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Moot Courts

Mooting as an activity aims to inculcate and improve the research, presentation and argument talent into students so as to equip the budding pleaders with all the court room etiquettes, research experience and advocacy skills. At Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA, it is a key co-curricular activity wherein the presentation skills and talents in argument of students are screened and further notified about their level in the competition on regular basis. This initiative is well supported and effectively carried out by dedicated Moot Court Society. Success of effective learning through moot court activity is evident from the following performances of mooters selected and thereafter participated in various national/international moot court competitions:

11th NLU Antitrust Law Moot Court Competition, 2020: Organised by the National Law University, Jodhpur from March 13-15, 2020.

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team - Mr. Ishu Gupta, Ms. Bhavyanshi Dariya, Third Year Learners and Mr. Naimish Tewari, Second Year Learner entered into the Finals of the competition and were adjudged ‘Winners’.
A total of 42 teams from across India, including several National Law Schools, participated in this competition. The moot proposition was based upon the validity of wide parity agreements and the question of material influence, which can be exerted by an investor in detriment of competition in a relevant market, in light of the provisions of Sections 3 and 4 of the Competition Act, 2002.

The Team received a prize of INR 45,000/- along with a one-year subscription to SCC OnLine and EBC. The team members also earned an internship each with the law firm ‘Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas’.

10th M.K. Nambyar Memorial National Level Moot Court Competition, 2020: Organised by Karnataka Law Society's R.L. Law College, Belagavi, Karnataka from March 13-15, 2020

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team - Mr. Harshvardhan Singh, Ms. Feba Bovas, and Mr. Kartik Aggarwal, Second Year Learners participated in the competition and was adjudged semi-finalist.

A total number of 34 teams from across India participated in this competition. The moot problem was based on the constitutional validity of electoral reforms brought about by the impugned Ordinance and a Constitutional Amendment.

24th All India Moot Court Competition: Organized by University Law College, Bangalore from February 28 - March 01, 2020

Ms. Shefali Priya, Ms. Saraswati C. Rawandale and Ms. Navya Nanda, Second Year Learners entered into the Finals and were adjudged 'Winners' of the Competition.

A total number of 28 teams from across India, including several National Law Schools, were selected for the oral rounds after the memorial selection round. The moot problem was based on the Constitutional and Administrative Law with certain aspects of testing of nuclear weapons.

5th NLIU Justice RK Tankha Memorial International Arbitration Moot, 2020: Organised by National Law Institute University, Bhopal - February 21-23, 2020

Mr. Aman Shankar, Ms. Shrishti Vatsa and Ms. Vanshika Arora, Third Year Learners, participated in the 5th NLIU Justice RK Tankha Memorial International Arbitration Moot, 2020.

The Team made it to the Quarter-Finals. A total number of 44 teams from across India, including National Law Schools and few international teams participated in the said Competition. The moot problem was based on International Commercial Arbitration dealing with UNCITRAL Model Law, CISG and SIAC Rules.

24th Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition 2019-2020 (India National Rounds): Organised by Jindal Global Law School, Sonepat - February 14-16, 2020.

Mr. Mohd. Ahzam, Fourth Year Learner, Mr. Arjun Sahni and Mr. Arif Mustafa Hussain, Third Year Learner enter into the Quarter-Finals of the Surana and Surana India National Rounds of the 24th Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition 2019-2020. Mr. Mohd. Ahzam and Mr. Arjun Sahni were adjudged Second and Third Best Student Advocates, respectively.

12th GNLU International Moot Court Competition, 2020: Organised by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar - February 12-16, 2020

Ms. Ananya Singh, Mr. Aakash Jeph, Fourth Year Learners and Ms. Anushka Agarwal, Third Year Learner entered into the Finals and were adjudged ‘Winners’. Ms. Anushka Agarwal was adjudged as the Best Speaker for the final rounds.

A total number of 52 teams from across India and abroad, including several National Law Schools and colleges from across the globe participated in the said Competition. In the finals, the team went up against University of Southampton, England. The moot problem was based on International Trade and Economic Law, WTO, GATT, GATS & Data localisation Law.

The team won Rs. 50,000 cash prize, internships at Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan Attorneys (LKS) and also at Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe. The team also won an opportunity to participate in the World Trade Institute Summer Academy 2020 and in the Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy 2020, along with Merit Certificates.

Bennett National Moot Court Competition, 2020: Organised by Bennett University - February 7-9, 2020

Abhijeet Chaudhary, Prabsimran Singh and Vedant Choudhary, second year learners were adjudged as Quarter-Finalists in 2nd Bennett National Moot Court Competition, 2020. A total number of 28 teams from across India participated in the said Competition. The moot problem was based on the constitutionality of technology in Smart Cities.

18th Surana & Surana National Corporate Law Moot Court Competition, 2020: Organised by the Surana & Surana International Attorneys in association with JSS Law School, Mysore from February 7-9, 2020

Mr. Pranav Dwivedi, Mr. Shovit Betal, and Mr. Uditanshu Singh, Third Year Learners entered into the final round of the competition, and were adjudged as 'Runners-up'.
A total number of 26 teams from across India, participated in the competition. The moot problem was based on Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and Real Estate Regulation and Development Act, 2016 (RERA).

29th All India Moot Court Competition, 2020 for Kerala Law Academy Trophy: Organised by Kerala Law Academy at Thiruvananthapuram - February 6-8, 2020

Ms. Ananya Singhal, Mr. Kushagra Jain and Ms. Ritam Khanna Second Year Learners entered into the Finals and adjudged ‘Winners’ of 29th All India Moot Court Competition, 2020 for Kerala Law Academy Trophy. The team won the prestigious rolling trophies and the home trophy along with a cash prize.

A total number of 18 teams from across India, including several National Law Schools, participated in the said Competition. The moot problem was based on challenging the constitutional validity of the 'anti-superstition' Act.

2nd Galgotias University National Moot Court Competition (Paperless Moot), 2020: Organised by School of Law at Galgotias University - January 24-25, 2020

Ms. Nikita Saria, Mr. Anirudha Ghosh, and Ms. Manisha Dubey, Second Year Learners, participated in the competition and were adjudged 'Runners-Up' of the Competition. Ms. Manisha Dubey won the 'Best Speaker Award'.
The Competition had memorial-selection round in which 20 teams were selected from across India for pleading rounds. The moot problem was based on Artificial Intelligence in relation to criminal liability under Patent law with aspects of Constitutional Law.

13th Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court Competition, 2020 (India Rounds): Organised in India by Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration and NILS on January 19, 2020

Ms. Aiyushi Sahani, Mr. Parth Sharma, Fourth Year Learners and Mr. Rhythm Katyal, Third Year Learner, cleared the India National Rounds of the competition. SLS-NOIDA is amongst the top six teams to represent India at the International Rounds wherein top teams from countries across the world will compete in Frankfurt, Germany from March 2-6, 2020. (The international round had to be cancelled to prevent spread of the coronavirus.)

In the India National Rounds, 20 teams from across India participated in this prestigious moot. The case study provided was based on real-life, historic incidents involving Investment dispute.