Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Finals of the 13th D. M. Harish Memorial Government Law College International Moot Court Competition, 2012


The final round of the 13th D. M. Harish Memorial Government Law College International Moot Court Competition, 2012 was held at Convocation hall, Mumbai University on 12th February, 2012 after four days of vigorous competition among 28 national and international teams. The two teams, Bond University , Australia and University of Southampton, UK that qualified for the finals were judged by a bench of five sitting judges of the Bombay High Court- Honourable Dr. Mr. Jusitce D.Y. Chandrachud, Honourable Mr. Justice A .A. Godbole,  Honourable Mr. Justice M. S. Sanklecha and Honourable Mr. Justice R. D. Dhanuka. The two teams argued on topics of taxation relying on international law. “I don't wish to bore you by overstressing any point.", a speaker was heard to say. In fact, quite the contrary happened. The event was an interesting exchange of great research and intelligent arguments. The event was concluded by an eloquent valedictory speech by Justice Chandrachud who called it a Sunday evening well worth it's time. The winning team was Bond University, Australia .    The Awards were as follows:
 Best Researcher- Mr. Ankit Namdeo, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University,   Lucknow.
2nd Best Researcher – Ms. Apoorva Yadav, NALSAR University, Hyderabad.
 Best Memorial- Government Law College, Mumbai.
2nd Best Memorial – National Law University, Delhi .      
 Best Speaker- Ms. Jyoti Maheshwari, National Law School of India University,  Bangalore.                                          
 2nd Best Speaker: Mr. Zac Rowe, University of Southampton, UK.

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