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[Live Updates] : 5th NLIU Justice R. K. Tankha Memorial International Arbitration Moot Court Competition

21 Feb 2020 9:32 AM GMT

Live Updates

  • 23 Feb 2020 11:48 AM GMT

    The valedictory ceremony has now begun. The dignitaries were given a sapling as a token of respect.

  • 23 Feb 2020 11:16 AM GMT

    16:35 It's rebuttal time! With very few minutes on hand, the claimants have submitted three rebuttals to the Respondents.

    16:39 The Respondents have very well replied to all the rebuttals of the claimants. With that, the final round of the 5th Justice RK Tankha Memorial International Arbitration Moot comes to an end. Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra complimented both the teams and wished them luck.

    The valedictory ceremony is about to begin and the results would soon be announced.

  • 23 Feb 2020 11:14 AM GMT

    16:15 Prof. (Dr.) Surya Prakash asks a question on the procedural aspect of the issue. The speaker, inspite of dealing with the substantive part has very confidently answered the question.

    16:25 The speaker continues with his line of submissions as the judges listen intently. The speaker is elucidating his arguments by referring the judges to various case laws in the written submissions and compendium. The speaker has again and again laid emphasis on the clauses of the contract to prove his argument.

    16:30 Major General Nilendra Kumar seeks another clarification. However the same is replied by the speaker by substantiating the facts of the case and further referred to a case law to satisfy the judges.

  • 23 Feb 2020 10:44 AM GMT

    15:55 The audience witnessed a moment of perplexity and humor as the tribunal tried to figure out the reasoning of the RCCR arrangement being followed in the Final rounds.

    16:03 The speaker seems confident in what he is stating and upon being asked a question by Mr. Saurabh, he seems to understand the query and calmly answers the question. With that, the claimants finally moved towards their prayer.

    16:10 The speaker 2 of the Respondents has begun with his substantive issues. The speaker laid down the structure of his submissions and moves on to his main arguments.

  • 23 Feb 2020 10:26 AM GMT

    15:35 The judges listened carefully to the arguments being provided to them by the Speaker. The speaker continues by gathering his calm and end confidently thereby making way for his co-counsel to deal with the remaining issues.

    15:39 The speaker 2 has begun making his arguments.

    Ms. Shwetha Bidhuri has raised a question to the second speaker. The speaker made the judges refer to the written submissions to clarify her query.

    15:45 Ms. Shwetha has further asked for a case law in support of claimant's submissions. The speaker cited a case law and relied on its principle of laws to prove his submissions.

  • 23 Feb 2020 9:57 AM GMT

    15:14 The speaker moves further with his submissions by making the panel refer to his written submissions and the compendium. The speaker is citing many case laws to prove his issue.

    15:20 Mr. Saurabh Suman Sinha has posed a question to the speaker. The speaker referred to a case law to clarify the question of the judge. The speaker further had substantiate his answers by putting emphasis on factual circumstances of the case.

  • 23 Feb 2020 9:48 AM GMT

    15:00 The panel continues questioning the speaker. The speaker has effortlessly satisfied the panel with his answers by making the panel refer to his written submissions. The speaker has now moved on to his next issue.

    15:05 As the speaker doesn't have much time in his hand, the speaker has requested the panel to allow him to briefly submit his arguments. The speaker refers to many examples to explain his submissions.

    15:09 The claimant's speaker begin making his submissions. He is confident and moves smoothly. Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra has stopped the speaker to ask him to summarise the facts of the case.

  • 23 Feb 2020 9:32 AM GMT

    14:40 The judges are seated, the teams look ready and with just the right amount of confidence and enthusiasm, the final rounds of the 5th NLIU Justice RK Tankha Memorial International Arbitration Moot have begun.

    The teams are in the courtroom now. Teams are discussing how to communicate with each other during the course of the rounds. The judges are expecting an extraordinary display of mooting skills. This is the perfect opportunity to check out their legal knowledge and it's applicability.

    14:45 The Respondents have begun by submitting their jurisdiction issue. The speaker has laid down the structure of his arguments. He seems confident as the judges listen intently.

    14:52 Prof. (Dr.) Surya Prakash have raised a question to the Respondents. The judges further are asking for a clarification on the negotiation point. The speaker has very well answered and cleared all the queries of the panel.