About the Client Consulting Competition

Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, the prestigious 20th National Client Consulting Competition for Justice P. Govinda Menon Memorial Ever Rolling Trophy, hosted by the Kerala Law Academy will be held on virtual mode from 5th to 7th of November 2020 from the Kerala Law Academy Campus, Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

The Client Consulting Competition is intended to explore the client-lawyer interaction skills and to improve the problem analysing techniques of the students and giving such information which a client would like to know regarding his legal problem/case. In order to satiate the client, a lawyer is expected to have excellent listening and advisory skills required to conduct a successful client interview.

Online Platform

The competition is conducted through the online platforms Zoom and Google Meet. All the participating teams should have good access to the internet and be able to access the above said online platform. This is a mandatory requirement for participation.

Eligibility

Students pursuing 3 year/5 year LLB course, in Law Colleges/Law schools/Law Universities/ Departments of Law in India recognised by the Bar Council of India.

Registration Process

The team for the competition must register on or before 29th October 2020, after complying with the formalities in Clause (2) of the Regulations of the competition, by submitting the duly filled Proforma provided in the Kerala Law Academy website, here.

Registration Details

Registration Fees: for a team is Rs 2500./-.

Please Note: Only 30 teams will be selected on ‘first come, first serve’ basis” plus previous performances in this competition. Only a single team (2 members) is permitted from a college.

Registration form for the participants, the competition format, Regulations of the competition and judging standards are available in Kerala Law Academy website, here.

Prizes

The winner will be awarded the Justice P. Govinda Menon Memorial Ever Rolling Trophy, other prizes and a cash prize of Rs 50,000 (Rupees Fifty Thousand only).

The Runners-up will be awarded a trophy, other prizes and a cash prize of Rs 30,000 (Rupees Thirty Thousand only).

Contact

For any queries, please write to mcs[at]keralalawacademy.in or contact any of the following:

  • General Secretary, Moot Court Society: Dr. Dakshina Saraswathy:  9744169215
  • Assistant Professor & Member MCS Faculty Team: Sunil Kumar S: 9744036660
  • Student Convenor, Moot Court Society: Nithin Rajeev: 8075278235

Important Links

For the invitation of the National Client Consulting Competition, click here.

For the registration form of the National Client Consulting Competition, click here.

For the rules of the National Client Consulting Competition, click here.

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