6th NUALS International Maritime Law Arbitration Competition – NIMLAC [Oct 18-20, Kochi]: Register by Sep 5


The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, formerly National Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, is a uni-disciplinary university in Kochi, India for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate legal education. It is the only National Law University in the state of Kerala.

About the Moot

The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi is organising t the 6th edition of the NUALS International Maritime Law Arbitration Competition (NIMLAC) will be held on October 18-20, 2019.

NIMLAC is the flagship Moot Court Competition of NUALS and has continually been host to an excellent standard of mooting. We believe in educating all involved, and thus will continue our practice of conducting academic sessions on Maritime Law for participants and judges during the course of the Competition.

Eligibility and Team Strength

All students pursuing their first degree in law (for example BA LLB/LLB in India) or its equivalent conducted by any recognized college/university/ institution shall be eligible to participate in the Competition.

Each team shall comprise of a minimum of two and a maximum of three members.


NIMLAC 2019 will be conducted at the NUALS Campus in Kochi, Kerala, India.

Registration Procedure

Provisional Registration for the Competition is now open and can be completed by filling up the form available here

Final Registration and Payment of Registration Fees will begin on August 1, 2019, and will be available on the website.

Dates and Deadlines

The important dates are provided below, and the entire schedule can be accessed here.

Release of Invite, and Provisional Registration July 20, 2019
Release of the Case Study July 25, 2019
Commencement of Final Registration August 1, 2019
Last date for Registration September 5, 2019
Deadline for submission of soft copy of memorials September 30, 2019 [11:59 PM, Indian Standard Time]
Dates of the Competition October 18 – 20, 2019

Contact Information

For any queries, feel free to drop us an email at maritimemoot[at]nuals.ac.in.

Contact info

Manu Shekhar Sharma, Secretary, Moot Court Society, NUALS (+91 96505 99814)

Shashwat Bhaskar, Convener, NIMLAC 2019 (+91 85588 85598)

Christy C. Bose, Co-Convener, NIMLAC 2019 (+91 99615 07590)

Important Links

The website link is here.

The Rules of Procedure are available here.

The Official Schedule is available here.

The brochure is here.

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