NMIMS’s Kirit P. Mehta School of Law is proud to announce the 3rd International Moot Court Competition 2021 in collaboration with Stratage Law Partners on the theme of National Security v. International Investment from 20th August 2021 to 22nd August 2021.

About the Organizers:

The Kirit P. Mehta School of Law (SOL) of SVKM’s NMIMS (Deemed-to-be-University) established in the year 2013 approved by the Bar Council of India aims to provide quality legal education in order to meet the aforementioned challenges. We at School of Law inculcate and nourish all the professional virtues in a well calculated and planned manner, without undermining the ‘societal values’. The academics and support mechanism in Kirit P. Mehta School of Law is to facilitate all the determined students to give their best so as to be the ‘Best’ when it comes to application of theory in practice. The ‘Legal Skills’ built by SOL during the 5 years period should enrich a student to convert challenges into ‘benchmark’ in legal world and withstand economic, social, political and judicial scrutiny. Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, NMIMS also aims to refine students’ competency by engaging them in curricular and extra-curricular activities. 

The Moot Court Committee is a dedicated cell, constituted to nurture and enhance advocacy skills amongst the learners. It organizes on an annual basis an internal moot court competition and thereby aids students to participate in external moot court competitions organised on national and international levels.

With immense pride, SVKM’s NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, announces its flagship event, the 5th Moot Court Competition, 2020 to be held from 20th August to 22nd August 2021.

About the Event:

The first-ever SVKM NMIMS KPMSOL’s International Moot Court Competition was held on the theme of ‘Data Privacy’ in 2019. The second international competition was held on the theme of ‘’International Environment Law’ which was originally scheduled for March 2020. Since we were hit by the pandemic, the competition had to be postponed and was successfully conducted on a virtual platform in August 2020. The previous edition last year, saw a participation of over 200+ students from across the world with pertinent teams from international institutions being a part of the competition with the presence of over 60 esteemed legal luminaries from the Supreme Court, various high courts, and prestigious law firms across the country.

The SVKM’s NMIMS Kirit P Mehta School of Law’s 3rd International Moot Court Competition is scheduled from 20th – 22nd August 2021 on the theme of National Security v. International Investment, being presented this year in collaboration with ‘Stratage Law Partners’. The proposition for this edition has been drafted by the prestigious law firm, Economic Laws Practice.

About the Theme

International investment has become a medium to reach growth and is a vital device to be used as a business strategy. Therefore, it becomes extremely important to understand the underlying issues and build up good knowledge around this topic because it leads to the expansion of a Firm’s financial and management resources.

The regulations governing international investments are relatively new and thus, require the identification of various practical aspects which can later become an issue under the same. This is because such transactions come with the innate threat of jeopardizing the national security of a state. Hence, with the said theme, the objective is to put an effort in order to navigate across a range of complex issues. Also, to reflect over the different laws depending on the facts and scope present.

Eligibility

All students enrolled bona fide in an undergraduate i.e. 3 years/ 5 years and postgraduate law program conducted by any college or university shall be eligible for participation in the SVKM’s NMIMS Kirit P Mehta School of Law’s 3rd International Moot Court Competition. Each College/University/Institution shall be allowed to register only one team in the competition.

Location

The event will be conducted by means of a virtual platform.

Registration Details

Teams can provisionally register themselves by sending an email with the details of the participating team and college name at: mcc.sol@nmims.edu. The details of the final registration will be intimated soon.

Fee Details

Registration Fee: INR 2, 500/- (Details regarding payment will be notified soon)

Prizes 

The following awards will be presented:

  • Best Team
  • First Runner’s up
  • Best Memorial
  • Best Speaker

All participants will be presented with e-Certificates of Participation. All the winners of awards will be presented with Prizes worth 1.5 Lakh Rupees, Internship Opportunities, and e-certificates of Merit.

Important Deadlines

  • The Last Date for Registration: July 10, 2021
  • Last Date for Clarifications: July 15, 2021
  • The Last Date for Submission of Memorial: August 7, 2021.
  • Oral Rounds: August 20-22, 2021

Moot Proposition:

Rule Book:

Contact Details

For more information contact us at –

  • Yusuf Kathawala, Chairperson: 9967904652
  • Adwaita Bhattacharyya, Vice-Chairperson: 9382132436
  • Shreeya Agrawal, Vice-chairperson: 76210801110

Official website: https://imcc.nmims.edu/

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