Faizan Mustafa

Vice Chancellor - NALSAR University

Advisory Council Member

Prof. Faizan Mustafa is a senior law teacher and renowned jurist of constitutional law, who is presently working as the Vice- Chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad which is country’s leading National Law University and has emerged as the most sought-after destination of legal education in the entire South Asia. He has recently been unanimously elected as Vice President/ President-Elect of the prestigious Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI), which was incorporated in Canada in 1968 and is a bi-national organization of Canadian and Indian governments.  

Earlier, he was the Founder Vice-Chancellor of National Law University, Orissa where he had put to use the concept of ‘integration of knowledge’ and introduced highly innovative legal education curricula. He integrated B.A. LL.B with BBA. LL.B and allowed students of one stream to take courses of the other stream. For the first time in India, he introduced the specialization of Legal Journalism at NLUO. He is the Advisor to National Law School & Judicial Academy, Assam. He is known for his institution-building abilities and democratic leadership. He is also visiting faculty to several reputed institutions in India and abroad.

As Founder Director of KIIT Law School, Bhubaneshwar, he experimented with a novel B.Sc. LL.B course with six papers in Biotechnology and three in Environmental Science to cater the needs of patent lawyering.