- Nishant Gambhir with a team of Delhi Police Constables
Nishant chose to pursue law over aerospace (heart versus mind decision) because he realised how his academic interest is aligned with his social inquesdtitivtiy and eagerness to do something. Taking inspiration from his grandfather he decided to study law. Having pursued his bachelors in Law from Amity Law School, Nishant has specialised in Intellectual Property Rights. Over the course of his eduction, Nishant has participated in various national and international moot courts, having bagged prizes for best speaker at a few of them. Further, at Law School, Nishant was an active participant in debates and legal aid initiatives. Through the years he has worked in the country's leading law firms and in-turn some of the best lawyers of the nation as an intern with a good experience of legal operations at the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court of India.
Nishant pursued a course and research at Harvard University in Environmental Law and Sustainability and is currently pursuing a diploma in International Law and Diplomacy from Indian Society of International Law (ISIL).
Nishant is currently general legal advisor at Amzer, Inc as well as a legal mentor for young entrepreneurs who need legal assistance in setting shop. Further, Nishant is the founder of Lex Do It a social initiative for legal awareness and empowerment in which Nishant leads the legal aid cell, providing pro-bono legal advise and assistance. Nishant plans to take up pro-bono representation once he is eligible to appear before a court.
Nishant has strong opinions on national policies, laws, issues and politics and is vocal about them on social networks and blogs.
Nishant from time to time, publicly speaks about polices, legislations and rights at events, meets, seminars and moot competitions.
- Agent of Change Award
Nishant is a pro-bono lawyer and public advocacy activist at Lex Do It - a leading legal rights education and advocacy organisation in Delhi. Nishant with his expertise in the digital world, helps the organisation educate people about their digital rights using the online platforms.
Nishant is also actively involved in public advocacy and takes up matters of public concerns through RTIs, writs/peititions to appropriate authorities as well as through digital campaigns. He has worked closely with Delhi Police, Delhi Government and other activists for bringing about change, accountability and justice.
When free form work, Nishant likes to teach Social Studies to primary students as well as help aged and financially weak litigants with drafting and legal guidance.
Nishant has been awarded "Agent of Change" by Deccan Chronicle for his contribution to society in large.
Nishant has been invited to speak at various events in India, in order to address young audiences on subjects related to society, development, policies, career, law and relation of them all with the digital space. Nishant keeps interacting with young school and college students and enjoys the connection which he shares with them.
Nishant also conducts legal education and rights awareness workshops for SMBs who want to promote the cause amongst their employees.