Prof. N. L. Mitra is a well-known legal academician, ex-Chancellor of KIIT University and Advisor to the Chancellor.
Prof. Mitra is credited with giving a new direction to legal education in the country. He is associated with many academic institutes of national and international repute as mentor and advisor.
He is well known in India and abroad as an eminent academician and academic administrator and has been advisor to leading law schools of the country, including National Law University, Odisha and law school of IIT Kharagpur. He had been the Vice-Chancellor of National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore and National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur. He has been the Chairman of different important Government of India Committees and has advised Reserve Bank of India and other important bodies.
He is a life member of Indian Institute of Public administration ( IIPA )and India Law Institute. He is presently member of the legal education committee of the bar council of India & a senior partner of a leading law firm FOX Mandal & Associates