RILEC 2017- Call For Entries

Simran Sahni

15 May 2017 3:07 PM GMT

  • RILEC 2017- Call For Entries
    RMLNLU International Legal Essay Writing Competition (RILEC-2017), the flagship essay writing competition of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University has been announced. In recognition of the vast potential for academic research that the field of International Arbitration has, the Journal Committee of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow has decided the theme for the 5th Edition of RMLNLU International Legal Essay Competition- International Arbitration Law.


    • Shift towards East in International Arbitration

    • Sanitizing Arbitral Awards- Transparency vs. Confidentiality

    • Enforceability of Arbitral Award

    • Appointment of Arbitrators

    • Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration

    • Arbitrability of Competition Law Issues

    Submission Guidelines-

    1. Word Limit: 4000-4500 words (excluding footnotes).

    2. Formatting specifications:

    • Font type and size for essay: Times New Roman | 12

    • Size for footnotes: 10

    • Line spacing for essay: 1.5

    1. Uniform citation should be followed throughout the essay.

    2. The file names must consist only of the authors’ names.

    3. Send submissions to 

    4. Send queries to

    Note: No prior registration is required.


    • Students pursuing a 3 year LL.B. course or 5 year integrated LL.B. course, in India an equivalent Undergraduate law degree, abroad.

    • Students pursuing LL.M. or Ph.D.; and/or Professionals are barred from participation in the Competition.

    Participation Guidelines-

    1. Co-authorship of entries is strictly not allowed.

    2. Multiple entries for individual authors are not allowed.

    3. A participant may submit an entry related to ONE subtheme ONLY. One may not juxtapose subthemes in an entry.

    4. The last date for submission of soft copies is August 10, 2017.


    • Winner- Rs. 15,000

    • First Runner up- Rs. 10,000

    • Second Runner up- Rs. 5,000

    • Certificates of Appreciation for the top 10 entries which get shortlisted

    Contact Details:

    • Saurabh Mishra - (+91)-9453177082

    • Shrey Uttam- (+91)-9455868474

    • Shobhit Pratap Singh- (+91)-9956100210

    For more details, click here.
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