AchievementsLaw School News

Mooting:

1. The team comprising Avaneendra Khare, Manjushree RM, Oorvi Mehta, Maitreyee Dixit, Saher Naqvi and Arpan Banerjee have won the national rounds for the ICC Moot Court Competition, 2018.

2. The team comprising of Rohil Deshpande, Aparajita Kaul, Sughosh Joshi, Sayan Bhattacharya and Tanvi Apte finished as finalists at the XI edition of NLS-Trilegal International Arbitration Moot.

3. The team comprising of Aryan Shastri, Tushar Oberoy and Yash Bhagwat finished as Semi Finalists at the Jagran Lakecity University Moot Court Competition, 2018.

4. The team comprising of Anirudh Singh, Rohan Singh and Utkarsh Roy finished as Semi Finalists at the Xth NUJS Herbert Smith Freehills Corporate Law Moot.

5. The team comprising of Ankita Gupta, Madhura Karanth, Ridhi Shetty finished as Runners-Up at the HSIU NLS Animal PIL Moot Court Competition 2018.

ADR:

1. Lakshana R finished as the runner-up (mediator) at IV RMLNLU Mediation Competition 2018.

2. Nilav Banerjee (Batch of 2019) and Yash Karunakaran (Batch of 2020) finished as semi finalists in the National Rounds of the Brown Mosten Client Consultation Competition.

3. Sachith Kapoor & Dwiti Subhash Goyal won the award for Best Interaction with Mediator as client and counsel and Shreyashi Himja won the award for Best Acknowledgement of Emotionally/Culturally Sensitive Moment as mediator at Intercessionis: Ilsca-Pact Mediation Competition 2018.

4. Adwait and Shagun both from the batch of 2019  finished as semi finalists in the client-counsel category in the SLCU Mediation and Negotiation Competition.

5. Kushal Garg and Adwait Adalatwale from the 2019 batch finished as semi-finalists at the CPR ADR International Mediation Competition 2018 in Sao Paulo.

Conference/Seminars/LecturesLaw School News

Centre for Management Studies, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad organized the Leadership Summit – Led by Women at Hotel Park Hyatt, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad on March 17th, 2018. The event, celebrating the evolving leadership of women in diverse roles in the contemporary society has received tremendous response from distinguished participants and dignitaries.

Smt. K Kavitha, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Nizamabad District, Telangana State was the Chief Guest and delivered an inspiring speech on “Celebrating Women as Champions of Change”. She encouraged young women to speak up for their rights as well as against the social evils they encounter. She passionately addressed issues of security for women, domestic violence and the need for clean drinking water that the government is working on. Ms. Sagarika Ghose, Consulting Editor, Times Group was the Guest of Honor and delivered a powerful discourse on ‘Courage to Lead: Inner Dimensions of Leadership’. She shared her personal experiences and explained the importance of standing up for what people believe in. She stressed on the need for solidarity among women as the need of the hour.

Mr. Kali Prasad Gadiraju, President, TiE Hyderabad and  Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young had addressed the gathering on “Becoming a Person of Influence” by sharing the top five qualities he had observed and applauded in women working around him in his 35 years of career i.e. Having clarity of purpose, focus on the task, structured thinking, reliability and having superior emotional quotient made it to his list. Prof. Amita Dhanda, Professor of Law, NALSAR addressed the gathering on “Feminism and the way forward” and opened up the discussion on “Feminisms  are the way forward” implying there are many point of views of feminist thinking which necessitates a more inclusive developmental model. Ms. Karuna Gopal, Smart Cities Advisor to Asia Pacific Nations spoke about how to position ourselves for the next big opportunity. With examples from her experiences, she strongly suggested women to not market or position themselves but focus on working hard to create a versatile brand that the world itself will entitle you with. Prof. Dr. Faizan Mustafa delivered the Welcome Address.

The panel appreciated the effort of CMS, NALSAR in organizing the ‘Leadership Summit – Led by women’, as an attempt to offer an opportunity to learn from, and be inspired by, such globally recognized women who are pioneers in championing the cause of women empowerment and to flourish in our rapidly changing business world. The Summit in collaboration with TiE Hyderabad and CII-IWN Hyderabad focused on shared learning, by providing a forum to recognize, inform, and celebrate the contribution of women.

Many renowned guests like Ms. Aruna Bahuguna, Former Chief, National Defence Academy, Ms. Christina Francis, Editor, Times of India Metro Supplements, Ms. Vanita Datla, Former Chairperson CII, Vice Chairman – Elico Ltd., and like also spoke at the event. The event witnessed participation from leaders and managers from top tier companies and members from CII-Indian Women Network and TiE Hyderabad.

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Mr Alok Prasanna would be delivering a talk on ‘Capacity, Constitutionality and Credibility Crises in Judiciary’  on 12th March (Monday), 5 pm at the SAARC Law Centre, NALSAR University of Law as part of Nalsar Public Policy series.
Alok Prasanna Kumar is the founding member of Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy and currently heads the Bengaluru office of the Centre. He is an alumnus of NALSAR obtaining his BA LL.B (Hons) degree in 2008 and thereby went on to read BCL from the University of Oxford. He writes regularly for academic journals and other media outlets on issues of judiciary, and constitutional law and theory.
Mr Alok will present empirical data to break down the issues regarding delays and capacity problem in the judiciary, along with talking about the credibility issues of the court. The talk will also shed light on the historic and recent events which culminated in the historic press conference of the Supreme Court Judges earlier this year.