About the Nyayashastram
Nyayashastram is a student-run organisation under the Chairmanship of Mr Ratan K Singh, Advocate & Arbitrator, Supreme Court of India along with the aid and advice from eminent Lawyers and Academicians across the nation.
The initiative is aimed to foster legal research, writing and presentation by providing a platform to encourage e-learning through various competitions and events conducted utilising the virtual platforms.
About the Pratap & Co
Headquartered in New Delhi with offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, & Chandigarh, Pratap & Company is a litigating law firm representing its client across Supreme Court of India, various High courts across India, NCLAT, NCLT, NCDRC, NGT, APTEL managed by Ms. Pallavi Pratap, Advocate on-Record, Supreme Court of India.
The firm actively represent clients in dispute resolution practices spread across litigation, arbitration, and various pre-dispute advisory assignments. Intellectual property services in areas ranging from Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents, Designs as well as Geographical Indicators. The firm has represented a number of private individuals, businesses and also government bodies in civil as well as criminal litigation.
About the competition
The competition simulates a court hearing in which the participants shall have to analyse a problem, research the relevant law, prepare written submissions, and present oral argument. The moot problem is set in an area of law that is currently, unsettled and is subject to recent developments.
There shall be two grounds of appeal to be argued by each side. The competition will have five rounds, viz. Preliminary Round, Octa-Final Round, Quarter Final Round, Semi Final Round and the Final Round. The moot proposition will prima facie present a matrimonial dispute, however, the scope shall be kept broad to inculcate a multi-disciplinary understanding of the subject.
Nyayshastram invites UG students currently enrolled in their 3-years or 5-years integrated law degree to participate in Nyayshastram-Pratap & Co. National Matrimonial Moot Court Competition, 2021 (Virtual).
The competition is open for students who are enrolled in the three year or five-year course from any law school recognised by the Bar Council of India. There is no limit on the number of teams participating from one institution. Cross University teams are not allowed.
Each team should consist of a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 members in which two members shall be designed as the “Speakers” and one member shall be designated as the “Researcher”. No shuffling shall be allowed without prior permission from the Organisers.
In case of a two-member team, one of the Speakers shall act as the Researcher, whenever necessary.
Each team will be provided with a Team Code after successful registration of the team.
There shall be a registration fee of INR 1200 per team for taking part in the competition and is payable through transferring the amount to bank account ONLY.
Account Holder’s Name: ANIKET DUTTA
Account Number: 917301763148
IFSC Code: PYTM0123456
Alternatively, a team may also pay the registration fee via UPI transfer using the following credentials: UPI ID – [email protected]
[NOTE: For UPI transfers, kindly mention “Moot Registration” as message while transferring the amount]
After the payment of registration fee, the participants are required to complete the registration by filling this form: https://forms.gle/F9WESh71tFwzHrdk9
Release of Event Notification: 17th January 2021
Release of Moot Proposition: 17th January 2021
Commencement of Registration: 17th January 2021
Last date to seek clarification: 15th February 2021
Last date of Registration: 16th February 2021
Last date of Memorial Submission: 21st February 2021
Researcher’s Test: 25th February 2021
Oral Rounds: 26th – 28th February 2021
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