Live Updates: 2nd Amity National Alternative Dispute Redressal Tournament, 2018 [Amity Law School, Noida]

Amity Law School, Noida is pleased to announce the Second Edition of the Amity National Alternative Dispute Redressal Tournament. In its first edition, this event was a composition of four competitions viz. Mediation-Arbitration Competition, Negotiation Competition, Client Counselling Competition, and Arbitral Award Writing Competition. From our experiences from the first edition, we have decided to merge the Mediation-Arbitration Competition and the Arbitral Award Writing Competition. The effect of this change will be that the participant who will act as the arbitrator will also write an award after the proceedings. This will encourage a practical approach for the participants. This is the first time a participant will be writing an award for the proceedings that will be undertaken during the Competition.

This will be a 2-day event. It is a unique initiative aimed at providing a platform to students from across the globe to learn and hone their alternative dispute resolution skills in cross-cultural settings.

The brief of the events is as follows:

 

Med-Arb & Arbitral Award Writing Competition – It is a hybrid of Mediation and Arbitration. Each team will consist of 2 participants. A neutral party is adopted for mediation and if failed the party must go to Arbitration. Pursuant to the arbitral proceedings, the Arbitrator will also write an Arbitral Award based on the proceedings.

 

Negotiation competition – Each team will consist of 2 participants one will be the attorney and the other being the client, who will negotiate with the differing party in the most adept manner.

 

Client Counselling Competition – Each team shall consist of two members. The Competition simulates a law office consultation in which two law students, acting as lawyers are presented with a hypothetical dispute brought before them by a client-actor.

 

Also, we are pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Eastern Book Company and the participants will have complete access to the SCC Online web resources, amongst other benefits. We will also be updating the SCC Online blog with live feeds directly from the event. Please do keep checking in regularly to follow the event!

 

The registration starts at 0830 Hours tomorrow.

Stay Tuned. 

 

September 27 , 2018

1035 hours: We’re now starting the live updates for the Second Amity National ADR Tournament, 2018. The event has formally begun with the lighting of the lamp, which was followed by a welcome address by the Additional Directors of Amity Law School, Noida, Dr. Shefali Raizada, and Dr. Aditya Tomer, and by the faculty in-charges of this event. The Guest of Honour, Mr. Swatantra Dev Singh is a State Minister of Uttar Pradesh with independent charge, and Mr. Ramesh Chandra Ratna is a Senior Advocate at the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, formerly a Judge of the Hon’ble Delhi High Court. They addressed the participants of the event as well as the students of the law school with their words of wisdom. The inauguration ceremony of the event thus concluded, with the preliminary round due to commence shortly !

 

The dignitaries lighting the auspicious lamp

 

1115 hours: The preliminary round for the Second Amity National ADR Tournament, 2018 has commenced with 16 Teams participating in the Client Counselling, 14 Teams participating in Mediation and Arbitration (Med – Arb) and 14 Teams participating in Negotiation.

 

Preliminary round in session

 

1555 hours: The Quarter Finals round for the Second Amity National ADR Tournament, 2018 has commenced with 8 Teams participating in the Client Counselling, 8 Teams participating in Mediation and Arbitration (Med – Arb) and 4 Teams participating in Negotiation.

 

1615 hours:  With the end of The Quarter Finals rounds for the Second Amity National ADR Tournament, 2018 we mark the end of Day 1 of the Second Amity National ADR Tournament. We will be back tomorrow with the  much awaited Semi- Finals and Final Rounds, along with the Valedictory Ceremony to follow subsequently.

We will be back tomorrow at 0900 Hours.

Stay tuned.

 

September 28 , 2018

1055 hours: After a wonderful and fiery day of competitive spirit in the Preliminary and Quarter – Finals Rounds, we await yet another entertaining and qualitatively supreme day of this flagship event. . We therefore commence the Semi- Finals Rounds of the Second Amity National ADR Tournament, 2018 with 4 teams heading ahead for the Med-Arb event, 6 teams heading for the Negotiation event and 4 teams heading ahead for the Client Counselling event. The competition gets heated up, as the penultimate rounds seem to have a gripping effect with much enthusiasm and sheer positivism !

 

No Day Is The Same Every Day Is New With New Challenge

 

Semi-Finals Round In Progress 

 

1320 hours: The List of Finalists for the Second National Amity National Alternate Dispute Redressal Tournament, 2018 is here (not specified in order of ranking):

 

Negotiation:

  • N2 – University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun (UPES Dehradun)
  • N4 – Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad (SLS Hyderabad)

 

Client Counselling:

  • CC15 – Amity Law School, Delhi (ALS Delhi)
  • CC16 – Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat (JGLS Sonipat)

 

Mediation – Arbitration (Med – Arb)

  • MA1 – Symbiosis Law School, Pune (SLS Pune)
  • MA13 – National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU Bhopal)

The Final Rounds for the Event are due to commence shortly….

 

1400 hours: The Final Rounds of Second National Amity National Alternate Dispute Redressal Tournament, 2018 have commenced.

 

“Now It’s All About The Last Lap of the Race” 

1530 hours: The Valedictory ceremony has begun for Second National Amity National Alternate Dispute Redressal Tournament, 2018. The Guests have arrived.

After a very difficult day of hot battles, we now present to you the winners of  :

WINNERS OF TOURNAMENT:

School  of Law, UPES

CLIENT COUNSELLING 

  • Winners : O.P. Jindal Global University,
  1. Hanima Grewal
  2. Arindam Bhardwaj
  • Runners up : Amity Law School, Delhi
  1. Noel Jackson
  2. Mayank Sharma

MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION

  • Winners : Symbiosis Law School, Pune
  1. Isha Srivastava
  2. Pragya Bansal
  • Runners Up : NLIU, Bhopal
  1. Yash Dixit
  2. Sanyam Agrawal

NEGOTIATION

  • Winners :  School of Law, UPES
  1. Abhinav Kumar
  2. Gurtej Singh
  • Runners Up :  Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad
  1.  Nisha Agrawal
  2. Amisha Saxena

BEST ARBITRAL AWARD WRITTING :

Winner: Christ University Bangalore

Arunima Sharma

Shanvi Aggrawal

 

These were really tiring and difficult battles between the competitive spirits, but all in all everyone was left inspired by each other. With this, the Second National Amity National Alternate Dispute Redressal Tournament, 2018 came to an end. After the successful completion of the event, We, Vaibhav Garg, Samriddha Gooptu, Pavitra Singh and Pallavi Nayyar officially sign out on behalf of Amity Law School, Noida. Lastly, we would like to thank all our viewers and subscribers for their support and encouragement throughout the event.

Hope to see you next year!

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