Jayna is a co-founder of CLPR. She is a partner at Ashira Law, a Bangalore-based law firm and practices as a Counsel in the Karnataka High Court and the Supreme Court of India. She graduated from University Law College with a B.A. LL.B degree and read the BCL at Oxford University. Jayna has been awarded the Wrangler D.C. Pavate Fellowship in Cambridge University.
Jayna’s research and practice interests include constitutional law, including the right to education, health and housing, gender, disability rights, environmental law. Her book, “The Future of Disability Law in India” was published in 2012 by Oxford University Press and is one of the first books on disability law in the country.