August 2, 2021

Call for Blogs| UPES ADR Association: Submit by November 5

About UPES ADR Association

The ADR Association at the School of Law, UPES, Dehradun is a premier academic society working in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution and its allied disciplines.

The Association focuses to foster upon a conducive environment to promote discourse in its area of work. This discourse is aimed to be promoted by organizing various academic competitions and focusing upon academic writing.

About the Blog

The ADR Association blog is set up to promote content writing in the era of Alternative Dispute Resolution [and its allied disciplines] and accepting submissions in the category of Blogs.

The blog is glad to invite posts from students, researchers, academicians and legal practitioners to further deliberation in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

The blogs can be submitted on theme provided below. The blog submitted should not be a mere reiteration of the existing literature or framework and the author/s should try to be novel in the ideas.

  • The blog permits Articles, Case Notes, and Essay falling within the scope of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
  • Co-authorship: Co-authorship is allowed up to 2 authors.
  • Submission deadline: 5th November 2020
  • Publication Fee: There is no publication fee for the approved works.


Authors may make submissions on topics pertaining to any one of the following:

Domestic Arbitration

  • Judicial Intervention in Arbitral Procedure
  • Role & Impact in shaping Indian Legal System
  • Impact during and post the pandemic

International Arbitration: Double hatting

Investment Arbitration


Mediation: Role & Impact in shaping Indian Legal System


ADR in relevance to

  • Healthcare
  • Corporate World
  • Media and Entertainment Industry
  • Family Affairs

Indigenous form of Dispute Settlement

Arbitral Seat

Technology and Arbitration

  • Block chain and Smart contacts
  • IPR and its disputes

Please note that the above list is not exhaustive and authors are free to write on issues falling broadly within the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

How to Submit?

All the submissions must be submitted through the registration form and must be in word format (‘. doc’s or ‘.docx’).

The piece of work submitted must be original, unpublished and not under review anywhere. Any form of Plagiarism (more than 20%) will result in an automatic disqualification.

Before submitting any work, it is requested to refer to the ‘Guidelines for Publication’ dealing with their submission policies regarding plagiarism, copyright infringement and ownership is provided on the website.

Note: After publication, an E–certificate of Publication will be issued to the author(s).

Guidelines for Publication

The word limit of the blogs submitted shall ideally be within 2000 words (excluding footnotes). However, we shall be flexible with the word limit if the quality of the submission is up to the mark.

Timeline for Review

The authors will get feedback maximum within 15 days of the submission of their blog. The author/s can request for expedited review if they feel the topic is of very contemporary importance and might lose its relevance if the review is delayed. The editorial board may accept/ reject the requests of expedited review depending upon the feasibility.

Contact Information

In case of any other queries, you can reach out to us on [email protected]

The link to the website is here.


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