NATIONAL MEGA MOOT COMPETITION‘18.
NATIONAL MEGA MOOT COMPETITION‘18.
The 'National Mega Moot Competition' held at Saveetha School of Law on the 30th Nov to 2nd Dec proved to be a grand success. Moot courts in Law Schools help students bring out their caliber and showcase their mooting skills which are very vital for a lawyer. This event was no different. All the 18 teams that participated across India were hardworking and equally competent. The support rendered by the faculty members and the student coordinators was an integral part of its success.
The program was commenced with registration on 30th Nov, 2018 by 2.00pm and inauguration by 3.15pm. After the high tea, the teams were interchanged with the memorandum. The Research Test was conducted on the topic ‘Fugitive Economic Offenders’ to evaluate the participants intellectual content, practical and legal approach towards the problem based on principles of natural justice
The preliminary rounds of the Intra Collegiate ‘National Mega Moot Court’ Competition was held on 1st Dec, 2018 at 8 am with18 teams participating in total which took place in Nine court halls for Prelims 1 & 2. The teamswere evaluated by Adv. Roshan Jain, Adv.Prashanth. A, Mr. Kathiravan C, Mr. Chandra Chaitanya, Adv. Mudit Bohra, Adv. Shailan.S. Rao, Adv. Sachin, Adv. Sharon, Ms. Aysha Fida from different streams of Lawhalls.The participants were very enthusiastic and recreated a Court room scene much to the delight of the audience. The judges never failed to motivate the students by providing valuable technical points in each session.The two sessions held in each of the court halls ended at about 12.30 pm. The participants were keenly observed while the judges with much patience and humbleness heeded to the arguments.The preliminary round 1 & 2 concluded by noon with eight teams qualifying for the Quarter Finals.
The sessions for the Quarter Finals began which was held after lunch at 2.00pm immediately after displaying the score sheet and interchanging the memorandum through drawing chits on their names. The ignited qualifiers took forth a heated session by exchanging sparks of arguments that ended by 3.30 pm. This was followed by the much awaited nail biting moments of the four qualified teams battling against each other in the semi- finale before the practicing advocates Adv.N.S. Siva Kumar, Adv. Arul Raj, Adv.Balaji, Adv.Ali Hassan Khan. The top two teams were selected for final, a moot battle to be held on 2nd Dec,18.
On 2nd Dec,2018, the awaited session of National Mega Moot 2018, the finale was held with two top teams from School of Excellence in Law, Chennai and the Govt Law College, Trivandrum. Dr. Asha Sundaram, Dr.S. Pandia Raj and Dr. Sreelatha. Judge for the title winner trophy in the Court Hall of the SSL.
Thereafter, the Valedictory ceremony was presided over by the Chief Guest Hon’bleJustice G.K. Ilanthiraiyan - Justice, High Court of Madras, Mr. Deepak Nallasamy- Director of Academics and Dr. Asha Sundaram- the Principal of Saveetha School of Law. The Director inaugurated the awarding ceremony welcome address had given by Dr. Asha Sundaram- the Principal of SSL and Justice G.K. Ilanthiraiyanshared his valuable thought regarding importance of moot skills for the budding lawyers present in the crowd. The award for the Best Researcher was awarded to Sastra School of Law, Thanjavur, the award for the Best Speaker was received by School of Law, Presidency University, Bangalore. The award for the Best Memorial was received by the team from Govt Law college, Trivandrum and the title for 2nd runner- up was won by team Sastra School of Law, 1st runner up by Govt Law college, Trivandrum. The title of the trophy of National Mega Moot 18’ won by School of Excellence in Law, Chennai. The event was wrapped up with the vote of thanks delivered by Dr.A. Jency Priyadharshany, Asst Professor, SSL.
The Mega Moot’ 18 drew to an exuberant end with the singing of the national anthem and congratulating the winners for their enthusiastic contribution and untiring efforts sowed in to make this event a huge hit.