1st ADR Research Paper Writing Competition

Shobhit Batta
7 April 2014 6:32 AM GMT
1st ADR Research Paper Writing Competition
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Institute of Law, Nirma University Ahmedabad and Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution presents 1st ADR Research Paper Writing Competition.

Important Dates: Date of Registration and submission of paper: 25/04/2014

About the Centre:

Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution Considering the significance of  ADR  in  India,  Institute of Law, Nirma University established the Centre on  Alternative Dispute  Resolution  in  2012  to  enhance  knowledge, understanding and scope  of  ADR  amongst  law  students,  legal professional and  judges  through  cutting  edge  research  and publications  so  as  to  create  awareness  of  ADR  as  part  of justice delivery system and  to  equip  them  with  practical aspect of  arbitration,  mediation and other ADR.  To achieve this  objective,  Centre has organised  Mediation  Training Workshop  and  Arbitration  Training  Workshop  for  the  law students  in  the  past. Further, Centre  also  conducts  Client Counselling  Competition amongst  the  law  students  to  groom their advocacy skills.

About the Competition:

1st ADR  Research  paper  writing  Competition  on “International  Commercial  Arbitration  in  India: Problems  and  Prospects”  attempts  to  provide  a platform  for  the  law  students  for  expressing  their views  on  various  aspects  of  International Commercial  Arbitration  and  recent  developments taking  place  across  the  globe  which  effects  the Indian position. The topics of the competition ensure to  provide  global  relevance  and  encourage  the participants  to  analyze  and  convey  their  thoughts and probable solutions on the topic.

Topics for Research Paper writing:

  • Challenges for  Bilateral Investment Treaties and issues related to investment arbitration
  • Judicial  Intervention  in  Arbitral  process:  Analysis  post BALCO v Kaiser Aluminium judgement
  • Enforcement  and  Recognition  of  International  Arbitral Awards in India: Issues and Challenges
  • International Arbitration  Tribunals  in  India:  Future Opportunities  and Challenges.

Who can participate:

•Students enrolled in any fulltime L.L.B. / L.L.M. programme of any recognized university/ college/institute in India.

Date of Registration and submission of paper: 25/04/2014

Registration fees:

300 INR through Demand Draft in Favour of “Institute of Law, Nirma University”, Payable at Ahmedabad.

Awards: (Total 12 Cash Prizes)

On each topic there would be:

First Prize – INR 7000

Second Prize – INR 5000

Third Prize – INR 3000


*Best paper (of First prize winner) from each topic will be considered for publication in the upcoming journal of Centre for ADR, Institute of Law Nirma University and winner may be invited to present their paper in a Symposium which will tentatively be organised in the first/second week of May.

*Certificate of merit will be awarded to other 05 papers (apart from the above three Prize) from each topic.

*Participation certificate will be awarded to all the participants

Contact Details:

Mr. Rohit Moonka

Assistant Professor of Law & Convenor

Centre for ADR | Institute of Law | Nirma University

S.G. Highway | Ahmedabad | Gujarat | 382481 | INDIA

Email: [email protected]; Landline: +91 79 30642824

Student Co-ordinators:

Yash Bagra + 91 81407 69110 | Pragati Dwivedi +91 99742 45985

For rules and Regulation, click here

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