1st International Moot Court Competition by the Bar Council of India
From 9th - 12th February, 2011 in association with School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
The 1st Bar Council of India International Moot Court Competition is an attempt by the Bar Council of India, to foster interest in the area of International Arbitration. The competition invites law students across India and beyond, to engage with contemporary issues relating to international investment, which will be an area of overwhelming significance for countries such as India, which is witnessing a large influx of foreign capital in recent times.
The Bar council of India Trust has been organising its national level Moot Court Competitions about 26 years and has received good response nationwide. In this regard, the Bar Council of India has decided that the Bar Council of India Trust would conduct the 1st BCI International Moot Court Competition in association with KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar at, Odisha in the month of February, 2011. It was further decided that leading universities (National as well as International) should be invited to participate in the Moot Court Competition.
Participation and Eligibility:
All universities recognised by the Bar council of India (in India and foreign countries) are eligible to participate in the Competition. Each participating university may send one team to the Competition.
A team must have a minimum of two members and a maximum of three members. At least two members of the team must be designated as speakers. Only those members designated as speakers will be permitted to put forth oral arguments in the Competition. In case a speaker is unable to argue in the Oral Rounds because of any reason, and the Team has no other designated Speakers, the Administrator may allow a Team Member who is not a designated Speaker to argue in the Oral Rounds.
Team members must be on the current roll of the institution which they are representing and must be students of the LL.B. (or equivalent) programme. Students pursuing their Masters degree in law or any post-graduation degree in law are not eligible.
Each Team must register with the Bar Council of India by emailing a completed Registration Form to Sri C.S. Kandpal , Secretary - Incharge , Bar Council of India Trust. Registration must be completed by 4th February 2011. Therefore, the participating teams are requested to send their memorial on or before 4th of February 2011 by e-mail and the hard copy of the same to be submitted at the time of registration of teams at School of Law, KIIT University on 9th February 2011. At the time of Registration, every team must designate a "Team Contact" and provide the contact details of the "Team Contact". Notice to the "Team Contact" shall be deemed to be notice to the Team concerned.
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- Dr. Tabrez Ahmad
Co-Ordinator, Moot Court Competition
School of Law, KIIT University
- Mr. Ashok Parija
Convenor, Moot Court Competition
Member, Bar Council of India
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