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Year at A Glance
The year 2018-19 at a glance:

Highlights of Activities (2018-19)

Competitions:

  • Shastrartha – A Legal Philosophical Discourse’

  • Dramatic Writing competition

  • Vividh – 2019 an Intercollegiate Cultural Event

  • Street Play Competition

  • Fresher’s Meet – 2018

  • Judgment Writing competition

  • Rajneeti – Parliamentary Bill Drafting Competition

  • War of Words Debate Competition

  • Nyayavalokan 2018 - National Trial Advocacy and Judgment Writing Competition

  • ‘INTERFACE’

 

Special Workshops (2018-19)

 

  • Workshop on ‘Supreme Court Observer’
  • A discussion on ‘Refugee Crisis’
  • Simulated Learning Programme on ‘Arbitration’
  • Two-day workshop on ‘Infrastructure Contracts’
  • Student visit to Tata Literature Festival `2018 to attend a Talk on the RTI Story
  • A Guest Lecture for Interpretation of Statute on the topic of ‘Interpretation of Taxing Statute’
  • A Panel Discussion on ‘The Sabarimala Perspectives’ on occasion of National Constitutional Law Day
  • Inter College Book Club Meet and Book discussion on ‘The Inscrutable Americans’
  • One-day workshop on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ by Trademark Click, a vertical of United IPR, a full service law firm
  • One-day National Seminar on ‘Competition Law’
  • A Guest Lecture on ‘Human Rights Day’
  • workshop on ‘Decision Making’
  • Two-day workshop on ‘Infrastructure Contracts’
  • Two-day Workshop on ‘UGC–NET Aspirants 2018’
  • Faculty Development Programme “Relevance of Statistics to Legal Research”
  • A Guest Lecture on “Important and Interesting Amendments in the Constitution of India”
  • One-day National Conference on “Re-inventing Legal Education in India: From Classroom to Courtroom”
  • Faculty Development Programme on “Relevance of Statistics to Legal Research”
  • Candid conversations on “Careers in Law and Justice: Lawyers & Judges as conscience Keepers of De.mocracy”
  • Workshop on ‘Project Finance’
  • Three-day certificate course on “Cyber Crimes and Cyber Laws” in association with National Law School of India University, Bengaluru.

 

Facilitators for Competitions and Clinical Legal Education (2018-19)

 

 

  • Hon’ble Justice Michael D. Wilson, Judge, Supreme Court of Hawai, USA
  • Hon’ble Justice Sabrina S. McKenna, Judge, Supreme Court of Hawai, USA
  • Hon'ble Justice (Retd.) R. A. Ganoo, Former Judge Bombay High Court
  • Hon’ble Justice (Retd.) A. V. Potdar, Former Judge Bombay High Court
  • Hon’ble Justice Makarand Karnik, Bombay High Court
  • Hon’ble Justice S. K. Shinde, Bombay High Court.
  • Mr. Jamshed Mistry, Counsel, Supreme Court of India
  • Ms. Anuradha Maheshwari, Founder, Lex Mantis
  • Dr. Nilima Chandiramani, Principal, Narigursahani Law College, Mumbai
  • Mr. M.A. Sayeed, Chairperson,, Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission
  • Ms. Tanu Mehta, Counsel & Mediator, Bombay High Court
  • Adv. Darshit Jain, Council, Bombay High Court
  • Prof. (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University, Dean, Jindal Global Law School.
  • Dr. R. Venkata Rao, Vice Chancellor, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru
  • Mr. Anuj Verma, Deputy Director (F&A), Competition Commission of India (CCI)
  • Mrs. R. Vimala I.A.S. Chief Executive Officer, Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission
  • Mr. Shailesh Gandhi, RTI Activist, Former Central Information Commissioners, New Delhi
  • Mr. Prashant Dhanodkar, Chief Information Secretary Officer, SBI General
  • Adv. Renita Menezes, International Justice Mission
  • Adv. Puneet Bhasin, Founder Cyberjure
  • Adv. Prashant Ajmera, Founder, Prashant Ajmera & Associates
  • Adv. Ankit Anjaria, Deputy Manager, Corporate Legal, HDFC Ltd. Mumbai  
  • Dr Birendra Saraf, Advocate, Bombay High Court
  • Mr. Vivek Khemka, Advocate, Bombay High Court
  • Dr. Nagarathana A., Associate Professor, Chief Co-ordinator, Advanced Centre on Research, Development and Training on Cyber Laws and Forensics, [CLCF], NLISU
  • Ms. Aruna Roy, Socio-political activist and founder-member of MKSS (Mazdoor Kisaan Shakti Sangathan) and NCPRI (National Campaign for People’s Right to Information)
  • Adv. Punit Chaturvedi
  • Mr. Vivan Gandhi, Advocate
  • Advocate Ish Jain, Partner Regus Law
  • Sr. Adv. Kamal Bulchandani, Solicitor
  • Sr. Adv. Kamal Bulchandani, Solicitor
  • Mr. Mukul Sharma, Deputy Director (Eco)
  • Lt Col. Sundaresan R (Retd.), Ex Indian Army
  • Mr. Nusrat Hassan, Co-Founder, Link Legal
  • Mr. Vinod Sharma, Registrar of Companies, Mumbai
  • Ms. Vishaka Bhagwat, Partner Link Legal 
  • Mr. Gaurav Gogia, Senior Associate, United IPR
  • Mr. Balwant Kirar, Project Officer, Praja Foundation
  • Mr. Satya Prasoon, Research Associate, CLPR and
  • Mr. Suresh Savant, NGO – Sanvidhan Savardhan Samiti
  • C.A. Amrut Deshmukh, Social Entrepreneur
  • Mr. Satya Prasoon, Research Associate, CLPR
  • Pro. Priya Joseph, Professor, Mithibai College
  • Mr. Balwant Kirar, Project Officer, Praja Foundation
  • Prof. Chaitanya Alshi, Professor, Mithibai College
  • Sr. Adv. Kamal Bulchandani, Solicitor
  • Dr. Gopakumar Nair, Founder, Gopakumar Nair Associates
  • Mr. Sumit Gandhi
  • C.A. Sanjiv Dandona, Financial Consultant & Fellow Member, ICAI.
  • Mr. Vasant Bhansal, Head of Operation and Product, Trademark Click
  • Ms. Meena Menon, Journalist
  • Mr. Vivan Gandhi, Advocate
  • Dr. Geeta Shetty, Associate Professor, St. Xavier College of Education, Mumbai
  • Ms. Vareeja Thakkar, Mandolin Music Therapist & Yoga Teacher

 

Achievements of Students:

Moot Court & Other achievements:

  • The College team of Mitali Shahane of Fourth Year B.L.S./LL.B. and Shriya Sharma of Third Year B.L.S./LL.B. won Best Team Prize and Second Best Written Judgment Prize at Judgment Deliberation Competition at 9th Government Law College International Law Summit – 2018 organized by Government Law College, Mumbai on 9th – 11th March, 2018.
  • The College Moot Court team of Adriana George and Ruchi Gandhi of Fourth Year B.L.S./LL.B won Best Team Prize at Late Prin. Dr. P. W. Rege Inter-Collegiate Moot Court Competition organised by New Law College, Mumbai on 24th March, 2017. Ruchi Gandhi was awarded Second Best Speaker Prize.
  • The College team of Avanish Phukat, Dhvani Shah of Second Year B.L.S./LL.B. and Sukaina Shroff of Third Year B.L.S./LL.B. won Runner Up Prize at Lex – Loci, A National Level Inter-collegiate Law Fest organised by Lords Universal College of Law on 16th – 17th March, 2018 at Mumbai.
  • The College Moot team of Parisha Shah of Fifth Year B.L.S./LL.B., Devansh Kakkad  of  Fourth Year B.L.S./LL.B. and Anshul Kochar of First Year B.L.S./LL.B. won Third  Prize at 8th M. K. Nambyar Memorial National Level Moot Court Competition – 2018 organised by Raja Lakhamgouda Law College on 9th – 11th March, 2018 at Belagavi. Parisha Shah was awarded Best Speaker Prize.
  • The College team of Radhika Sarpotdar, Dhwani Bhinde and Amruta Ponkshe of Fifth Year   B.L.S./LL.B. won Second Prize at DSNLU : Model Assembly of Member States organised by Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University on 16th – 17th March, 2018 at Visakhapatnam.
  • Alifia Khan, Kinjal Trivedi, Himanshi Tailor and Ashutosh Agarwal of Second Year B.L.S./LL.B. were selected for a fellowship programme in which they have closely interacated with the Corporators of different wards in Mumbai. The Hon’ble Mayor and the Deputy Mayor along with Praja felicitated the students on 22nd March, 2018.
  • Ms. Naeesha Halai of S.Y.B.L.S./LL.B. won Second Prize at VII National Power Point Presentation Competition – 2018 oganised by M. P. Law College on 9th February, 2018 at Aurangabad.
  • The College team of Naeesha Halai of S.Y.B.L.S./LL.B. and Shweta Chandurkar of Fourth Year B.L.S./LL.B. won Third Prize and Shweta Chandurkar won Third Best Speaker Prize at Dr. V. N. Bedekar Memorial Debate Competition organised by Vidya Prasarak Mandal's Thane Law College at Thane on 24th February, 2018.
  • The College Moot team comprising Ashwini Achari, Neelomi Popat and Nishkaa Suneja of Third Year B.L.S./LL.B. won Second Prize at Surana and Surana Judgement Writing Competition on Criminal Law 2017 organised by Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, New Law College at Pune.
  • Mr. Divej Singh Rana won Second Prize at 14th Nani A. Palkhivala Memorial Elocution Competition organised by Forum of Free Enterprise on 27th January, 2018.
  • The College Moot team comprising Shriya Sharma, Arshia Taqi and Tilak Raj Mohanty won the Third Best Team Prize at Surana & Surana & Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law International Moot Court Competition – 2017 organized by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab on 1st – 3rd November, 2017. Shriya Sharma was awarded Best Student Advocate Prize.
  • The College team comprising of Shirya Sharma of Third Year B.L.S./LL.B. and Mitali Shahane of Fourth Year B.L.S./LL.B. won Best Team Prize at the 3rd Mumbai -Judgment Deliberation Competition, 2017 organised by Government Law College, Mumbai on 16th – 17th September, 2017.
  • The College Moot Court team comprising of Khushbu Goyal of Third Year B.L.S./LL.B. and Afrin Dalal of Fourth Year B.L.S./LL.B. won Runner up Prize at 5th Annual Adv. B. P. Apte Memorial National Mock Trial, Moot Court and Judgement Writing Competition, 2017 organised by Adv. Balashaheb Apte College of Law on 22nd -24th September, 2017.
  • The College Moot Court team comprising of Shaunak Bhatia, Ayonee Madhani and Sharmin Kapadia of Second Year B.L.S./LL.B. won Second Runner up Prize at 5th National Moot Court Competition – 2017 organised by IMS Unison University, Dehradun on 21st -23rd September, 2017.
  • The College team of Divej Singh Rana and Arshia Taqi won Frist Prize at The Big Somaiya Debate 2017 oganised by K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai on 16th – 17th September, 2017.
  • Ms. Mitali Shahane and Ms. Parthi Rane, Fourth Year B.L.S./LL.B. presented a Research Paper titled “Shield for the Unshielded: The Tribal Community in Postcolonial India” at the Amity Law School’s Conference on 22nd -23rd August, 2017 which was adjudged as one of the Best Papers at the Conference.