Mr. Vasudevan Seshadri has been practicing in the Madras High Court for the past 35 years. He is a pioneer in the Legal Aid Movement and was a panel lawyer of the Tamilnadu Legal Aid Board now The Legal Services Authority from 1980 – 2000. He was appointed by the Board to assist several Commissions of Enquiry He was also a Member of the Committee to Draft Legislation for Building Workers along with Justice Krishna Iyer, formerly Judge of the Supreme Court of India. He has conducted several trainings on Human Rights Law for NGOs and Educational Institutions like the Asian School of Journalism. He has written several articles on Human Rights and was a member of the authorial team for the Contempt of Court title of the 11th Volume of the Halsbury’s Laws of India, Butterworths India Ltd.