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National PIL Competition (Drafting & Pleading) by IDIA Bihar: Register by July 5

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The Bihar Chapter of IDIA (Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education) is delighted to announce its National PIL Competition (Drafting & Pleading).

About the Competition

Public Interest Litigation (PIL) is Indian judiciary’s unique gift to constitutional jurisprudence. PIL provides a relaxation in the procedural requirements for approaching the Judiciary in cases where the “interest” of the “public” is under threat. It is an invitation extended to all the public-spirited individuals to knock on the Court’s door if they witness constitutional neglect or lawlessness.

The main objective of public interest litigation is to safeguard the interests of the society and ensure that justice is served to all, irrespective of social, financial, and socio-economic backwardness.

Objective

The principle objective of the competition is to provide the budding minds of the legal fraternity an opportunity to understand the practical intricacies of drafting a PIL.

This competition is a fundraiser, the contribution made by the participants will be used for the purpose of funding the legal education of underprivileged and marginalised students.

Themes

  • Environment and Wildlife Protection;
  • Accessible Education for Persons with Disabilities;
  • Gender Justice and other Contemporary Issues.

(these themes are suggestive, not mandatory)

About Sponsors

Dua Associates

Dua Associates is India’s leading full service law firm set up in 1986, serving several Fortune 500 companies, publicly-listed companies. public-sector enterprise as well as many multinational and multilateral organisations and brand names from the U.S., Europe, Japan and ASEAN.

Your Legal Career Coach (YLCC)

Your Legal Career Coach (YLCC) is an initiative to create a dedicated platform for lawyers and law students to help them with their career goals. Started with the aim to bridge the gap between NLUs and Non-NLUs, First Generation and Second/Third Generation Lawyers, Metro City Students and Remote Students.

It is founded by Sammanika Rawat, an Internationally Certified Career Coach and Internationally accredited Mediator.

Team Composition

  • Individual Participation, as well as Participation in a team of two, is allowed
  • Cross teams are allowed

Eligibility

Students currently pursuing their Bachelor’s Degree in law i.e. 3- year LL.B. course or 5 year LL.B. course from any recognized university/college in India.

Perks

  • Internship opportunity at Dua Associates
  • Free Mentorship Sessions with YLCC
  • Certificates of Excellence and Participation

Minimum Contribution

  • Single Participation: ₹ 200/-
  • Participation in a  team of two: ₹ 250/-

How to Register?

Interested participants can register for the competition through this link.

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Registration: July 5, 2022
  • Last Date of Submission: July 10, 2022
  • Oral Rounds: July 20, 2022

Contact

  • Mukesh Kumar: 8083004848
  • Shubh Gautam: 8507130175

Click here to view the brochure of the event

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