1st School of Law, CHRIST, National Online Med-Arb Competition, 2020

About the Institution

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), is a premier education institution with the motto of excellence and service. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council has accredited the University with Grade ‘A’. School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is an institute imparting world-class legal education, not only to students from various parts of the country but also hosts a strong international students’ representation. Over the years, CHRIST has risen to be one of the most prominent institutes in the country. School of Law, CHRIST has been ranked as one of the Top 20 law colleges in the country by the National Institutional Ranking Framework by the MHRD in 2020.

About the Competition

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Board of School of Law, CHRIST, is gearing up to host its 1st National Online Med-Arb Competition, 2020 (NOMAC), as a part of its flagship event, the 6th edition of the National Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition (NADR).  The past five editions of SLCU-NADR have witnessed us successfully hosting national level Mediation, Negotiation and Client Counselling Competitions. The 5th edition of SLCU-NADR saw 60 different teams, from various top law institutes of the country, battling it out to emerge as the winner of the Competition. To institute a change, the Board has decided to host a National Level Med-Arb Competition for the academic year 2020-21. The Med-Arb Competition is an amalgamation of Mediation and Arbitration wherein Mediation will be followed by Arbitration on the same problem on law.

The aim of this Competition is to help budding law students to get accustomed to the ADR mechanisms in the legal arena and encourage the proliferation of ADR Mechanisms amongst the legal fraternity.

Each team will comprise of 3 members in total. The participants portraying the role of Client- Counsel in the Mediation rounds will become the Counsels in the Arbitration rounds. The participant portraying the role of a Mediator in the Mediation rounds will become the Arbitrator in the Arbitration rounds

The Competition will be held from 30th October, 2020, to the 1st November, 2020. The brochure holds detailed information regarding the competition.

 

About EBC & SCC Online (Knowledge Partners)

Eastern Book Company (EBC) is a publisher of international repute with over 75 years of experience in publishing in India and is an acknowledged leader in the field of law. EBC publishes a wide range of legal commentaries, student texts, law reports and digests, and its products include pioneering works, both in the print and electronic medium. The Supreme Court Cases (SCC) is a weekly law report started by EBC in the year 1969. EBC has made the reporting of the Supreme Court of India a reliable and comprehensive one through the weekly law report. Now running into nearly 300 volumes, it is the leading law report of India with a very wide circulation and readership base. SCC Online currently has over 400 databases, over 4.2 million documents, and over 20 million pages. School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, is proud to have EBC & SCC Online as its Knowledge Partners for the 1st Edition of National Online Med-Arb Competition, 2020.

Eligibility

Only bonafide undergraduate students of Law Colleges/Universities pursuing a Three Year/Five Year Degree in law are eligible to participate in the competition. Participation allotments shall be made on the basis of slots re-served from provisional registration for the respective Law College/University. The provisional registration to institutes shall be granted on the basis of the College/ University’s qualifications in ADR activities.

On confirmation of provisional registration, only one team representing a Law College/university can take part in the Med-Arb Competition, i.e. each University/ College shall be given only one slot for the competition.

Team Composition and fee details

  • Registration fees: Rs. 1,800/-
  • Members per team: 3 (1 Mediator-cum-Arbitrator, Client-Advocate pair for the Mediation Round and the same pair shall be the  Counsels for the Arbitration Round)

Registration Procedure

For provisional registration, click here. (add link)

Please note that the application process is the same for both, i.e. Mediation and Arbitration rounds.

University Provisional Application: The provisional application is available on our Official Blog, LinkedIn profile, Instagram page, Lawctopus and will be sent via mail for universities qualifying the criteria for provisional registration.

Team Application Submission: The application forms for the teams will be sent via email to individual universities that have registered and shortlisted after the Provisional Registration stage. The teams shall then register for the event through the registration form sent via email.

Registration fee: The details regarding the procedure to pay the registration fee will be communicated to the teams who have complied with the rules of the previous stages.

Important Dates

  • Commencement of Provisional Registration: 30th September, 2020
  • Deadline for Provisional Registration: 5th October, 2020
  • Confirmation of slots: 6th October, 2020
  • Release of Problem and Rules: 30th September, 2020
  • Deadline for Registration of Teams along with payment: 10th October, 2020
  • Last date to seek Clarifications: 15th October, 2020
  • Lat date for submission of memo: 28th October, 2020

Problem:1st SLCU NOMAC 2020 – Problem

Rules: 1st SLCU NOMAC 2020 – Rules

Brochure: 1st SLCU NOMAC 2020 – Brochure

Contact Details

Alternative Dispute Resolution Board

School of Law

CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

adrboard@law.christuniversity.in

Student Convenors:

  1. Prajna Kariappa (+91 9449177388)

prajna.kariappa@law.christuniversity.in

Karan A. Parmar (+91 9004948394)

karan.parmar@law.christuniversity.in

 

 

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