Lawctopus Law School presents its first open and free webinar on ‘Building a Mooting Culture in Colleges’ to help young law students create a mooting environment for themselves in their alma mater.
About Lawctopus Law School
Conceptualized and kick-started in May 2019, and formally launched in March 2020, Lawctopus Law School has taught a wide range of skills to over 3000 law students, young lawyers, professionals, academicians, and business people in the last 10 months. Over 300 students have rated our courses and the average rating is 89/100 and call our online courses a ‘warm’ learning experience!
Our courses on Legal Research and Writing, Contract Drafting and Negotiation, Litigation Basics, ODR, IPRs (with separate modules too for Trademarks, Copyrights, and Patents), and Mooting have transformed how people look at legal education and online legal education. Our free and open webinars have been attended by over 20,000 people.
This has meant wide-ranging industry recognition with tie-ups with law firms like Surana and Surana, Sujata Choudhari IP Attorneys, publishers like Oakbridge, industry bodies like Delhi Management Association, etc. We were also shortlisted for the Agami Prize 2020.
About the Webinar
It is said that understanding the art of mooting is the first step towards a successful career in law. Being a mooter sets you apart from other law students and helps you build on your analytical, research, and communication skills. Mooting also instills confidence and leadership skills in students and is regarded highly by recruiters.
The idea behind the webinar is to help out students from up-and-coming law schools to understand what goes into building a mooting culture i.e. organizing moots, participating in them, inculcating the value of mooting in fellow students, and the challenges faced.
Details of the Webinar
Day, date, time: Tuesday, March 30, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.
Platform: Zoom (with all mandated safeguards in place).
Certificates: No. Please attend it for your knowledge and insights.
What we will be discussing
- What is the process of team selection?
- What kind of training do the team members need to undergo?
- What goes into organizing a moot court competition?
- The mooting experiences of the convenors of moot court societies of 3 prominent law schools.
- Tips on becoming a good mooter.
Who Should Attend?
If you are a law student or a legal educator, or someone just trying to figure out the importance of mooting and building a mooting culture in your college, you can attend this webinar.
When is it?
The webinar is on March 30 (Tuesday), 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.
About the Speakers
Saurav Rajurkar is a final-year student at the WBNUJS and the Convenor of the NUJS Moot Court Society. He has previously led his team to victory in the 3rd Jindal Tech Law and Policy Moot Court Competition, 2018, and the 2nd Justice YK Sabharwal Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition, 2019.
His team also finished as octo-finalists and won the Honourable Mention for the Best Respondent and Best Claimant Memorandumat the 16th Willem C Vis East Moot. He is currently organizing the NUJS HSF National Moot Court Competition, 2021.
Sambhav Sharma is a 4th-year student at Amity Law School, Delhi (IP University) and the current Convenor of the Amity Law School, Delhi Moot Court Society.
His team was awarded the Honorable Mention for the Fali Nariman Award for Best Respondent Memorandum at the Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition 2020.
His team was also awarded 2 Honorable Mentions for Best Memoranda on behalf of both Claimant and Respondent at the 4th AIAC Vis Pre-Moot 2020, Malaysia. He is currently representing his college at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot, 2021.
Yashi Agrawal is a 4th-year student at Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, and is the co-convenor of her mooting society.
She is one of the first students from her college to participate in moot court competitions. Her team won the special second prize in Manfred Lachs International Space Law Moot Court Competition (Asia Pacific), 2020.
The last 15 minutes of the webinar will comprise of an orientation segment for Lawctopus Law School’s Moot COURSE (& Competition).
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