It is with immense pleasure and pride that the National Law Institute University, Bhopal, announces the institution of the NLIU – Link Legal National Client Counselling Competition.

It is expected of lawyers to have the listening, questioning and advisory skills requisite to conduct a successful client interview. However, alas, these are skills that are not innate to every lawyer. These need to be developed by means of unwavering practice and endurance – exactly what this Competition seeks to achieve. Through this Competition, students shall be provided the unique opportunity to build a greater knowledge into preventive law and counselling functions of a lawyer.

The Competition is being organized in a long-term collaboration of the University with Link Legal – India Law Services. Together with the esteemed law firm, the Competition will be a memorable and an enriching experience for every participant, in terms of the practical aspects of legal profession.

    In addition to the cash prizes to the meritorious teams to the tune of INR 25,000, internships, with Link Legal, will also be offered to the teams based on their performance.

Co-curricular events administrated in the past at the University have seen the finest of adjudicators and judges; and the NLIU-Link Legal National Client Counselling Competition, 2018 shall be no exception. The best from the country’s legal fraternity shall be present to adjudicate the preliminary and advanced rounds of the Competition.

Venue

The Competition will be held at NLIU, Bhopal campus.

Dates

Friday, September 7 to Sunday, September 9, 2018.

Method of Registration

Step 1: Fill-in the details of the Registration Form (provided in the Rules).
Step 2: Payment of Registration Fee of INR 3,500 per team (details mentioned in Rule 4).
Step 3: Submit the online pro-forma form, along with all details, and attach the scanned copy of the Registration Form (referred in Step 1) and fill-in the details of payment (referred in Step 2).
The above process must be completed before 25th July, 2018. Please note that only 20 teams will be selected on ‘first come, first serve’ basis. A maximum of two applications from each institution will be accepted.

Schedule

Period of Registration: June 1 to July 25.
Allotment of Team Code: August 15.
Rounds: September 7 to September 9.

Contact

For any queries, please write to us at mca@nliu.ac.in, or, contact any of the following:

Shashank Chaddha (Convener): +91-8109221060;
Priyam Jhudele (Co-Convener): +91-8989444107;
Kuruvila M. Jacob (Secretary): +91-9495551999;
Dhurv Khurana (Joint Secretary): +91-9406602337.

Links

All updates, concerning the Competition, will be available on our Facebook Page (@NLIULinkLegal) as well.

The Rules and Registration Form can be accessed here

 

This post was first published on: May 30, 2018

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