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He is graduated from Karnataka University Dharwad, Karnataka. He is rank holder throughout. He won prizes at LL.B. and LLM. He cleared National eligibility test consecutively twice in a row. He has experience of 12 years in teaching. His area of interest are, constitutional law, criminal law, sentencing policy, good governance, human rights, research methodology and upliftment of marginalized in right perspective and moot courts. He has authored five books on law and political science. His books on Constitution of India and Drafting, Pleading and Convenyacing have been overwhelmingly received by the stakeholders which is evident by the fact that the two books have gone for second and subsequent edition. He has to his credit more than 30 articles published in repute of national and inter-national journals and books. He has participated in more than 50 national, international and state level seminars. He stood all India first in the case comment competition organized by the Rajiv Gandhi Law University, Punjab for which he won cash prize and certificate. 

He has worked extensively on the theme of ‘Sentencing Policy in India’ for his doctoral research. He has compared the Indian legal system with that of United States of America and United Kingdom in particular and other common law countries in general for his doctoral thesis. He has organized various activities in and outside the college including three legal aid camps in the remote areas of Kolhapur District. He has delivered guest lecturers in various colleges on the themes of constitution and human rights. He is also associated with district Legal Services Authority in as justice dispensing agent. 

He has been invited as subject expert on the ‘curriculum development orientation program’ held by the Shivaji University at Sangli. He was invited as resource person for the sensitization program orgnised by the UNICEF, Maharashtra in the Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has widely traveled to the colleges of Karnataka as a resource person for seminars and innovative events. He has acted as moot judge for national and state level moot competitions organized by various colleges. He had the privilege to sit with High Court Justices and District judges as moot court judge in national moot court competitions. The students of Shahaji Law College represented the Shivaji University in 13th Youth Parliament and won six prizes under his leadership and guidance. He is also serving as Vice President of 14th Youth Parliament Committee of Shivaji University. 

He is visiting faculty to Ghodavat University, Kolhapur and P G Department of law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has delivered number of lectures as resource person in State, National and international level seminars. He is actively involved in University Exams. He has served as Central Assessment Program director of Law Faculty in Shivaji University. He is serving as head and secretary of various committees of the college. He is serving as NAAC Co-coordinator from the academic year 2016-17. He has been awarded with Doctor of Philosophy under the Faculty of Law by Karnataka University, Dharwad.


B.A., DCS, LL.M., NET, Ph.D.

She is working as an associate professor in law in Shahaji Law College since 1999. She has worked as joint co-coordinator, Department of Law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur since 2002-2003. She was working as Co-coordinator of NAAC Peer Team at Shahaji Law College, Kolhapur. She also worked as honorary Legal Advisor on Right to information at Shivaji University, Kolhapur. She is also working as a faculty member at P. G. Diploma courses held at department of Political Science, M. A. Mass Communication, Shivaji University, and Kolhapur. She also is a yoga teacher. She has delivered lectures as a resource person at nearly 40 different places which includes governmental as well as non- governmental organizations. She has published eight different Articles in various peer reviewed journals with ISSN/ISBN publications and has awarded best paper award in one of the papers published in Patron. She has presented papers at 19 different National and international conferences.

At present she is working as a panel member in various committees in Shivaji University and other institutions. She was member of B O S and member of faculty of law Shivaji University, Kolhapur for the academic year 2010-16. She also has been a member of co-ordination committee, Law from 2016-18. She has also been a member of internal complains committee at various colleges. At present she is also working as a member of Lapses Committee, Shivaji University, and Kolhapur. She was appointed a Panel Member at various Lok Adalats organised by District Legal Services Authority, Kolhapur.


B.Sc., LL.M., NET, M.B.A., Ph.D.(Law), PGADR, DCL Professor in Law

He did his Masters in law from University of Mumbai, Mumbai. He has total experience of 20 years in teaching. He completed his doctoral degree in Environmental Law from S.R.T.M. University, Nanded in July 2011. Awarded Ph.D. Guide-ship under the faculty of law in Shivaji University, Kolhapur since December 2016 also recognised Post Graduation teacher. Four students awarded Ph.D under his guidance. He is co-author of six books of Distance Education of Shivaji University for the M.B.A., Master of Valuation and M.A. Course. Actively engaged in NET/SET, Ph.D. course work organised by Shivaji University, Kolhapur. 

Appointed Member in Local Inspection Committee by Shivaji University for affiliation inspection of law colleges. His research paper published in peer reviewed journal is 27 including All India Reporter (AIR), Indian Bar Review and double blind peer review journal of Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has 06 International, 27 National and 05 State level papers presented and published in proceedings with ISSN and ISBN. Around 48 invited lectures were delivered including the legal literacy camps held at remote rural areas of Kolhapur district. Acted as Chairperson in the National Level Seminar for two times. 

Appointed Member, Local Inquiry Committee, Council of Education Kolhapur. Appointed panel member of Maha-Lokadalat and Lokadalat organised by District Legal Services Authority, Kolhapur. He is visiting faculty for the paper Media Law and Ethics in the department of Mass Communication of Shivaji University, Kolhapur. His areas of interest are Environmental Law, Property Law, Cyber Law, Administrative Law and Law of Contract. He was Secretary for Chief Lead College (Faculty of Law) under the scheme of Shivaji University for three years during the academic session 2009-2012. 

He was also IQAC Coordinator of the College during 2014-2016. Appointed as Pro-Vice Chancellor Nominee member for Departmental Research Committee (DRC) Shivaji University, Kolhapur since 2014-15. Worked as Co-Ordinator for the faculty of law for Shivaji University, Kolhapur during 2022-2023. Acted as an external referee Ph.D. evaluation for Savitribai Phule University, Pune, Goa University, SRTM University, Nanded and Mumbai University, Mumbai.


B.Com, LL.M. NET Assistant Professor in Law

He have been Completed LL.B. from Law College, Nanded and Post graduation from Department of Law, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. He has 14 years of teaching experience. He is pursuing Ph.D. under the faculty of Law in Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded in Criminal Law. He joined as Assistant Professor at Shahaji Law College, Kolhapur in the year 2010. 

He has actively participated in 27 University / State / National level seminars/ workshops organised by Colleges and University. His 03 papers presented and published in National / International Seminar / Conferences with ISSN/ISBN. He contributed to the society by organizing 15 free legal aid and advice camps at various remote places. He works as a panel member of lok-adalat. He organises different activities in College campus for the overall development of the students.


Assistant Professor in Political Science

R. M.A. (Political Science), SET, Ph.D.(Pol.Sci.)

She is working in Shahaji Law College since 1st October 2011 as Assistant Professor in Political Science. She has completed her higher education in Shivaji University. She actively participated in the MUNA held in the University. As a student she was a part of the Parliamentary Training Programme for Meritorious students conducted during the Winter Session of the Maharashtra Legislature at Nagpur. She has in all 17 yrs of teaching experience out of which 6 years is as Full time and 11 years is as CHB. She has currently submitted her Doctoral Thesis entitled, “Impact of Gandhian Philosophy on Contemporary Social Movements” to Shivaji University. Her areas of interests are Gandhian Studies, International relations and Western Political Thought. She is also a faculty member for the PG Diploma in Gandhian Studies at the Center for Gandhian Studies, Shivaji University. She has presented papers and participated in more than 35 Seminars/Workshops/Conferences at the State, National and International level. 

She was a part of the organizing committee of the International Seminar, “Making of the Mahatma: Gandhi in South Africa”, organised by the Dept. of Political Science and Center for Gandhian Studies. She has contributed to the development of SIM material of Shivaji University for two papers of B.A. (Political Science), viz. Government and Politics of India & Indian Political Thought. She has been invited as resource person on three occasions to other colleges. She has attended BOS (Law) meetings held for planning of the CBCS as invitee member. In the college she is actively involved in undertaking activities for the welfare and betterment of the students. She conducts Parents Meetings of the classes in her charge regularly. 

She also organises student visits to rural and urban local self governments and NGOs. She has coordinated several competitions in the college like essay competition, Gandhi Vichar Sanskar Pariksha, T-Shirt Painting, Elocution to name a few. She has also organised Legal Aid Camps at Shendri and Tardal when the college received funds from NALSA. She is part of the organizing committee of several workshops and programmes held at the college level. She is member of several committees of the college and was the secretary of the Magazine committee in the academic year 2015-16.


B.S.L., LL.M., NET, SET, Ph.D. (Law) Assistant Professor in Law

She is working in Shahaji Law College since 2011. She has completed her LL.M. in Department of Law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur and presently pursuing Ph. D. from Shivaji University, Kolhapur on Right to Education. She has actively participated in 25 different seminars/ workshops/ conferences arranged by different institutions. 

She has published 9 papers in peer reviewed journals having ISSN numbers. She has successfully conducted legal aid camps at Kanneri and Vadanage. She has arranged various study visits to Talathi, Tahsildar office as well as Sales Tax Department etc.



Hehas been working as Assistant Professor since 2017 and presently joined as Assistant Professor at Shahaji Law College, Kolhapur. He has seven years of professional experience as a lawyer as well as he has in all seven years of teaching experience. He was a visiting facultyat the Department of Economics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has been awarded Ph.D in the year 2023. His current research interests are in constitutional law and business law.

He has delivered number of guest lectures on constitutional law, Business law and research methodology. He has actively participated in University / State / National level seminars/ workshops.He has presented and published three research papers in National / International Conferences with ISSN/ISBN. He was coordinatorof Certificate Course in Business Communications, DEGG & Constitutional Law. He has organized different activities in College campus for the overall development of the students. Throughout his career ha has served on differentacademics and administrative committees. He has keen interest in the study of constitutions. 


M.A., M. Lib. & Isc., NET Librarian

Mr. Kailas R. Pawar is graduate from Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University and completed Masters in Archaeology from Deccan College Deemed University, Pune and Masters in Library & Information Science from Tilak Maharashtra University Pune. He has worked at SNDT Women’s University Library Mumbai and Pune for 8 years and appointed as a Librarian in 2011 at Shahaji Law College. 

He has participated in various Workshops, Seminars and Conferences. Mr. Pawar have been published 2 articles in National Seminars and  edited a book on Tribal Stories. He has actively handling the Law College Library.

Shruti Yadnyopavit

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Shruti Yadnyopavit joined the college in August 2023. Before that, she worked as a law lecturer in Baramati. She is an alumna of the college. She completed her LLB ranking first class first at Shahaji Law College. She then completed her LLM with a B+ grade from Bharati Vidyapeeth Pune. 

She worked as a lecturer at Vidya Pratishthan Law College in Baramati for seven years. She also served as a visiting faculty for the subject of Business Law in the CA Foundation Course in Baramati. For nine years, she ran coaching classes for all law subjects in Baramati. She has attended national seminars and workshops.



She has been working at Shahaji Law College since the first of June 2016 as an Assistant Professor of Law. She is also a faculty member for the post-graduation course. She is graduated from Shahaji Law College Kolhapur. She has completed her LL.M. from Shivaji University Kolhapur with a first-class. She cleared the State Eligibility Test in 2015. She has completed a post-graduate certificate course in Alternative Dispute Resolution and a Diploma in Human Rights. She has 8 years of teaching experience. Her areas of interest are insurance law, human rights, intellectual property law and research methodology. She is a author of a book on International Human Rights. 

She has been selected for Golden Jubilee Research Fellowship in the Department of Law by Shivaji University, Kolhapur. She has participated and presented papers at more than 15 National, International and State-level Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. She was invited as a resource person for the subjects Iike Cyber law and intellectual property law. She is actively involved in university examinations. She has been awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree under the Faculty of Law by Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

Asst. Prof. Kirti Kuldeep Pawar

B.S.L.L.L.B., L.L.M., M.A., M.B.A., PGCADR, (PhD)

She has been working in the Shahaji Law college as assistant professor in law since 2008. She has completed her five year law course(B.S.L.L.L.B) in 2003 from Shahaji Law College. She has completed her post graduate in Law (L.L.M) from Law Department, Shivaji University, Kolhapur with first class. She has completed her post graduate in Sociology (M.A.) with first class from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. She has also completed her M.B.A. from YCMOU, Nashik with first class. She has completed post graduate certificate course in ADR from Shivaji University. She has recently submitted her research (PhD) on the topic ‘Implementation of Bombay Nursing Home Registration Act 1949 and Clinical Establishment
Act 2010 an Analytical Study’.

She has practiced in the court (civil and consumer) for four years and she is having steaching experience of 16 years. She has participated and presented papers in 20 National 5 International Conferences. She has been invited as a resource person and for a guest lecture in various institutions. She is the head of Sensitization Wing of the Women Cell, Shahaji Law College, Kolhapur. She is actively working in awareness of legal rights of women.

Asst. Prof. Pranav M. Gurav


Mr. Pranav M. Gurav is working as a teaching faculty in Shahaji Law College, Kolhapur since January 2023. He has graduated from Bharati Vidyapeeth’s New Law College, Kolhapur and Post graduated from the Department of Law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.In the year of 2023, he qualified Maharashtra SET exam in the first attempt and also qualified UGC NET exam in Law Subject.

His area of interest in the Law field is diversified including Criminolgy, Interpretation of Statutes, Administrative Law, Code of Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution etc.

Shivbhushan Vidyanand Jadhav

Assistant Professor (English) M.A . B.Ed. DGL. English

He has been working in Shahaji Law College, Kolhapur since 2020 as Assistant Professor for the subject English. He has completed his M.A. English from Dept. of English Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He is pursuing B.Ed- M.Ed ( Integrated Course) at Dep. Of Education Shivaji University Kolhapur. His area of interest is New Literatures in English. He secured 3rd place in the merit list. He has also completed certificate course in German Language from Dept of Foreign Language Shivaji University kop. He has expertise in ELT (Language &Structure ) . He has drafted chapters on ‘English Language & Grammar Usage’ for pre law 1st year. He is also appointed as “Public Relation Officer “of the college & he is actively working for admission committee of the college. He has published 3 research papers & articles in journals. He has participated in several state & national level seminars. He runs a language proficiency course in the college named as “An Intermediate Level Certificate Course for Proficiency in Applied English” He has been invited as “Guest Lecturer” in the New College Kolhapur. He is a visiting faculty at DRK college of commerce Kolhapur for the subject communication skills. He has in all 4 years of teaching experience. He looks after the Language Lab of the college; various Phonetics & pronunciation demonstration were timely conducted by him. He is also a member of Cultural Committee of the college. As a student he was recipient of “Badge of Honour” as well as He was one of the team members of 14th National Youth Parliament of Shivaji University Kolhapur.

Adv.Peenaj Mhamulal Sanadi

Assistant Professor
B.S.L, LL.B, ADR.,LL.M, Diploma in Cyber Law

Miss Peenaj M Sanadi is graduated in 5 year law course (BSL LL.B) degree from Sahahji Law College. She is a merit holder and has completed her Masters degree from Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune. She has completed the Certificate Course in Alternative Dispute Resolution System from Shivaji University. She has also completed her Diploma in Cyber Laws from the Asian School of Law. She has won many awards in various National Level Moot courts and also won Prizes in International Client Counselling Competitions. She has an experience of standing practice of 10 years in the Principal District and Sessions Court, Kolhapur. She also has teaching experience as a Contributory teacher to various other institutes including Department of Mass communication and Journalism at Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
Her interest are in Environmental Law, Property Law, Family Law and practical aspects of Moot Court and Pre-Trial Preparation.

She has always taken initiative in organising various Moot court competitions and various visits to the Court as well as Chambers of eminent personalities in the field of Law.

She has taught the following subject : Environment Law, Property Law, Family Law and Moot Court Pre-Trial Preparation.

Miss. Aishwarya Balasaheb. Kate

M.A. History

Miss.Aishwarya Balasaheb Kate is working in Shahaji Law College since 2022-2023as Assistant Professor in History. She Graduated in History from D.D. Shinde Sarkar College, Kolhapur. She Secured Distinction in Shivaji University in Her Graduation. Miss Aishwarya Balasaheb Kate progressed to Higher education and completed her Masters from Department of History, Distance Education Shivaji University, Kolhapur. She secured distinction in merit list of Distance Education, Shivaji university. She has completed Post-Graduation Diploma in Museology from Department of History Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

She is currently teaching subjects like History-I (Genral History), History -II (LegalHistory).

She takes an initiative in organizing field visits for students as New Palace, Kolhapur, LaxmiVilas palace, Kolhapur, Record Office (KolhapurArchives) Kolhapur. Town Hall Museum, Kolhapur.

She takes an initiative for more creative activities for students as Padlet Submission, Research Paper on Social Aspects,Report on Crime Documentary, Presentation on Different Muslim act, Presentation of Ancient Case law.

Asst. Prof. Kalyani M. Pawar

B.S.L., LL.B., LL.M., SET.

Asst. Prof. Kalyani M. Pawar is working in Shahaji Law College, Kolhapur since August 2023.
She has graduated from Shahaji Law College, Kolhapur where she was a rank holder throughout her academics. She has completed her Post Graduation from Pune University where she has earned 3 prestigious Gold Medals for ranking first in LL.M. Her dedication to the law field is further demonstrated by her successful qualification of SET exam.
With 3 years of teaching experience, she has honed her pedagogical skills, making her a beloved figure among students. Her areas of expertise span a wide spectrum of legal domains, including the intricate realms of Law of Tort, Land Laws, Jurisprudence, Interpretation of Statutes, Intellectual Property Rights Law, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.She believes in learning with experience and involvement and hence organizes various fun learning activities for her students in the classroom.

Her keen interest is in research. Her interest in research was developed at a very early stage in her time of graduation itself, wherein she worked on a research project with other students, on the topic – “Barriers in Women Education: A Socio-legal Study in Kaneri, Mudshingi, Chikkhali and GokulShirgaon.” She has worked extensively on the topic of – “Challenges in Female Criminality and Development of Preventive Mechanism” for her Dissertation in Post Graduation. She has presented 3 papers in National and International conferences out of which 2 have been published in journals, one amongst it being published through an International Conference conducted by University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Before working as an assistant Professor in Shahaji Law College, she has worked as visiting lecturer for Business Laws in various courses.

Deepti Madan Patil

Assistant Professor
B.Sc. LL.M. NET, Diploma in Hotel Management,
Diploma in Information Technology

Ms. Deepti Patil has been working as an Assistant Professor of Law for the LL.M. Course at Shahaji Law College, Kolhapur, since 2021. She has six years of teaching and administrative work experience. Formerly, she worked as an Assistant Professor of Law at Bharati Vidyapeeth’s New Law College, Kolhapur. She has a specialization in Business Law. She qualified for the UGC NET examination in 2019. She has completed her graduation in Science with a first class from Shri Swami Vivekananda College, Kolhapur, and her graduation in Law with a first rank and a Gold Medal from Shahaji Law College, Kolhapur. Thereafter, she did her Masters in Business Law with Grade A+ from DES Navalmal Firodia Law College, Pune. She has also done a Diploma in Hotel Management, All India Management Council, New Delhi, and a Diploma in Information Technology (C-DAC).

She has been the top rank holder throughout her academics and has been awarded a Gold Medal and 11 academic prizes in LL.B. from Shivaji University. She has various paper publications and Book chapters in reputed peer reviewed and UGC Care List Journals to her credit. She has participated in and presented research papers at various National and International Seminars and Conferences. She has been invited as a guest speaker at various academic events. Her areas of interest include Constitutional Law, Business Law, Environmental Law and Criminal Law.

Shweta mahavir gundale

Asst. professor
M.A (political science)

She is working in shahaji law college since 2023 as Asst.Professor in political science.
she has completed her graduation from shivaji university, kolhapur. she progressed to higher education and completed her masters from savitribai phule university,pune with ‘ A’ grade. 
As a student she was part of hockey team and hockey association of maharashtra, maharashtra chatra sena.
She has presented articles and participated in many seminars/workshops.
Her areas of interest are public administration, international relations and organization, Indian and western political thought.
In the college she is actively involved in undertaking activities for the welfare and betterment of the students. she conducts various activities competitions of the classes in her charge regularly.
She also organises student visits to rural and urban local self governments and NGOs.
she is also member of sensitization wing of the women cell, shahaji law college, Kolhapur which works in awareness of legal rights of women.

Vikram V. Irale

Assistant Professor, LL. M., NET & SET

His area of interest are Criminal Law, constitutional law, Human rights and Business Law. He has authored book titled ‘Law and Social Transformation in India’ for LL.M. Course. He has experience of 8 years in teaching and worked as faculty at Department of Law-Shivaji University Kolhapur, BV’s New Law College Sangli and BV’s Yashwantrao Chavan Law College Karad.

He has published13 articles in reputed national and inter-national journals also he has participated in more than 40National, International and state level seminars. He has delivered more than 30 lectures at various legal Aid camps held in association with District Legal Service Authorities of Kolhapur, Satara and Sangli Districts.

He is merit holder at Shivaji University, Kolhapur and completed his LL.M. from New Law College, Pune. Presently he is pursuing Ph.D.on ‘Judicial Response and Judicial reforms for Securing People greater Life and better Liberty: A study with Special reference to Article 21’.

Sadiya Sharif Mulla

B.S.L, L.L.B., ADR. L.L.M.

Miss Sadiya Sharif Mulla has been working in Shahaji Law College since 2021-2022 as an Assistant Professor in Law. She Graduated in 5-year law course (B.S.L, L.L.B) degree from Shahaji Law college. She has secured First rank in Shivaji University in her graduation. She has been awarded K.A. KAPSE Award, Khasbarkar Award, Advocate Late Dattatray Narayan Kulkarni Smruti Puraskar, Shri Narayan Das Sarvottamdas Soti Smruti Paritoshik, Advocate Arvind.C. Shaha Smruti Paritoshik, Principal Advocate Nanasaheb Nandrekar Paritoshik. Miss Sadiya Mulla progressed to higher eductation and completed her masters from Department of law, Shivaji University Kolhapur. She has secured second placed in merit list of L.L.M Shivaji University. She has completed a certificate course on Alternative Dispute Resolution from Department of Life Long Learning Shivaji University, Kolhapur. She has presented papers and participated in many seminars/ workshops.

She takes an initiative in organizing field visits for students as Labour Court visits, Industial visits. She is currently teaching subjects like Labour Law I, Labour Law II, Banking and Insurance, Human Rights, Indian Penal Code. 

Contributory Lecturers (CHB):

Sr. No. Name of the Teacher Qualification
1 Dr. R. G. Panhalkar M.A., LL.M., Ph.D.
2 Dr. S. A. Jamadar M.A., MBA (Economics)
3 Miss. Shilpa Patil M.Sc. (Envt. Science)
4 Dr. J. M. Shete LL.M., NET
5 Shri. Maruti Kore MA., LL.B
6 Adv. Fatima mulla B.S.L LL.B LL.M
7 Adv. Abhijeet P. Kamat B.S.L. LL.B. LL.M(U.K.), M.B.A.(LONDON)
8 Adv. Sandeep S. Chate LL.B (Special), AIBE,LL.M.(Business Law) PGADR
9 Adv. Megha Thombare LL.B LL.M Journalism ADR

Visiting Faculty :

Sr. No. Name of the Teacher Qualification
1 Adv. Dr. Santosh Shah MA., (USA) LL.M., (USA) Ph.D.
2 Dr. R. G. Pandurkar LL.M., Ph.D.
3 Adv. Swapnil Chile LL.M., NET
4 Adv Nilam Gandhi BSL, LLM