Padmashree Prof. (Dr.) N. R. Madhav Menon
Legal Educator, An Architect of Five Years Integrated Law Degree Course, Former Director of National Judicial Academy Bhopal and Founder – Director of National Law School of India University, Bangalore.
He has done B.Sc & B.L (Kerala University), M.A (Punjab University), LL.M, Ph.D (Aligarh Muslim University). He has worked for 5 decades to improve Indian legal education as stands today. Dr.N.R Madhav Menon was an advocate at Kerala High Court. He was a teacher at AMU Law Faculty (ALIGARH), He volunteered to set up National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU).
He Introduced 5 years integrated LL.B. Programme through two leading law Universities (Founder Vice- Chancellor). Dr Menon was a member of various expert committees like Legal Aid Committee(1973), Civil Services Examination Reform Committee (2000-01),Criminal Justice Reform (2002-2003).
He won various awards like Vocational Excellence Award in (1992: Rotary Club) Living Legend of Law Award in (1994: IBA), prestigious Padma Award in 2003, Best Law Teacher Award (2009: Society of Indian Law Firms), the degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) (Honoris Causa).