About GLC Mumbai

Government Law College enjoys the distinction of being the oldest law school in Asia and has since its inception in 1885, essayed a seminal role in the evolution of the legal and judicial landscape of India.

About the International Law Summit

The 12th Government Law College International Law Summit is being organised by the Students for the Promotion of International Law (SPIL), Mumbai. The Summit is scheduled to take place from 25th
March – 27th March, 2022.

The Summit, aside from the Keynote Address, Panel Discussion, and Call for Papers, comprises the unique Judgment Deliberation Competition, which was conceived within the portals of our institution.

The Theme for the 12th Government Law College International Law Summit is ‘International Intellectual Property Rights’. The Summit seeks to stimulate the minds of the attendees through thought-provoking interactions with experts and doyens of the legal fraternity.

SPIL welcomes all interested persons, spanning the spectrum of students across the globe, professors and members of the legal fraternity to the Summit. The wide-ranging lectures, panel discussions, and workshops will undoubtedly prove to be an enriching experience.

Call for Papers for International Law Journal

All members of the legal fraternity, practitioners, professors and students are invited to present original academic papers for the International Law Journal, Vol. II, 2022.


Submissions are invited on any topic of contemporary relevance in the area of International Law. Submissions may be in the form of following categories:

Submission Categories

  • Articles: Papers that comprehensively analyze a theme and engage with all the existing literature in it. An article should be in between 6000 and 10000 words exclusive of footnotes.
  • Essays: Papers that concisely analyze specific contemporary issues in the field of international law. It should be between 4000 and 6000 words exclusive of footnotes.
  • Case Notes and/or Legislative Commentaries: Notes and commentaries must discuss or critique a recent judgement, landmark case or any recent legislation or bill before Parliament or State legislature. It should be between 1500 and 3000 words exclusive of footnotes.

Submission Guidelines

  • Abstract Word Limit: 200 words
  • Co-authorship: Allowed upto 2 authors
  • Method of citation: The ILJ follows ‘Harvard Bluebook 20th Edition’ style of referencing.
    • The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman size 12 with 1.5 line spacing and justified Alignment.
    • The footnotes should be in Times New Roman size 10 with single line spacing


Original submissions are invited from undergraduate and post graduate students, industry practitioners, academicians and research scholars.

How to Submit?

Submissions: In electronic form to ilj.spilmumbai@gmail.com

Subject heading: ‘ILJ Vol. 2 Submission: ‘

All manuscripts must be accompanied by a covering letter with the name(s) of the author(s), institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript and relevant contact information.

Submission Deadline

The last date for submission for ‘Volume 2 of the SPIL International Law Journal’ is: February 28, 2022.

Submissions sent after the deadline will not be considered.

About the Judgment Deliberation Competition (JDC)

The JDC essentially expects participants to arrive at a judgment, after analysis of facts and arguments presented from both sides. The competition has been inspired by the procedures of various judicial bodies and tribunals that span the spectrum of international law.

Bringing a fresh approach to problem analysis and judgment making, it requires participants to arrive at a judgment that is infallible in law, rational in thought, and innovative in its essence.


Students of any university on a full-time or part-time basis in either a 3-year LLB or a 5-year integrated BA/BBA/BSC/BCOM/BLS LLB courses at the time of the competition are eligible to participate in the Competition.

Team Composition and Selection

A Team shall be composed of two (2) members: Judge and Judicial Clerk.

These roles are interchangeable only upon the commencement of a new round.

Please note that the students can register individually for the competition, they do not need to
register through their college.

Awards for JDC 2022

  • Best Team: INR 40,000/- and a Chance at an Internship Opportunity at R.K. Dewan & Co.
  • Runners Up: INR 30,000/-
  • Best Written Judgment: INR 15,000/-
  • Best Speaker: 10,000/-


  • Best Team: INR 40,000/-
  • Runners Up: INR 30,000/-
  • Best Written Judgment: INR 15,000/-
  • Best Speaker: 10,000/-

Registration Procedure

Registering Names of Team Members: Each team must fill the Registration Form (Click here for the registration form) by February 27, 2022.

Team members’ names must be clearly typed in the form, giving special attention to the spelling of each Team member’s name. Participation Certificates will be awarded to Teams with names spelt in the manner thus provided.

Fee Payment

The registration fee per team for Judgment Deliberation Competition 2022 for all the invited National Universities/Colleges is INR 1000 and Overseas Universities/Colleges is US$ 25.

The same shall be submitted through the required payment method which will be provided through mail once the registration is confirmed by the organising committee.

Deadline for the payment of Registration fee: All payments must be made within 48 hours of Confirmation of Registration by the committee.

Note: No refund shall be made on cancellation of registration.

Important Dates

  • Dates of the Competition: March 25-27, 2022
  • Last date for registration for the Judgment Deliberation Competition: February 27, 2022
  • Last date for sending clarification requests: March 4, 2022
  • Last date for sending the written submissions: March 18, 2022

How to Register for ILS 2022?

Write to us at : spilmumbai@gmail.com

Website: www.spilmumbai.org

Telephone Numbers:

  • Shaili Dhulia: (+91) 77159 25232
  • Shivani Khot: (+91) 98333 58157

Contact details

Students for the Promotion of International Law, Mumbai,

Government Law College,
‘A’ Road, Churchgate,
Mumbai – 400020.
Maharashtra, India.
(+91) 96197 10858

Mail to: spilmumbai@gmail.com

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