The Alternative Dispute Resolution Cell (ADRC) of NLIU, Bhopal is pleased to announce that the 4th NLIU-InADR International Law School Mediation Tournament would be held from 27th-29th November 2015.
Our collaboration with the International Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR) continues, and this year we plan to make the tournament more challenging and competitive than the past editions.
INADR members, who are experienced professionals in mediation, shall also be organizing a training session in mediation for all teams in order to give participants a demonstration and some practice for the competition.
The team cap for the present tournament is set at 32, including both foreign and domestic teams.
Participation in this tournament is through invitation only, but any law college/university/institute may apply for an invite by sending a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, expressing their desire to participate.
The competition is limited to undergraduate law students only.
You may field a maximum of two teams per University, comprising of three members each, who will play the roles of client, counsel and mediator.
The registration fee per team, for Indian teams is INR 6000. Furthermore, the registration fee for international teams in 120 USD.
The tournament will comprise of three rounds of mediation, where each member will have to play the role of client, counsel and mediator once.
The final round will follow this, where the two top client/counsel pairs will face each, co-mediated by the top two mediators.
Shortly, we shall release an announcement regarding the impressive prize money that our tournament offers, not only for the Best Team, but also for other awards such as Best Client-Counsel, and Best Mediator among others.
Please note that in order to ensure a high quality of competition, we will give preference to teams with prior experience in mediation, negotiation and other ADR events while selecting teams for participation.
While allotting slots to Universities from the set team cap, preference shall be towards the first team, while the second team will be wait-listed until slots are available.
Your first team should, therefore, ideally comprise of the most experienced members.
Final Date for Requesting Invitations: 1st October 2015
Final date for confirmation of participation and number of teams by invited University: 10th October 2015
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