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”

  • SRMS is pleased to organise Debate Competition on the titled “Privatization of Government Sector in India” The objective of the competition is to improve the legal skills and knowledge of law of students while keeping in mind practical constraints.
  • Two speakers from each team, one FOR the motion and one AGAINST the motion shall participate.
  • Each speaker will be given 5 minutes to speak. (4+1)
  • At the completion of four minutes, there will be warning bell.
  • Marks will be deducted if the speaker exceeds the time limit.
  • The medium of Debate shall be English/Hindi both.
  • No abusive language shall be used.
  • No objection shall be entertained as the Decision of the Judges shall be final.
  • Participants are not allowed to bring any kind of hand written stuff (paper or chit) or mobile to the stage or near podium.
  • Final assessment shall be done on the basis of legal content and arguments by the team.
  • Decision of Judges shall be final and binding in all respects and no team shall be allowed to raise any issue in respect thereof, in any case whatsoever.


  • Sri Ram Murti Smarak College of Law (here in after “SRMS’) is pleased to organise its Annual Legal Fest LEX SPECTRA. Following competitions shall be held as part of the Fest:
    1.1. Client Counselling Competition
    1.2. Debate Competition
    1.3. Legal Drafting Competition
  • Maximum 12 Teams will be entertained by the host Institute.
  • For registration, kindly email the details of the participants on – lawfest@srms.ac.in. All the participants must send their two latest passport size photograph along with Registration Form.
  • Each college can send maximum two teams per competition.
  • Each individual can participate in any/all events. However, each individual shall have following choice restriction:
    (a) Choose any one event from Client Counselling and Debate Competition.
  • The competition venue for all the events shall be the SRMS College of Law and it is mandatory for the Teams to report at the venue before 09:00 A.M. on 4th April, 2020.
  • The team not reporting on time will be accountable for disqualification from the Fest.
  • Lunch for the date of Fest i.e.4th April, 2020 shall be provided for by the SRMS in the college premises itself.
  • The language of communication/drafting in all the events shall be English/Hindi.
  • The Organizer reserves the right to change the venue/date any rule and/or frame any additional rule.
  • Students shall wear formal uniform (white shirt, black blazer, black tie, black trousers, white socks, black shoes/ballerinas).
  • Any type of nuisance created by participants in campus, competition& place of accommodation will lead to the disqualification of the team and decision of SRMS shall be final in this regard.
  • All students shall carry their college ID cards for verification and entry without the same shall not be allowed in the SRMS campus.
  • All the participants must ensure the safety of their belongings. In case of any mishap SRMS shall not be held accountable.
  • In case of any dispute arising out of or during the course of the Fest, SRMS will have the sole and absolute authority and its decision shall be final and binding.
  • The participants should ensure that strict discipline is maintained at SRMS campus and participant should not leave the campus/competition venue without prior permission from Team Ushers.

Rules for Legal Drafting Competition

  • SRMS is pleased to organise Legal Drafting Competition which includes drafting of Plaint and Written Statement. The objective of the competition is to improve the drafting skills of students while keeping in mind practical constraints.
  • Each college may send maximum 2 teams and each team shall constitute of two members only.
  • The drafting problem shall be provided on the spot itself and time of 60 minutes per team shall be given for the drafting of pleadings.
  • Each team shall draft both the Plaint and Written Statement for the given problem.
  • Teams are free to create more hypothetical facts/statements to substantiate their pleadings but the same must relate to the problem given.
  • Final assessment shall be done on the basis of formatting, content and arguments created by the teams.
  • Decision of Judges shall be final and binding in all respects and no team shall be allowed to raise any issue in respect thereof, in any case whatsoever.

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:-

  • Law on Domestic Violence
  • Law of Maintenance
  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Crimes, and
  • Law of Tort.

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.

Team Composition:

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:

  • Elicit the relevant information from the client.
  • Explore with the client his or her preferred outcome.
  • Outline the nature of the problem, and
  • Present the client with a means (or range of alternatives) for resolving the problem.

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.


(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.

  1. Best Team (Winners)
  2. Second Best Team (Runners Up)
  3. Best Student Counsel
  4. Second Best Student Counsel

Faculty Coordinators:

Dr. Ausaf Ahmad Malik
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.