University of Queensland, Australia has won the Jessup 2018 title with National Law School of India University coming second. Isha Jain of NLSIU received the best oralist award. NLSIU team comprised of Nikita Garg, Bhavesh Seth, Saarthak Jain and Isha Jain. The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is considered as the World Cup of the moot court competition. NLSIU previously has won Jessup in 2013 and in 1999. [Here is our interview with the 2013 Jessup winning team] Here are the teams from University of Queensland and NLSIU.    NLSIU put out a congratulatory message on their Facebook page for reaching the finals […]

The winners of the 24th MC Chagla Moot Court Competition, held at Government Law College, (GLC) Mumbai from 23rd to 24th September, 2017 have been declared. National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi won the competition with a team comprising Suraj Kumar, Payal Mishra and Dhruvi Mehrotra. West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WB NUJS), Kolkata emerged as runners up, with a team comprising Adya Jha, Tejas Popat, Jasel Mundhra and Md Faizan Jawed. The team from Symbiosis Law School, Pune took home the best memorial award as well as the Best Speaker award. Jasel Mundhra from NUJS was adjudged […]

The results of the 4th edition of the NUALS Maritime Moot Competition conducted from 14th to 16th July, 2017 have been declared. The team from ILS, Pune – Apurva Shelka, Sahil Likhtar and Anshritha Rai, were declared the winners of the competition. Christ University, School of Law, comprising team members Niranjan Bhat, Kunal Naik and Adit Shah were adjudged the runners up. The Best Speaker award (Finals) was bagged by Sahil Likhar, ILS Pune. Shashank Kanoongoo from Symbiosis School of Law, Pune was declared as the Best Speaker for the Preliminary round. Symbiosis, Pune has also been awarded the Best Memorial […]

The team from ILS, Pune emerged as the winners at NLUJ Antitrust Law Moot Court Competition 2017 organised by NLU, Jodhpur from March 3, 2017 to March 5, 2017. NALSAR, Hyderabad were the runners-up at the competition. The citation of Best Memorial was also won by ILS, Pune while the citation of Best Researcher went to Shreya from RGNUL, Patiala. The award for Best Student Advocate was bagged by Vishal Aggarwal, Amity Law School, Noida.

The Ideal Institute of Managment and Technology and School of Law is an affiliated institute of GGSIP University, New Delhi. The institute is organising the Rakesh Aggarwal Memorial National Moot Court Competition from April 1 2017 to April 2, 2017. Participating teams should register themselves by sending duly filled application form, registration fee of Rs. 1000/- per team, and memorials by email to [email protected] and by post to Ideal Institute of Management and Technology & School of Law, 16-X, Karkardooma Institutional Area, Delhi – 110092 before March 10, 2017. For further queries write to [email protected]

The 9th edition of the GNLU International Moot Court Competition (GIMC) was held from February 1 to February 5, 2017. NALSAR University of Law was adjudged as winners and George Washington University clinched the second position. Karan Sangani of NALSAR won the award of the best researcher while SLS Pune took home the best memorial award. Ashwin Murthy of NALSAR was acknowledged as the best oralist for final rounds, while Kyle Zhu of George Washington University was adjudged as the best oralist for preliminary rounds.

The National Rounds of the Eighth Leiden Sarin International Air Law Moot Court were held at the Army Institute of Law on February 4, 2017. Sixty teams from the top law schools participated in the international level moot court competition and worked their hardest in order to represent India in the international rounds which are to be held at Malta. The winners of the Leiden Sarin Air Law Moot Court Competition were National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. The runners-up were Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow. In addition to these teams, NLU-Jodhpur has also qualified for the international […]

The Gujarat National Law University at Gandhinagar (GNLU) is organizing a three-day certificate Course on Gaming Laws from January 20- 22, 2017. The course covers the foundational legal principles of Gaming Laws in India as well as related contemporary issues. The course will apprise the participants with dynamics of gaming contracts, gaming laws around the world and the interplay of other laws with gaming laws. Last date of registration is January 18, 2017. For any queries contact Mr. Tarun, Faculty Member and Course Coordinator, GCSEL (8128650863). More details in the brochure below

The School of Law at the G.D. Goenka University is organising the  Second Edition of G.D. Goenka Moot Court Competition from March 3, 2017 to March 5, 2017. The moot court problem will be  based on Competition Law. Last date for receipt of queries on moot proposition is January 15, 2017 and the last date for submission of memorial is February 15, 2017. For further details visit or see the brochures below.

The National Law Institute University, Bhopal is organising the 2nd NLIU-Justice R.K. Tankha International Moot Court Competition from February 17, 2017 to February 19, 2017. Interested teams must register for the moot by mailing at [email protected] by December 31, 2016. Last date for submission of memorial is February 8, 2017. For any further queries, you may contact us at [email protected] More details in the brochure below.

The NMIMS School of Law at Mumbai is organising the SVKM’s NMIMS School of Law Moot Court Competition from March 24 – 26, 2017. The participating team shall submit scanned copy of the registration form and demand draft addressed to [email protected] by January 14, 2017 and the hard copy of the registration form and demand draft shall be delivered by 20 January, 2017. Last date for memorial submission  is March 5, 2017 (soft copy) and March 12, 2017 (hard copy). For further queries write to [email protected] More details in the brochures below.

Early this year, the team from Jindal Law School comprising Harsh Loonker, Siddharth Agarwal, Aman NL, Shivansh Malik and Suprotik Das qualified to participate in the annual ICC mediation Competition, Paris thorough a regional pre-moot held in NLSIU. In this e-mail interview, Bar & Bench talks to them about their journey at the competition. Bar & Bench: What made you choose this particular competition? JGLS: We got interested in the idea of pre-trial dispute settlement mechanisms during our 7th semester. We realized that the need for such a culture where parties would strategically weigh their disputes before simply approaching courts […]

The Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi is organising the 7th Jamia National Moot Court Competition, 2017 from March 17, 2017 to March 19, 2017. Interested teams can register latest by January 31, 2017 through an email sent to [email protected] along with duly filled registration form. The teams need to submit their memorials by February 20 for evaluation and on the basis of its scores, the top 32 teams will be selected for the National Rounds. For more information write to [email protected] More details in the brochure below.  

The NALSAR University team of Shubham Sancheti, Prashamsha Tulachan and Adwait Adalatwale won the 10th Pro Bono Enviro National Moot Court Competition organised by School of Excellence in Law, Chennai from December 2- 4, 2016. The team from School of Law, Christ University were the runners-up. Malhar Desai from GNLU won the citation for the Best Speaker while the team from NALSAR also won the citation for the Best Memorial.

The Institute of Law at Nirma University in association with the Chambers of Senior Advocate K.T.S. Tulsi, is organizing the 7th Edition of Institute of Law Nirma University National Moot Court Competition from February 10-12, 2017. The winners of the tournament will be awarded cash prizes worth ₹85,000 and the winning team will get an opportunity to do internship at the chambers of Mr. K.T.S. Tulsi for 1 month. The Last day for submitting the soft copy of the Written Submissions is January 30, 2017 and for hard coy is February 5, 2017. The last date for Registration provisionally through email […]

The team from National Law University, Jodhpur comprising Aashna Agarwal, Mridul Godha and Rahul Mantri won the National Rounds from Stetson International Environmental Moot Court that was held at the School of Law, SASTRA University late last month. The team from Symbiosis Law School, Noida comprising Prayank Jain, Edupuganti Shreyas and Madhavi Agrawal were the runners-up at the competition. The teams from Gujarat National Law University and ILS Law College have also qualified for the International Rounds of Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition to be held at Florida next year. The award for the Best Memorial was bagged by […]

The School of Law at the Jagran Lakecity Universit in Bhopal is organising the JLU National Moot Court Competition from February 17-19 next year. The Moot Proposition for this Competition is based on Constitutional Law and focuses on the recent debate of the Certification laws in India as well. The prize money up for grabs includes:  Best Team: Rs. 1,50,000  Runners-Up: Rs. 1,00,000  Best Memorial: Rs. 25,000  Best Speaker: Rs. 25,000  Best Researcher: Rs. 15,000 Interested teams must register themselves by January 15, 2017 by sending the registration form to [email protected] More details in the brochures below.

The team from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore won the South Asia Rounds for Price Media Law Moot Court Competition which was held at the National Law University, Delhi. The team from National Law Institute University, Bhopal were the runners-up. The Best Memorial was won by NALSAR University int Hyderabad, and the the award for the Best Speaker was bagged by Kruthika N.S. from West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences. The Winners and the Runners Up have now qualified for the International Rounds at University of Oxford, from the South Asia Region.

The Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Law College in Mangalore is organising “Lex Ultima ‘17”, a 3-day National Law Fest from March 10-12 next year. The festival will see a number of events including: All in all Advocacy (Client Counselling, Negotiation, Trial Advocacy and Appellate Advocacy) Youth Parliament Law Quiz Legal Drafting Judgement Writing Legal Fiction Writing Legal Research Paper Crisis Management Legal Crossword Interested teams must register by sending an email to [email protected] by January 20, 2017. For more details, Contact: Gauthmi Bhandary : 9632306666; Vikram Raj : 8762793466; Athulya : 9400510168. Details in the brochure below.

The Gujarat National Law University at Gandhinagar (GNLU) is inviting applications for a 2-year full time MBA programme in Financial Management and Business Laws. Applications are invited for the programme and the last date of the of submission of soft copy of their duly filed application form till March 31, 2017 and a hard copy of duly filled application form should be submitted till April 8, 2017. The basic eligibility criteria to apply for this course is CAT 2016 followed by Legal Aptitude Test, Group Discussion/Case Study Analysis and Personal Interview. For further information visit: For further queries write […]

ILS Law College, Pune and MKCL are organising the 1st National Constitutional Law Olympiad in January and February 2017. The schedule for the same is as follows: – Round 1: Heats (January 8, 2017; Online) – Round 2: Quarter Finals (January 29, 2017; Online) – Semi Finals and Finale (February 24 – 25, 2017; ILS Law College, Pune) Register by December 31, 2016 at For further queries write to [email protected] More details in the brochure below.

The School of Excellence in Law (SOEL) is organising the 10th Pro Bono Enviro National Moot Court Competition, 2016 from December 2-4 this year. The last date of registration is November 9 while the deadline for memorial submission is November 19, 2016. For further information visit the moot court website or the Facebook page. More details in the brochure below.

The Government Law College, Mumbai in association with the Chief Justice M. C. Chagla Memorial Trust recently organised the M.C. Chagla Memorial GLC National Moot Court Competition from September 24-25 this year. The trophy for the Best Team and the 2nd Best Team of the 23rd M.C Chagla National Moot Court Competition, 2016 was bagged by Government Law College, Mumbai and Symbiosis Law School, Noida. The judges for the final round were the Bombay High Court’s N. H. Patil,  S.S. Jadhav and K.R. JJ.

The 16th edition of the Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition saw the team of Ridhi Bansal, Sidhi Bansal, and Navdeep Singh Birgi from the University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University bagging the winner’s trophy. The team from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore stood a close second. Jashna Marchant, Natasha Kavalakat, and Aditya Gupta from Maharashtra National Law University won the award for the best memorial, while Karnika Vallabh, (UILS) and Sonesh Jain (NIRMA University) jointly won the best researcher award. Raghav Genodia from the Government Law College in Mumbai, bagged the award for best advocate.

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP and the National Law University, Delhi jointly organised the third edition of the International Negotiation Competition (INC) from September 9 -11, 2016 at the NLU Delhi campus. The University of the Sunshine Coast was awarded the Best Negotiation Team while Australian National University (Australia) comprising Camilla Pondel and Kieran Pender was the Runners-Up. The M. Salgaocar College team comprising Terence Aurora and Tammanna Aurora was awarded the prize for the Best Negotiation Plan Jeremy Roe from the University of Melbourne (Australia) was awarded the prize for the Best Negotiator while the team from Rhodes University (South […]

The team of Manas Daga, Krishna Pallavi Vangara and Anuraag Mitra from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies in Dehradun won the second edition of GNLU Moot on Securities and Investment Law held from September 9-11 this year. The team from School of Law, Christ University comprising Amit Maurya, Sonal Bhargava and Saurav Das were the runners-up. The citation for the Best Memorial was won by Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow whereas the Best Speaker citation was won by Anurag Mitra from UPES, Dehradun.

Virudhaka, the annual flagship sports fest of National Law Institute University, Bhopal will be held from October 13-16 this year. This years event has new and exciting events, like the Sports Quiz (the only one of its kind in Law School Sports fests), FIFA and Counterstrike matches, paintball tournaments, skating event, pushups, arm wrestling etc. Last date of registration is September 15, 2016. More details in the brochure below.

The University Five Year Law College is organising the 6th FLYC- Ranka National Moot Court Competition from September 3 – 5, 2016. The teams must register by submitting the duly filled registration form with all team details to [email protected] and also to the College on or before 10th August, 2016. For further details contact Mr Srawan Nath: +91-9414889539; Ms Prashansa Agrawal- +91-9460894331. More information in the brochures below.

The Government Law College, Mumbai is organising the 18th DM Harish Memorial International Moot Court Competition  from February 9 – 12, 2017. According to the event brochure, the DMH is India’s first International Moot Court Competition, started in the year 2000 as a National Moot Court Competition. The case study of the competition deals primarily with issues relating to Public International Law with elements of private international law, highlighting the emerging legal landscape and has been drafted by experts in the field.