NLU Antitrust Law Moot Court Competition (“Moot”), an initiative conceived to
generate interest in competition law amongst law students across the nation, is
the flagship moot court competition of National Law University Jodhpur.
Participation in the Moot entails engaging in research on contemporary issues
pertaining to competition law and pleading a hypothetical dispute before the
appropriate forum. The NLU Antitrust Law Moot Court Competition is the first
moot court competition in India in the area of competition law. The University
has successfully organized eleven previous editions of the Moot.
present edition of the Moot, which was organized and hosted virtually by the
University under the patronage of the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”)
and in association with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (“CAM”), had participants
representing 37 law schools from across the country. As competition law is a
unique and niche area of law, the Moot is considered as one of the most
prestigious and coveted moot court competitions in India.
The event was held
online from March 6-14, 2021 wherein we witnessed the teams battling for the
trophy over the weekends. The final rounds were between the teams of Symbiosis
Law School, Pune and National Law Institute University, Bhopal and were adjudged by Shri Sukesh Mishar,
Adviser, CCI, Ms. Avaantika Kakkar, Partner, CAM and Mr. Anshuman Sakle,
Partner, CAM in which Symbiosis Law School, Pune emerged victorious.
The award for the Best Student Advocate of the Finals was awarded to S. Dhivya
from Symbiosis Law School Pune along with the award for the Best Memorial. The
Best Student Advocate of the Preliminary Rounds was awarded to Ira Mahajan from
O.P. Jindal Global University and the Second Best Student Advocate of the
Preliminary Rounds was awarded to Anjali Singh from Law Centre II, Faculty of
Law, University of Delhi.