Call for Papers : International e-Conference on ADR Mechanisms and Procedures by NMIMS, Hyderabad: Submit by May 2


School of Law, NMIMS Hyderabad is calling for papers for an International e-Conference on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mechanisms and Procedures on May 08, 2022.

About the Organizers

NMIMS School of Law, Hyderabad offers legal education to inculcate legal skills useful for the legal profession including the corporate level and was established in 2019 by NMIMS University.

About the Conference

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is an alternative to the formal legal system. It is an alternative to litigation. At present, the judiciary is clogged with over 3 crore cases pending in various courts all over the country.

Such state of affairs calls for ADR to step in where the justice system fails, because, as the legal maxim goes “Justice delayed is justice denied”.

Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation, Conciliation, Lok Adalat, Settlement etc. are the various methods for settling disputes which have received worldwide recognition and are applied successfully, as they settle disputes in a speedy and amicable manner.

The Presenters of the call for papers will be awarded a Physical Certificate which will be delivered to their respective registered addresses.


NMIMS Hyderabad, invites Academicians, Advocates, Professionals, Ph.D. Scholars and Students to make submissions for the call for papers.


  • Mediation in Family Disputes
  • The Draft Mediation Law and it’s potential role in Mainstreaming Mediation
  • Mediation in Industrial Dispute and Labour Law
  • Mediation in Multinational Dispute cases: National and
  • International perspective
  • Negotiation and Mediation in Banking and Insurance
  • Sector
  • Future of Lok Adalats
  • Pre-Litigation Mediation and its implication in the Draft
  • Mediation Bill, 2021.
  • Comparison of Pre-Litigation Mediation in India with other countries and how other countries have mandated pre-litigation.
  • Online mediation in India: Future Prospects Pre-Institution mediation in India: Future prospects
  • Disclosure of Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration
  • Emergency Arbitration
  • India as an International Commercial Arbitration Hub: The Challenges.
  • Scope of Institutional Arbitration in India
  • Jurisdiction-specific issues in Arbitration.

The above themes are indicative for the call for papers and the Author(s) are at their discretion to choose any other sub-theme for their paper that is related to the theme of the Conference.

Abstract Submission

An abstract (About 350 words) should be submitted as an attachment in a word file. Abstracts will be peer reviewed before they are accepted. Selection of papers for presentation will be based on abstracts. An abstract must include a clear indication of the purpose of research, methodology, major results, implications and key references.

Note– The Submission of the Abstract and the Final paper will be through the Google Link provided at the end of this post.

Submission Guidelines

The final paper should adhere the following guidelines:

Format of file: Microsoft Word (Docx) or (Doc)
Font: Times New Roman
Font Size: 12 (Text), 10 (Footnote)
Margins: One-inch margin on all sides
Line spacing: 1.5 (Text), Single (Footnote)
Citation Style: Bluebook 20th Edition
Word Limit: Abstract – 350 words; Full Paper 3000-8000 words (excluding footnotes).
Language: English only.

General Details

  • Date of Conference: May 08, 2022
  • Time: 10:30 AM onwards
  • Mode: Online through Zoom Cloud Meet

Rules & Regulations

  • Submissions for call for papers will pass through blind peer review and acceptance will be subject to the report of the peer review team.
  • Submissions not meeting the requirements mentioned will not be reviewed.
  • The final paper should be submitted after the intimation of acceptance of abstract.
  • The final submission shall be concluded within the prescribed deadline.
  • No abstract or full paper shall be accepted after the last dates of submission, respectively.
  • Find the brochure at the end of this post for more details about rules and guidelines.
  • All submissions must be original and unpublished work of the author/s and should not have been submitted, accepted or published elsewhere.
  • Co-authorship of entries (maximum two) among individuals from the same or different institutions is allowed. Multiple entries by the same authors are not allowed.

Registration Details

  • Paper Presenters have to register after the acceptance of abstract with payment of required fees.
  • For participation in the call for papers, registration is mandatory on confirmation of the participation.
  • See the brochure for payment details.
  • Registration Fee:
    • Academicians/Practitioners INR 500 (for domestic) 15$(for International)
    • Students/PH.D. Scholars INR 300 (for domestic) 10$(for International)
  • Upto 1 Co-Author is allowed in above-mentioned Fee structure.
  • For each additional Co-Author an additional INR 200 Will be payable, upto 5 Co-Authors.

Perks & Opportunity

  • All the final submission for call for papers shall be subjected to blind peer review and plagiarism check, subsequent to which the selected papers will be considered for publication in an Edited Book (with ISBN).
  • A Certificate of Presentation and Memento will be issues to all the Presenters and will be delivered to their respective addresses.
  • 100% fee waiver in one of the Lawctopus Law School courses to the Best Paper Awardee.

Important Dates

  • Last date for abstract submission: May 02, 2022
  • Communication of Acceptance: May 04, 2022
  • Registration & Payment of Fee: May 06, 2022
  • Submission of Full Paper: May 07, 2022
  • Date of Conference: May 08, 2022

Contact Information

  • Mr. Prithivi Raj (Assitant Professor & Faculty Co-Ordinator): +91 7997545843
  • Mr. Anand Raj (Convenor, ADR Cell): +91 9534443999
  • Ms. Ayesha Khan (Co-Convenor, ADR Cell): +91 9754061602
  • or write at adrc.solhyd[a]

Click here to submit abstract for the call for papers

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