18th – 20th January, 2019

The Legal Aid Committee aspires to further its commitment of promoting ADR mechanisms by raising the bar higher for the V edition of the RMLNLU National Mediation Competition 2019. The Competition garnered a quality participation of 32 teams from various law schools across the nation. We have continued our collaboration with PACT as the Chief Advisory Organisation for the current edition. In addition to this, this year, the orientation session will be taken by decorated experts in the field of ADR, separately for negotiators and mediators. The objective is to widen the scope of the competition, by not letting it confined to the title of Mediation, but also other segments of ADR as well.

Format Of The Competition

A team shall consist of two members- one playing the role of a mediator and the other of a negotiator. In its one-of-a-kind pattern, there shall be two mediators from different teams and two different negotiators (all four from different teams) competing against each other in a session. Each team shall contest in two preliminary rounds. The top eight mediators and negotiators, based on their cumulative scores in both the prelim rounds, shall qualify for the quarter-finals. The top four mediators and negotiators will make it to the semi-finals and the top two for finals.

Awards and Cash Prize

The participants qualifying for the following titles shall be felicitated
with trophies and cash prizes worth INR 50,000:

  •  Best mediator
  • Runner-up mediator
  • Best negotiator
  • Runner-up negotiator
  • Best team
  • The semi-finalists shall also be enriched with resources in the field of ADR.

Registration Procedure

Participation in the competition is through invitation only. Any university/college/institute may request for an invite by sending us an email at rmlnlu.mediation@gmail.com before 10th
October, 2018.
The Competition has a team cap of 32 teams.While allotting slots to Universities; preference shall be towards the invited teams, while the teams that apply to the organizing committee
will be wait-listed until slots are available.
Registration Fees per team is INR 4000.


Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National LawUniversity
Sec- D1, LDA Colony, Kanpur Road Scheme, Lucknow – 226012
Uttar Pradesh, India.
Email: rmlnlu.mediation@gmail.com

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