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:

3rd Damodaram Sanjivayya National Moot Court Competition, 2017: Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam
February 24-26, 2017

Ms. Shaurvi Kapur, Mr. Mihir Saraswat (Third Year Learners) and Ms. Sanskriti Nigam (Second Year Learner) entered into Quarterfinals of 3rd Damodaram Sanjivayya National Moot Court Competition, 2017 organised by Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam on February 24-26, 2017.

15th Surana and Surana National Corporate Law Moot Court Competition, 2017: Surana and Surana International Attorneys in association with JSS Law College, Mysore-Karnataka
February 17-19, 2017

Ms. Anmol Jain (Third Year Learner), Mr. Vivek Pandey and Ms. Atharva Upadhyay (Second Year Learners), Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA entered into the Semi-Finals and were adjudged ‘Fourth Best Team’ in 15th Surana and Surana National Corporate Law Moot Court Competition, 2017 organised by Surana and Surana International Attorneys in association with JSS Law College, Mysore-Karnataka on February 17-19, 2017.

The Team also won ‘Third Best Memorial’ award in the said competition.

Louis M. Brown & Forrest S. Mosten International Client Consultation Competition, 2017 (India National Rounds): Symbiosis Law School, Pune
February 04-05, 2017

Mr. Parth Agrawal (Third Year Learner) and Mr. Pranav Bhaskar Tiwari (Second Year Learner), Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA entered into ‘Semi-Finals’ of Louis M. Brown & Forrest S. Mosten International Client Consultation Competition, 2017 (India National Rounds) organised by Symbiosis Law School, Pune on February 04-05, 2017. In total, 34 teams participated in the said event.

21st Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition (India National Rounds): School of Law, SASTRA University in association with Surana & Surana International Attorney’s, Chennai
November 25-27, 2016

Mr. Shreyas Edupuganti, Mr. Prayank Jain (Fifth Year Learners) and Ms. Madhavi Agrawal (Fourth Year Learner) entered into the Finals of 21st Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition (National Rounds) organised by School of Law, SASTRA University in association with Surana & Surana International Attorney’s, Chennai and adjudged the 'Runners-Up'. In total 42 teams participated in the said competition.
The team shall represent India in the 21st Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition International Finals to be held in Gulfport, Florida - USA at the end of March 2017.

5th Edition of Client Counselling Competition, 2016: College of Legal Studies, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)
November 18-20, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Ms. Sonali Mukherjee (Third Year Learner) and Ms. Aditi Singh (Second Year Learner) participated in the 5th edition of Client Counselling Competition, 2016 organised by College of Legal Studies, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) and entered into ‘Semi-Finals’ out of 23 participating teams.
The theme of the competition was Electronic Disputes and the problems were based on laws relating to Intellectual Property Rights, Information Technology and Electronic Contracts.

3rd IIT Law School National Moot Court Competition, 2016: Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
November 11-13, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Ms. Geetika Chawla and Ms. Rashi Goswami (Fifth Year Learners) participated in the 3rd IIT Law School National Moot Court Competition, 2016 organised by Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and were adjudged ‘Quarter-Finalist’.
The moot problem was based on Intellectual Property Law and Transfer Pricing.

6th Amity International Moot Court Competition (II Paperless Moot), 2016: Amity Law School NOIDA, Amity University Uttar Pradesh
November 3-5, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Ms. Aditi Singh, Mr. Abhishek Majumdar and Mr. Vivek Pandey (all Second Year Learners) participated in the 6th Amity International Moot Court Competition (II Paperless Moot), 2016 organised by Amity Law School NOIDA, Amity University Uttar Pradesh and were adjudged ‘Semi-Finalist’.
The moot problem was based on principles of International Humanitarian Law and was dealt in the Pre-Trial Chamber instead of the usual Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court. The competition was conducted in a paperless manner. In total 38 teams participated in the competition.

Prof. V.S. Mani Memorial International Law Moot Court Competition-2016 (Banking and Investment Law): Seedling School of Law and Governance, Jaipur National University, Jaipur
October 22-23, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Mr. Parth Agarwal (Third Year Learner), Ms. Aditi Duggal (Third Year Learner) and Mr. Rohith M. Subramoniam (Second Year Learner) participated in the Prof. V.S. Mani Memorial International Law Moot Court Competition-2016 (Banking and Investment Law) organised by Seedling School of Law and Governance, Jaipur National University, Jaipur and were adjudged ‘Semi-Finalist’.
Mr. Parth Agarwal was awarded the ‘Best Student Advocate’ award.
In total 36 teams participated from India and abroad. The moot problem was based on International Banking and Investment Law.

23rd MC Chagla Memorial Government Law College National Moot Court Competition, 2016: Government Law College, Mumbai in association with Chief Justice MC Chagla Memorial Trust
September 24-25, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Mr. Moksh Sharma and Ms. Ridhima Saxena (Fourth Year Learners) and Ms. Shruti (Second Year Learner) entered into the Finals of 23rd MC Chagla Memorial Government Law College National Moot Court Competition, 2016 organised by Government Law College, Mumbai in association with Chief Justice MC Chagla Memorial Trust and were adjudged ‘Runners-Up’.

The competition was open to all and top 16 teams were selected after Memorial Selection Round and invited for Oral Rounds in Mumbai.

Remembering S P Sathe 11th National Moot Court Competition, 2016: Indian Law Society’s Law College, Pune
September 23-25, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Mr. Jai Agarwal (Fourth Year Learner), Mr. Gautam Wadhwa (Third Year Learner) and Mr. Aniruddha Malik (Second Year Learner) entered into the ‘Quarterfinals’ of the Remembering S P Sathe 11th National Moot Court Competition, 2016 organised by Indian Law Society’s Law College, Pune.
The competition was based on ‘Intellectual Property Law’. A total of 32 teams participated in this national level open to all.

4th Adv. BP Apte Inter-Collegiate Mock Trial, Moot Court and Judgement Writing Competition 2016: People’s Education Society’s Adv. Balasaheb Apte College of Law, Mumbai
September 23-25, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Mr. Yash Kotak (Fourth Year Learner) and Mr. Yugam Taneja (Fifth Year Learner) entered into the Finals of 4th Adv. BP Apte Inter-Collegiate Mock Trial, Moot Court and Judgement Writing Competition 2016 organised by People’s Education Society’s Adv. Balasaheb Apte College of Law, Mumbai and were adjudged ‘Runners-Up’.

In total 36 teams participated in the said competition which was based upon Criminal Law.

5th Indraprastha Moot Court Competition, 2016: University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi
September 23-25, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Ms. Riddhi Rattan (Fourth Year Learner), Ms. K. Ritika (Third Year Learner) and Ms. Srishti Kumar (Second Year Learner) entered into the Finalsof 5th Indraprastha Moot Court Competition, 2016 organised by University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi and were adjudged ‘Winners’.
The Moot Proposition was based on ‘Criminal Law’. A total of 70 teams participated from all over India.

4th KIIT University National Moot Court Competition, 2016: School of Law, KIIT University, Odisha in collaboration with J. Sagar Associates
September 16-18, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Ms. Anmol Jain, Ms. Jayanti Mishra (Third Year Learners) and Ms. Vardayini Madan (Second Year Learner) entered into ‘Quarterfinals’ of the 4th KIIT University National Moot Court Competition, 2016 organised by School of Law, KIIT University, Odisha in collaboration with J. Sagar Associates.
In total of 57 teams who participated in this national level open to all competition.

Surana & Surana National Trial Advocacy Moot Court Competition 2016: Surana & Surana International Attorneys in association with the National Law Institute University, Bhopal
September 9-11, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Mr. Jatin Sardana, Mr. Ikshvaaku Marwah, Ms. Rudrakshi Joshi (Third Year Learners) and Ms. Sonal Hundlani (Second Year Learner) entered into the Semi-Finals of the North Rounds of Surana & Surana National Trial Advocacy Moot Court Competition 2016 organised by Surana & Surana International Attorneys in association with the National Law Institute University, Bhopal and was adjudged ‘Third Best Team’.
The team was also awarded with ‘Second Best Memorial’ and ‘Fourth Best Speaker (Mr. Ikshvaaku Marwah)’.
The proposition was based on ‘Criminal Law’. The competition was conducted in a ‘Session Trial’ format with teams conducting witness examination as well.

15th Raj Anand Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition, 2016: Anand and Anand (Law Firm)
August 27, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Ms. Divya Aswani, Ms. Priya Agarwal (Fourth Year Learners) and Mr. Varun Kalway (Second Year Learner) entered into the Finals of 15th Raj Anand Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition, 2016 organised by Anand and Anand (Law Firm) and was adjudged 'Runners Up'.

Ms. Priya Agarwal was also adjudged 'Best Speaker' (Prelims) at the said competition.

The Competition was based on ‘Patent Law’. Only 8 teams in the country were invited to participate after Memorial Selection Round, which was submitted in the form of plaint and written statement.

1st National Animal Welfare Law Moot Court Competition, 2016: Centre for Advanced Study in International Humanitarian Law (CASH) and Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab in collaboration with International Council of Jurists
August 26-28, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Team represented by Ms. Shaurvi Kapur, Mr. Mihir Saraswat (Third Year Learners) and Ms. Sanskriti Nigam (Second Year Learner) entered into the ‘Quarterfinals’ of 1st National Animal Welfare Law Moot Court Competition, 2016 organised by Centre for Advanced Study in International Humanitarian Law (CASH) and Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab in collaboration with International Council of Jurists on August 26-28, 2016.
The Moot Court Competition was based on ‘Animal Welfare Law’ wherein teams were invited to plead in Oral Rounds upon a Memorial Selection Round. 

6th Jamia Millia Islamia Moot Court Competition, 2016 - Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi
April 01-03, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA represented by Mr. Ashutosh Upadhyaya (Fifth Year Learner), Mr. Yugam Taneja, (Fourth Year Learner) and Mr. Yash Kotak (Third Year Learner) entered into the Finals and won the 6th Jamia Millia Islamia Moot Court Competition, 2016 organised by Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi on April 01-03, 2016.

In total 38 teams from India participated in the said competition.

12th Nani Palkhiwala Memorial National Tax Moot Court Competition, 2016 - School of Law, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
April 01-03, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA represented by Ms. Madhavi Agrawal, Mr. Akshay Paruthi, and Ms. Nayanika Ruia, Third Year Learners reached Semi Finals of 12th Nani Palkhiwala Memorial National Tax Moot Court Competition, 2016 organised by School of Law, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu that took place on April 01-03, 2016.

After memo selection rounds, top 16 teams from India were selected to participate in the said competition.

6th International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition, 2016 (India National Rounds) - National Law University, Delhi
March 17-20, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA represented by Mr. Mohit Raj, Mr. Animesh Kumar, Mr. Lashit Sharma (Second Year Learners), Ms. Shefali Menezes, and Ms. Harimohana Narayanan (Fourth Year Learner), Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA reached Semi Finals of the 6th International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition, 2016 (India National Rounds) organised by National Law University, Delhi in association with the International Criminal Court and Leiden University which took place on March 17-20, 2016.

In total 30 teams from India participated in the said competition.

7th NLU Antitrust Law Moot Court Competition, 2016 - National Law University, Jodhpur
March 11-13, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA represented by Ms. Gayathri Subramamanian, Ms. Jasveen Kaur and Ms. Antara Rastogi, Third Year Learners, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA entered into the 'Semi Finals' of the 7th NLU Antitrust Law Moot Court Competition, 2016, hosted and organised by National Law University, Jodhpur, in association with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. and knowledge & research partner LexisNexis, under the patronage of the Competition Commission of India from the March 11-13, 2016.

In total 38 teams from India participated in the said competition.

15th Amity Law School, Delhi National Moot Court Competition, 2016 – Amity Law School, New Delhi
February 26-28, 2016

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA represented by Mr. Parth Agrawal, Ms. Aditi Duggal, and Mr. Aqib S Pilakkal, Second Year Learners, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA entered into the 'Semi Finals' of 15th Amity Law School, Delhi National Moot Court Competition, 2016, which took place between February 26-28, 2016.

In total 32 teams from India participated in the said competition. Above all they also secured same marks with respect to Memorial with the team, which won and shared the Best Memorial Award.

8th GNLU International Moot Court Competition, 2016 – the Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
February 03-07, 2016

Symbiosis Law School represented by Ms. Nayanika Ruia, Mr. Akshay Paruthi and Ms. Neha Mishra, Third Year Learners, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA won the ‘Best Memorial’ award at 8th GNLU International Moot Court Competition, 2016.

In total 42 teams from India and Abroad (Australia, USA, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Nepal, Indonesia etc.) participated in the said event. Team SLS NOIDA won both the rounds in prelims and made it to the Quarterfinals.