School of Law, SASTRA Deemed University,  is organising the 16th edition of Nani Palkhivala Memorial National Tax Moot Court Competition, 2020 to be held from 03rd April to 05th April 2020 remarking the Centenary celebration of Mr. Nani Palkhivala.
The moot, which is in the 16th Edition, is considered to be one of the most prestigious tax moot court competitions.
Sastra took over the organisation of the prestigious national moot from GLC Mumbai, which organised the first few editions of the moot.
About Nani Ardeshir Palhivala

“If a count were to be made of the ten topmost lawyers of the world, I have no doubt that Mr. Palkhivala’s name would find a prominent place therein” – H.R.Khanna

Mr. Nani Palkhivala was a multi-faceted personality-a lawyer par excellence, philanthropist, diplomat, author and a pioneer in the field of law. His authorship series, “Law and practice of Income Tax” as well as commentaries on the same have since set the benchmark in taxation and is still the guidebook for all tax enthusiasts in the country.

Hailed as the “Gift of God to modern India” by Shri. Rajaji Palkhivala was the epitome of persuasion, precision of argument, in depth understanding of law as well as analytical, strategic, charismatic and successful advocacy.

There can be no better way of sustaining the memory of perhaps India’s most extraordinary advocate than by instituting an annual tax moot court competition in his name.The Nani Palkhivala Memorial National Tax Moot Court Competition hosted by School of Law, SASTRA Deemed To be University is a tribute to this great man. We invite you to join us to be a part of this intellectual confluence in the blessed city of Thanjavur on the 03rd, 04th and 05th of April, 2020.”

Venue: School of Law, SASTRA Deemed University, Thirumalaisamudram, Tanjore.
Provisional Registration have already begun.

Interested Universities shall start provisionally registering for the 16th Nani Palkhivala Memorial National Tax Moot Court Competition 2020 by sending a mail at



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