Centre for Competition Law and Policy


The Centre for Competition Law and Policy (CCLP) is a specialized research Centre at the National Law University Odisha established in 2019 with the objective of furthering research and awareness in the field of competition law.



The Vision of Centre is to create a Centre for Excellence for discussion and research in Competition Law and Policy. Centre seeks to contribute to the growing academic discourse in the area of Competition Law and Policy by bringing out research reports and publications.


  • 1.To bridge the knowledge gap by familiarizing students with the cardinal principles of competition law.
  • To provide for a platform for discussions and deliberations by academicians, professionals, regulators, economists, judges and students to develop a critical understanding about the working of competition law in India.
  • To conduct conferences, workshops and webinars for increasing awareness about contemporary developments in the competition jurisprudence in India.
  • To collaborate with other institutions (academic, research and professional bodies) to generate combined research outputs.
  • To encourage academic writings in the field of competition law by academicians, professionals and students.


Mr. Steve Levitsky

Mr. Steve is an Antitrust Lawyer based out of New York with over 30 years of experience at leading international law firms. He has over 75 articles and 3 book on anti-trust law to his credit.


Faculty members:

Dr. Rajat Solanki

Ms. Nikita Pattajoshi



The Centre successfully organized an insightful Competition Advocacy Workshop in collaboration with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) on 22nd February, 2020. The resource person for the event was Ms. Jyotsna Yadav, Deputy Director (F.A.), Anti-trust division, CCI. Over 50 participants including students and faculties of NLUO were a part of the workshop.

The Centre also organized a guest lecture on ‘Virtual Competition through the Lens of an Algorithm Driven Market’ by Ms. Nidhi Singh, Empaneled counsel, Delhi High Court and practitioner, Supreme Court of India on 1st August, 2021.



Determined in its approach, the Centre is all set to host and organize a host of events in the current academic year, which would shed light on the major principles and contemporary developments in the competition landscape.

  • The Centre will host the Regional Level Competition Advocacy Programme for the Eastern Region in collaboration with the Competition Commission of India for the Eastern Region on 11th June, 2022 as part of the Ministry of Corporate Affair’s Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM).
  • The Centre is going to organize an Essay Competition on Securities Laws and Competition Policy in association with Surana and Surana International Attorneys. The call for papers will be announced soon. Kindly keep checking this page for updates.




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NLUO CCI Competition Advocacy Workshop held on 22nd February, 2020.