September 17, 2021

Online National Client Counselling Competition by Kerala Law Academy: Register by Oct 25

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About the Kerala Law Academy

The Kerala Law Academy Law College (KLA), established in 1966 is a Centre for legal studies, legal research and law reforms. Its acclaimed peer-reviewed Research Journal is published continuously since 1977. The College is affiliated with the University of Kerala.

About the Client Consulting Competition

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the prestigious 21st National Client Consulting Competition for Justice P. Govinda Menon Memorial Ever Rolling Trophy, hosted by the Kerala Law Academy will be held on virtual mode from 11th to 13 th of  November 2021 from the Kerala Law Academy Campus, Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

The Client Consulting Competition is intended to explore the client-lawyer interaction skills and to improve the problem analysing techniques of the students and giving such information which a client would like to know regarding his legal problem/case. In order to satiate the client, a lawyer is expected to have excellent listening and advisory skills required to conduct a successful client interview.

The competition is conducted through the online platforms Zoom and Google Meet. All the participating teams should have good access to the internet and be able to access the above said online platform. This is a mandatory requirement for participation.

Eligibility

Students pursuing 3 years /5-year LLB course, in Law Colleges/Law schools/Law Universities/ Departments of Law in India recognised by the Bar Council of India.

Registration

Provisional Registration: To register, Click here

Final Registration: The selected teams will get a confirmation email from us, after which the final registration should be completed by the team on or before 25th October 2021, after complying with the formalities in Clause (2) of the Regulations of the competition, by submitting the duly filled Proforma provided in the Kerala Law Academy website, here.

Fee Details

Registration Fees: for a team is Rs. 2750 /-. 

Please Note: Only one team from each participating institution shall be registered for the competition.

Each team shall comprise two members, only a single team (2 members) is permitted from a college.

Registration form for the participants, the competition format, Regulations of the competition and judging standards are available on the Kerala Law Academy website, here

Prizes

  • Winners: The Justice P. Govinda Menon Memorial Ever Rolling Trophy, other prizes and a cash prize of Rs 50,000 (Rupees Fifty Thousand only).
  • Runners-up: Trophy, other prizes and a cash prize of Rs 30,000 (Rupees Thirty Thousand only).

Contact

For any queries, please write to [email protected] or contact any of the following:

Faculty Convenors

  • Dr. Dakshina Saraswathy (General Secretary, Moot Court Society): 9744169215
  • Adv. Arya Sunil Paul (Assistant Professor & Member MCS Faculty Team): 9495178906

Student Convenors 

  • Ajay Y (Student Convenor, Moot Court Society): 9746525734
  • Hrishikesh Jayasarman (Student Joint Convenor, Moot Court Society): 7025263839
  • Sruthi Kannan (Student Joint Convenor, Moot Court Society): 8921194385 

To register for the client counseling competition, Click here

For more client counselling competitions, Click here


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