Symbiosis Law School, Pune had organized the National ADR Tournament, 2017 from 6th October – 8th October 2017. It was a unique initiative aimed at providing a platform to students from across the nation to learn and hone their alternate dispute resolution skills in cross- cultural settings and the only avenue worldwide where students can experience a varied medley of dispute resolution activities simultaneously.
The Tournament sought to promote greater knowledge and interest amongst law students in the preventive law. It also encouraged students to develop interviewing, planning, and analytical skills in the lawyer-client relationship in the law office. The Tournament provided an opportunity for a valuable educational interchange between students, law teachers, legal practitioners and Judges. There was enthusiastic participation from colleges around India including some of the top National Law School/Colleges.
The Accolades were as follows:
Best Arbitral Award: Nigam Mehta, RGNUL Patiala.
Second Best Arbitral Award: Aditya Dadiya, GLC, Mumbai.
Best Team: Kushal Garg, Adwait Adalatwale, Dhruv Somayajula, Nalsar Hyderabad.
Second Best Mediator: Aloka Naik, VMS Law College.
Best Mediator: Ashita Alag, Amity Law School, Delhi.
Best Attorney-Client: Varsha Rawtani, Swastika Thourwal, NLSIU Bangalore.
Second Best Attorney-Client: Priyvrat Singh Chauhan and Sherien Kaul, HNLU Raipur.
Best Team: Devashish Pandey, Alok Vajpeyi and Ishan Arora, NIRMA University.
Best Memorial: Devashish Pandey, Alok Vajpeyi and Ishan Arora, NIRMA University.
Second Best Memorial: Jay Kothari, Kumar Pratyakshansh and Shubham Dwivedi, HNLU, Raipur.
Best Oralist: Mohit Dang, RGNUL, Patiala.
Runners-up: Zaid Drabu, Prithviraj Oberoi, Angaj Gautam, Amity Law School, Delhi.