Professor Lakshmi Jambholkar taught in the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi with expertise in the field of Private International Law, for a period of 30 years. She served as Member,Law Commission of India and also as a Member of National Legal Services Authority of India.She has contributed extensively on Conflict of Law issues in reputed journals in India and abroad. She has also examined NRI issues concerning marriage , divorce and child custody. Also an extensive report on these issues has been submitted to the Government. She was Advisor for NRI issues to the National Commission for Women. She has delivered special lectures at various National Law University Schools all over India and has been honoured as Professor Emeritus at Jodhpur National Law University, Honorary Professor for Research at GNLU, and visiting professor for Symbiosis Law University. She has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Symbiosis Law University in 2017. She has long association with the Indian Society of International Law, being a member of the Governing Body and also member of the Editorial Board of the Indian Journal of International Law. She was the Chief Editor of the ISIL Yearbook of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law for five years.
Other areas of expertise, besides Conflicts of Laws, have been Public International Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), where she conducted more than 100 training workshops for Mediation & Conciliation in International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR) .
She has authored a book on 'Select Essays on Private International Law', and also on 'International Commercial Arbitration: Private International Law ' . She is a regular contributor to the Annual Survey of Indian laws, published by Indian Law Institute, in Private International Law cases.