LEX SPECTRA 2020
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
SRMS College of Law, Bhojipura Bareilly is pleased to announce and invite your institute/college/university to participate in the 1st SRMS Annual Legal Fest, 2020 being organized on 4th April 2020.
The main objective of the fest is to enhance the skills of the students and to give them a inspiring experience in varied areas of the legal profession. The fest also aims to improve the competitive spirit in an innovative process of mind and deal with learning aspects of legal education.
Rules For the SRMS LEX SPECTRA Debate Competition
Topic: “Privatization of Government Sector in India”
Rules for Legal Drafting Competition
LEX SPECTRA Client Counseling Competition 2020
Date: The Competition shall be held on 4th April, 2020 at SRMS College of Law (Established & run by Shri Ram Murti Smarak Trust) [Affiliated to MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly and Approved by the Bar Council of India, New Delhi]
Venue: SRMS COLLEGE OF LAW, Bareilly Ram Murti Puram, 13 km. Bareilly-Nainital Road, Bareilly (U.P.)
Dress Code: Participants are required to adhere to the following dress code while present in any Counselling Room during the Competition. Ladies: White Salwar and Kurta or White Shirt and Black Pant/ Black Skirt, Black Coat and Black Shoes. Gentlemen: White Shirt, Black Trousers, Black Tie, Black Coat and Black Shoes. Non-adherence to dress code shall attract penalty.
The subject of the problems will be based on the:-
The official language for the Competition shall be English/Hindi both.
The Competition shall be open for ‘bona fide’ students who are pursuing 5 year Integrated Law Programme or 3 year LL.B Programme from an institute/ university in India. Such institution must be recognized by the Bar Council of India.
Each team shall consist of maximum of two members (one Senior Advocate and one Junior Advocate). All participants are mandatorily required to carry their University/College ID Cards during the competition.
Registration Begins From: 16th March 2020
Last Date of Registration: 25th March 2020
Client Counseling Competition would aim to be a platform for promoting greater knowledge and interest among law students in the remedy sorting and counseling functions of law practice. It aims to encourage students to develop interviewing & planning abilities and analytical skills in the lawyer-client relationship in the law office and the corporate structure. The Competition will provide an opportunity for a valuable educational and cultural interchange between students, law academicians, legal practitioners, and jurists.
Nature of the Competition.
The Competition simulates a law office consultation in which two law students (participants), acting as lawyers, are presented with a client matter. The subject-matter of the client’s problem could include anything ranging from contract law, criminal law and allied subjects.
The participants conduct an interview with a person playing the role of the client (Provided by the Host Institution). Participants are expected to:
The interview with the client is then followed by a post-consultation period during which the participants, in the absence of the client, analyze the interview and discuss the legal and other work to be undertaken, during which the presiding Judges may ask them questions if they deem fit. The interview and post-consultation period is for 45 minutes only (Ideally, 35 minutes(Interview) +10 minutes (Post-Consultation)
Procedure for selection of Clients.
The Host Institution is responsible for conducting eliminations and selecting persons to play the role of the clients for each of the sessions and rounds of the Competition. All Clients will be given absolute and uniform information about the Consultation Situations.
Orientation and Briefing for Clients.
Hosts would be conducting an orientation on basic information and Competition Rules for the clients in advance of the date of Competition. But, each client will be supplied with a packet containing the consultation situation and a detailed confidential memorandum concerning the client’s background and concerns, only on the date of the Competition. There will be no direct consultation between the Judges and the Clients at any point of time.
(a) Selection of the Judges.
The Host Institution will be responsible for selecting Judges for all the rounds of the Competition. A panel of minimum two Judges will sit for each session of the Preliminary, Semi Final and the Final Rounds.
(b) Assessment Criteria.
All judges will be supplied with a copy of the Consultation Situation for the Round they will be judging, a copy or summary of the Rules, about the client’s background and concerns and these are to be used as guidelines in scoring the Competition.
JUDGES CRITIQUE AND RANKING OF TEAMS OBSERVED
(a) Content and Timing of the Critique.
Except in the Final Round, immediately following each team’s post-consultation presentation, the judges may provide the team with a critique of the team’s handling of the consultation and post-consultation periods. This critique should focus on the Assessment Criteria only. The critique should last no more than 2-5 minutes.
(b) Client Not to Be Present.
Clients should not be present during the post-consultation period or during the critique.
(c) Judges’ Discussion of Each Team’s Performance and the Awarding of Points.
After each team’s performance, the judges as they have observed, shall discuss each team’s performance amongst themselves and rank them accordingly. They will judge each participant of all the teams independently. Judging independently, each judge must give points (out of a scale of 5, 10 and 20 respectively) to the participants for each judging criterion.
Each participant in the Competition will receive a certificate to be awarded at the end of theCompetition. The winning team will, in addition, receive a Special Trophy Award.
- Best Team (Winners)
- Second Best Team (Runners Up)
- Best Student Counsel
- Second Best Student Counsel
CONTACT PERSONS FOR THE COMPETITION
Mob. No- 9891505159
Mr. Gaurav Yadav
Mob. No- 9456868615
All participating teams are requested to fill in the details in Capital Letters. Please read Rules & Regulationsof the competition before submitting this registration form.