ILS Law College | SP Sathe 16th International Moot Court Competition 2021-22 [ Virtual]

The Indian Law Society is a non-profit organization established in 1923 with the purpose of advancing excellence in legal education. Professor S. P. Sathe Foundation was set up by the Indian Law Society with a view to commemorate Professor Sathe’s contribution to Indian Jurisprudence and Social Action and to encourage law students in their academic pursuits.


Professor Sathe was the Principal of ILS Law College – an acclaimed institute of excellence in the field of legal education, also established by the Indian Law Society – from 1976 to 1991, and Secretary of the Indian Law Society until 2002. He was the Founder Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, the President of the Maharashtra People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), and a Vice President of the National PUCL. He is an acknowledged authority on Constitutional and Administrative Law and has contributed extensively to the field of legal education. Known for his humility, Professor Sathe endeared himself to his colleagues and students alike.


In furtherance of his commitment to academic excellence, “Remembering S.P. Sathe” –  the flagship event of the institute is organized every year on a specific theme. The event consists of a Public Memorial Lecture, Moot Court Competition, and Conference held at ILS Law College, Pune. The theme for this year’s event is Climate Change.


ILS Law College Pune announces the 16th International Moot Court Competition 2021-2022 in memory of Prof. SP Sathe, to be held from March 10-12, 2022. The 16th National Moot Court Competition 2021-2022 aims at equipping the students with the understanding of the nuances of international law, climate law, and humanitarian law, particularly when it comes to dealing with conflicting interests of state and non-state actors as regards the welfare of the people.

Important Dates

Release of Competition Module December 16, 2021
Registrations open on December 16, 2021
Last date for Registration January 15, 2022
Last date for Withdrawal January 20, 2022
Last date to request Clarifications January 20, 2022
Issuance of Clarifications January 25, 2022
Last Date for sending Memorials by Email February 15, 2022
Inauguration, Draw of Lots, and Exchange of Memorials March 10, 2022
Preliminary Rounds and Quarter-final Rounds March 11, 2022
Semi-Final Rounds, Final Round, and Valedictory Session March 12, 2022


The link for the detailed brochure including the moot proposition and the registration process is: HERE

For registration and payment, the link is as follows: HERE

For any query regarding the moot, please email at

Faculty Coordinators

Student Coordinators

  • Prerana Murarka (+91 9474521629)
  • Anukriti Anand (+91 8669969668)


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