin. Malhotra, there, presented paper and PowerPoint titled, “Shaping the International Legal Order: A Comparative Analysis of India's Judicial Approach through the Lens of the Supreme Court”. He has also worked as a Research Assistant to Professor Ki-Gab Park, Chair of the Drafting Committee, International Law Commission’s 74th Session at the Palais des Nations, United Nations, Geneva. His co-edited Book entitled, “Re-Imagining the International Legal Order” was launched on the 12th day of June 2023 in the Atlee Room, House of Lords. The book’s Preface is penned by Professor Richard Falk and Forewords from Karim Khan KC, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court, by Judge Hillary Charlesworth, International Court of Justice, and Professor Claudio Grossman, President, Inter-American Court of Human Rights. The Book’s subsequent launches and discussions have been organised by the American and Asian Societies of International Law. Malhotra has been appointed as Reporter for the International Law in Domestic Courts module of Oxford Reports on International Law for the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom in 2023. He has also interned in the Chambers of Gourab Banerji SA, Overseas Associate, Essex Court Chambers and as mini-pupil in leading sets in London such as 3 Temple Garden, 4 Paper Buildings and 29 Bedford Row. Malhotra is a member of the British Institute for International and Comparative Law, American, Indian and European Societies of International Law, International Law Association. Malhotra speaks French and German with varying degrees of proficiency.

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