NLS NMC (Negotiation, Mediation & Client Counselling) Competition 2016 [April 14-17, Bangalore]: Register by March 30


The Alternative Dispute Resolution Board proudly presents the second edition of our ADR competition, the NLS NMC 2016, between the 14th and 17th of April, comprising negotiation, mediation and client counselling events.

It provides an avenue where students can experience a medley of dispute resolution activities simultaneously.

The previous edition of the competition was well received with participation of over 150 students.

This year, we plan to host thirty-two teams from across the country in each competition.

NLS NMC 2016 is being organized in association with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and its coveted event, the International Commercial Mediation Competition (ICMC).

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Mediation Competition

The winners of the Mediation competition would secure an automatic place at Competition in Paris in 2017.

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Negotiation Competition

The Negotiation rounds at the competition shall act as the National Qualifier Rounds for the International Negotiation Competition (INC).

Consequently, the winners would represent India at the international rounds at the University of Lucerne in Switzerland this year.

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We are also partnering with the Young Mediator’s Initiative (YMI) and the Bangalore International Mediation, Arbitration and Conciliation Centre (BIMACC) for technical support.

Please note the following details about the competition:


14th to 17th April, 2016


National Law School of India University, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore- 560072, India.

Team Composition

Two-member teams for the Negotiation and Client Counselling competitions.

Three-member teams for the Mediation competition.


30th March, 2016


Please register by sending a scanned copy of the registration form (attached) to by the 30th of March, 2016.

In case of any changes in the team composition, the same should be officially conveyed to the Organizers at the time of the formal registration.

The registration shall be first-come-first-serve; therefore, we encourage you to reply to us at the earliest to block a spot for your University.

Further, it is not compulsory for each University to participate in every competition.

It is recommended that students do not overlap between the three competition teams, since the post break rounds shall be conducted simultaneously.

Request for second slots may be put in, in the registration form.

Registration Fees

Rs. 2500 per person, which is inclusive of food and accommodation.

In case participants do not wish to avail the accommodation facilities, Rs. 1500 shall be the registration fees.

This payment should be made by NEFT or Demand Draft. A scanned copy of the Demand Draft or NEFT Receipt should be emailed along with the scanned copy of the registration form no later than 30th March, 2016.

NEFT and Bank details are enclosed as part of the Registration form.


Accommodation shall be provided to all the teams from the night of 13th April to 17th April.


Please feel free to write to us at for any clarifications.

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