national mediation competition

About the Organisers

Attorney’s Bar: Attorney’s Bar is a legal platform that provides a variety of resources and opportunities for law students and professionals to stay informed and grow in their field. The platform shares news updates and organizes events such as Moots, Courses, and Workshops, and several other competitions which allow legal fraternity to gain valuable knowledge and experience.

MNLU Aurangabad: All three are independent and autonomous institutions created under the Maharashtra National Law University Act, of 2014. The latest one added to the list of National Law Universities in India is the Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad, which commenced on March 16, 2017.

About the Competition

The 1st National Mediation Competition, 2023 is going to be held virtually on June 23rd-25th, 2023. This Competition is being organized by Attorney’s Bar in collaboration with Maharashtra National Law University Aurangabad in association with the Nishith Desai Associates, PSL Advocates & Solicitors, and Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation (IIAM).

The Attorney’s Bar recognizes the importance of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in today’s fast-paced legal landscape. As part of our commitment to educating and training the next generation of legal professionals, we are pleased to announce this opportunity for law students to enhance their mediating skills through this competition.

Who is it for?

  1. The competition is open to every student pursuing a five-year or three-year course in law from various Schools/Colleges/Universities recognized by the Bar Council of India.

  2. For eligibility, it is hereby clarified that all the participants in one team shall belong to one institution only. No cross-institutional composition of teams is allowed.

  3. The provisional registration is to be done by the respective institutions officially. Each institution can reserve a maximum of six slots in the provisional registration.

Team Composition: Every participating team shall comprise of three students (one student as Client, one student as Counsel, and one student as the Mediator).

Registration Procedure

The teams are strongly encouraged to complete the registration form at the earliest possible.

The Final Registration form is hyperlinked here, fill it out before June 10, 2023.

The Provisional Registration form is hyperlinked here, fill it out before May 31, 2023.

Fee Details

The registration fee for the competition is INR 4,500. This fee is non-refundable and has to be paid by all teams.

The participants can send the money through:

a. BHIM-UPI supported apps, like Google Pay or Phone Pay on the number – 9690129566

b. NEFT or any other possible way on the account:

Account Number – 1070104000116657

Bank Name – IDBI Bank


Name of the Account Holder – Abhinav Kathuria


  • Cash Prize of more than INR 28,000

  • 3 internship slots at Nishith Desai Associates

  • 6 internship slots at PSL Advocates & Solicitors.


June 10, 2023


The Competition will be virtual/online.

Volunteer Form

Students from any course having some experience in mediation can register as volunteers for the competition.

We request you to fill out the volunteer form, hyperlinked here.

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Provisional Registration (Revised): May 31, 2023

  • Last Date for Final Registration: June 10, 2023

  • Release of Competition Proposition: June 13, 2023

  • Last Date for Seeking Clarifications: June 17, 2023

  • Date of Competition Rounds: June 23 – June 25, 2023

Contact Information

In case of further queries, please feel free to reach out at


Abhinav Kathuria (+91 96901 29566)

Aditi Bansal (+91 73020 06621)

Rahul Pandey (+91 98977 95687)

To know more click on Brochure NMC

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