DMH Moot Court Competition Government Law College, 2020

21st edition of the D. M. Harish Memorial Government Law College International Moot Court Competition (DMH) announced which will be hosted by Government Law College, Mumbai, India, in association with the D. M. Harish Foundation.

The Competition is scheduled to be held from 7th – 9th February, 2020. Government Law College, Mumbai, India is pleased to invite a team from your esteemed institution to participate in this venerated moot court competition.

DMH is India’s first international Moot Court Competition which started in the year 2000 as a National Moot Court Competition and has been open to international entrants since the past fourteen years. It has seen the keen participation of a number of teams from across all continents.

The Compromis of the competition deals primarily with issues relating to International Law, highlighting the emerging legal landscape and has been drafted by experts in the field. The participants are made to go through extensive Mooting Rounds, to ensure that only the two best Teams reach the Final Round of Arguments. All participants are also to present their Written Submissions a month prior to the Competition.

The Moot Court Competition is conducted over 3 days where the participating teams go through two Preliminary Rounds of Argument where they would be arguing each side once, Quarter-Final Rounds of Arguments, the Semi-Final Rounds of Argument and finally, the Final Round of Arguments. Eminent lawyers and Judges of the highest standing in India, academicians and experts in the field of International Law all converge to judge the various rounds of the competition, As in the past years, the Final Rounds of Arguments will once again be judged by a distinguished bench of sitting Judges of the Hon’ble Bombay High Court who will grill the participants and evaluate their performances in a sombre real-life setting.

A unique feature of our Competition is a Panel Discussion which witnesses the representation of eminent personalities from the field of law, politics, media, etc.

The Moot Court Association of the Government Law College would like to invite a team from your esteemed University/College to participate in this enriching experience. In upholding its long tradition of hospitality, the organizers of the competition will provide complimentary accommodation, food and intra-city conveyance for all the participants during the days of the competition.

Kindly find the Compromis, Registration Form, Official Rules and Official Schedules with the relevant deadlines for the 2020 edition of the competition along with a list of past participants and winners in the attached files. To register, your esteemed university must take part in the Memorial Round, out of which top 10 Indian Universities/Colleges will qualify to the Oral Rounds.

Please note that the theme of the Compromis is Corruption and International Labour Law.

We would be obliged if you could review the aforementioned details and revert to us at the earliest.

With any further assistance with respect to the competition, you may contact:

Mr. Bharat M. Mirchandani +91 9167099695


Email  at or

For more details, refer

Registration Form 2020

Memorial Round Schedule

Invited Colleges’ Schedule

DMH 2020 Final Rules

DMH 2020 Compromis

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