Moot Court Society Annual Report (2015 - 2016)

The endeavor of MCS 2015 - 2016 began with the selection of 75 members, by intra moot court competition. This year was a glorious year for DES’ Shri Navalmal Firodia Law College MCS which witnessed success of its members in various state, National and International Competitions as well as a grand success at its own LokmanyaTilak National Appellate Moot Court Competition 2015- 2016.

Report of Lokmanya Tilak National Appellate Moot Court Competition

This was the 8th Edition of our Prestigious National Moot Court Competition held on 26th and 27th of February 2016. Under the guidance of our Respected Principal Dr. Rohini Honap Ma’am, and the unending efforts of the faculty coordinators Asst. Prof. Sudhir Tharote sir and Asst. Prof. Neeta Ahir Ma’am along with the entire MCS family and all other faculty members the event was concluded successfully. This year 29 teams registered for the competition and out of them 26 teams belonging to different parts of the nation actually participated. This 8th Edition outshone itself as for the first time we received such a huge response.

Like every year this year as well, the moot proposition was based on a real case and the subject matter of the same was criminal in nature, which was selected and finalized under the guidance and cooperation of Adv. Prasad Kulkarni.

The competition was divided into three phases namely, preliminary round, semi final round and the final round which was inaugurated at the hands of Hon’ble Shri Sumant Kolhe Principal District & Sessions Judge, Pune. The preliminary round was successfully conducted on the first day of the two day event i.e. on 26th February 2016 which again contained two legs. Each team had to represent the case from both the sides’ appellant and the respondent respectively in each leg. The esteemed judges who judged the preliminary round were- Adv. Rohan Nahar, Adv. Rahul Deshmukh, Adv. Vipul Dushing, Adv. Sachin Thombre, Adv. Arshad Nehal, Adv. Sushilkumar Pise, Adv. Pushpasheel Thakar, Adv. Rohit Tulpule, Adv. Siddharth Patil, Adv. Prashant Patil, Adv. Sandeep Ghate, Adv. Pritesh Deshpande .

8 teams in total won both the preliminary round out of which 4 teams with highest scores i.e. GNLU, Gujarat, Institute of Law, Nirma University, V.M. Salgaoncar, Goa and UPES Dehradun made into the semi- final round scheduled on 27th of February 2016.

With their knowledge and vast experience, Adv. Prasad Kulkarni and DGP Ujjwala Pawar who were the judging panel for the semi-finals’ round, made it challenging for the teams to qualify for the Finals. UPES Dehradun and Institute of Law, Nirma University qualified for the Finals after beating V.M. Salgaoncar, Goa and GNLU, Gujarat respectively.

The final rounds were conducted thereafter in the esteemed presence of Hon’ble Justice Anant Badar (Aurangabad Bench), Aurangabad and Hon’ble Shri Ashok Kumar Bhillare, District and Additional Session Judge, Pune.

The valedictory and prize distribution ceremony was presided over by Chief Guest. Hon’ble Justice Anant Badar Judge, Bombay High Court, (Aurangabad Bench), Aurangabad..The prestigious winner’s trophy was bagged by UPES, Dehradun and Nirma University were the runners up. GNLU, Gujarat won the best Memorial Award and Gayatri Gokhale from Government Law College, Mumbai won the Best Advocate Award.

Report of the participation by the MCS members:

This year we had a splendid success in all the competitions in which our members participated. We participated in 25 competitions this year out of which we had 12 achievements

6 WINNERS and other

A brief report of the competitions is as under:

1 Vidhi Agrawal
Deepika Saincher
Ishita Bajaj
Baramati Moot Court Competition 12-02-2016 Vasantroa Pawar Law College Baramati Runners Up
2 K.Jashwanth Rao
Shruti Desai
Pranav Deshmukh
Aimc Ulc Moot Court Competition 26-02-2016 Ulc Banglore Banglore Stood 16th Out of 28 Teams
3 Neha Mirajkar
Sakshi Sharma
Kaustubh M.
Late Kusumbai Moot Court Competition 27-02-2016 Narayanroa Chavan Law College Nanded Winners
4 Promit Sengupta
Deepam Rangwani
Rishabh Khemuka
8th Gnlu International Moot Court Comeptition 03-07-2016 Gnlu Gandhinagar Participants
5 Vaidehi Odhekar
Hitesh Borana
Manasi Kankariya
Lokmanya Tilak 2nd State Level Moot Court Competition 27-02-2016 Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth Pune Winners
6 Sakshi Sharma
Palak Arora
Sarthak Mehta
4th Nhrc National Moot Court Competition 18-02-2016 Nhrc Delhi, Faculty Of Law, University Of Delhi Delhi  
7 Sanket Hange
Sarthak Mehta
Sanya Fore
Justa Causa National Appellate Moot Court Competition 22-01-2016 Babasaheb Ambedkar Law College Nagpur Stood 9th Out of 32 Teams
8 Bhakti Mutha
Rudra Deovasthali
Modern College Moot 09-01-2016 Modern Law College Pune Stood 8th Out of 30 Teams
9 Abhishek Chitnis
Niyati Shah
Sakshi Sharma
P.B. Gajendragadkar Memorial State Level Moot Court Competition 09-01-2016 Sppu, New Law College Ahmednagar Finalist Second Best Speaker - Abhishek
10 Abhishek Chitnis
Niyati Shah
Sakshi Sharma
Kk Luthra International Criminal Law Moot Court Competition 14-01-2016 Clc, Delhi Delhi Quarter Finalist
11 Abhishek Chitnis
Bhargavi Mahajan
Niyati Shah
P.B.Sawant National Moot Court Competition 29-01-2016 Shankaroa Chavan Law College, Mmcc Pune Stood 5th Out of 32 Teams
12 Geet Ahuja
Adwait Bhonde
Madhavi Ayyappan
Nbt Trail Advocacy Competition 09-01-2016 Nb Thakur Law College Nashik Winners Best Advocate - Geet Best Argument - Adwait
13 Adwait Bhonde
Amit Coube
Vaidehi Odhekar
Sp Sathe Memorial National Moot Court Competition 19-02-2016 Ils Law College Pune Stood 9th Out of 36 Teams
14 Khushboo Oswal
Trisha Bhattacharya
Mrunal Surana
P N Bhagwati Internationa Moot Court Competition 19-03-2016 Bharti Vidyapeeth, New Law College Pune  
15 Madhavi Ayyappan
Hitesh Borana
Khushboo Oswal
14th Surana And Surana Corporate Moot Court Competition 12-02-2016 Jss Law College Mysore Participants
16 Niyati Shah
Saurabhu Dongre
Shreyas Lele
10th National Moot Court Competition 13-03-2016 K C Law College Mumbai  
17 Mrunal Surana
Shreerang Verma
Sangita Nenwani
Yashwantrao Chavan Moot Court Competition 23-01-2016 Yashwantrao Chavan Law College Pune Winners
18 Sakshi Sharma
Bhargavi Mahajan
Shruti Manchanda
11th Surana & Surana International Moot Court Competition 21-08-2015 Symbiosis Law School Pune OCTA Finalist
19 Geet Ahuja
Abhishek Salian
Madhavi Ayyappan
Khushboo Oswal
Nyayvalokan National Trial Advocacy Competition   Pravin Gandhi College Of Law Mumbai Semi Finalist
20 Bhargavi Mahajan
Prabhu K.P
Ashlesha Raut
K A Kshatriya 16th State Level Moot Court Competition 26-02-2016 N S Soti Law College Sangli Winner Best Female Speaker - Bhargavi
21 Pooja Gk
Prabhu K.P
Palak Arora
1st Annual Rationibus Jure Moot Court Competition 11-03-2016 Srm Chennai  
22 Bharath Senan
Pranav Deshmukh
Pallavi Utpat
16th National Moot Court Competition 12-02-2016 Manikchand Pahade Law College Aurangabad Participants
23 Khushboo Oswal
Madhavi Ayyappan
Paras Diwan International Moot Court Compatition 07-02-2016 Upes Dehradoon Memorials Selected
24 Geet Ahuja
Shruti Manchanda
Sinhgad Law College State Level Moot Court Competition 13-02-2016 Sinhagad Law College Pune Winners
25 Geet Ahuja
Abhishek Salian
Trisha Bhattacharya
First National Trial Advocacy and Judgment Writing Competition 18-02-2016 Christ law college Bengaluru Participants

The members of the Moot Court Society who represented the college in various competitions and their achievements this year are:

1 Late Justice P. B Gajendragadkar Memorial Moot Court Competition 15th September 2014 Pune Abhishek Chitnis (2nd BSL)
Akshaya Kshirsagar (5th BSL)
2 15th National Moot Court Competition, M.P. Law College 24th and 25th January, 2015 Aurangabad Shabbir Das ( 3rd LLB)
Priyanka Deshpande (2nd BSL)
Chetna Ostwal (1st LLB)
3 2nd PA Inamdar Moot Court Competition 3rd January, Pune Akshaya Kshirsagar (5th BSL)
Mohammad Fuzail Wasif (4th BSL)
Aniket Belsarkar (3rd BSL)
4 9th Shankarrao Kanitkar State Level Moot Court Competition 10th January, Pune Team 1.Sakshi Sharma (3rd BSL)
Abhishek Chitnis (3rd BSL)
Team 2. Riya Baruah (2nd BSL)
Varun Raghavan (1st BSL)
Team 1 : Runners up
Team 2 : Participation
5 P B Sawant National Moot Court Competition 31st January and 1st February Shrirang Verma (4th BSL)
Arunima Srivastava (3rd BSL)
Apoorva Singh (2nd BSL)
3rd Best Memo
6 1st Kashibai Navale Moot Court Competition 24th January, 2014 Piyush Sharma (4th BSL)
Adwait Bhonde (2nd LLB)
Anand Nandu (4th BSL)
3rd place and 2nd best in Maharashtra
7 SP Sathe Moot Court Competiton 13th, 14th, 15th February Mohammad Fuzail Wasif (4th BSL)
Vilasini Balasubramanian (2ndBSL)
8 10th Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial Moot Court Competition 16th & 17th January, Pune Pauravi Gambhir (3rd BSL)
Madhavi Ayyapan (4thBSL)
Palak Arora (2nd BSL)
Runners-up. Best Mooter: Madhavi Ayyapan
9 RTMU Ambedkar Law College (Justa Causa) 7th & 8th February Amit Choube (4th BSL)
Palak Arora (2ndBSL)
Anushka Agarwal (2nd BSL)
10 ULC Bangalore’s XIX All India Moot Court Competition 27th February to 1st March Khushboo Oswal (3rd BSL)
Shruti Manchanda (3rdBSL)
Althea Pereira (2nd LLB)
11 7th B Krishna Symbiosis International Memorial IPR Moot Court Competition 6th 7th & 8th February Anurag Mishra(5rd BSL)
Shruti Manchanda (3rdBSL)
Althea Pereira (2nd BSL)
12 Balaji Law College National Level Moot Court Competition 27th 28th February Rohan Mirpury (4th BSL)
Promit Sengupta (4thBSL)
Ishan Sadanand
13 10th Annasaheb G D Bendale National Moot Court Competition hosted by SS Maniyar Law College, Jalgaon 14th & 15th February Shakti Pandey (4th BSL)
Sagar Pahune Patil (4thBSL)
Divyangana Chaudhry (3rd BSL)
14 Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth State Level Moot Court Competition 15th February, Pune Abhishek Salian (3rd BSL)
Bhargavi Mahajan (3rdBSL)
Sanket Hange (1stBSL)
15 Kerala Law Academy Moot Court Competition 12th & 14th February, Kerala Abhishek Chitnis (3rd BSL)
Sakshi Sharma (3rdBSL)
Neha Mirajkar (2nsLLB )
16 G.H. Raisoni 10th National Moot Court Competition 27th February to 2nd March, Nagpur Akshaya Kshirsagar (5th BSL)
Bhargavi Mahajan (3rdBSL)
Poornima Pawar (2ndBSL)
17 Late Kusumtai Chavan Memorial 2nd National Level Moot Court Competition, Nanded 2th February, Nanded Neha Mirajkar (5nd LLB)
Madhavi Ayyapan (3thBSL)
Vishal Sawant (2ndBSL)
Participation in Final Round. Best Advocate: Madhavi Ayyappan
18 R.L.Law College, Belgaum. 13th to 15th March Khushbu Oswal (3rd BSL)
Shruti Manchand (3thBSL)
Radha Naik (2ndBSL)
19 2nd Edition of Jindal Coase Brief Competition 17th to 19th March, Delhi Palak Pathak (5th BSL)
Sakshi Sharma (3thBSL)
Niyati Shah (2ndBSL)