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2nd TNNLU National Med-Arb Competition, 2020

2nd TNNLU National Med-Arb Competition, 2019

31st January 2020 -2nd February 2020
The Tamil Nadu National Law University was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu by an Act of State Legislature (Tamil Nadu Act, 2012) with the laudable objectives of advancing and disseminating knowledge of the law and legal processes and their role in national development. The Bar Council of India has granted recognition to TNNLU as a Center for Legal Education. TNNLU is a member of Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute and it is a permanent member of Indian Academy of Social Sciences.
TNNLU has organized innumerable lectures, seminars, symposia and conferences (including a recent international conference in collaboration with Oxford Human Rights Hub on Affirmative Action and the Sustainable Development Goal of Gender Equality), to promote legal knowledge and to make law and legal processes as efficient instruments of social development.
We cordially invite your esteemed institution to participate in the 2nd edition of TNNLU National Med-Arb Competition (TNNLU NMAC). The Competition will be held between 31st January 2020 - 2nd February 2020.
About the Competition
TNNLU through its Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (ADRC) aims at promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms and nurture a strong ADR culture among the upcoming members of the legal fraternity. In pursuance of its goal, ADRC, TNNLU is organizing the 2nd TNNLU National Med-Arb Competition, 2020 (31st January-2nd February 2020) and invites active participation from law students (3 years LL.B. and 5 years LL.B.) from across India. The competition is based on a distinct hybrid of mediation and arbitration where mediation will be followed by arbitration on the same problem. The theme for this edition of the competition is Sports Med-Arb.
Previous Edition
The 1st TNNLU National Med-Arb Competition was successfully conducted in collaboration with the esteemed Nani Palkhivala Arbitration Centre (NPAC) from 8th March 2019-10th March 2019.
TNNLU NMAC is one of the few competitions focusing on the hybrid variety of Mediation and Arbitration (Med-Arb) under the umbrella of Alternative Dispute Resolution.Inthis competition, the parties will initially try to resolve their disputes through mediation based on an agreed covenant and then through arbitration. This agreed covenant will transform into a binding arbitration agreement for the arbitration session. Hence, the participating students are expected to participate and compete against each other in both Mediation and Arbitration sessions.
Participation in the competition is limited to 24 teams based on 'First come First serve.' The competition will take place in the following rounds-
* The Preliminary Rounds
* The Semifinal Rounds
* The Final Round.
Venue: TNNLU campus, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.
Important Dates:
Events Important Dates
Commencement of provisional registration 28.09.19
Deadline for provisional registration 22.10.19
Release of Problem, Rules and Regulations 25.10.19
Deadline for the release of clarifications 14.11.19
Deadline for registration along with payment of fee & sending the soft copy of DD/Net Banking Receipts online 01.11.19
Deadline for sending the fully filled registration form and the hard copy of DD/Net Banking Receipts ** 10.11.19
Deadline for the soft copy of Arbitration Memorials 28.12.19
Deadline for the hard copy of Arbitration Memorials 22.01.19
Inauguration 31.01.2020
Valedictory Ceremony 02.02.2020
**"Note : Hard copy of DEMAND DRAFT or Net banking RECEIPTS shall be sent only through INDIAN POSTAL SERVICE."
Provisional Registration
The participants are supposed to register in a team of three (mediator/arbitrator, counsel and client).
Click the following link to register provisionally:
Med Arb Rules and Regulations 2019.
Med Arb Proposition.
Med Arb Registration Form.
Med Arb Clarification.
Memorial Submission.
Note: Please do refer to the rules before submissions.
Disclaimer - Kindly Ignore the Documents Uploaded Previously. These Documents are the Final one.
Organizing Commitee:
Prof. (Dr.) Kamala Sankaran Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor
Faculty Co-ordinator
Ms. Mrinmoyee Mukherjee Assistant Professor of Law at TNNLU
Student Co-ordinators
1. Ms.Smritika Isaac 6. Ms. C. V. Shreya
2. Ms. Elakiya 7. Ms. Mrinali Dave
3. Mr. Ravindran Vairamoorthy 8.Mr. K. Aadhishankaran,
4. Ms. Divya Sridhar 9.Ms. Vyshnavi Praveen
5. Mr. Nilanjan Kolay 10.Ms. Hananya A.S
Contact Details:
For any queries, kindly write to or contact the following persons:
* Ravindran,(8072697490)
* Nilanjan, (7980618878)
* Aadhishankaran, (9500844559)
Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee (ADRC),
Let's Resolve!