About

SJ & Associates is a leading law firm based in Chandigarh, India. It is organising a blog writing competition to promote legal research and writing based on the general theme- Cross Border Marriages and Related Issues: An Indian Perspective.

Sub themes

International Parental Child Removal

Inter-Country Child Adoption

Surrogacy: Its Legal Implications

Property Disputes

Dispute Resolution and The Role of Court

NRI Divorces and Maintenance

Anti-Suit Injunction: A viable legal remedy

Prenuptial Agreement: In Indian Context

Human Smuggling, Trafficking and Extradition

Alternate Dispute Resolution (Including Online Dispute Resolution (ODR)) and The role of Court

All these sub themes are illustrative in nature and in no way restricting the submission based on the general theme.

Prizes

The best three blogs shall receive cash prize worth Rs. 3000/- along with the certificate of accomplishment.

Prize breakup: – 1st Prize Rs. 1500/-, 2nd Prize Rs. 1000/-, 3rd Prize Rs. 500/-

Further, 10 best entries shall receive the certificate of appreciation along with the publication of the same on firm’s upcoming website.

Word Limit

The submission may be on a contemporary legal issue with a prescribed word limit of 1000 – 1500 words (including footnotes).

Entries are subjected to conform to the set of guidelines, which follows: –

Submission Guidelines

All submissions must be in Times New Roman, font size 12, Spacing 1.5.

All footnotes should be in Times New Roman 10 single-spaced and should conform to any recognized uniform form of citation.

All the word limits are inclusive of footnotes.

The manuscript should be accompanied with a covering letter specifying the author’s name, designation, institute, contact number and e-mail for future reference.

All entries should be submitted in .doc or .docx formats along with a pdf copy of the same.

The Manuscripts must be e-mailed to [email protected].

The author(s) bear sole responsibility for the accuracy of facts, opinions or view stated in the submitted Manuscript.

In case of any gross plagiarism found in the contents of submitted manuscript, the Manuscript shall be subject to rejection.

Deadline

The Last Date for submissions is 20th November, 2017 by 11:00 P.M. (Indian Standard Time)

SJ & Associates shall retain all copyright arising out of any publications and only the moral rights will vest with the author.

Contact

For any further queries, you can contact at [email protected]

Contact: +91 9888895260 (Between 2-9 pm)

Disclaimer- The publication of any blog is subject to the general terms and conditions which is subject to discretion of the firm.

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