In yet another significant victory in the field of Alternate Dispute Resolution, the two university teams participating in the 8th NLIU INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament 2019, one of the most prestigious ADR competitions in the country, brought home a huge haul of trophies.
The team comprising of Lakshya Thukral (Class of 2020), Shreya Mishra (Class of 2020), and Lakshya Singla(Class of 2022), were semifinalists in the negotiation segment, and quarterfinalists in the mediation segment. Further, out of 46 teams, the team emerged as the 3rd best client-attorney team, and the 8th best mediation team. Lakshya Thukral also won the award for 3rd best mediator, out of 135+ mediators participating.
The team comprising of Shubhi Agarwal (Class of 2020) , Dakshita Chopra (Class of 2020), and Ayushi Thakur (Class of 2023), also emerged as quarterfinalists in the negotiation segment. Ayushi Thakur and Shubhi Agarwal further emerged as the 2nd best client-attorney pair, out of over 135+ pairs participating. The entire team also won the 7th best client-attorney team prize, and Shubhi Agarwal emerged as the 10th best mediator, out of the 135+ mediators participating.
The 8th edition of the NLIU INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament, one of the most prestigious ADR competitions in India, was conducted in Bhopal between the 22rd and the 24th of November, 2019, and organised in continued association with the International Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR) and in partnership with The Negotiation Academy, New York International Arbitration Centre, Indian Bar Association and Pine Law Partners. The competition witnessed training sessions conducted by Ms. Meghann Sweeney and Mr. Case H. Ellis where the participants were introduced to the structure of a mediation session and to the intricacies of mediation such as caucuses, opening statements, summaries, closing statements and general conduct during the session. The tournament comprised of three rounds of mediation, where each member played the role of client, counsel and mediator once.
We congratulate the teams on their victorious performances and wish them the very best for the future.