Contemporalis 2012: 1st Legal Writing Competition on Contemporary Legal Issues

About Contemporalis

International Journal of Contemporary Laws and International Council of Jurists with an intention to develop research writing instincts among the future generation of the research scholars is organizing Contemparolis 2012, 1st Legal Writing Competition on Contemporary Legal Issues.

It is an annual effort from the side of International Journal of Contemporary Laws and International Council of Jurists to promote the research writing culture on the contemporary legal issues among the students all over the world.

We wish that this opportunity being provided by us will produce a new range of scholars worldwide. With this hope, we welcome all of you to participate in this fruitful exercise.

Themes for Contemporalis 2012

Contemporary Developments, Trends or Issues pertaining to:

  • Arbitration Proceedings with regard to International Trade Laws
  • Regional Mechanisms for Protection of Human Rights
  • Intellectual Property Rights with regard to Domain Name Disputes
  • Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions


Prize for Best Entry- Rs. 15000
Prize for Second Best Entry- Rs. 10000
Prize for third best Entry- Rs 5000

All registered participants shall be provided with free access to Westlaw India for a month.
* The prize money in USD shall be rewarded equivalent to prize money mentioned in INR.


To register for the essay competition, the participant must send us the registration form along with demand draft of INR 500 or 10 USD (for both single and joint en-tries) in favour of ‘Vinayak Gupta’ payable at Patiala addressed to Mr. Gaurav Arora, P.O. Box No. 2, Head Post office, Patiala-147001 on or before 5th November, 2012.

The scanned copies of both the registration form and the demand draft shall also be sent to and on or before 5th November, 2012.

Schedule for Contemporalis 2012

Last Date for Registration- 5 November, 2012
Last Date for Submission – 20 November, 2012
Announcement of Results – Second week of February, 2013

Handbook is here.

Registration form is here.

Poster is here.

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