G.D​. ​Goenka University​ ​is​ all​ ​set​ ​to​ ​host​ ​the​ ​CIArb​ ​International​ ​Commercial​ ​Arbitration​ ​Competition

After​ ​hosting​ ​the​ ​triumphant​ ​Global​ ​Antitrust​ ​Moot​ ​Court​ ​Competition,2016,​ ​G.D​ ​Goenka University​ ​is​ ​now​ ​all​ ​set​ ​to​ ​host​ ​the​ ​CIArb​ ​International​ ​Commercial​ ​Arbitration​ ​Competition from​ ​24​th​​ ​–​ ​26​th​​ ​November,​ ​2017.​ ​The​ ​inaugural​ ​session​ ​was​ ​scheduled​ ​to​ ​take​ ​place​ ​in​ ​Hotel Hyatt​ ​Regency,​ ​Delhi.​ ​With​ ​various​ ​luminaries​ ​from​ ​the​ ​legal​ ​profession,​ ​Hotel​ ​Hyatt​ ​Regency, Delhi​ ​was​ ​lit​ ​up,​ ​where​ ​the​ ​inauguration​ ​session​ ​was​ ​scheduled.​ ​The​ ​teams​ ​were​ ​welcomed​ ​by the​ ​Vice​ ​Chancellor​ ​of​ ​G.D​ ​Goenka​ ​University,​ ​Prof.​ ​Dr.​ ​Shrihari.​ ​The​ ​inaugural​ ​session​ ​was graced​ ​with​ ​the​ ​presence​ ​of​ ​the​ ​chief​ ​guest​ Mr. Lalit Bhasin, President, CIArb (India) and the keynote speaker would be Mr. Sidharth Luthra, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India.

After​ ​the​ ​successful​ ​completion​ ​of​ ​the​ ​inaugural​ ​session,​ ​it​ ​was​ ​time​ ​for​ ​the​ ​competition​ ​to​ ​begin. Participants​ ​from​ ​all​ ​across​ ​the​ ​country​ ​came​ ​down​ ​to​ ​G.D​ ​Goenka​ ​University​ ​to​ ​put​ ​forth​ ​their stances​ ​with​ ​legal​ ​backup​ ​on​ ​one​ ​riveting​ ​agenda-​ ​International​ ​Arbitration.​ ​The​ ​zest​ ​and​ ​zeal​ ​of the​ ​participants​ ​was​ ​visible​ ​in​ ​the​ ​initial​ ​rounds​ ​itself.​ ​Renowned​ ​legal​ ​dignitaries​ ​like 1. Suchitra​ ​Chitlale​ ​(Firm:Managing​ ​Partner​ ​Chitale​ ​&​ ​Chitale​ ​Partners,​ ​Advocates​ ​and legal​ ​consultants) 2. Arpan​ ​Kr.​ ​Gupta​ ​(Senior​ ​Associate​ ​International​ ​Arbitration​ ​Practice​ ​Group Lakshmikumaran​ ​&​ ​Sridharan​ ​New​ ​Delhi​) 3. Prashant​ ​Kumar​ ​(Senior​ ​Associate​ ​International​ ​Arbitration​ ​Practice​ ​Group Lakshmikumaran​ ​&​ ​Sridharan​ ​New​ ​Delhi) 4. Ajay​ ​Awasthi​ ​(Advocate,​ ​Chambers​ ​of​ ​Ram​ ​Jethmalani,​ ​Delhi​ ​) 5. Aishvary​ ​Vikram​ ​(Associate,​ ​Shardul​ ​Amarchand​ ​Mangaldas​ ​&​ ​co,​ ​Advocates​ ​and Solicitors​ ​) 6. Anubha​ ​Singh​ ​(Senior​ ​Associate,​ ​Zeus​ ​Law​ ​Firm,​ ​New​ ​Delhi) 7. Abhishek​ ​Dubey​ ​(Principle​ ​Associate,​ ​Shardul​ ​Amarchand​ ​Mangaldas​ ​and​ ​Co.) 8. Dharam​ ​Jumani​ ​(Counsel,​ ​chambers​ ​of​ ​Mr.​ ​S.U.​ ​Kamdar,​ ​Senior​ ​Advocate,​ ​MCIArb) 9. Anish​ ​Wadia​ ​{(​MCIArb​ ​Advocate​ ​-​ ​India​ ​Solicitor​ ​Advocate​ ​-​ ​England​ ​&​ ​Wales Tutor,​ ​Examiner​ ​&​ ​Moderator​ ​(International​ ​Arbitration)​ ​-​ ​Chartered​ ​Institute​ ​of Arbitrators​ ​(CIArb),​ ​U.K.​ ​IGRC​ ​Panel​ ​Member​ ​-​ ​Multi​ ​Commodity​ ​Exchange​ ​of India​ ​Limited​ ​(MCX)​} 10.Deepak​ ​Narayanan​ ​(​ ​Practicing​ ​Advocate,​ ​Member​ ​of​ ​MCIArb,​ ​Arbitration​ ​Consultant​ ​at Kove​ ​Global​ ​LLP​ ​)

11.Adv.​ ​(CaptT)​ ​Alex​ ​Anthony​ ​(Certified​ ​IICL​ ​inspector​ ​for​ ​ISO​ ​containers​ ​,​ ​Qualified Surveyor​ ​certified​ ​by​ ​IRDA,​ ​Accrediated​ ​Mediator​ ​qualified​ ​from​ ​Indian​ ​Institute​ ​of Arbitration​ ​and​ ​Mediation,​ ​Certified​ ​Arbitrators) 12.Krishna​ ​Singhania(Partner​ ​Advocate​ ​Singhania​ ​and​ ​Co​) 13. will​ ​be​ ​adjourning​ ​the​ ​sessions.​ ​The​ ​final​ ​round​ ​will​ ​sure​ ​to​ ​be​ ​a​ ​battle​ ​between​ ​the​ ​two​ ​strongest and​ ​most​ ​competitive​ ​teams​ ​who​ ​didn’t​ ​back​ ​off​ ​any​ ​question​ ​the​ ​judges​ ​posed​ ​and​ ​answered with​ ​all​ ​the​ ​knowledge​ ​possible.​ ​The​ ​pre-requisites​ ​to​ ​win​ ​any​ ​moot​ ​court​ ​competition​ ​was clearly​ ​reflecting​ ​with​ ​the​ ​way​ ​they​ ​carried​ ​themselves​ ​in​ ​a​ ​team.​ ​The​ ​panel​ ​of​ ​judges​ ​were pleased​ ​to​ ​see​ ​the​ ​ability​ ​of​ ​the​ ​budding​ ​lawyers.

G.D​ ​Goenka​ ​University​ ​is​ ​extremely​ ​grateful​ ​to​ ​everyone​ ​who​ ​has​ ​been​ ​a​ ​part​ ​of​ ​it​ ​and​ ​takes every​ ​opportunity​ ​in​ ​sharing​ ​its​ ​success​ ​and​ ​happiness​ ​to​ ​everyone​ ​who​ ​has​ ​been​ ​a​ ​part​ ​of​ ​it​ ​and