Seminar on Careers in Law and Valedictory Function of Second Intra-Collegiate Mock Trial Advocacy Competition, 2017-18: January 19, 2019


Training and Placement Cell has organised Seminar on Careers in Law on January 19, 2019. The occasion will also witness Valedictory Ceremony of Second Intra-Collegiate Mock Trial Advocacy Competition, 2017-18 by Moot Court Society.

About Mock Trial and Advocacy Competition

Mock Trial Advocacy Competition is an Intra-College Competition for learners of law from First to Fifth Year Learners (which begins in October of a year and concludes in the September of the following year). It provides an opportunity to learn criminal trial process, to those who are interested in making their career in litigation. The Competition aims at enhancing the advocacy skills through series of workshops and stimulated exercises conducted by professionals throughout the competition. The First Edition of the Competition was launched in October 2016 with its Finals so conducted in October 2017.

Ms. Ananya Singh (2016-21), Mr. Aman Chachan (2015-20), Mr. Mohd. Ahzam (2016-21), and Mr. Rakshit Das (2015-20) competed in the Finals as Pleader and Ms. Aiyushi Sahani (2016-21), Mr. Apekshit Singh (2016-21), Mr. Saurav Mishra (2016-21), Ms. Stuti (2017-22) competed in the Finals as Amicus-Curiae in Second Edition of the Intra-Collegiate Mock Trial Advocacy Competition, 2017-18.  

Resource Persons

Mr. Manish Lamba, Senior Vice President Legal at DLF Cyber City Developers Ltd.

Mr. Ajay Thomas, Vice-Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

Mr. Ajay is an independent arbitrator and advocate based in New Delhi. He is on the panel of arbitrators of SCOPE, the apex body of Indian public sector enterprises, and also serves as the Vice Chairman of the ICC’s India Arbitration Group.

Mr. Ajay was a member of the expert committee constituted by the Law Commission of India to assist in the preparation of its 246thReport on ‘Amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996’. 

From 2009-2016, he was Director and Registrar with the Indian subsidiary of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and also a member of the LCIA India Board of Directors. Prior to joining the LCIA, Ajay was Counsel with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). He also served as Assistant Counsel with the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA). 

Mr. Ajay graduated from the National University of Singapore (LLM) specializing in arbitration and maritime laws, and the University of Goa (LLB). He is a guest faculty at the Indian Society of International Law (ISIL), New Delhi, where he teaches arbitration. Ajay is also Hong Kong 45’s (HK45) Regional Ambassador for India, in addition to serving as the Country Representative for the Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA). 

Date and Venue

January 19, 2019 | 12:00noon – 01:30pm

Seminar Hall, Third Floor, Academic Block, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA

Contact Person

Dr. Meenakshi Kaul,
Assistant Professor & Head - HR and Training, Training and Placement Cell

Dr. Madhuker Sharma,
Assistant Professor & Deputy Director

Ms. Megha Nagpal,
Assistant Professor & Head – Moot Court Society

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