1st Ratan K Singh National Negotiation Competition 2020 [Register by 19th October - Extended]
Updated: Oct 2
About the Organiser
Nyayashastram is a student-run organisation under the Chairmanship of Mr Ratan K Singh, Advocate & Arbitrator, Supreme Court of India along with the aid and advice from eminent Lawyers and Academicians across the nation. The initiative is aimed to foster legal research, writing and presentation by providing a platform to encourage e-learning through various competitions and events conducted utilising the virtual platforms.
Nyayshastram is organising the 1st Ratan K Singh National Negotiation Competition, 2020 (virtually), in association with Chambers of Ratan K Singh & Fiducia Legal, Advocates & Solicitors, New Delhi; supported by Society of Construction Law, India and Justice For Rights Foundation being the knowledge partner.
About the Competition
The competition simulates legal negotiations in which law students, acting as advocates/counsels/clients shall negotiate a series of legal problems. The simulation shall consist of a common set of facts known by all the participants and confidential information known only to the participants representing a particular side. All of the simulations deal with the same general topic, but the negotiation situation varies with each round and level of the competition. There shall be five rounds in the competition, viz. Preliminary Rounds, Knockouts, Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals.
The problems for the competition may range from Consumer Laws, IPR Laws, Family Laws, Real Estate Laws and Commercial Laws.
Only students of law currently attending 3 years/5 years of law courses from a BCI recognised law college/institution/university can participate. There shall be a cap of two participating teams from one college/ institution on a first-come basis.
A third team from the same college/institution may also apply, by sending an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject – “REQUEST FOR THIRD SLOT” however, the confirmation shall be subject to the availability of slots after the registration closes. The registration form shall be filled by such teams ONLY after receiving a confirmation e-mail from the organisers.
Students have to form a team of two comprising- one student as “Counsel/Advocate” and one student as “Client”.
There shall be a registration fee of Rs 800/- per team for participating in the competition and is payable through transferring the money to bank account only.
1. UPI: rajput014abhi@okhdfcbank
2. Alternate: 7301763148@paytm
3. Bank Holder’s Name: ABHISHEK BHUSHAN SINGH
Account Number: 3602049894
IFSC Code: CBIN0282835
[NOTE: For UPI transfers, kindly mention “Negotiation Registration” as a message while paying the amount]
After the payment of registration fee, the participants are required to complete the registration by filling this form - CLICK HERE
Awards and Perks
WINNERS (BEST NEGOTIATING TEAM - FINALS): Cash Prize of Rs 4,000/- + E-Certificate of Merit + Internship Opportunity at Fiducia Legal, New Delhi.
RUNNERS-UP (LOSING NEGOTIATING TEAM - FINALS): Cash Prize of Rs 3,000/- + E-Certificate of Merit + Internship Opportunity at Justice For Rights Foundation (Research Fellowship).
BEST ADVOCATE (FINALS): E-Certificate of Merit + Internship Opportunity at Nyayshastram (Research Project).
BEST CLIENT (FINALS): E-Certificate of Merit + Internship Opportunity at Nyayshastram (Research Project).
BEST ADVOCATE (PRELIMINARY ROUND): Cash Prize of Rs 1,000/- + E-Certificate of Merit + Internship Opportunity at Nyayshastram (Research Project).
BEST CLIENT (PRELIMINARY ROUND): Cash Prize of Rs 1,000/- + Certificate of Merit + Internship Opportunity at Nyayshastram (Research Project).
BEST NEGOTIATING TEAM (SEMI FINALS): E-Certificate of Merit.
BEST ADVOCATE (SEMI FINALS): E-Certificate of Merit.
BEST CLIENT (SEMI FINALS): E-Certificate of Merit.
BEST NEGOTIATING TEAM (QUARTERFINALS): E-Certificate of Merit.
BEST ADVOCATE (QUARTERFINALS): E-Certificate of Merit.
BEST CLIENT (QUARTERFINALS): E-Certificate of Merit.
BEST NEGOTIATING TEAM (KNOCKOUTS): E-Certificate of Merit.
BEST ADVOCATE – (KNOCKOUTS): E-Certificate of Merit.
BEST CLIENT (KNOCKOUTS): E-Certificate of Merit.
BEST NEGOTIATING TEAM (PRELIMINARY ROUND): E-Certificate of Merit.
E-Certificates of Participation to all the registered participants.
LAST DATE OF REGISTRATION: 10th October 2020
RELEASING OF FIXTURES: 14th October 2020
RELEASING OF PROBLEM: 20th October 2020
ROUNDS: 30th October - 1st November 2020
RESULT DECLARATION & VALEDICTORY: 1st November 2020
Feel free to ask for any queries at email@example.com; or call us on
7337603842 – Abhishek Singh (Event Head)
9880770103 – Deepak Thakur
7301763148 – Aniket Dutta
8209024838 – Shivangi Pandia
9836740101 - Mandavi Banerjee
Download brochure for further details (rules and operation of rounds):